Know Your Neighborhood: Maple Park

Categories: Atlanta, Georgia, Maple Park
Maple Park 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 Maple Park community in Atlanta, Georgia.

La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant
3446 Winder Hwy
Flowery Branch, GA
(770) 297-0811
laparrilla.com
If you’re in the mood for Southwestern-style fare, you won’t have to travel far because La Parilla Mexican Restaurant serves up authentic Mexican cuisine just up the road from the Maple Park community. With dozens of appetizers, burritos, combinations and other menu items to choose from, La Parilla has something to satisfy any appetite. Try the Burrito Mexicano or their traditional taquitos, and La Parilla is sure to become a family favorite in the neighborhood.
Chicopee Woods Golf Course
2515 Atlanta Hwy
Gainesville, GA
(770) 534-7322
chicopeewoodsgolfcourse.com
Golf lovers won’t have to travel far to spend a day on the green, because the Chicopee Woods Golf Course is located just minutes from Maple Park. The 27-hole course includes a driving range, a chipping green, a bunkered green and a putting green – making it easy to get in all of your practice at one place. There’s also an on-site golf shop and full-service grill, and the course employs trainers to help you perfect your swing during private lessons.
Elachee Nature Science Center
2125 Elachee Dr
Gainesville, GA
(770) 535-1976
elachee.org
Looking for an educational place to take the kids? Check out the Elachee Nature Science Center, a local attraction located on 1,500 acres of forest land. With 10 miles of hiking trails, the center specializes in offering environmental education to visitors of all ages. They even offer summer camps for kids to help children learn more about the natural flora and fauna of Georgia – as well as how they can help out in conservation efforts.
Gainesville Bowling Center
2317 Browns Bridge Rd
Gainesville, GA
(770) 536-5563
gainesvillebowl.com
What better way to spend an evening with friend and family than bowling a few rounds at the local alley? The Gainesville Bowling Center offers 24 bowling lanes – as well as a two-story, 3,500 square foot laser tag arena. It’s fun for the whole family, and the kids are sure to beg to go back every weekend.
INK Interactive Neighborhood for Kids
999 Chestnut St SE #11
Gainesville, GA
(770) 536-1900
inkfun.org
This children’s museum features a miniature neighborhood for kids to make their own. Children can play in the miniature buildings and take on roles including postmaster, grocery clerk, doctor, dentist and more! There’s also a family playground and an arts and crafts room, making this a truly one-of-a-kind attraction just minutes from Maple Park!
Lakeshore Mall
150 Pearl Nix Pkwy
Gainesville, GA
(770) 535-8877
shoplakeshoremall.com
The Lakeshore Mall offers Gainesville residents a one-stop shop for all of their retail needs. The mall is home to a variety of popular retailers, including Belk, JC Penney, Finish Line, Sears and more.
Miscellaneous Destinations Maple Park puts you in close proximity to all of your shopping needs, so you won’t have to travel far to get your groceries or find school clothes for the kids. Within minutes of the neighborhood you’ll find a Sam’s Club, a Walmart, a Publix and more. The community is close to Scoutland, River Forks Park, City Park and a variety of other outdoor attractions that are perfect for taking the kids for a picnic or taking the dogs for a walk.
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