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AUG 2018

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www.sportseventsmagazine.com August 2018 55 Hotel tax rate: ranges from 12 to 15 percent, depending on city, plus $5 per night, per room state fee Major facilities: North Mt. Carmel Park offers 14 grass soccer fields. J.P. Moseley Park and Recreation Center has four lighted softball fields, an 18-hole disc golf course, four lighted football fields and six pickleball courts. Red Hawk Baseball Complex has four baseball fields. Heritage Park consists of four lighted adult softball fields. Warren Holder Park features nine lighted baseball/softball fields, two lighted tennis courts and four football fields. Contact: Henry County CVB, www.visithenrycountygeorgia.com LaGrange LaGrange is known as the regional hub for west Georgia and eastern Alabama. It's easily accessible for Atlanta, as well as Birmingham, Montgomery and Macon. Hotel rooms: 840 Major facilities: LaGrange College houses a baseball field and two softball fields. George F. Harris Baseball Com- plex houses eight fields. Shuford Fields is home to six baseball/softball fields. Callaway Stadium is a 5,000-seat football, lacrosse and soccer stadium. McCluskey Tennis Center features 16 courts. Mike Daniel Recreational Center houses an eight-lane pool. Contact: LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce, www.lagrangechamber.com Lake Lanier Just 45 minutes north of Atlanta, Lake Lanier's proximity to the big city makes it an easily accessible location yet provides the feeling of being worlds away from the urban sprawl. The lake makes the area a great destination for fishing and other water sports. Hotel rooms: 1,200 Major facilities: Lake Lanier Olympic Park accommodates rowing. Road Atlanta hosts motorsports. Allen Creek Soccer Complex offers nine fields for soccer and lacrosse. Lanier Point hosts baseball and softball. Hog Mountain Sports Complex hosts baseball, tennis, football, soccer and lacrosse. Alberta Banks Park accommo- dates baseball and tennis. Contact: Lake Lanier CVB, www.discoverlakelanier.com Macon In the heart of the state is Macon. The city features several fantastic venues for numerous sporting events, as well as amazing local support for sports. Hotel rooms: 5,500 Hotel tax rate: 14 percent plus $5 per room, per night state fee Major facilities: John Drew Smith Tennis Center and Tattnall Square ► G E O R G I A t

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