Lake Oconee, Georgia
Drive one and a half hours from Atlanta to visit Lake Oconee.
“Be sure to play a round: at least 18 of the 99 holes of golf are available to guests, designed by the likes of Jack Nicklaus and Tom Fazio. And don’t return to Atlanta before driving into Mayberry-esque downtown Greensboro, just 20 minutes away,” the publication said. It also noted that country music superstar Carrie Underwood wed former professional hockey player Mike Fisher here.
Other things to do include riding ATVs and dirtbikes at the Durhamtown Off Road Resort or stopping by the Sandy Creek Sporting Grounds. Stay at campgrounds, vacation rentals or the Goodwin Manor bed and breakfast.
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