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What Are The Most Popular Amenities in Lake Lanier, GA?

Top Rental Amenities in Lake Lanier, GA

There are in total of 15 rental amenities in Lake Lanier, shown above with the property numbers. In Lake Lanier, 576 rentals offer Internet or Wifi, 484 rentals offer Air Conditioning, 465 rentals offer TV. So, if you need Internet or Wifi during your vacation, use the Internet or Wifi filter to compare these properties. Two amenities that are not typical are Hot Tub, Pets Friendly.

Which Price Range Is Most Typical in Lake Lanier, GA Area?

Vacation House & Studio Rental Price Information in Lake Lanier, GA

The graph shows the percentages of vacation homes in each price bucket. Lake Lanier has the largest percentage (22.55%) of homes in $100 - $150 price range.
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Which Accommodations Should I Pick in Lake Lanier, GA?
Best Accommodation Types in Lake Lanier, GA
In Lake Lanier, 50.99% of listings are House, which is the most popular accommodation out of 24 total accommodation types. Avg price per night for House is around $335. And the most searched amenities for House accommodation is Hot Tub.The least popular accommodation in Lake Lanier is Hostel rentals
How Many Accommodations Are Pets Allowed in Lake Lanier, GA?
Pets Allowed vs Not Allowed in Lake Lanier, GA
19.08% of vacation homes in Lake Lanier are pet friendly. Make sure you select the pet friendly home filter when you are going to bring your pet(s) for the upcoming vacation.
What Are The Must-Visit Places in Lake Lanier, GA?
Points of Interests In Lake Lanier, GA

When you have only limited times to spend in Lake Lanier, we highly recommend you to visit those famous places:

Trail Recommendations in Lake Lanier, GA Area?
Best Trails In Lake Lanier, GA
If you like outdoor activities, we highly recommend you to visit those famous trails: Buford Dam and Laurel Ridge Trails, Laurel Ridge Trail, Chattahoochee River Trail, Chicopee Woods Park Area Trails, Chicopee Woods Mountain Bike Trail, West Lake Trail, Gainesville College Bike Trail, War Hill Campground Trail, Charleston Park Trail, Shady Grove Campground Loop Trail.
Best Campgrounds in Lake Lanier, GA?
Most Visited Campgrounds In Lake Lanier, GA
If you love outdoors or travel with an RV, here are the campgrounds in Lake Lanier: Sawnee Campground, Bald Ridge Creek Campground, Van Pugh South Campground, Old Federal Campground, Fort Yargo Campground, Don Carter Campground, Amicalola Falls Campground, Duckett Mill Campground, Bolding Mill Campground, Wildcat Creek Campground #2 Upper.
Which Airports Should I Choose To Get To Lake Lanier, GA?
Top Airports in Lake Lanier, GA

Here are the airports that located near Lake Lanier:

What are the travel peak seasons in Lake Lanier, GA?
Peak Seasons

The average monthly temperatures in the Lake Lanier area are

  • January – low of 31F (-0.5C); high of 50F (10C)
  • February – low of 33F (0.5C); high of 55F (13C)
  • March – low of 40F (4C); high of 63F (17C)
  • April – low of 47F (8C); high of 72F (22C)
  • May – low of 56F (13C); high of 78F (26C)
  • June – low of 64F (18C); high of 84F (29C)
  • July – low of 68F (20C); high of 87F (31C)
  • August – low of 67F (19C); high of 86F (30C)
  • September – low of 61F (16C); high of 80F (27C)
  • October – low of 50F (10C); high of 71F (22C)
  • November – low of 41F (5C); high of 62F (17C)
  • December – low of 34F (1C); high of 53F (12C)

The wettest month in the area is December with an average of just over five inches of rain. The area gets about 42 inches of rain each year.

What are the must-visit places in Lake Lanier, GA?
Must See Attractions

See the lake from the water in your own boat or rent one at the many locations that offer boats for rent. With 38,000 sparkling acres available by boat, you can see some beautiful habitats from a completely different angle. Many restaurants in the area offer docking capability, making it easy to take the boat out for lunch or dinner. There are also options for overnight boat docking for those who bring their own and plan to stay a few nights in the area.

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is definitely a must-see for flower lovers. The gardens change often, with exhibits that are horticulturally minded, nature-inspired, and offer beauty for everyone. The garden contains plant collections, displays, and more that make it one of the most beautiful places to visit when you are in the Lake Lanier area. There are 30 acres of outdoor gardens, a unique Canopy Walk through the Storza Woods, the Skyline Gardens, and even an award-winning Children’s Garden. They are located at 1911 Sweetbay Drive in Gainesville, about 45 minutes from the lake.

What are the activities in Lake Lanier, GA that are family friendly?
Family Friendly Activities

Your family will love Margaritaville at Lanier Islands Water Park. This lakeside adventure has attractions for the entire family. Race down the Black Out, a slide that takes you through total darkness or challenges your family to a race on dual mats on one of the other slides. There is also a zipline across the lake. If you have little ones, there are even attractions designed specifically for them. You can even grab lunch at the LandShark Bar & Grill or in the Chill Zone.

