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Vacation in Greene County - Georgia


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Area Overview

Located in Greene County, Georgia, halfway between Atlanta and Augusta, Lake Oconee is an oasis of tranquility, rejuvenation and recreation. Lake Oconee’s 19,000 acres boast more fish per square foot than any other lake in Georgia, as well as swimming, boating and a plethora of water activities. For the avid golfer, Greene County is home to over 120 holes of championship golf.

If you’re looking for Southern charm, the surrounding towns are steeped in history and culture and offer shopping, antiquing and dining.

www.visitlakeoconee.com

Includes Cities/Towns: Greensboro, Siloam, Union Point, White Plains.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













Come here and experience some of the state’s best fishing, swimming, water sports, boating, camping, picnicking, water-skiing, wakeboarding and golfing. The surrounding communities are steeped in history. Local shops and boutiques offer the finest in antiques, fashion, decorative accessories and jewelry.

Cultural Activities





Robert Penn Warren once said that “History cannot give us a program for the future, but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves, and of our common humanity, so that we can better face the future.” The historic sites in Greensboro reflect the history of the state of Georgia. These landmarks, plantations and museums chronicle the history of the South, both the good and the bad. Georgia’s lake country offers visitors to Greensboro, GA unique history and mystique coupled with antique shopping that lets you bring some of Georgia's lake country home. - See more at: http://www.visitlakeoconee.com/see-historic-sites.htm

Attractions






Come here and experience some of the state’s best fishing, swimming, water sports, boating, camping, picnicking, water-skiing, wakeboarding and golfing. The surrounding communities are steeped in history. Local shops and boutiques offer the finest in antiques, fashion, decorative accessories and jewelry.

Transportation



We are located 75 miles from Atlanta's Jackson Hartsfield International Airport. Greene County is also home to the Greene County Regional Airport. There is a Hertz Rental Car drop off/pick up point located in Greensboro at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  31.0  43.0  55.0  4.2 "
 February  34.0  46.5  59.0  4.9 "
 March  41.0  54.0  67.0  4.8 "
 April  47.0  61.0  75.0  3.3 "
 May  56.0  69.0  82.0  3.3 "
 June  65.0  77.0  89.0  3.7 "
 July  69.0  80.5  92.0  4.4 "
 August  68.0  79.0  90.0  4.0 "
 September  61.0  73.0  85.0  3.7 "
 October  50.0  63.0  76.0  2.9 "
 November  41.0  54.0  67.0  3.4 "
 December  34.0  45.5  57.0  3.8 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and spring.

There are 4 distinct seasons and overall good weather throughout the year. Not in a high risk zone for any natural disasters.

Accommodations


There are 2 campgrounds, The Ritz-Carlton Resort, smaller hotels, quaint bed and breakfasts and several vacation rentals by owner.

Costs

Cost Information Is Unavailable

Additional Information

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