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Conyers Horse Park
~6.59 miles from Covington city center
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Centennial Olympic PkwyConyers, GA(404) 387-6296
|#2 of 30 Things To Do in Covington|
2929 Turner Hill Road Lithonia GA
~14.92 miles from Covington city center
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Shopping mall along with food and entertainment.The Mall at Stonecrest (often Stonecrest Mall) is an indoor shopping mall in Lithonia, Georgia, along Interstate 20 in eastern metro Atlanta.The Mall at Stonecrest opened in 2001 as part of a master-planned community on the growing I-20 corridor. The area is mixed economically; however, some of the most wealthy African Americans in the U.S. live in the area surrounding the mall.The mall has five anchors: Sears, Dillard's, Macy's, JC Penney, and Kohl's (formerly Parisian). Also attached to the mall is an AMC Theatres movie theater. Surrounding the mall area there is also a wealth of other stores and restaurants. Apartments and condos are also popping up in the area, making Stonecrest a mixed-use community.In May 2009, the management ...
|#3 of 30 Things To Do in Covington|
~16.24 miles from Covington city center
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Lithonia is a suburban village in eastern DeKalb County, Georgia, and it is incorporated as a city. Lithonia's population was 2,187 people at the 2000 census.Lithonia is located at 33°42'46?N 84°6'21?W (33.712658, -84.105897). According to the United States Census Bureau, this village has a total area of 0.8 square miles (12.0 km²), all of it land."Lithonia" means "city/town of stone". Lithonia is in the heart of the Georgian granite-quarrying and viewing region, hence the name of the town, from the Greek lithos, for stone. The huge nearby granite dome - the world's largest, Stone Mountain, is composed largely of a rock called Lithonia gneiss, a form of granite. The city of Lithonia is in metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia.The Lithonia Public Library, established in 1907, was the first...
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New Birth Missionary Baptist
6400 Woodrow Road Lithonia GA
~16.99 miles from Covington city center
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Mega church with contemporary worship located at 6400 Woodrow Rd in Lithonia, GA .The New Birth Missionary Church has over 25,000 members and more than 40 ministries, New Birth built its Cathedral not only for church services, but also to accommodate the New Birth staff administrative offices; Faith Academy, New Birth's Christian School of Excellence; and a variety of programs and activities such as conferences, concerts, theatrical productions, graduations, weddings, educational classes and more. For we realize that people, not buildings, represent the church, and that the sacredness of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church comes from the one and only God our Father.
|#5 of 30 Things To Do in Covington|
Downtown McDonough (Neighborhood)
~19.45 miles from Covington city center
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Motorheads Bar and Grill
650 Macon St McDonough GA
~20.07 miles from Covington city center
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Biker bar and concert venue
|#7 of 30 Things To Do in Covington|
Georgia's Stone Mountain Park
~20.85 miles from Covington city center
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The Park features several attractions that are operated by Herschend Family Entertainment Corp., and include:The famous Stone Mountain Laser Show Spectacular is a colorful lightshow of lasers projecting moving images of the Deep South as well as Georgia history onto the Confederate carving on the side of the mountain. The laser show is accompanied by a compilation of themed musical works. At dusk hundreds of onlookers sit upon the grassed hill celebrating their American and Southern heritages.The Skyride is a Swiss-built cable car to the summit of the mountain which passes by the carving on the way up.The Riverboat offers a scenic cruise aboard a reproduction Mississippi riverboat on 363 acre (147 ha) Stone Mountain Lake.Other attractions include:A 732-bell carillon that origin...
|#8 of 30 Things To Do in Covington|
Ga's Stone Mountain Park
Po Box 778 Stone Mountain GA - 770-498-5700
~21.54 miles from Covington city center
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Located on 3,200 acres of natural beauty, Stone Mountain Park features a wide variety of fun family activities and things to do in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Amazing adventures await as you discover interactive children's attractions. Plus you'll not want to miss dozens of fun annual events such as the Yellow Daisy Festival, Stone Mountain Christmas, or the Indian Festival & Pow Wow. Stone Mountain activities are suitable for all ages:Trek through the treetops on Sky Hike, the nation's largest adventure course.Take a skyride to the top of Stone Mountain and get an up-close look at the Stone Mountain Carving.Ride a scenic train around the mountain.Stay at the Marriott Stone Mountain Inn or Evergreen Marriott resort, or spend the night in a tent or your RV at the largest Georgia camp...
|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Covington|
Madison Morgan Cultural Center
434 S Main St Madison GA - 706-342-4743
~22.42 miles from Covington city center
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The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center combines a rare treasure of the past with an active commitment to the future. Housed in a fine 1895 Romanesque Revival red brick building, the structure was built in 1895 as one of the South's first graded public schools. Today it is a vibrant non-profit multidisciplinary performing and visual arts facility serving the Southeast.Mission Statement: The mission of the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center is to enhance education and enjoyment of the arts and humanities by offering high quality permanent exhibits, temporary exhibitions, and performances while preserving our historic building.
