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AUG 2018

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August 2018 56 G E O R G I A t Tennis Center feature 32 tennis courts combined. Macon Coliseum is a 9,000- seat arena with up to 42,000 square feet of floor space. Luther Williams Field is a facility for baseball and softball. Convention center: The 102,000- square-foot Edgar H. Wilson Convention Center is attached to the Macon Coliseum. Contact: Visit Macon, Peachtree City Peachtree City is a unique master planned community in west-central Georgia that's family friendly, safe and located just 25 minutes from Atlanta. Hotel rooms: 883 Major facilities: Braelinn Recreation Complex has five baseball fields, two ten- nis courts, two outdoor basketball courts and a rectangular field. Glenloch Rec- reation Complex includes soccer fields, a multipurpose field, outdoor basketball courts and four lighted tennis courts. Jim Meade Memorial Park features seven softball fields and two soccer fields. Contact: Peachtree City CVB, Rome Baseball, basketball, fishing, football, golf, track and tennis— most every sport is held in Rome. Situated in northeastern Georgia, the city also boasts a picturesque background as it's located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Hotel rooms: 1,000 Hotel tax rate: 15 percent plus $5 per room, per night state fee Major facilities: Rome Tennis Center is one of the world's largest hard-court tennis facilities with 60 courts and plans are in the works to add a six-court indoor facility. Historic Barron Stadium is a 5,500-seat ballpark. State Mutual Stadi- um is a 5,105-seat ballpark. Forum River Center is a multipurpose center. Contact: Rome Sports, Sandy Springs Sandy Springs is bordered by the city of Atlanta on the south and the Chatta- hoochee River to the north. The city has more than 950 acres of parks and natural areas, as well as the Sandy Springs Ten- nis Center, Center Ice Arena and Morgan Falls Athletic Fields. Sandy Springs' 22- mile stretch on the Chattahoochee River shoreline is prime for kayaking, paddle boarding, tubing, fishing and more. Hotel rooms: 2,700 Major facilities: Sandy Springs Tennis Center features 20 hard courts, four clay courts and a main court with seating for 250. Center Ice Arena is an indoor hockey rink. Morgan Falls Athletic Complex accommodates LAKEPOINT SPORTING COMMUNITY The Premier Sports Vacation Destination is conveniently located 35 miles north of Downtown Atlanta in Cartersville-Bartow County, Georgia. • 1,300 acres • 8 baseball elds • 3 multi-purpose elds • 12 basketball cour ts • 24 indoor volleyball cour ts • 10 sand volleyball cour ts • cable wake park • family enter tainment center • restaurants and hotels • future plans for more!

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