Southeast Metro Atlanta Events – (Henry and Clayton Counties)

Hardly a weekend goes by without something to do in Metro Atlanta.  Here are just a few of the events taking place in Henry and Clayton counties.

The Beach at Clayton County International Park – Atlanta’s day at the beach!  Water slides, 6-acre swimming lake and fountain, adventure kiddie pool, bike trails and picnic area.  The beach is open seasonally, but the park is open year-round.

Atlanta State Farmers Market – Miles of aisles full of fresh produce and floral products make up the largest open-air farmers market in the United States!  Look for the vendors with special Georgia grown products.

Stately Oaks Plantation – Built in 1839, this Greek Revival plantation home stands among several authentic outbuildings.  Learn about the historic significance of plantations in the South along with the importance of the Civil War.

Newman Wetlands Center – Enjoy the marshes of Georgia, without leaving Atlanta.  This 32-acre facility is home to ½ mile walking trail and picnic areas.  Trails are handicap accessible.

Reynolds Nature Preserve – Discover 146 acres of land with four miles of hiking trails, ponds and picnic areas.  The Interpretive Center houses a collection of native amphibians and reptiles.

Gone With The Wind Tour – This tour gives visitors the inside scoop on Margaret Mitchell’s book Gone With The Wind and its surprising ties to Jonesboro, Georgia.

Road to Tara Museum – Original props, costume reproductions, complete collectibles, a foreign edition library and an extensive photo gallery offer a glimpse into the remarkable writing of the book and making of the movie.

Southern Belles & Whistles Tour – Tour highlights the history of Jonesboro, and the important role that Jonesboro and the railroad played in the Civil War.  Admission includes the Road to Tara Museum and Historic Jail.

You can find phone numbers and websites to each of these events by logging onto the Atlanta Metro Travel Association at www.VisitMetroAtlanta.com.  Have fun!

Contact Mark Lackey today (404-886-8789) with Atlanta Housing Source to find out more about how he and his team can assist you with all of your real estate needs in Metro Atlanta – whether buying or selling in Gwinnett, Cobb, DeKalb, Forsyth, North Fulton, or Henry counties.

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