Peachtree City, Georgia

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

2363 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"
59 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
16 Votes - "Friendliest"
14 Votes - "Most Patriotic"
4 Votes - "Most Fun"
3 Votes - "Best For Food"

Description

Chartered in March 1959, Peachtree City is a residential area containing 90 miles of golf cart trails. As the golf cart capital of the world, the community boasts a record-setting golf cart parade each year on the 4th of July in addition to parades for most major national holidays. The people here are friendly and welcoming, hosting honorary celebrations for fallen soldiers arriving at the local airport.

There isn’t a local base, but citizens are proud of the fact that most have served or have family serving in the military. Locals have preserved World War II memorabilia at the Commemorative Dixie Wing Museum including planes the Dixie Wing still flies. Captain and Clark appreciated that the citizens “support their veterans, raise their children to be active and aware members of society, and all share a deep-rooted love for this country.”

Shopping and dining opportunities are plentiful in Peachtree City. Residents and visitors can enjoy treasure hunting at one of five village shopping malls. Restaurants feature eclectic and top-notch flavors from around the world. For adventure-seekers, Peachtree City offers multi-use paths, which many use for biking. Lake Peachtree is ideal for picnicking, boating, and fishing.

In addition to their renowned parades, the city hosts the annual Great Georgia Air Show, Shakerag Arts & Crafts Festival, Touch-A-Truck, and the Spring Garden Show. Locals love The Fred amphitheater, Canongate Golf Course, Flat Creek and Line Creek nature areas, and Tinsley Mill. The city is also a short distance to the Atlanta-Hartsfield Airport.

The city-wide picnics, fireworks and parades engender a old-fashioned love of community and country like non-other in small-town USA. With decorated golf-carts and picnic baskets on board, the rides to and from holiday events create an addtional and spontaneous parade as hundreds of citizens join together like boxcars on a train. It is truly a unique sight to be seen!
Reviewed by tsmurrell
on September 17, 2012
4th of July in Peachtree City is like no other place in the country. The parade (with hundreds of golf carts) and the fireworks display are WONDERFUL!
Reviewed by szherman
on September 17, 2012
Peachtree City has the best pizza place where you can watch the fireworks!!
Reviewed by mroyal
on September 17, 2012
With almost 100 miles of multi-use paths, you can get to anywhere in the city on your golf cart, by bike or walking.
Reviewed by GaDuffer
on September 17, 2012
It is an amazing place to raise a family!
Reviewed by orataps
on September 17, 2012
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Population

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