Spring has arrived, and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than on Lake Lanier! With its serene environment and mild weather, this stunning natural attraction is a must-visit destination for locals and tourists alike. Whether you’re an adventure seeker or prefer a more relaxed experience, there’s something for everyone on this beautiful lake.
To make the most of your visit, award-winning custom builder Harcrest Homes compiled a list of fun activities and must-visit destinations near Georgia’s top lake destination! Pack your sunscreen and prepare for a day full of adventure!
Get Your Feet Wet
There are plenty of water sports to try on the lake, from boating and kayaking to wakeboarding and waterskiing. Visitors can also experience an adrenaline rush by parasailing and viewing the lake from above. And for those who prefer a more laid-back approach, book a stay at the Lake Lanier Islands Resort, which offers luxurious accommodation, including lodges, lake houses, campgrounds and more.
Explore the Natural Wonders
Hiking trails are a great way to explore the stunning natural beauty of Lake Lanier. The Lake Lanier Olympic Park Trail is one of the most popular, offering miles of scenic views along the water’s edge. Other trails, such as Legacy Lite Path, Cardio First Walk, Legacy Limits, LakeHouse Power Path and The Lanier Trail, offer breathtaking scenery and wildflowers for springtime hikes.
Discover Local Entertainment
Don’t forget to take a short drive to explore the charming towns near Lake Lanier. Gainesville offers an array of charming shops, restaurants, and family-friendly destinations, such as the Atlanta Botanical Garden Gainesville.
Flowery Branch is another excellent option, with a picturesque downtown area and numerous parks and trails. Or, head to Buford and explore the historic downtown district or the Mall of Georgia, a popular hotspot for visitors and locals.
Build Your Dream Home on the Lake
If you’re considering making Lake Lanier your permanent residence, Harcrest Homes can help you design and construct the custom home of your dreams. Check out the virtual Gallery to view past projects and find inspiration for your next project. To speak with a team member, call 678-828-7151 or visit the Contact Us page to get started today.