Experience the family-friendly area of Decatur—restaurants, shopping, and sights from Buena Vista Lake to Decatur Square.

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Dining, Shopping and Live Music

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Where to stay in Decatur

East Side
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East Side

East Side is a welcoming neighborhood.

Downtown Decatur
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Downtown Decatur

Festivals, Beer, Biking

Downtown Decatur is a welcoming neighborhood with many tasty options for restaurants and bars. The neighborhood's festivals and college atmosphere are just a couple of its charming qualities.

Belvedere Park
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Belvedere Park

Belvedere Park is a welcoming neighborhood.

Great Lakes
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Great Lakes

Great Lakes is a welcoming neighborhood.

Oakhurst
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Oakhurst

Oakhurst is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors.

Top Hotels in Decatur

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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OYO Hotel Decatur East I20 & Wesley Club Dr
2.5 out of 5
4200 Wesley Club Dr, Decatur
$42/night
Jul 24 - Jul 25
1.5/5 (27 reviews)

"I be there three months ago and was in better conditions. Bad smell at the halls and the housekeeping never changed the trash can 🗑"…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019

OYO Hotel Decatur East I20 & Wesley Club Dr
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Motel 6 Decatur GA
2 out of 5
2572 Candler Rd, Decatur
$51/night
Jul 24 - Jul 25
2.2/5 (284 reviews)

"Check in staff was great. I asked if I needed to check out on Sunday instead of Monday, would that be possible to do. (I had crazy stuff going on in my life) the staff advised that I should just pay for the first night, then if I was going to stay the second night just pay before 11 am for the second ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019

Motel 6 Decatur GA
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Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Decatur/Emory
2.5 out of 5
116 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur
$127/night
Aug 9 - Aug 10
3.8/5Good! (20 reviews)

"Convenient, clean spacious room with iron , nice breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2019

Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Decatur/Emory

Popular things to do in Decatur

Fernbank Science Center
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Fernbank Science Center

Gaze at stars through one of the biggest public telescopes in the U.S. then explore the beautiful surroundings of this free, family-friendly attraction.

Centennial Olympic Park
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Centennial Olympic Park

This urban oasis offers walking paths, lawns for relaxing or playing Frisbee, and a series of public events to enjoy throughout the year.

Georgia Aquarium
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Georgia Aquarium

Discover thousands of sea creatures at the world’s biggest aquarium.

World of Coca Cola
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World of Coca Cola

Learn about the fascinating history of one of the world’s best-known drinks, in the city where it was invented.

Stone Mountain Park
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Stone Mountain Park

Nature trails and theme park attractions surround the world’s largest piece of exposed granite, just outside the city.

Six Flags Over Georgia
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Six Flags Over Georgia

Enjoy roller coasters, water slides, go-karts and more at this family-friendly theme park located just outside of Austin, Georgia.

Top activities in Decatur

Atlanta CityPASS: 5 Must-See Museums & Attractions
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Atlanta CityPASS: 5 Must-See Museums & Attractions

$83

Atlanta CityPASS - Discover Atlanta's best attractions at one great price and skip most main-entrance ticket lines. Spend less, experience more.

Georgia Aquarium Admission Ticket
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Georgia Aquarium Admission Ticket

$37

Delve into the fascinating undersea world of the Georgia Aquarium to encounter massive whale sharks, watch playful dolphins, and learn about the lives of beluga whales. With more than 100,000 marine animals in the largest aquarium in North America, there's no end to the undersea adventures that await your visit.

Atlanta Sightseeing Bus Tour
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Atlanta Sightseeing Bus Tour

$70

From old-school mansions to urban parks to a downtown that boasts the biggest skyline in the South, the sprawling city of Atlanta is a real peach. Cruise to landmarks like CNN Center on a bus, and hop off to uncover Atlanta's significant heritage at historic sites like Martin Luther King Jr.

Zoo Atlanta Admission Tickets
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Zoo Atlanta Admission Tickets

$27

Over 1,500 animals from around the world are waiting for you at Zoo Atlanta. Home to America's only twin giant pandas and the country's largest collection of gorillas and orangutans, Zoo Atlanta is an exciting animal encounter the whole family can enjoy.

Big Zombie Tour 1 - Sites from The Walking Dead
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Big Zombie Tour 1 - Sites from The Walking Dead

$69

Fans of The Walking Dead and Zombieland find this walking tour absolutely hair-raising at stops including hospitals, medical centers, and bridges featured in the movie and the TV series. Sink your teeth into this tour for a groundbreaking look at infamous film sites.

Dahlonega Walking Tours Historic Ghost Walk
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Dahlonega Walking Tours Historic Ghost Walk

$18

Dahlonega, Georgia is about 1.5 hours North of Atlanta and has an incredible haunted history, thanks to its gold-mining, Civil War and trail of tears past, as well as its geology.