Gainesville, Georgia

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Gainesville, Georgia, USA

Attractions in Gainesville, Georgia

Amusements

  • Carousel at Lakeshore Mall
    150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville, GA 30501
    770-536-5209, This carousel is an imported, 18 foot Venetian Carousel which is exquisitely crafted and operational for visitors of all ages to enjoy. more info  map

  • Paradise Fun Park
    2500 Old Thompson Road, Gainesville, GA 30501
    770-536-6005, A family amusement park which features two 18 hole championship miniature golf courses, six baseball or softball automatic batting cages, sand volleyball and badminton... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Chief Whitepath's Cabin
    403 Brenau Avenue, Gainesville, GA 30501
    770-536-0889, This beautifully restored cabin was the home of Chief Whitepath, a leader at the time of the Trail of Tears. The cabin has been converted into a museum which displays... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Alta Vista Cemetery
    Located on Jesse Jewell Parkway
    770-535-6883, This historic cemetery is the final resting place of two former governors of Georgia, Allen D. Candler and James M. Smith, as well as the trusted commander and leader,... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Beulah Rucker Museum
    2105 Athens Highway, Gainesville, GA 30507
    404-401-6589, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this center features a cultural museum that features rooms containing early 20th Century furnishings, artifacts, and... more info  map

  • Georgia Mountains Museum, The
    311 Green Street, Gainesville, GA 30503
    770-297-5900, This state-of-the-art museum is filled with history and memorabilia of Georgia's hardy mountainfolk such as medical equipment and memorabilia, early farm tools, pottery,... more info  map

  • Quinlan Visual Arts Center
    514 Green Street Northeast, Gainesville, GA 30503
    Located in the Green Street Historic District
    770-536-2575, Showcasing the works of state, regional, and national artists, this arts museum hosts several touring exhibits plus offers lectures, film presentations, and classes for... more info  map

  • Wages Collection, The
    406 Academy Street, Gainesville, GA 30501
    Located on Extended Campus of Brenau University
    770-534-6244, Situated in a charming Victorian Cottage, this unique gallery displays a lovely collection of vintage clothing from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.  more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests
    1755 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville, GA 30501
    770-297-3000, These two national forests offer a wide range of recreational opportunities including winding hiking trails through scenic mountains and rolling hills, camping,... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Elachee Nature Science Center
    2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville, GA 30503
    770-535-1976, Many fascinating experiences await you at this heavily wooded 1,200 acre natural history museum and nature center complex that features exhibits such as please-touch... more info  map

  

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