Lake Oconee rentals in Greensboro, Georgia, are in a beautiful vacation destination in the small, north Georgia city. Greensboro is the site of some lovely, old antebellum homes and historic churches. For tourists who love outdoor activities, Greensboro has plenty to do. Lake Oconee vacation homes are located along a shore of 400 miles, and Greensboro is a city rich in southern history, founded in 1786.
The Greensboro Arboretum
The Greensboro Arboretum was established by the Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department and Greensboro Beautiful. The arboretum is on a 17-acre site and features 12 permanent collections and lovely gardens with special displays. Bridges and benches to sit and admire the floral and plants displays are scattered around the site. Landscaping includes a gazebo, fountain and overlook. It's a special place for adults and children.
Mercer Chapel was built in 1846, after the original building was leveled by a tornado. Inside the chapel is a balcony which encompasses 3 sides of the chapel. Old-style pews in the chapel were built to separate men and women with partitions. The chapel was named after Jesse Mercer, founder of Mercer University. The chapel now is in the possession of Penfield Baptist Church.
The cottages on Lake Oconee's Reynold's Landing were designed exclusively for the community by Southern Living. Reynolds Landing features a world-class golf course which draws golfers from all over the country. A clubhouse with a pro shop, restaurant, tennis courts and a pool with a huge waterslide are features of this golfer's dream destination.
Historic Scull Shoals Mill Village
Scull Shoals Mill Village was originally an area of textile mills, a sawmill and grist mill. Today, the historic site has trails for hiking, archaeological sites and areas for picnics. If you plan to visit the site, it's best to go during the daylight hours. The site is located in a remote area, and the road isn't paved.
International Civil Rights Museum
One of the most important historic attractions in Greensboro is the International Civil Rights Museum. The museum is at the place, where the Greensboro 4 staged their famous sit-in at Woolworth's in 1960. The museum features movies and artifacts of the civil rights Movement. You must be part of a group to tour the museum.
The Barn Dinner Theater
The Barn Dinner Theater is the oldest dinner theater in the United States still in operation, and it offers patrons good dinner theater season after season. Past productions have included Dreams of a King, a musical drama about the life of Martin Luther King Jr., and Ring of Fire, featuring the music of legendary Johnny Cash. The Barn Dinner Theater features a delectable buffet-style dinner. Salads, a meat carving station, hot dishes including chicken dumplings and green beans are among the selections. Delicious desserts are available and you can enjoy your favorite cocktail with dinner.
Lake Oconee rentals are a wonderful place to stay while exploring Greensboro. Visit Vacationhomes.com to browse all the Greensboro listings by amenities, location or price.