Douglasville Georgia Visitor Guide
Visitors who are flying into Hartsfield International Airport or driving into Atlanta can take Interstate 20 to exits 34, 36 or 37, all of which lead to Douglasville. One of the best places for visitors to begin their exploration of the area is the Douglasville Welcome Center at 6694 East Broad Street, (770) 947-5920, which is right in the heart of Historic Downtown Douglasville next to the O'Neal Plaza fountain. The Welcome Center provides visitors with a wide variety of helpful assistance including local maps, brochures describing the most interesting tourist attractions, discount coupon books that offer savings at restaurants and other retail establishments, and information about current activities and events. The Center is staffed by residents who know the area well and their job is to be as helpful as possible to visitors.
A good idea is to begin with a leisurely stroll around downtown Douglasville
Historic Downtown Douglasville is often referred to as "The Walking City", and the central business district in downtown Douglasville is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. People can shop on Broad Street where many interesting stores are located and have fun dining in any one of a number of intriguing restaurants while enjoying the beautiful scenery. Most of the buildings in the Historic District were constructed between 1850 and the early 1900’s. Architectural styles include Victorian, Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, Queen Anne, Romanesque, and Beaux Arts Classic.
Take a tour around the residential neighborhoods in Douglasville
Visitors who wish to savor the real flavor of Douglasville should drive around into the various residential communities that constitute the City of Douglasville. Enjoy the scenic drive through neighborhoods where homes range from charming, modest, single family houses to palatial palaces on estate sized properties. Consider stopping at any one of the master planned communities along the way and visit their clubhouse. Talk to the residents. People who live in Douglasville are generally very friendly, they enjoy meeting visitors from out of town, and they can be great sources of information about Douglasville. For those who are shopping around for a possible place to buy a home, consider talking to a reputable licensed real estate agent who is available to conduct a tour of available properties. Potential buyers will discover that there is an excellent chance they can find what they are looking for at an affordable price.