Find Your Reason to Stay a Little Longer
Signs of the season can be seen all around Greensboro, Georgia. With a charming main street strung with lights, friendly shops brimming with cheer, and the smell of gingerbread wafting from The Ritz-Carlton lobby. Scroll below to discover our December Travel Guide to Lake Oconee.
Fall on Lake Oconee takes on an idyllic quality —fall brings lower temperatures, breezy evenings and water dappled by the rays of the autumn sun. It’s still warm enough to take to the water, but cool enough to enjoy so much more. Fall in the south means something else special too... it’s football season! Whether you want to keep up with your alma mater, favorite college team, or beloved pro football team, there are plenty of places around Lake Oconee to kick back and watch the game. We're a short drive to Athens, Georgia, so you can grab your favorite tailgate snacks here and then head out to watch the Dawgs play!
Fall on Lake Oconee takes on an idyllic quality —fall brings lower temperatures, breezy evenings and water dappled by the rays of the autumn sun. It’s still warm enough to take to the water, but cool enough to enjoy so much more. Georgia’s second-largest lake offers an ideal place to slow down, take a deep breath and enjoy the type of timeless autumn activities that can make everyone feel like a kid once again. Fall is a perfect time for outdoor endeavors like golf and camping, not to mention seasonal favorites like campfires and craft beer releases. Greene County features all the makings of a classic fall getaway, full of activities that your parents or even grandparents might have enjoyed. It’s a trip back to a less crowded and less complicated time, all just an hour and a half east of Atlanta. So, toss the kids into the station wagon and enjoy these eight timeless activities in and around Lake Oconee.
Located just 75 miles from Atlanta, Greene County is a true hidden gem. The southern charm, rich history, and abundance of outdoor activities are just a few things that make Lake Oconee the perfect place to plan your next getaway.