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Lake Lanier overview

Nature lovers can visit Don Carter State Park and Mary Alice Park while in Lake Lanier. Don't miss your chance to see sights like Chestatee Golf Club and North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Lake Lanier.

Where to stay in Lake Lanier

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Lake Lanier has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Lake Lanier with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Lake Lanier hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Lake Lanier hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Lake Lanier

Fly in to Atlanta, GA (PDK-DeKalb-Peachtree), 36.7 mi (59 km) from downtown Lake Lanier. Athens, GA (AHN-Ben Epps) is the next closest major airport, 42.8 mi (68.8 km) away.

What to see around Lake Lanier

Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Don Carter State Park
  • • Mary Alice Park
  • • Buford Dam Park
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Chestatee Golf Club
  • • North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall
  • • Pine Isle Golf Course
  • • The Cumming Playhouse

When to visit Lake Lanier

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 67°F day, 31°F night
  • • April-June: 87°F day, 44°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 56°F night
  • • October-December: 75°F day, 32°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 15.67 inches
  • • April-June: 11.65 inches
  • • July-September: 13.19 inches
  • • October-December: 12.87 inches