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Fun & Exciting Things to do in Buford, Ga

Start Your Islands' Experience Here!

Lanier Islands has wide-ranging activities and adventures for every guest, from LanierWorld, our beach, boardwalk and entertainment district to horseback riding and golf getaways, to boating, spa escapes, camping, and more. Our destination is ideal for family vacations, group travel and romantic trips. Review the list of Lake Lanier activities and plan your leisure travel with us today!

Islands' Activities


Open during both the summer and winter - LanierWorld - is a hub of activity! Enjoy rides and slides, Wild Waves, children's Fun Zone, Big Beach, the Spectacular Screen, eateries, and a host of family-friendly activities. These include battle ball, beach volleyball, bouncing castles, corn-hole, face painters, painting pumpkins, roasting S'mores and much more.


Our classically-designed 18-hole course is a sight to behold, as it meanders throughout the islands and along the shores.

Sunset Cove (Seasonal)

The spot on the islands for music, entertainment, dining and nightlife!


Ready to ride? Explore the beautifully shaded, scenic trails along the lakeshore from horseback! All ages, all skill levels are welcome! Trail, pony, and lakeside picnic rides are available, as well as lessons, summer camps, pony parties and a petting zoo!

Canopy Tours (Zip Lining)

Soar through the Georgia skies on one of our many thrilling and sensational zip line adventures. Training and guidance is provided.