The Dixie Wing Commemorative Air Force is a fully functional World War II aircraft museum that focuses on educating people on the history and aircraft technology of the period. In addition to providing live examples of aircraft, the Air Force puts on regular events that showcase the historical airplanes in flight. In addition to highlighting the best American aircraft used during World War II, the Dixie Wing Commemorative Air Force also presents select aircraft from other countries in an effort to provide a complete educational experience for each of its visitors.
This majestic antebellum house and city landmark, built in 1855, is now converted into a historic museum housing a variety of historic exhibits. Passed down through several historic Fayetteville families (which explains the multiple names), the museum features an exhibit of memorabilia from Margaret Mitchell's Gone With The Wind, a replica of the first flag made in Fayette County, relics from the Civil War and a garden of native and historically important plants! Self-guided and guided tours available.
The Flat Creek Nature Area is easily accessible from the McIntosh Trail complex. Once inside the area, there are 513 acres (207 hectares) of wetlands for you to explore. A wooden boardwalk and viewing platforms are conveniently placed to allow you to explore the wetlands without getting your feet wet!
This open-air amphitheater (known to locals as The Fred) was originally built to be the home for the famous drama The McIntosh Trail. Over the years, its purpose evolved. In the late 1980s, with the help of the City's Recreation Department, it began to hold concerts for senior citizens. Local theater groups then began to use it for their shows, as did the Atlanta Pops Orchestra. It is now most famous for the summer concerts series, where wonderful artists come out to perform for crowds that can reach 1600 people.
The McIntosh Trail Recreation Complex offers everything you could possibly want in a single park and more. The complex features a large loop trail, along which visitors can access plenty of attractions. These amenities include a BMX track, skateboard ramp, senior center, picnic area, the Flat Creek Nature Center, and the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, home to plenty of exciting concerts from major artists.
Clayton County International Park, located 20 minutes to the south of Atlanta, was constructed for the beach volleyball competition of the 1996 Olympic Games, and now serves as one of Atlanta's most complete water parks. In addition to a 6200 capacity volleyball stadium and 13 courts, the park offers a beach on its six-acre (2.5 hectare) lake, several water slides, and a pool for small children. Miniature golf, basketball, softball, hiking and fishing are also offered. Check the website for varying schedule of operations.
The Picnic Park / All Children’s Playground offers a large, covered picnic area, a horseshoe court, an accessible playground and even a fishing area. There's something to appeal to adults and kids alike at this park.
The Peachtree City Disc Golf Course is a nine-hole disc course located in the Village Green park. Practice your wrist-flicking frisbee skills and challenge a friend!
The Peachtree City Library is one of the crown jewels of Georgia's library network, celebrated for its beautifully landscaped grounds and modern interior that provide visitors with one of the most enjoyable library-going experiences in the state. With an extremely wide selection of books and other media for the public to check out, the Peachtree City Library is the place where readers of all ages can find exactly what they're looking for.
Peachtree's City Hall provides a forum for the community and is the place residents go for day-to-day government services, such as registering a business or getting a document notarized. In addition to its close proximity to the Peachtree City Library, the area around fountain at City Hall was one of the filming locations for the TV show Drop Dead Diva.
Lake Peachtree was created in 1957 when nearby Flat Creek was dammed. If you happen to know someone while visiting Peachtree City, you're in luck - the small lake is exclusively for use of residents of the town and their guests. While there, you can enjoy bird-watching, swimming, picnicking, boating and fishing. For more information, please call the Peachtree City Convention & Visitor’s Bureau or visit them at their offices near the south end of Lake Peachtree at 201 McIntosh Trail.