- 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
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80 Joe lane, Cox Road, Dawsonville, GA MoreLess Info
Xtreme Xperience at Atlanta Motorsports Park is a public driving experience on a two mile long track that was designed by Formula One architects. Cars that can be driven at the park include a McLaren MP4, Ferrari F430, Audi R8, Lamborghini LP560, and Mercedes SLS AMG.
82% 144 votes
800 Highway 400 South, Dawsonville, GA 30534 MoreLess Info
Bargains are in the air at North Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawsonville, Georgia. Get the clothes, home appointments, furniture, electronics and body care products you love without paying full retail prices.
50% 4 votes
Harbor Landing, 7000 Holiday Road, Buford, GA 30515 MoreLess Info
Lake Lanier Islands Boat Rental offers a variety of boats for rent as well as water sports equipment like tubes and skis. Their four pontoon boats offer a maximum capacity of 8, 12, 13 and 20 passengers respectively.
Located at Lake Lanier's Holiday Marina, Aqua Sports Adventures has been in business since 1995. The company offers a variety of boat and watercraft rentals, including pontoon boats, wave runners, and deck boats.
100% 2 votes
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30519 MoreLess Info
Wake the Lake Cable Park offers a simulated environment for wake boarding via a cable system that mimics the experience of a rider being pulled behind a boat. The park also hosts a summer wake boarding camp.
The Lanier Sailing Academy is a sailing school that provides certifications and curriculums from the American Sailing Association. The academy offers sailboat rentals educational classes on coastal navigation and basic and advanced coastal cruising.
65% 325 votes
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518 MoreLess Info
Cool off and kick back at the Lake Lanier Beach & Water Park in Buford, Georgia. The park has something for everyone, from tiny tots to teens, adults and seniors. The park may close during electrical storms.
100% 2 votes
Lake Lanier Islands, 7000 Holiday Road, Buford, GA 30518 MoreLess Info
Featuring stand up paddleboard rentals, Energy Watersports provides equipment to take out on the waters surrounding Lake Lanier Islands. Visitors can explore the sandy beaches of Sunset Cove by paddleboard.