Spring is finally here, or at least it will be on March 20th. And as the weather begins to warm and we start seeing more sunny days than rainy ones, now is the time to take advantage of the many activities close to home here at the Collingwood Apartments. With so many things from which to choose, it’s hard to make a list that includes everything, but here’s a sampling of some of the popular things to do and places to visit close to home.
If you’re looking for a bit of the outdoors close to home, Ocee Park is for you. Just five minutes from Collingwood, Ocee Park has many recreation and athletic options for you. The 37-acre park includes walking trails, a jogging track, baseball/softball fields, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, basketball courts, batting cages, picnic pavilions, and two playgrounds.
Webb Bridge Park
Located just 4 miles from Collingwood, Webb Bridge Park offers something for everyone. The park includes a 1.4 mile walking trail, 2 grass soccer fields, 1 multi-purpose synthetic turf field, 4 baseball fields, 4 tennis courts, walking trail, concession stands, 3 picnic pavilions and a playground. The park also features an arboretum. The walk through the Arboretum is like walking through the entire State of Georgia, featuring trees native to all regions of the peach state.
Wills Park is a 110 acre urban park that features multiple amenities and is only 4 miles from your home at Collingwood. A primary feature of the park is a paved 1,7 mile asphalt loop trail for joggers and walkers. Your dog is welcome on this trail, so long as they are leashed. The trail passes over a creek and through wooded segments. Wills Park also has equestrian arenas, a dog park, athletic fields, a historic home and gardens, playgrounds, a disc golf course, and picnic pavilions.
In the heart of Alpharetta, and just 2.4 miles for your home at Collingwood, is Avalon. A hub of local art, entertainment, shopping, and dining, Avalon is a walkable, seamlessly connected community. With local chef-driven restaurants, over 500,000 square feet of curated retail space, a hotel and conference center, a 12 screen theater, and multiple on-site events each month, you can always find something for you at Avalon.
North Point Mall
If shopping is your thing, North Point Mall is your kind of place. Just 3 miles from Collingwood, North Point Mall features over 120 stores, a multi-screen cinema, and numerous restaurants. With so many stores, you can always find what you’re looking for at North Point Mall.
Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
After a day of hiking, playing, and shopping, it’s time to enjoy some entertainment, and the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre is just 4 miles from home. This outdoor Amphitheatre is a 12,000 seat entertainment destination for all music lovers. Hosting top performing acts from all over the country, as well as the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre lets you enjoy the music in a beautiful park like setting.
With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, now is the time to get out and explore all the great things to do and places to visit close to home here at the Collingwood Apartment Homes.