HARVEST OF VALUES

It's Fall Y'all!


We are excited to share with you this curated list of the Top 30 places to dine, shop and play this autumn in Georgia's Lake Lanier area. Explore the Lake Lanier Harvest of Values and find special offers, discounts and gifts with purchase at many of our featured locations.

From corn mazes and pumpkin patches, to fall themed craft beers and cocktails our list of places to go and things to see will help fill your fall days and nights with plenty of fun. We've also selected some of our most favorite places to shop for unique gifts, clothing and home decor. Why not stock up for holiday gift giving and have some fun at the same time?

Lake Lanier Harvest of Values

Check in at five locations or more to be entered to win a vacation package worth over $500!

Lake Lanier Harvest of Values prize package winner will receive luxury accommodations at Legacy Lodge at scenic Lanier Islands Resort during the Magical Nights of Lights holiday festival. The prize package includes an overnight stay and breakfast for the family along with admission to the light show, carnival rides and the snow tubing slide at Margaritaville's Snow Island.our list of places to go and things to see will help fill your fall days and nights with plenty of fun.

Winner will be selected on November 15.

Step 1 - Get Your Pass

This mobile exclusive passport is a collection of curated attractions, retailers, restaurants and more and offering deals and discounts to redeem during your visit.

Step 2 - Receive Text

Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.

Step 3 - Redeem

When visiting a participating business, simply check yourself in using GPS to redeem available discounts.

PLAY

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Atlanta Botanical Garden Gainesville
New to the garden's gorgeous pathways is the Ida Mae Pass Ivester Children's Garden providing an exciting opportunity for play and learning in a botanical-rich setting. This 2 ½-acre garden is planted with trees, flowering shrubs and perennials featuring hands-on exploration, opportunities for...
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What's Included

  • 10% Off Admission Tickets Tuesday-Thursday
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Buford Corn Maze
The corn maze closest to Atlanta offers so much more than a wandering experience. In fact, Buford Corn Maze was named one of the Top 35 Corn Mazes in America! Enjoy their popcorn jumping pillow, hay ride, corn box and haunted forest.
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Don Carter State Park
The only Georgia State Park on Lake Lanier is a hidden gem worth exploring. With equestrian and hiking trails, a fishing pier, picnic shelters, cabins and a private beach, who wouldn't want to getaway here? Check out their RV and tent camping options as well.
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Elachee Nature Science Center
Fall foliage hikes through the 1,440 acre Chicopee Woods NaturePreserve is a favorite activity among locals and visitors alike. Feeling adventurous? Take a spin on the mountain bike trails next door. Be sure to visit the Science Center where animal displays and interpretive exhibits help you fully discover the beauty of Elachee.

What's Included

  • 20% Off Nature Shop Purchase
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Ink Interactive Neighborhood
Explore the pint sized world of the Interactive Neighborhood for Kids where imaginations are encouraged to grow. Their hands on exhibits include a grocery store, soda shop, vet office, bank, hospital and event an airport. Since INK is a high touch experience, they have implemented the highest level...
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What's Included

  • Free Admission For A Second Visit When You Spend $10 Or More At The Gift Shop
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Lanier Islands
Escape to the lake for a getaway tailor made to suit you. Lanier Islands Resort is ready and waiting to entertain and also relax you with luxury lodging and resort amenities like a heated salt water lounging pool, farm to table dining, hiking and biking paths, boat rental and of course championship...
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What's Included

  • Free Daily Breakfast For 2 Adults
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Lanier Raceplex
Do you feel the need for speed? Look no further than Lanier Raceplex. Their arrive and drive 1/2 mile go-carting track offers multiple configurations for a varied experience each time you visit. Already an expert? Join their driver's league and turn up the heat with competitive racing. The track...
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What's Included

  • $15 Off Your First Visit
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Northeast Georgia History Center
Discover the rich and amazing story of Northeast Georgia's past at the Northeast Georgia History Center. Their exhbits feature the cabin belonging to Chief Whitepath, a cartoonist's studio and a tornado you can touch. Living history is what they do best and their livestream events breath life into characters from our storied past.
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Rockin' Jump Trampoline Park - Buford
Get the exercise you need with a lot of laughs along the way. Rockin' Jump is an indoor park with an open jump arena, x-beam, slam dunk, ninja course, rock climbing, soft play area and dodge ball courts.

