Vinings differs from most other communities in its resolve to keep the village's integrity and uniqueness, making it a world away from uncontrolled urban sprawl. Residents especially enjoy Vinings Jubilee, also known as "downtown Vinings" with shopping and dining opportunities housed in a grouping of multiple buildings, each featuring an architectural element from the Victorian period.
For outdoor recreation, residents have easy access to the Silver Comet Trail, one of Georgia's most ambitious rails-to-trails projects. It was named for a train that used the identical route from 1947 to 1968. The Silver Comet Trail allows you to bike, run, walk or skate 60 miles from Smyrna GA to the Georgia/Alabama Line. Along the way you will see wildlife and beautiful scenery. One of the trail highlights is crossing the Pumpkinvine Creek Trestle, a 750-foot long, 126-foot high bridge. Young folks, old folks, retired folks, families with kids, will be seen on the trail. It is suitable for families because of the level trail with great views of the Georgia landscape.
The Cobb County School District is the second largest school system in Georgia and among the 30 largest in the United States. Walton High School in Marietta is one of only 20 named Georgia Schools of Excellence in Student Achievement .The Georgia Schools of Excellence program honors schools showing significant improvement, as well as those whose students have maintained a consistent level of performance. Cobb County School District high school students have continued to outscore their peers statewide and nationally on several standardized tests including the SAT and the ACT.
A historic treasure valued by those who live and work there, Vinings is a community that provides upscale living with the comforts of a small town.