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DeKalb Convention and Visitors Bureau
Decatur, Georgia
Web Site: www.dcvb.org

COME EXPERIENCE THE COUNTY THAT OFFERS THE WORLD!

Atlanta's DeKalb, the most culturally diverse county in Georgia, is home to some of the Southeast's greatest attractions including Stone Mountain Park. With world-class eateries, shopping areas and arts venues, DeKalb is the ideal destination. Located just 10 miles from Hartsfield International Airport, Atlanta's DeKalb is easily accessible from four major interstates: I-85, I-20, I-75 and I-285. Atlanta's rapid transit system (MARTA) also makes the county convenient to downtown Atlanta, Buckhead and the airport.

There's always something to discover in DeKalb! Home to Georgia's most popular tourist attraction, Stone Mountain Park, DeKalb offers a wealth of things to see and do. You won't want to miss out on DeKalb's exceptional museums. From mummies to mastodons to meteors, explore art and artifacts from ancient cultures at Emory University's Michael C. Carlos Museum and stand eye to knee with dinosaurs at Fernbank Museum of Natural History. If the sky's your limit, you can also become a stargazer at the Fernbank Science Center's Planetarium.

STONE MOUNTAIN PARK
FERNBANK MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
FERNBANK SCIENCE CENTER
MICHAEL C. CARLOS MUSEUM
CALLANWOLDE FINE ARTS CENTER

Accommodations: From luxury to economy, DeKalb offers the best in accommodations. Convenient to major interstates and attractions, the county's many accommodations will suite all your needs. Stay overnight in the quaint suburbs of DeKalb, just a few short miles from downtown Atlanta and take advantage of all the sights and sounds the city has to offer.

Dining: If you hunger for a taste of the real South, look no further than Atlanta's DeKalb County! Biscuits and gravy, fried chicken, black-eyed peas and turnip greens are served piping hot all over DeKalb. If you enjoy Southern atmosphere, but would like a taste of our international flavor - we have that too. DeKalb is the most ethnically diverse county in the Southeast and the International cuisine found in DeKalb reflects that diversity. Whether you choose world class cuisine from Morocco, Japan, Germany, Greece, Mexico, China, India or Africa, when dining in DeKalb, Southern hospitality is always on the menu.

Itineraries: With all the wonderful things DeKalb has to offer, a little planning may be in order. The following itineraries are helpful suggestions on the best ways to get the most out of your DeKalb County experience. And of course, if you need assistance with planning, contact the DCVB.

The Heart Beat of Shopping
Art Lover's Package
A Walk Down Memory Lane
Between a Rock ,and a Hard Place
Cultural Tourism

Shopping: Shoppers in DeKalb County will find everything from serious bargins to exquisite specialties in settings that are just as varied. Quaint street side shops, glittering malls and friendly neighborhood centers are located throughout DeKalb. Antiques abound almost everywhere you look, and are commonly concentrated in the heart of the suburbs' picturesque squares and
historic districts. If you are looking for a great place to shop, it's definitely DeKalb!

DeKalb Convention and Visitors Bureau
Public Relations, DeKalb and the Arts, The DeKalb Visitor
750 Commerce Drive, Suite 200
Decatur, GA 30030
404-687-2581
Web Site: www.dcvb.org
Email: RobinB@dcvb.org