Finding Apartments for Rent in Duluth, GA
Finding a great apartment for rent in Duluth, Georgia should be exceptionally simple. After all, the city's motto, "Capture the spirit of good living," really says it all. In July 2009, Forbes Magazine ranked this medium-sized Atlanta suburb as #26 on its list of America's Best Places to Move. Beyond that admirable distinction, Business Week also offered a nod to the city, naming Duluth the Best Affordable City in the state of Georgia in 2010.
To really appreciate all that this medium-sized (but fast-growing) city has to offer, you would need to actually experience the city for yourself. Although there are many beautiful residential areas in Duluth, two of the most sought-after areas include the Sugarloaf and Peachtree Ridge areas.
Top Neighborhoods in Duluth, GA
Duluth is an affordable area filled with several family-friendly communities. One of the top communities in the Duluth area is the Sugarloaf community. The Sugarloaf area is filled with a number of businesses, fast food and fast casual dining options and popular retail destinations. Those opting for one of the fine apartments for rent in this area can be assured that literally everything is available right at your fingertips.
The Peachtree Ridge area is also highly sought-after, with several conveniences nearby. Both areas are fairly easy to access from major roads and interstates and both offer convenience to public transportation. Affordable luxury apartments, well-regarded schools and a wealth of nearby attractions make both locations extremely attractive places to consider when looking for an apartment for rent in Duluth.
Cultural Attractions in Duluth, GA
Duluth, Georgia features a variety of exciting cultural attractions which are easily accessible from main roads and major highways running through the city as well as from the county's public transportation system. For example, there's the Arena at Gwinnett Center which seats 13,000 people and regularly hosts major conventions, trade shows, ECHL hockey games and other sporting events, political rallies, and of course, music concerts headlined by major artists. The Arena at Gwinnett Center is located right next to the Gwinnett Civic and Cultural Center, which also hosts several exhibits, meetings, trade shows and banquets throughout the year.
Those who enjoy and appreciate art find the Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts especially inviting. The Hudgens Center, located just off of Sugarloaf Parkway, features between four and six art exhibits annually and hosts several workshops and classes (for both children and adults) as well as a Summer Art Camp each year. Beyond that, the facility is also home to the award-winning Al Weeks Sculpture Garden. The 28,000 square foot facility features beautiful sculptures, waterfalls, a lovely fishpond and has other wildlife which now call the facility 'home.' The Al Weeks Sculpture Garden has been named an Audubon Society Wildlife Sanctuary and serves as the backdrop for many weddings and outdoor parties throughout the year.
Music and theater lovers are raving about Gwinnett's Red Clay Theater, located in downtown Duluth just off of Main Street. The venue was recently voted 'Best New Music Venue' by Atlanta Magazine and was voted 'Best Music Venue in Gwinnett' by Gwinnett Magazine. Area residents enjoy discovering new, independent and up-and-coming artists at the Red Clay Theater, and those singer/songwriters who want to showcase their music are welcomed by an enthusiastic community of collaborators, industry professionals and music lovers--both at the venue and those attending virtually from all across the country. The Red Clay is also easily accessed by those arriving through public transportation as well as those arriving by car.
Also located near the Red Clay Theater in downtown Duluth is the Duluth Town Green Amphitheater, which hosts several free concerts and other events throughout the year.
Shopping in Duluth, GA
The major retail centers near Duluth, GA include Mall of Georgia--the largest shopping mall in the entire state of Georgia with over 200 stores housed on three levels--and Sugarloaf Mills (formerly Discover Mills). Those who enjoy upscale retail shops will enjoy the wide variety of luxury retail stores at Mall of Georgia, while Sugarloaf Mills (originally an upscale outlet mall) offers a great deal in the way of entertainment and specialty shops.
Downtown Duluth offers a number of independent, specialty stores perfect for those with eclectic tastes and those shopping for a gift that simply cannot be found elsewhere. The downtown area features art galleries, art studios, upscale furniture consignment stores, gift and antique shops, unique accessory boutiques.
Gwinnett Place Mall, which is actually located in Duluth, Georgia, was once the leading mall north of Atlanta, drawing customers from nearby states. Although not nearly as popular as it once was, several customers are still drawn to well-known anchor stores and independent specialty stores that cannot be accessed elsewhere.
Each of these major retail centers and districts in and around Duluth are close to a number of wonderful apartments for rent in Duluth.
Transportation Options in Duluth, GA
Duluth, located in Gwinnett County, Georgia, is served by the Gwinnett County Transit (GCT) system. GCT operates local and express bus service as well as paratransit services for both visitors and residents of Gwinnett County.
The express bus service is operated only on weekdays and operates mainly during rush hour to assist commuters traveling to and from work and in and out of downtown Atlanta. Local routes cover all major areas within Duluth, including Indian Trail, Sugarloaf Parkway, Peachtree Corners.
The Gwinnett County Transit system makes it easy for residents to move all around the county, into downtown Atlanta and other neighboring cities and get back to their apartments in Duluth safely and conveniently.View Apartments in Duluth, Georgia
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