People who live in Buford apartments can anticipate ample shopping, eating and playing. With the huge Mall of Georgia on its city's premises, upscale eateries and great outdoor activities on Lake Lanier and other county parks, there's no reason to be bored here.
Over 200 stores are housed on three levels at one of the largest malls in America that happens to be in Buford. Belk, Macy's, JC Penney, Nordstrom and Dillard's are the anchor stores of the Mall of Georgia. A large village section, in addition to some of the larger stores including Barnes and Noble, Bed, Bath and Beyond and Dick's Sporting Goods, is an outdoor section with an amphitheater that seats 500.
In the last decade, downtown Buford apartment living has become more popular, with more being built, as well as individual homes. And with the construction of the mall and the city's strong school system, Buford has seen a nice growth rate, bringing new businesses, shops and restaurants.
As a suburb of Atlanta, residents of Buford apartments have access to nationally recognized football (Falcons), baseball (Braves), Basketball (Hawks) and Hockey (Thrashers). If you're a sports fan, you are close to the action. And when you love to play sports and be outside, you have access to Gwinnett County's Parks and Recreation Department, ranked the #1 Parks system in the U.S. by the National Park System in 2008.
With over 40 parks in the county park system, a wide range of amenities offered, including walking, hiking and mountain biking, multi-purpose courts and sports fields, skate complexes, pools and aquatics, disc golf and bocce ball. Dog parks are available too if you're allowed to have one in your Buford apartment. Community Centers and senior centers provide opportunities for personal growth, while disabled residents can find playgrounds for the physically challenged.
Those enjoying the outdoor lifestyle can find camping, fishing, boating, swimming and water skiing at Lake Lanier Islands, as well as hiking and camping in the nearby Georgia Mountains.
Some of the more notable sights to see in the city are the Bona Allen Mansion and the Historic Main Street Buford. Every third weekend of each month, the Buford Show is held at the Bona Allen Shoe and Horse Collar Factory built in 1911 and next to Main Street. Interesting shops, galleries and restaurants offer plenty for the eye and the stomach!
As you can see here, living in Buford apartments can be very good for your health!more...