Know Your Neighborhood: Avondale Springs

Categories: Atlanta, Avondale Springs, Georgia
Avondale Springs in Atlanta, GA

Here at LGI Homes, we take pride in not only the quality and affordability of our homes, but also in the locations we select for building each of our communities. Each location is chosen with you in mind, and we take care to ensure our neighborhoods provide convenient access to some of the best restaurants, parks and attractions around. As part of our “Know Your Neighborhood” series, we’re showcasing some of these locations to help you become better acquainted with the area around you. Today, we’re highlighting some of the best local attractions and businesses near our brand new Avondale Springs community in Atlanta, Georgia.

Buckhead Barbecue
Company

3100 Highlands Parkway Southeast
Smyrna, GA 30082
(404) 792-9388
buckheadbarbecueco.com
If you’re looking for some authentic southern barbecue to treat your family to on a Saturday night, you won’t have to travel far before you find Buckhead Barbecue Company just a mile away from Avondale Springs. They also serve up hearty brunch every morning for early bird customers to enjoy. Whether you want a rack of ribs, some pulled pork or an order of BBQ tacos, Buckhead Barbecue Company has something to satisfy any appetite.
Georgia International Horse Park
1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway
Conyers, GA 30013
(770) 860-4190
georgiahorsepark.com
Equestrians and festival lovers will find no shortage of fun things to do at the Georgia International Horse Park, located just 30 minutes from Avondale Springs. The park hosts a wide variety of horse shows and equestrian competitions, as well as several annual festivals – including the Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival and the Big Haynes Creek Wildlife Festival. Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of biking and horseback riding trails, as well as a golf course, nature center and arboretum.
Bobby Jones Golf Course
384 Woodward Way NW,
Atlanta, GA
(404) 355-1009
bobbyjonesgc.com
A few miles up the road gold lovers will find the Bobby Jones Golf Course, a 5,888-yard par-70 championship course that backs to Peachtree Battle Creek. You’ll enjoy stunning natural scenery combined with views of the Atlanta skyline as you spend an afternoon on the green. The course also offers golf lessons for beginners and tournaments for experienced players throughout the year.
Cumberland Mall
1000 Cumberland Mall
Atlanta, GA
(770) 435-2206
cumberlandmall.com
Looking for the perfect Christmas gift or school clothes for the kids? You won’t have to travel far, because the Cumberland Mall is located just minutes from the neighborhood. Featuring a wide variety of popular stores – including Aldo, Charlotte Russe, Foot Locker and Sears, as well as a host of gourmet restaurants – including the Cheesecake Factory and P.F. Chang’s, the Cumberland Mall is your one-stop shop just minutes from home.
Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA
(404) 581-4000
georgiaaquarium.org
If you’re looking for something to do in the big city, pay the Georgia Aquarium a visit! As one of the largest aquariums in the United States, millions of visitors are marveled by the sights at the Georgia Aquarium every year. The aquarium is home to a wide variety of marine life – including species you won’t find in any other American aquarium. From belugas and whale sharks to manta rays and sea turtles, the Georgia Aquarium puts you face-to-face with some of the most stunning sealife on earth.
The World of Coca-Cola
121 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA
(404) 676-5151
worldofcoca-cola.com
Have you ever wondered how America’s favorite soft drink is made? Pay the World of Coca-Cola a visit and you’ll get to see for yourself! Part musuem, part factory, the World of Coca-Cola celebrates the history of Coke – which was actually invented in the great state of Georgia! No visit is complete without a trip to the tasting room, where you’ll have the opportunity to taste samples of hundreds of Coke products from around the world.
Miscellaneous Destinations On the hunt for groceries or looking for a park to take the kids to for a picnic? Avondale Springs convenient location makes it easy to find whatever you’re looking for. Just minutes from the community you’ll find a Kroger, Family Dollar and Publix, as well as Whittier Mills Park, Chattahoochee Park and Riverside.
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