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Georgia’s lake country is in a prime location located only an hour away from Atlanta and bordered by the lush Oconee National Forest, making it the perfect weekend destination for city dwellers looking to relax and rejuvenate. If relaxing isn’t your thing, don’t worry there are lots of things to do at Lake Oconee. Oconee is a word from the Creek language that means “Great Waters” and great waters and great fun can definitely be found at Lake Oconee, Ga. Play among the fish at Lake Oconee with water filled activities and rentals for the whole family like water skiing, wakeboarding, boating, fishing, and swimming. Take a break from the lake and enjoy our luxury accommodations, stay at the gorgeous Ritz Carlton Lake Oconee, Harbor Club resort or any of Greensboro, Georgia’s other beautiful places to stay.

If you are looking for more things to do at Lake Oconee and golf is your game, Greensboro, Georgia is the place to be with over 130 holes of golf and ten world class golf courses at Lake Oconee. The rolling terrain of the area makes Greensboro, Georgia a true golfer’s getaway. Greensboro, Georgia takes its name from Revolutionary War hero Nathanael Green, and the history doesn’t end there. See historic sites and go shopping for pieces of the past at art and antique stores. After taking in the sites, playing at the lake or on the course, dine at the restaurants of Lake Oconee, take in a movie in downtown Greensboro, or find more to do just a short drive down the road.

We have gathered all of our favorite activities to share with you.  Select an area of interest below to see what Lake Oconee can offer you and your family and friends.

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Go Shopping
Lake Oconee and Greene County offer fabulous shopping opportunities. From antique shops to boutiques to and more, there is sure to be something to please everyone's taste.

Apparel & Accessories
Arts & Antiques
Gifts & Home Decor

Play Golf
This region offers award-winning courses and golf professionals that will teach every trick and tip they know.  Every course has a seasoned professional available for lessons.

Enjoy the Lake
Lake Oconee is a beautiful and calming environment, perfect for relaxing or fun lake activities.  Lake Oconee offers fishing, boating, jet ski rentals, and more. Please check out this page for any boat ramp and camping information!

Rentals and Activities
Campsites and Boat Ramps

Relax & Rejuvenate
When you are in the Lake Oconee region for your vacation, take some time out to relax and rejuvinate. Pamper yourself at one of our spas.
See Historic Sites
The Greene County area is full of rich history.  We have listed our most popular sites, but you can request for more information under Contact Us for a walking and driving tour.  Be sure to check out our podcasts for a taste of Downtown Greensboro's Tale Trails.

Characters of Lake Oconee
Find out about the locals from the area who are doing big things to bring attention to Georgia's lake country.  

More To Do
We have so much to offer.  See what else there is to do when you visit the Lake Oconee and Greene County area of Georgia.


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