Find Your Reason to Stay a Little Longer
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.
Should you find yourself at Lake Oconee during this time, we’ve come up with some ways that you can practice social distancing while still enjoying the great outdoors. How can you make sure you are following guidelines to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy? The CDC defines social distancing as it applies to COVID-19 as “remaining out of congregated settings, avoiding mass gatherings, and maintaining distance (approximately 6 feet) from others when possible.”
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.