The center point for the turn-of-the-century downtown is O'Neal Plaza with its brick fountain. Here you can easily walk to any of the many shops, cafes, and government offices to relax or do business. The Cultural Arts Center with its neoclassical architecture is also in the vicinity. Art exhibits and special programs including holiday celebrations are hosted here monthly. Nearby is the two-level Arbor Place mall with many upscale shops, so you need not drive to the bustle of Atlanta for your fashion needs. The mall also has an 18-screen movie theater, a children's play area, and restaurants with a variety of cuisine. If you are looking for outdoor recreation, Robert G. Hunter Memorial Park has a track, tennis courts, swimming pool, playground, fishing lake and recreation center. Six Flags Over Georgia is just a few miles away.

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Douglasville, Georgia, is a stunning historic southern railroad town; the main area of downtown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Homes are typically mid-19th to early 20th century style of one or two-story brick. The buildings are generally Victorian with accents borrowed from Queen Anne, Romanesque, and Italiante styles, and gothic arches grace windows and doors. Conviently located just 20 miles from downtown Atlanta, Douglasville has small-town charm not far from big-city arts and entertainment.

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