- 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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Chestatee Wildlife Preserve is a local animal preserve and rescue center which house a wide range of animal species including white Siberan tigers, grizzly bears, African lions and the Zedonk which is a cross between zebra and donkey. The preserve organizes animal encounters and guided tours of the premises.
Offering mountain views and a variety of wines, Cottage Vineyard and Winery is a popular adult attraction in the Cleveland area. Along with wine sampling, musical performances and acts can also be enjoyed on the weekends.
Created to provide an array of recreational opportunities, Central Park is equipped with several baseball fields, soccer fields, tennis courts and a disc golf course. The facility is also contains a playground and indoor recreation center.
Buford Community Center consists of a theater, banquet room, park and museum. Together they offer over 5,700 square feet of banquet and meeting space, a 274-seat stage theatre and an outdoor amphitheater that seats 1,800.
Appalachian Outfitters is open from March to November. In addition to equipment rentals and sales, the company offers canoe and kayak trips, tubing trips, and overnight trips with the possibility of special customized trips.
Two adjoining indoor pools with ten lanes each are featured at the Cumming Aquatic Center. A variety of public programs and courses are offered throughout the year at the pool, including swim teams, swimming lessons, and group exercise sessions.