Chamblee is a small city with a population of just 10.000 people, living in an area of 3 squared miles. Chamblee is located in DeKalb County from Georgia in the United States of America, close to Atlanta. Due to the large Asian community that lives in Chamblee, the city is also called Chambodia. In the Asian part of Chamblee there are also lots of Asian restaurant. Novelist Tom Wolfe, a former resident of Chamblee wrote a book called A Man is Full and one of the chapters is called Chambodia in honor of the town and the Asian area.
Top Attractions within Chamblee
The Rainey Plantation is a marker erected in 1954 by the Georgia Historical Commision to honor the marching columns of the Tennessee Army, who passed along Chamblee in July 18th 1864.
Classic Biplane Rides is a fun and exciting ride. This excursion gives tourist the chance to ride a military training aircraft from Chamblee. The craft is since 1940's. Downtown Chamblee, the airport operates these tours. The aircraft, a Stearman biplane has 450 horsepower. The most popular rides are the ones that take tourists over Atlanta's center. Another popular tour includes Stone Mountain and Lake Lanier. The tours last from 25 minutes to the maximum of an hour. If you wanna spend a romantic hour flying with someone special above Chamblee and DeKalb County, take this wonderful flight at sunset.
Chamblee Antique Row is one of the greatest places in town with more than 10 stores and over 200 antiques dealers that offer 19th and 20th century items of furniture. If you want to buy a bit of American history, this is the place where you should go. Not just furniture, but all kind of items of art deco, art nouveau, old advertising signs and antique dolls - you can find all this and much more in this wonderful place in Chamblee.