A quick cab or bus ride can get you to and from the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and metro Atlanta attractions. The downtown is walkable with lots of tree shades to allow you to shop local stuff.Fashionistas, food-lovers, and fun-enthusiasts can check out local designers, farm-to-table cooking and breweries, and live music night outs.
The parks in Decatur have large playgrounds that favor jumping and running, and the pools have a bubbler and lap lanes for adults. Bike along the Stone Mountain Trail that is predominantly a greenway with tree lines to enhance nature's delight.
Let the kids and teens feed their minds at the Little Shop of Stories, or shop for toys, clothing, and gifts at the Salon Red Kids. Treat yourself at the Yoghurt Tap or get candies at the Greene’s Fine Foods.
Decatur holds events all year long. Plan to attend the Bonfire on the Square, AJC Decatur Book Festival, Earth Day, Touch-a-Truck, Beach Party, and Decatur Arts Festival.
Take a food tour around the over 80 food restaurants, to savor the delicious cuisines prepared with locally sourced produce. Experience Atlanta in the most magnificent ways by visiting local craft distilleries, wineries, and cideries.
Check out the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic site where the Civil Rights champion was born, preached and is buried. Look up the history of DeKalb County inside the Decatur Historic Courthouse.