DeKalb has a number of sights, tastes and experiences that are sure to be fun for the entire family. We welcome you to truly Discover DeKalb and the honest-to-goodness experiences we have here. Located just six miles east of Downtown Atlanta, Discover DeKalb is convenient, fun and exciting!
Brookhaven, the gateway to Atlanta, is DeKalb's largest city --- officially incorporating in 2012. With more than 50,000 residents, this 12 square miles city is home to Oglethorpe University, the historic Capital City Club, the 135-acre Murphey Candler Park, and the historic Peachtree Golf Club, which was founded by Bobby Jones. Brookhaven offers 11 great hotels, restaurants, shops and even a dine-in movie theater.
Chamblee is home to a lively downtown restaurant and brewpub district. The city boasts the expansive Chamblee Motor Mile, a large antique district and the Southeast's only Chinatown. The city has been transformed into a progressive and vibrant international city.
Doraville was put on the map when General Motors selected the city as the site for its new assembly plant in the 1940s. Today, the city of Doraville is home to one of the largest Asian communities in the country. This small city offers Atlanta's International Corridor, Buford Highway, a 20-acre park and the Buford Highway Farmers Market.
The city of Stonecrest is one of Georgia's newest cities encompassing 29 square miles and nearly 50,000 residents. The area includes the Mall at Stonecrest, AWARE Wildlife Rescue Center, Flat Rock Archives, Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve as well as the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area.
Tucker is a fast-growing city and home to a vibrant Main Street, where many popular festivals and events take place during the year. Over the last several years, the downtown area has gone through major redevelopment with a variety of independent retail shops and hip restaurants popping up to create a popular downtown district.
Founded in 1924, this tight-knit community was named after Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, the birthplace of William Shakespeare. This neighborhood is home to the first Waffle House, now the Waffle House Museum, a charming downtown area, and a beautiful lake, Lake Avondale.
Noted for its diversity, half of the City of Clarkston's population is from outside of the United States. That’s because in the 1990s refugee asylum programs identified Clarkston as a good fit for displaced persons of different backgrounds. Today, Clarkston is home to the Clarkston Tennis USTA 10 and under the facility, Perimeter College of Georgia State University, and Milam Park, an ADA walking trail, swimming pool, tennis courts, a dog park, nature preserve and Twin Lakes.
Home to the amazing Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, the city of Lithonia, which means "city or town of stone," is in the heart of Georgia's granite quarry country. The rich history and heritage of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area make Lithonia a must city adventure. From the top of Arabia Mountain, guests can see 400 million years in the making.
Pine Lake is a lakeside community of artistic talent and natural beauty. The beautiful lake and beach area are the center of many of the city's activities. Pine Lake has been described as one of the most neighborly cities in the state.
Stone Mountain is the home of 3,200 acre, Stone Mountain Park. Georgia's Most-Visited attraction is the world's largest site of exposed granite monolith. Stone Mountain Park is also the home of the famous giant carving and offers activities and attractions galore.
This urban neighborhood was designed by noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. Its central corridor, Ponce de Leon Avenue, functions as the community's central promenade. This neighborhood is also noted for being the filming location for Driving Miss Daisy. Emory University, also calls Druid Hills home.
As the third-hottest neighborhood in the country, this hip-edgy neighborhood is exploding with millennials and empty-nesters looking to experience trendy restaurants, bars and boutiques.