Comfort Suites Downtown
255 North Avenue
Athens, GA 30601
Phone: (706) 995-4000
Fax: (706) 995-4004
Designed by the innovative golf architect Robert Trent Jones and renovated in 2006, the University of Georgia golf course is a dream course for experienced golfers who will love the challenges of the hilly terrain. What sets it apart from the others is that it ensures that golf does not remain a prerogative of the elite. Offering reasonable rates to students and the public at large, this public course has definitely warmed the hearts of the people of Athens. Check the website for further information.
Watson Mill Bridge State Park is another of Georgia's interestingly named natural facilities, located a few miles south of Comer on GA-22, 60 miles (100 kilometers) east of Atlanta. Depending on your idea of good outdoor fun, choose from 21 tent, trailer or RV campsites, pioneer camping facilities, or 70 picnic sites, three with group shelters. Other attractions include a swimming pool, rental canoes and paddle boats, streams for fishing, and nature and hiking trails. You'll even find an equestrian trail for the horse lovers in the group.
Fort Yargo State Park offers 1816 acres (734.9 hectares) of pristine woodlands to explore. With the beautiful Fort Yargo Lake sitting like a glistening gem in its heart, the park is a haven for nature enthusiast's. Rugged hiking and mountain biking trails let you explore the sylvan beauty of the park. The lake itself offers numerous water-sports opportunities like canoeing, fishing and kayaking. Besides this, the park has miniature golf, tennis and basketball courses as well as picnic areas. There's a wide range of camping and accommodation facilities as well. Check website for more.
This expansive park located centrally in the city offers numerous facilities for sporting enthusiasts. The park boasts of four baseball and softball fields as well as a t-ball field. Children can play to their heart's content at the dedicated play area, while the picturesque trail is great for long walks. Besides this, the park has a general playground as well as two picnic pavilions. Check website for more.