Atlanta, GA

High on everybody’s to-do list when in Atlanta is to take a boat out and explore Lake Lanier, a short drive from Atlanta. To properly complete the day at Lake Lanier, ensure you catch a premier GA striped bass, dock the boat and fry it up! Other local lakes include Lake Oconee and Lake Hartwell, both a short drive but well worth it, with top quality fishing and smooth water, which make them perfect spots for those warm Georgia summer days.

 

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Dock and BBQ

If you are on your boat in the water surrounding Atlanta and are in need of some delicious bbq then look no further than Tom, Dick, and Hank at 191 David Abernathy. With an extensive menu and large portions all at considerable price you are sure going to have a good time there. Another fantastic restaurant you could dock and bbq at is Baby Mac’s Barbecue at Dock Junction.

Enjoy Aquapalooza

Lake Lanier provides plenty of miles of water swarming with fish below the surface to catch. You don’t have to have a boat in order to get to the big ones. Just pull up a chair at one of the nearby banks and wait for that monster to hit your line. Fishing Lake Lanier is never a bad idea.

Test Your Lake Oconee Watersport Skills

Young Harris Water Sports is a fantastic choice when planning to jet-ski, ride ski boats on Lake Oconee. They pride themselves as having the simplest services with the best prices on watercraft guaranteed. Another cool choice would be The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds which is one of the most luxurious lakeside resorts in Georgia with world-class accommodations and highly personalized service to create an unforgettable experience.

Explore Lake Lanier

Lake Lanier features fantastic scenery and is perfect getaway given the short 45 minutes drive from Atlanta. A good number of luxurious resorts and amenities are present, beckoning to couples, individuals, and corporate groups. It is ideal for a boat party due to the calm and warm waters. Lanier islands is fantastic choice if you are into resorts, it also features an assortment of pet-friendly accommodations and stunning suites.

Georgia Fishing

Lake Lanier provides plenty of miles of water swarming with fish below the surface to catch. You don’t have to have a boat in order to get to the big ones. Just pull up a chair at one of the nearby banks and wait for that monster to hit your line. Fishing Lake Lanier is never a bad idea.