Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - (Page 28)

Camping, fishing, geocaching and boating Anyone longing for outdoor adventure can find it at Lake Lanier, where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operates more than 40 dayuse parks, nine campgrounds and 50-plus boat launches, some that stay open all year. Day-use parks offer hiking and beaches. Campsites are in great demand and can accommodate RVs, trailers, pop-up trailers and tents. There are campsites with electricity and water, as well as primitive locations. Campgrounds have bathroom facilities. The Lodges at Lake Lanier offer two- and four-bedroom cabins for rent by the night, for weekends or longer. Kitchens are fully equipped; fireplaces and covered decks complete the ambience. Some cabins have hot tubs. Geocaching has become a popular draw at Lake Lanier, and there are some fairly active sites on the public lands managed by the Corps. Private lake houses offer cozy accommodations. Lake Lanier has hosted several major regional and naThe resort is marketed around tional fishing tournaments over the the world for family vacations and years, including events presented by destination meetings, but Lake Lanier FLW Outdoors, the sanctioning orIslands Resort is just one of the many ganization for sport fishing tournaments. Known for its excellent striper reasons to visit here. LAKE LANIER ISLANDS RESORT LAKE LANIER ISLANDS RESORT Legacy Lodge & Conference Center at Lake Lanier Islands Resort offers fine amenities, meeting facilities, breathtaking views and courteous service. water rides and a white-sand beach, a dozen new carnival rides, shopping and multiple dining options. “One of the most popular places on the lake last year was Sunset Cove at Lake Lanier Islands,” says Stacey Dickson, president of the Lake Lanier Convention and Visitors Bureau. “It had already become the ‘go-to’ place for boaters and people coming by land to experience the lake lifestyle and enjoy a variety of foods and entertainment. The introduction of LanierWorld creates a fabulous destination for summer fun.” GA. DEPT. OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Lake Lanier has 10 marinas for boaters and fishermen. 28 The FunDunker at LanierWorld offers thrill seekers more than 100 ways to get wet. GEORGIA MAGAZINE More online at www.georgiamagazine.org LAKE LANIER ISLANDS RESORT http://www.georgiamagazine.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Magazine - August 2011

Georgia Magazine - August 2011
Table of Contents
Viewpoint
Mailbox
Picture This?
Georgia News
Calendar
Currents
Georgia's Energy Outlook
Southern speedsters
From humble to highfalutin
Second helping: Barbecue
Around Georgia
My Georgia
Snapshot
Snapshot Submissions
Meet legendary NASCAR driver Rex White
The history of Lake Lanier
Gardens plant of the month; Liberty notes
Energy-efficiency tips

Georgia Magazine - August 2011

Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia Magazine - August 2011 (Page Cover1)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia Magazine - August 2011 (Page Cover2)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia Magazine - August 2011 (Page 3)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Table of Contents (Page 4)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Viewpoint (Page 5)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Mailbox (Page 6)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Picture This? (Page 7)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia News (Page 8)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia News (Page 9)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia News (Page 10)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia News (Page 11)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Calendar (Page 12)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Calendar (Page 13)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Calendar (Page 14)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Calendar (Page 15)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Currents (Page 16)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Currents (Page 17)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Georgia's Energy Outlook (Page 18)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Southern speedsters (Page 19)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Southern speedsters (Page 20)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Southern speedsters (Page 21)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 22)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 23)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 24)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 25)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - From humble to highfalutin (Page 26)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26A)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26B)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26C)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26D)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26E)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26F)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26G)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Second helping: Barbecue (Page 26H)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 27)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 28)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 29)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 30)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - My Georgia (Page 31)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - My Georgia (Page 32)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - My Georgia (Page 33)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Snapshot Submissions (Page 34)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Snapshot Submissions (Page 34A)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - The history of Lake Lanier (Page 34B)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Gardens plant of the month; Liberty notes (Page 34C)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Energy-efficiency tips (Page 34D)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Energy-efficiency tips (Page Cover3)
Georgia Magazine - August 2011 - Energy-efficiency tips (Page Cover4)
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