Find Your Reason to Stay a Little Longer
There's just something magical about a small town at Christmastime. The lights seem to shine a little brighter, the smiles seem a little warmer, hospitality and generosity seem a little more earnest. It feels like spending the holiday season among friends, even if you're visiting from many miles away. At least that's how it is in Greensboro, where the Christmas tree standing proudly on Main Street is reminder of simpler holidays in days gone by. Christmastime in Greensboro means the tinkling of shop bells, the clinking of wine glasses, the laughter of children and the mingling scents of gingerbread and hot chocolate. To get started, here's a three-day itinerary that includes a little of everything that Greensboro and Lake Oconee have to offer during the most wonderful time of the year.
Take the good times outdoors this fall with a getaway to Lake Oconee. We're so ready for cooler weather, pumpkins galore, football, and family fun! We've gathered up a few of our favorite things to do around Lake Oconee and Greensboro during autumn.
The only thing better than summertime itself is being a kid during summer. This time of year, many of us feel nostalgic for those carefree days of splashing around at a local lake, hanging out with friends into the late, muggy evenings and road trips in the family station wagon. Though it may seem that many of our favorite childhood places and activities only exist in our memories, there are still plenty of ways to experience a summer similar to the "good old days." Certain destinations seem to breathe nostalgia, such as Georgia's Greene County, located about an hour drive east from Atlanta. Travelers can experience familiar tastes, sights and sounds, such as watching fireworks by the lake, eating fresh-picked berries and indulging in classic summer activities. If you're longing for a trip that whisks you back in time, or want to show your kids or grandkids what fun is all about, consider these 10 activities in Greene County.
Since the spring of 1934, people from all over the country have made the pilgrimage to the small town of Augusta, Georgia, to watch and enjoy the famous golf championship known as The Masters. Located halfway between Atlanta and Augusta, Lake Oconee has created the experience of a lifetime during Masters week. From lodging at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, to tossing back a cold one at Oconee Brewing Company, to taking on your own golf game on the beautiful courses in Greene County, it is a week you won’t want to miss. If you want to have the best time during Masters week, Lake Oconee is the place for you.