- Our list of the best things to do in Gainesville, Georgia, features the top 148 nearby activities — including 55 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Gainesville, GA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 21 things to do within the city of Gainesville, GA , followed by 127 popular activities in nearby cities, including Buford, Cumming, Dahlonega, Suwanee, Cleveland, Dawsonville, Lawrenceville, Commerce, Duluth, Winder and Helen
50% 6 votes
1545 Community Way, Gainesville, GA 30501 MoreLess Info
The Frances Meadows Aquatic Center is a recreational water park that features amenities including a playground pavilion, family changing rooms, a swirl pool, and a kiddie slide. The center also has a fitness center.
Located on the scenic Lake Lanier, the Duckett Mill Campground is a campground featuring a number of amenities for its visitors to enjoy. The campground features 97 campsites, hot showers, and laundry facilities for the use of its campers.
A small neighborhood park covered by trees, Riverside Park features open grass areas for recreational activities. The park has children's play equipment, walking paths, a shelter with picnic tables and park benches.
25% 4 votes
2317 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 MoreLess Info
Featuring 24 lanes and a pro shop, Gainesville Bowling Center provides open and league bowling as well as a 3500-square-foot laser tag arena. The center also offers ticket redemption games, a private party room and a snack bar.
Set on the shores of Lake Lanier, Gainesville Marina provides boats with boarding and direct access to the water. Visitors can rent pontoon boats from the marina to take out on the lake for half day to full day excursions.
Promoting culture, the arts, health and wellness in the community, the Parks & Recreation program offers activities for all ages. Along with several outdoor parks, the city also owns and manages an aquatics center, golf course and special events facility.
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311 Green St NW, Gainesville, GA 30501 MoreLess Info
Home to six sites, the Friends of Georgia State Park and Historic Sites offers visitors a glimpse in Gainesville history. The grounds include a preserved Civil War battlefield site, Reynold's Mansion, the Lapham-Patterson house, a lodge and two state parks.
Gainesville Symphony Orchestra consists of 75 professional members that perform six concerts per year. They also offer Young People's Concerts designed to present basic musical concepts in a fun and informative way and are open to students and adult chaperones.