Spend your day on one of the most pristine beaches in Georgia. The beach on Lake Lanier is nestled next to the Water Park at Margaritaville, offering your entire family a great place to kick back with their feet in the sand. Swimming, beach volleyball, paddle boarding and more await your family along with many waterfront bars and restaurants serving island drinks. While on the beach, enjoy the music videos on the giant screen, singing along to your favorites.

If you are visiting in the winter months, your family will love Snow Island. Enjoy the Parrot Mountain slide, one of the longest and steepest available for snow tubing in North America, the slide is a whopping 575 feet long and 8-stories high. There is a snow area for snowball fights, ice skating, fire pits, s’mores, and carnival rides that turn the summer fun of Margaritaville into a winter paradise.

Take the Solar System Walking Tour, one of only 13 to-scale solar system tours in the country and the only one in Georgia. The walk begins in Gainesville at “the sun,” and travels two-and-a-half miles through woods, ending at Lake Sidney. The trail is easy to walk, and you will learn interesting facts about each planet.

How to plan 1 or 2 or 3-day trip itineraries in Lake Lanier, GA?
Trip Planning

Spend your first day at Lake Lanier Islands Resort, swimming, splashing in the water, or just relaxing on the beach. Get your thrills with the zipline across the lake before heading to lunch at Bullfrog’s. After lunch, take a ride to the Don Carter State Park, hiking some of the trails and enjoying all the activities available in the park. Grab dinner at LandSharks.

The next day, head to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens after breakfast at one of the many small cafes in the area. Take a ride to the Flowery Branch Depot and have lunch at Fish Tales. Head over to Pelican Pete’s for a cool beverage on the floating bar before heading to the beach for the rest of the day. End your stay with dinner at Antebellum.

Where to visit in order to explore art and culture in Lake Lanier, GA?
Art & Culture Places

The Flowery Branch Train Depot is a community center and museum in the heart of Flowery Branch. The first depot in this town was built in 1890 and it remained a scheduled train stop until 1957. From 1957 to the late 1960s, it became a flag stop where trains only stopped when flagged down. Visit the depot at 5410 Pine Street in Flowery Branch.

Where are the hidden gems or unique spots to visit in Lake Lanier, GA?
Hidden Gems

If you enjoy golfing, you will want to visit Lanier Golf Course, an award-winning legacy course with a distinct variety of unique characteristics. It is not unusual to view local wildlife enjoying the course as well since it is quiet, peaceful, and serene.

Located about 45 minutes from the more populated areas of the lake, Don Carter State Park is the newest state park in the state. The park sits on the north end of the reservoir and offers boat ramps, hiking trails, and more. There are also two-bedroom cabins available for rent as well as a campground suited for both tents and RVs. The park is named for Don Carter, a real estate executive who worked to establish Lake Lanier’s first state park and served on the Georgia Department of Natural Resources board for 29 years. The park is located at 5000 North Browning Bridge Road in Gainesville.

What does the calendar look like for local events & festivals in Lake Lanier, GA?
Local Events & Festivals

The Southern Roots Lake Jam, held in July, is a premiere concert held on the lake. It includes a food drive to benefit the Atlanta Community and Georgia Mountain Food Banks. Military veterans are honored on stage where live music performs all day. There are food trucks, misting stations, and giveaways as well. The event is held in Lake Lanier Olympic Park. 

Also held in Lake Lanier Olympic Park, the Gainesville Spring Chicken Festival is the State of Georgia’s Official Chicken Cook-Off. People compete to create the best chicken dish and visitors are able to sample the many options available.

HippieFest, a grassroots event celebrating peace, love and music. The event is held at Uncle Shucks Farm in Dawsonville with live music, bohemian shopping, tie-dye crafts, a giant bubble garden, food, a vintage hippie car show, and more. This family-friendly event is held in June each year.

How to get around in Lake Lanier, GA?
Transportations

The closest airport to Lake Lanier, Georgia, is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, about an hour from the lake. The easiest way to get to Lake Lanier is to rent a car and drive.

What are the nightlife spots in Lake Lanier, GA?
Nightlife Spots

The Twisted Oar, located at Holiday Marina, is a local hotspot offering fresh seafood, steaks, and chicken dishes. There is a full bar, serving cold beer, wines, and signature cocktails. There is often live music, and you can catch the game on the big screen. Indoor and outdoor seating with views of the lake. They are located at 6900 Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford.

Be sure to visit Lake Lanier’s only floating tiki bar, Pelican Pete’s. You can’t get any better lake views than while floating right on the water. Pelican Pete’s also has amazing food and a full bar. You can arrive by land or by boat and the bar is also pet-friendly. There is live music every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during the summer. It is an open-air bar and restaurant although they do have moveable screens to protect customers from cooler weather and rain. They are located at 8800 Port Royale Drive, Gas Island in Gainesville.

Part of a group of bars and restaurants owned by Jimmy Buffett, LandSharks Bar & Grille is located in Margaritaville at Lanier Islands. Enjoy their street tacos, fried shrimp, or delicious salads accompanied by a cold beer or a frosty frozen drink. There are Margarita Cruises on the lake on weekends as well as live music on Saturday. They are located at 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford.

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