30490 Highway 441
Commerce, GA 30529
Phone: (706) 336-0000
Fax: (706) 336-0026
Funopolis Family Fun Center offers family fun with laser tag, mini golf, arcade games, and more.
Built by Jacob Hollingswort, Fort Hollingsworth was a frontier fort. Its construction began around 1792 with an intention to safeguard the settlers, their families, possessions as well as animals and livestock. In 1796, the raids ceased and the troubles ended, hence the fort was transformed into farmhouse. Currently in the possession of the White family, the fort is well-preserved and open to visitors. Concerts, war re-enactments, storytelling, car show are many of the fun events hosted here. Check website for more details.
Allowing visitors to take part in a plethora of activities, the Sandy Creek Park is perfect for your evening jog or even for walking your dog and playing with him. In addition, the park is explored by many for fishing and it also offers a perfect environment for boating.
Sandy Creek Nature Center is a free nature center which has a plethora of knowledge on offer. There are many trails here, that let you get up, close and personal with nature; while the center allows you to get acquainted with the habitat of various animals that call this place their home.
With a large swimming pool, two ball diamonds, one softball court and tennis courts, the Bishop Park is the ultimate sports park of the city. In addition, this park also has a joggers path and the place is also available for parties and other events.
These two national forests offer a wide range of recreational opportunities including winding hiking trails through scenic mountains and rolling hills, camping, canoeing, white water rafting, picnicking, ATV trails, horseback riding, gold panning, fishing, and scenic byways. The Chattahoochee National Forest covers almost 750,000 acres while the Oconee National Forest covers over 115,000 acres. The famous 2,135 mile Appalachian Trail begins at this location.
This beautifully restored cabin was the home of Chief Whitepath, a leader at the time of the Trail of Tears. The cabin has been converted into a museum which displays exhibits of Cherokee and Early American artifacts.
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.
Taylor Grady House is a picturesque mansion built in the 1840s that is adored for its eclectic architecture and deep history. The mansion is named after Robert Taylor and Henry Grady and is built in a beautiful Greek Revival style architecture. The interiors are lavish and colossal with elite bedrooms and halls that are very awe inspiring. The place is today buzzing with several events like weddings, receptions, dinners and other private events.
The T. R. R. Cobb House is an octagonal house dating back to 1842, and is currently operating as a historic house museum. The house was placed in the National Registrar of Historic Places on June 30, 1975.
Believed to be the oldest surviving house in Athens, this Federalist style house was built for UGA mathematics professor Alonzo Church and it later became home to UGA President Dr. Moses Waddel. The house now serves as the Athens Welcome Center and house museum and is furnished with period antiques.
Handling around 3500 cases each year, the Municipal Court is one of the busiest institutions in the entire county. From petty thefts to domestic violence and marijuana possession, this court handles all cases.