|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Covington|
Morgan County Historical Scty
277 S Main St Madison GA - 706-342-9627
~22.49 miles from Covington city center
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A brief history of Morgan County courtesy the Historical Society that documents and archives local regional history:Morgan County was created from Baldwin County on Dec. 10, 1807 by an act of the General Assembly. Georgia's 30th county was named for Revolutionary War general and later Virginia Congressman, Daniel Morgan. Morgan is best remembered for his victory over the British at Cowpens in 1781.The County seat is Madison [named for newly elected president James Madison] was designated county seat in 1808 and incorporated in 1809.The first courthouse was a red brick square building, built in 1809 on the square in the middle of downtown Madison. This building was converted to office space when the current courthouse was built across the street on the corner facing the square. ...
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Downtown Madison (Neighborhood)
~22.59 miles from Covington city center
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1000 Tanger Drive Locust Grove GA - 770-957-5310
~22.86 miles from Covington city center
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Gwinnett County Fairgrounds
2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy Lawrencevile GA
~23.35 miles from Covington city center
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Georgia Perimeter College
3251 Panthersville Rd Decatur GA - 404-244-5090
~24.53 miles from Covington city center
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VisionAs a team, Georgia Perimeter College will be recognized as a dynamic and creative learning environment focused on student success, guided by the values of trust, excellence, integrity, civility, passion, diversity and efficiency. MissionGeorgia Perimeter College transforms the lives of our students to thrive in a global society.As a diverse, multi-campus two-year college, we provide relevant, responsive, learner-centered higher education that facilitates the achievement of academic, professional and personal goals.We embrace excellence, teamwork, and quality service that link the college’s human capital with our communities to enhance economic, social and cultural vitality.As a key point of entry for students into higher education in Georgia and as the major provider of...
|#15 of 30 Things To Do in Covington|
Zenith Labor Net
1569 Stone Ridge Dr Stone Mountain GA - 770/270-8250
~24.83 miles from Covington city center
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Zenith LaborNet is customer-focused. We knew when we began operations in 1994 that customer satisfaction would determine our success. Our experienced team’s commitment to quality, value, integrity and customer service has made Zenith LaborNet a key player within the trade show community.Your success is our goal. We understand this isn’t about one exhibit or show - it’s about a relationship. Each year our increased sales and customer satisfaction have proven that Zenith LaborNet has the right formula of steady growth, dedicated professionals and outstanding labor service to build solid customer relationships for the future.
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Avondale Estates (Neighborhood)
~26.23 miles from Covington city center
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East Lake (Neighborhood)
~27.46 miles from Covington city center
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East Lake is a neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia, situated in DeKalb County.It is the eastern-most of the 238 neighborhoods in the City of Atlanta]. East Lake is bordered by Oakhurst, which falls within city limits of Decatur, to the north; Kirkwood to the west; and unincorporated DeKalb County to the east and south. East Lake lies mostly within the 30317 zip code.This article is in a list format that may be better presented using prose. You can help by converting this article to prose, if appropriate. Editing help is available. (September 2009)East Lake is one of Atlanta's more historic neighborhoods. Located on the trendy but family oriented east side, East Lake is conveniently located 4.5 miles from downtown Atlanta. With its 1940's bungalows, cottages and convenience to local ea...
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The National Archives Atlanta
5780 Jonesboro Road Morrow GA
~27.69 miles from Covington city center
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The National Archives at Atlanta is a center for the study of the history of the South, a diverse region rich with family tradition.
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~27.98 miles from Covington city center
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Downtown Winder (Neighborhood)
~28.52 miles from Covington city center
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~28.88 miles from Covington city center
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Kirkwood is a neighborhood in eastern Atlanta, Georgia that was designed by architect, Will Saunders. It is situated entirely in DeKalb County and near Lake Claire, East Lake, and Oakhurst. Kirkwood is bound on the north by DeKalb Avenue and on the south by Memorial Drive. Kirkwood is situated just minutes from Downtown Atlanta and Decatur work and entertainment centers and is conveniently served by the Eastlake MARTA Station.Prior to the Civil War, much of the property that now comprises Kirkwood belonged to the Kirkpatrick family. Another portion belonged to the Dunwoody family. The name Kirkwood was derived from a blending of the two family names. During the early part of the last century, streetcars ferried Kirkwood commuters into Atlanta.Kirkwood traces its beginnings to resi...
