Lilburn, Georgia A Little Bit Of Everything - My Family Travels
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

It’s time to pick where you want to go on a vacation! Where should you go? The Bahamas, Caribbean, Costa Rica? The answer is none of these places; you should decide to book your vacation to Lilburn, Georgia. I know what you’re thinking, Why do I want to go Lilburn, Georgia? Well that’s a very good question and in this essay I will explain why Lilburn, Georgia is the place to be. In Lilburn there are a lot of things to do you can go to The Yellow Game Ranch, which is a twenty-four acre petting zoo consisting of bunnies, goats, deer, buffalo and a plethora of new born animals. Also in this ranch is where one of the largest herds of buffalo east of the Mississippi River can be seen. Lilburn, Georgia may not be the home of the Braves, Falcons and Hawks but the high school teams are still somewhat exciting. There are two high schools in Lilburn Parkview and Berkmar, both schools awarded excellence in academics but Parkview High School is definitely one of the most competitive athletic schools around, having numerous state championships in different sports and tons of state playoff appearances. If you want to take a break from all the little league and high school sports, but still wanting to stay local you can even go see some minor league baseball as the Gwinnett Braves get ready to take on an opponent at Cool-ray Field. This great suburban area holds a forty-four acre park/aquatics center, named Mountain Park the park has numerous amenities such as skating, playgrounds and walking trails, and two indoor pools and an outdoor water park, home of a two-story water slide, a lazy river and shallow pool as well as sun bathing. Also at this park they have little league sporting events taking place.


Lilburn also holds BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta temple, which is the largest Hindu temple of its kind outside of India. This building stands seventy five feet tall making it the tallest building in Lilburn, also the temple was constructed of four thousand three hundred tons of imported Italian Carrara Marble, another four thousand three hundred tons of Turkish Limestone and three thousand five hundred tons of Indian pink sandstone. This temple is open to the public. The city of Lilburn also has many festivities going on year round as well like Lilburn Daze which is a great family event consisting of great shopping opportunities, rides, games, food and entertainment. Another great thing in Lilburn is Lilburn Idol, this is where residences from across the city participate and show their talents on stage. I know what you’re thinking, why would I go to Georgia and not visit Atlanta? The answer to that question is why wouldn’t you? Lilburn is twenty miles away from downtown Atlanta, so after you get the full experience of Lilburn you can take a short trip to Atlanta where you can watch the Atlanta Braves hit homeruns in Turner Field or the Atlanta Falcons scoring touchdowns in the Georgia Dome and even see the Atlanta Hawks slam dunking inside of the Phillips Arena. Atlanta has many more attractions then just there sporting events like the Georgia Aquarium which is the largest aquarium in the world housing over one hundred thousand sea creatures, The World of Coke which is a museum that displays the history of Coca-Cola. Lilburn, Georgia has something to do for everyone from Stone Mountain Park’s laser show to beautiful architecture; this town is waiting for tourists. So what are you waiting for? Book your vacation now!

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