Delight in the splendor of the landscape at Oconee National Forest.
You can visit it in Eatonton, 60 miles (97 kilometers) from the state capital, Atlanta.
Prepare to travel a bit farther than usual to reach your hotel room at the end of your day. Unfortunately, you won't find anywhere to stay within close reach. Many travelers recommend The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, The St. Regis Atlanta and the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta, 25 miles (40 kilometers), 65 miles (105 kilometers) and 65 miles (105 kilometers) away, respectively.
Other Things to Do Near Oconee National Forest
You've traveled here to experience Oconee National Forest, but you could be just as pleased with what else the region has going on:
- If you can't make it to the more popular museums, expand your knowledge at Uncle Remus Museum.
- The Plaza Arts Center boasts art courses, music shows and exhibits that are sure to give you a deeper understanding of the arts scene of the area.
- Experience an informative and popular tourist attraction at Rock Eagle Effigy Mound. There you'll see evidence of an archaeological dig, and even some of the items that were found.