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East Atlanta Village (Neighborhood)
~28.93 miles from Covington city center
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East Atlanta was historic before Columbus set foot in the new world. Flat Shoals Ave was already a major trade route for the Native Americans. It was called Sandtown Trail and connected the coastal area near Savannah with the Chattahoochee River area near present day Six Flags. The Sandtown Trail crossed the Peachtree Trail at what later became Five Points in Downtown Atlanta. Soapstone bowls crafted from boulders mines on the ridge just south of East Atlanta were brought up the smaller trail (Bouldercrest) that joined the Sandtown route. By tribal trading they found their way as far north as Minnesota. The Creek tribes to the south and east of the Chattahoochee and the Cherokee tribes north of the river were the dominant cultures until the 1830s when Andrew Jackson's treaty forced their r...
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North Atlanta Trade Center
1700 Jeurgens Ct Norcross GA - 770-279-9899
~29.02 miles from Covington city center
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From their website:Whether you are looking for a facility to host your next event or are attending a consumer show, we are here to help. The North Atlanta Trade Center, located in the city of Norcross in Gwinnett County, has been producing consumer shows since 1992. We are located in northeast Atlanta, GA at I-85 and Indian Trail just thirty minutes from Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. The convention center is easily accessible to high income residential areas in metro Atlanta and just blocks away from hotel accommodations.If you are interested in hosting an event at The North Atlanta Trade Center in Gwinnett County, please keep in mind that we can reformat our exhibit hall to include as much or as little area as needed. From conventions and trade shows with thousands of atte...
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The Grand Ballroom
6100 Live Oak Pkwy Norcross GA - 678-733-0425
~29.10 miles from Covington city center
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Event and retail space.
|#25 of 30 Things To Do in Covington|
The Grand Ballroom
6100 Live Oak Pkwy Norcross GA - 678-733-0425
~29.10 miles from Covington city center
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Event and retail space.
|#26 of 30 Things To Do in Covington|
Fernbank Science Center
~29.16 miles from Covington city center
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The Fernbank Science Center is a museum, classroom, and woodland complex located at 156 Heaton Park Drive, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia. It is owned and operated by DeKalb County School System. The nearby Fernbank Museum of Natural History is a private non-profit organization that is separate from, but works closely with, the Science Center.
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Lake Claire (Neighborhood)
~29.22 miles from Covington city center
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Lake Claire is a neighborhood in eastern Atlanta, Georgia, United States, (33°45'54?N 84°19'31?W) comprising approximately 1,200 homes. It is entirely in the DeKalb County side of the city, east of Candler Park, north of Kirkwood, west of Decatur, and south of Druid Hills.Apparently, there was never an actual lake called Lake Claire but instead it was a shorthand for the intersection of Lakeshore and Claire Drives.The closest thing to a commercial district is the small strip bordering Candler Park at McClendon and Clifton.
|#28 of 30 Things To Do in Covington|
~29.63 miles from Covington city center
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Edgewood is a mostly-residential and diverse neighborhood in Atlanta, located approximately three miles or five kilometers east of downtown Atlanta. Edgewood was originally its own town, prior to the city's 1909 annexation across the county line from Fulton into DeKalb. While the entire Atlanta-in-DeKalb area is sometimes called "east Atlanta", the neighborhood of East Atlanta is to the south-southwest of Edgewood. Kirkwood is immediately to the east of Edgewood, with Reynoldstown just to the west.
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Fernbank Museum of Natural History
~29.67 miles from Covington city center
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Fernbank Museum of Natural History, in Atlanta, Georgia, presents exhibitions and programming about natural history that is meant to entertain as well as educate the public. Its mission is to encourage a greater appreciation of the planet and its people. Fernbank Museum has a number of permanent exhibitions and regularly hosts temporary exhibitions. Giants of the Mesozoic, on display in the atrium of Fernbank Museum, features a 123-foot (37 m) long Argentinosaurus (the largest dinosaur ever classified) as well as a Giganotosaurus. The permanent exhibition, A Walk Through Time in Georgia, tells the two-fold story of Georgia's natural history and the development of the planet. The nearby Fernbank Science Center, operated by the DeKalb County Board of Education, hosts additional exhibits and ...
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Michael C. Carlos Museum
~29.87 miles from Covington city center
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The Michael C. Carlos Museum is administered by Emory University on its campus in DeKalb County near Atlanta, Georgia.The Carlos Museum has the largest collections in the Southeast United States of objects from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Near East, and the ancient Americas. The collections are housed in a Michael Graves designed building which is open to the public.The museum is named after Atlanta philanthropist Michael C. Carlos, chairman of a wine and spirits wholesaler, the National Distributing Company. Carlos donated nearly twenty million dollars over two decades to the museum that bears his name. He died in December 2002 at the age of 75.In 1999, the Carlos Museum purchased an unidentified male mummy that some thought could be a New Kingdom pharaoh. Through research and ...