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Sunday, March 26, 2017

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In addition to the excitement at the Horse Park, many event attendees choose to explore the attractions of the surrounding area. The beautiful Olde Town section of the City of Conyers is just a short drive from the Park. Shoppers and sightseers love to stroll down the streets of this historic district, with its specialty stores and charming restaurants. Don't be surprised to find a celebration, parade or festival going on in Olde Town. The area is full of diverse and fun activities.

The Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial is located in northern Rockdale County, and recognizes the sacrifices of veterans that served in WWI, WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War and the Persian Gulf War.  The Walk of Heroes produces several patriotic events and programs throughout the year, and offer the public the opportunity to purchase bricks in honor of or in memory of veterans who served in any branch of the U.S. military during the 20th and 21st century.

Visitors and citizens of diverse religious backgrounds enjoy the serene surroundings of the lovely Monastery of the Holy Spirit. Located on an historic 2,000-acre plantation, the Monastery was started in 1944 by a group of Cistercian monks. Visitors can explore the beautiful landscaping and scenery, browse the gift shop or relax by the lake and enjoy the solitude.  The new Monastic Heritage Center includes the Abbey Gift Shop and Cafe, Visitors Center, the Abbey Garden Center, Bonsai Nursery and Green House, and the Memorial Plaza and Prayer Walk.  The Monastic Heritage Center features both new and renovated historic Monastery structures that integrate elements of learning and hospitality. 

For die-hard shoppers, The Mall at Stonecrest awaits. The mall houses hundreds of stores including specialty and department stores, bookstores, electronics, restaurants and more. The Mall at Stonecrest is one of Atlanta's premier shopping experiences.

In addition, with more than 1,200 rooms in Conyers, visitors have many choices for hotels.  And Conyers has nearly every major restaurant chain in the Southeast to satisfy any taste.  For more information about Conyers or to book your stay, visit http://visit.conyersga.com.

Can't decide? The Conyers Welcome Center can help. Open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., the Center can help you plan your visit to Conyers. Simply call 1-800-CONYERS.

   
  
Olde Town Conyers
Monastery of the Holy Spirit
Walk of Heroes/Veterans War Memorial

  
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