Gainesville, GA
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Whether you are watching young athletes play soccer, taking a walk through the solar system or playing laser tag you are sure to have a wonderful family experience in Gainesville. Check out the daily deals section for all the special family meal deals throughout Gainesville.

Family Fun

Funtastik Family Entertainment Center
Gainesville Bowling Center is now a complete family entertainment center.  Now we not only have 24 lanes of great bowling for all ages including glow bowling on Friday and Saturday nights, but now we have completely remodeled plus added a new 3500 square foot two story themed laser tag arena.

Lake Sidney Lanier

The City of Gainesville, GA is surrounded by the most visited Corps of Engineers Lake in the country with 38,000 acres of water and 692 miles of shoreline. Gainesville’s Tourism & Trade office can provide information on boat cruises, fishing tours and much more!

Solar System Walking Tour
Enjoy this one of a kind walking tour that begins with the Sun on the Gainesville Square and continues through the Rock Creek Greenway all the way to Lake Lanier.


Chattahoochee Golf Course

301 Tommy Aaron Drive
100 acres of pure golf! Enjoy the plush bermuda fairways, undulating bent grass greens, and the gorgeous mountain skyline while playing a round of golf on Lake Knickerbocker.



Lake Lanier Olympic Venue

3105 Clarks Bridge Road
Learn to paddle and row where Olympians train. Opened in 1996 as the site for the Canoe, Kayak, and Rowing summer Olympic Games the venue now serves as a training facility for rowers & paddlers, offers kayak rentals for locals and visitors and includes beautiful hiking trails and a beach front picnic area.



Frances Meadows Aquatic and Community Center

1545 Community Way, NE
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Swim year round at this indoor/outdoor world of water. Enjoy 3-story body slides, interactive water elements, and zero depth entry as well as a competition pool, warm water pool and wellness room.



Rock Creek Greenway

The Greenway is approximately two miles of tree canopied trails connecting Gainesville’s Downtown Square to beautiful Lake Lanier.  Amenities include tennis courts, a courtesy boat dock and fishing pier. Click Here for more detailed information.



INK (Interactive Neighborhood for Kids Inc.)

999 Chestnut Street SE, Suite 11
This hands-on Children’s Museum offers role playing and practical experiences for young bankers, grocery store clerks, doctors, firemen and much more. Most of all, it’s just plain fun!



Elachee Nature Science Center

2125 Elachee Drive
One of the premier nature centers in Georgia, Elachee consists of a woodland refuge and an interactive museum that will excite and educate visitors of all ages.



Allen Creek Soccer Complex

2500 Allen Creek Road
This first class soccer facility offers nine playing fields on 89 acres. ACSC facilitates all usage of the complex by the local service providers for youth and adult leagues.



Lanier Point Softball Complex

1530 Lee Waldrip Drive
Located on the shores of Lake Lanier, Lanier Point Softball Complex is one of the premier athletic facilities in the Southeast.



SORBA Mountain Bike Trails

Elachee Drive
The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association promotes land access, trail preservation, and new trail development for all mountain bicyclists in the southeastern United States.