Visit Georgia's Great Lake 45 Minutes North of Atlanta

History of Flowery Branch

Flowery Branch was established in 1874, one year after the Richmond and Danville Air-Line Railroad Railway System built a rail line through the city connecting Charlotte to Atlanta. Farmers raising stock had been living in the area since at least the early 19th century, when the town was known as Anaguluskee, meaning “flowers on the Read more…

4 Reasons Flowery Branch Should Be on Your Must-Do Summer List

Four Reasons Flowery Branch Should Be on Your Must-Do Summer List   The town of Flowery Branch has a lot going on with the revitalization of their historic Old Town district starting this summer. We dig their special events, cool shops, great eats and drinks. Here are the Top Four reasons why we think Flowery Read more…

Pet Friendly Lake Lanier – Where can I bring my dog?

Pet Friendly Lake Lanier – Where can I bring my dog? As spring arrives, many visitors to Lake Lanier want to know where they can bring their furry friends for a day at the lake. One of the most common questions we are asked is: “What parks on Lake Lanier allow dogs?”   Always be Read more…

Elachee Updates Trail System Maps & Signs

Elachee Updates Trail System Map & Signs When hiking the Trail System at Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve you will soon find that the signage and mapping system has been comprehensively revamped. These changes will greatly enhance hiker navigation on the trail system and reflect changes made as part of Elachee’s conservation efforts within the Nature Read more…

Spring Season Begins! What’s There to Love?

Spring Season Flowers Brace yourself for welcoming spring with a colorful bang of flower power throughout the Garden during March and April. Celebrate the new season with hundreds of thousands of tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, crocuses, and perennial bulbs.   They’ll be blooming and I’ll be smiling. While I don’t have a green thumb, I hope Read more…

Celebrating Easter

Easter is going to be a HUGE hit with the weather warming up. The shores of Lake Sidney, Lanier Islands Resort features 1,500 scenic acres, beckoning to families and corporate groups alike. Natural beauty in an intimate setting, their luxury resort and hotel in Buford, GA is perfect for family vacations, romantic escapes, business conferences, Read more…

Spring Time At Don Carter State Park

THINGS TO DO & SEE THIS SPRING. *Fishing ramps, fish-cleaning station *Boating ramps and docks *Lake Swimming — large sand beach *Hiking and Biking – 1.5-mile paved multi-use trail and 2-mile hiking trail *Picnicking *Playground Don Carter is Georgia’s newest state park, as well as the first state park on 38,000 acres Lake Lanier. Situated Read more…

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