Finding Apartments for Rent in Cumming, GA
Cumming, Georgia in Forsyth County stands between the big city life of Atlanta and the laid-back relaxation of the North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains. A variety of apartments are available to suit your taste, lifestyle, and budget. Do you prefer a golf course setting? In-town, near shops and businesses? Or maybe something lake-front? Cumming, GA has it all.
Best Neighborhoods in Cumming, GA
Cumming is a small city with several upscale neighborhoods. The most sought after areas are Brookwood and the Summerwood-River Club neighborhood bordering Lake Lanier. These areas have some of the highest home values, but are also the best locations for attractions and activities. Brookwood borders the city of Alpharetta, and has easy access to Highway GA-400, the road straight to Atlanta. It’s known for its excellent schools and suburban feel. Summerwood-River Club has excellent golf courses and lake-front property, even on the rental market!
While these neighborhoods boast some of the highest home values in all of Georgia, rental prices remain well within the national average. You can afford to live in some of Georgia's most exclusive neighborhoods, but at prices that won't break the bank.
Cultural Attractions in Cumming, GA
Cumming, GA isn’t just fun and games. Culture abounds in this small city near the mountains. The Playhouse, a venerable institution, hosts visiting theater companies and local groups. You’ll find performances throughout the year and some seasonal favorites. You can also try your hand at performing yourself. Children’s theater is also available.
If you’re a history buff, check out the Forsyth County Historical Society, based in Cumming, GA. Here you’ll find regional archives and a library. The Society also schedules tours of the area and lectures on local history.
Cumming, GA is a short ride from the metropolis of Atlanta. Atlanta is home to some of the most renowned cultural attractions anywhere. The High Museum of Art, the Fernbank Museum, and the Fox Theater attract visitors from around the world. The High Museum hosts world-class art exhibits. The Fernbank is a natural history museum and education center. The Fox Theater hosts local and travelling Broadway productions, and concerts ranging from classical to popular music.
Sports and Recreation in Cumming, GA
Two words: “Lake Lanier.” Lake Lanier is the nationally famous destination for fishing, boating, and camping. Situated on the Chattahoochee River, Lake Lanier is a man-made reservoir spanning five counties. Lanier Islands Resort boasts a water park, beach, shopping district, and restaurants. Great for adults and families, Lake Lanier has year-round fun for you. The Cumming, GA section of Lake Lanier has easy access to horseback riding, hiking, picnic areas, and other state park activities.
Are you a fan of professional sports? Cumming, GA is a 40 minute drive from Major League baseball, NFL football, and NBA basketball. Turner Field is the home of the storied Atlanta Braves. The Georgia Dome is the home of the Atlanta Falcons. And Philips Arena is where you’ll find the Atlanta Hawks. Even closer, you’ll find the AAA minor league Gwinnett Braves.
College sports abound nearby. Within a two hour drive, you have Division I sports at the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, and Georgia State universities. Join the fun and excitement that only top-notch college sports can offer.
For golfers, while you’re in Cumming, GA, you’re never far from 18 holes of championship links. The PGA Tour comes through the nearby East Lake Golf course, only a few minutes from Cumming, GA. In Cumming, GA, you’ll find the famous Windermere Golf Club. A beautiful and challenging course that’s great for pleasure, or those “business meetings” that require extra attention to close the deal.
Transportation Options in Cumming, GA
Cumming, GA is located right off of Georgia highway GA-400, a (now) toll-free express highway linking Atlanta and the northern suburbs. The commute from Cumming to Atlanta takes approximately 40 minutes. It’s true that many in the area drive. The highways are wide, well-paved, and convenient to most locations. But an increasing number of Cumming, GA residents are “going green” and opting for public transportation.
There is Xpress bus service directly from Cumming, GA to the North Springs MARTA Station, and even to Downtown Atlanta. MARTA is the local train service for Atlanta. It will take you to many of the area’s leading business centers.
Whether you commute daily to work, or you’re looking for a night on the town, cost-effective transportation options abound in Cumming, GA.View Apartments in Cumming, Georgia
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