Lake Oconee Attractions
Whether you are looking for relaxation, or something more strenuous, there are a wide range of Lake Oconee attractions to choose from. The lake is the focal point for many activities These include jet-ski rides, fishing excursions, pontoon boat or canoe rental.
If water sports are not your thing you can explore the hiking trails, rent a bike or even go horseback riding. You can even go dirt-bike riding at Durhamtown Plantation.
Explore the Georgia lake country by Segway with tours ranging from beginner to advanced level available.
There is regular live entertainment on offer at the Ritz carlton so be sure to check out the latest schedule before setting your travel dates.
You can see the latest schedule here.
The Peter Burwash International Tennis Centre has two stadium-size and six championship-size, lighted and tournament-ready courts. Four of the courts are Har-Tru Hydro Courts and four are traditional hard courts.
Private lessons as well as clinics are available and the centre will pair you with other players if you want to get a game going. The centre also has over 45 demo racquets to choose from which are complimentary to guests who are taking a lesson.
There are 5 golf courses at Reynolds Plantation available for guests and we can provide a comprehensive golf break on request. See our Lake Oconee Golf page for more information on the courses and facilities.
Linger Longer Express
Friday at 3 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Explore scenic areas of The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds aboard The Linger Longer Express! A complimentary ten-minute ride in the one-of-a-kind, eco-efficient locomotive. The Linger Longer Express departs from the front drive Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the above scheduled times.
Complimentary for registered hotel guests.
Daily, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for full day
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for half day
Reservations are required 24 hours in advance.
Ritz Kids is an engaging and immersive experience that builds upon the adventures of travel your child will always treasure. Designed for children ages 5 – 12, the Ritz Kids Program is based on the Four Pillars of Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society:
Water: Emphasizes the importance of sea life and health
Land: Encourages exploration and discovery
Environmental Responsibility: Promotes our role in the health of our planet for the future
Culture: Exposes young minds to a variety of art forms, including music, local customs, history and cuisine
A few of the different activities offered include: going on a nature hike or scavenger hunt, hooking a fish, making a pine cone bird feeder, shooting hoops on our court, exploring our tree house playground or performing plays in our Pollywog Theatre.
Cost is $85 per child, includes lunch for full day or $65 per child for half day.
Local Area Attractions
There are many, many ways to enjoy your time in the Lake Oconee. Arts, museums, shopping, theatre and dining can all be found in abundance in the Greensboro area.
The Old Gaol, Greensboro, built in 1807
Take a look at the official area tourist site for full details.