Visit Georgia's Great Lake 45 Minutes North of Atlanta

Don Carter State Park

The only state park located on Lake Lanier. Situated on the north end of the reservoir, the park offers outstanding recreation for water lovers. Boat ramps provide quick access to the lake. A multi-use, paved trail welcomes hikers and bikers to explore the hardwood forest. This newest Georgia State Park offers several choices for overnight Read more…

Gardening Tasks

The Garden The mission of the Atlanta Botanical Garden is to develop and maintain plant collections for display, education, research, conservation, and enjoyment. In both Gainesville and Atlanta, the Garden connects visitors to the beauty and botanical the splendor of the natural world. The Garden in Gainesville features nationally recognized collections of maples, magnolias, witch Read more…

Enjoy Nature at Lanier Islands

Only half an hour from Atlanta, Lanier Islands is situated on the southern shore of Lake Sidney Lanier and is Georgia’s most visited lakeside resort destination. This breathtaking site encompasses natural beauty in a private setting, making it an ideal location for family vacations, romantic getaways, business conferences and meetings, weddings, and more. It also Read more…

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…

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