Downtown Carrollton:

With wide sidewalks, colorful awnings and warm Southern Hospitality, Adamson Square has remained the heart and hub of downtown Carrolton. Home to a diverse group of businesses that feature historical architecture and unique charming details. The array of restaurants with patios, balconies and tiki-bars create an inviting atmosphere. While walking/touring downtown Carrollton, experience exquisitely created art quilts at the Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum. Step inside Horton’s Books & Gifts. Founded in 1892, Horton’s is certified as the oldest bookstore in Georgia by the American Booksellers Association. Horton’s is the third oldest bookstore in the South and tenth oldest in the US.

Downtown Villa Rica:

Home of Georgia’s First Gold Rush of 1826. Take a trip to Pine Mountain Gold Museum at Stockmar Park and pan for gold!

From those early days, when the first settlers came to this area, until the present, Villa Rica has enjoyed the benefits of a small town close to the big city. Beautiful and historic Villa Rica has been the third fastest growing city in the Atlanta Regional Commission ten-county area since 2000. THE MILL amphitheater on Main Street, in charming downtown Villa Rica. THE MILL is always a hub of activity, featuring The Local Farmers Market, Summer Concert Series and much more.

THE MILL Event Calendar


Local Wineries:

Carroll County features Little Vine Vineyards – Winery and Vineyard, which is located in Villa Rica. Uncorked on Main in downtown Villa Rica is the region’s first retail wine-tasting shop, featuring locally produced wines and wines from across Georgia. Many local restaurants feature the area’s finest locally produced varietals. The Vineyard and Winery Association of West Georgia offers Tours and other Specialty Events.

McIntosh Reserve Park:

Explore the plantation home of Creek Indian Chief William McIntosh, located along the scenic Chattahoochee River. The park features hiking, horseback riding, fishing, a small spray and splash water feature, picnic shelters, camping and canoeing.

Other Area Attractions

Within close proximity to Lake Tara III are a vast array of spectacular attractions and fun adventures. Whether you’re a part of the action at Turner Field, home of the Atlanta Braves, or exploring the splendor of Stone Mountain Park, the Area Attractions are sure to provide you and your family a memorable experience.