Located just over thirty minutes northeast of Atlanta, Duluth, GA has in recent years, been named Best Affordable Suburb in Georgia and one of the country’s top places to move – distinctions that have also boosted tourism to the area.
Enjoy family time in this central Georgia town by visiting Duluth Children’s Museum, which also happens to be one of the first children’s museums in the country. The recently expanded institution is now housed in the restored Duluth Malt and Brewing building in downtown’s arts and culture district on Helm Street.
Stone Mountain theme park, a 30-minute drive south, is a local attraction featuring the world’s largest swath of exposed granite. Hop on the high-speed Summit Skyride cable car to the top of the mountain for a view of the Confederate Memorial carving and Atlanta’s skyline. Board the park’s 1940s, open-air locomotive for a 5-mile tour around the mountain, with hop-on/hop-off points along the way.
Get an early start for a drive out to Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, just about an hour drive north of Duluth, home to Georgia’s highest mountain, Brasstown Bald. Scale the challenging trail to the mountain’s summit where, on a clear day, you have 360-degree views of four states: Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Take a shuttle to “the Bald’s” summit observation deck and visitor’s center for a quicker route to the top.
Make the most of your stay in family-friendly Duluth when you book a room at an IHG hotel. You’ll be sure to relax in style with restorative amenities and comfortable rooms. Enjoy all this homey town has to offer in a friendly IHG hotel. Book with IHG today. + View More - View Less