What's Included

  • 50% Off Study Hall Pricing
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The Alta Vista Cemetery
What better way to celebrate the fall season than with a spooky visit to an historic cemetery? Alta Vista is the final resting place of two Georgia governors, three Revolutionary War soldiers, a NASA astronaut, a circus performer, a bridge builder, 158 Civil War veterans, an inventor, and numerous other interesting people.

EAT & DRINK

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Antebellum
Dine at one of Open Table's Top 100 Restaurants in America and experience Chef Nic's seasonal menu featuring regionally grown autumn vegetables and harvest themed pastry for dessert. Don't miss their mixology cocktails with a fall twist.
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Barrett's Baked Goods
If hand made specialty pastries are one of your favorites, then Barrett's is the place to find them. We love their take on classics like ho-hos and pop tarts. Don't miss their brown butter cheese straws, savory sandwich spreads and homemade pickles. Did somebody say picnic?
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Diletto Bakery
Diletto's international-inspired pastries and natural fruit juices will have your taste buds traveling around the world! Pair a freshly brewed speciality coffee or tea with your choice from their racks of home baked breads and pastries. They also have a very authentic and delicious flan.

What's Included

  • $5 Off $15 Purchase
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LandShark Bar & Grill Lake Lanier
It's always five o'clock somewhere, and that place is Landshark Bar and Grill at Margaritaville Lanier Islands. Enjoy the crisp fall air from their shoreside patio while noshing on spicy fish tacos and of course washing them down with a signature margarita.
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Left Nut Brewing Co.
Craft brews? Yeah, we've got them. Left Nut Brewing releases seasonal beers, ales and ciders all through the year. Be sure to visit during their events including cornhole tournaments, food truck nights, and special brew release parties with live music.

What's Included

  • Free Koozie
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Loretta's Country Kitchen
Delicous country cooking at its finest. Celebrate the fall season with their yummy turkey and dressing along with fresh vegetables and baked breads. Loretta's is also well known for their catering, so if you're having a family gathering at a lake house ring them up and order a spread of Southern favorties.
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Mountain Fresh Creamery
Warmer temps occur around Lake Lanier well into the fall months. But it doesn't have to be hot outside to enjoy a scoop of ice cream. It's a year-round treat at Mountain Fresh Creamery. Visit their ice cream silo and stop in the dairy store to grab fresh milk, butter, cream and their seasonal egg nog.
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Sweet Acre Farms Winery
Watching the leaves change color from the hillside porch of a winery is how we like to spend our autumn afternoons. Sweet Acre Farms is the areas only all fruit winery - that means they use no grapes! Their award winning wines also are blended into tasty frozen wine smoothies. New varieties of wine...
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What's Included

  • Free Tasting On Thursdays
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The Inked Pig
This veteran owned bbq haven will put a smile on your face. Their BBQ meats include Barbacoa smoked brisket, Sweet tea chicken, St Louis style ribs and of course plenty of smoked pork. Tasty homemade sides round out the meal. Our fave? The fried okra. Yum.
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Whole Being Cafe
Take care of yourself ahead of the blistery winter months ahead with a visit to Whole Being Cafe. This coffee and smoothie shop is much more than a place for great drinks. They offer a menu of handcrafted sandwiches, casseroles, soups and baked goods with a focus on total wellness. Vegans, we are...
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What's Included

  • 15% Off First Visit

SHOP

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Fashion Ten
We love a good bargain, who doesn't? You'll find them here year-round. Fashion Ten is our favorite funky boutique where everything is $10 or less. Fill up your closet with dresses, tunics, leggings, wraps, tshirts and a load of trendy jewelry.
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Horse Country
For decades, Buford, Georgia has been world renown as a place for horse lovers to buy saddles, tack and other gear. The Tannery in Buford made saddles for Roy Rogers and the cast of Bonanza! Today, you can find world class gear for horsing around whether you're ride has hooves or wheels. Horse...
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Image Boutique
Looking for the perfect outfit for fall? Image Boutique has a fantastic selection of trend setting looks from head to toe. Put together an Instagram worthy ensemble with the help of their stylists and snap up all the hearts.

What's Included

  • 10% Off Purchase
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Jaemor Farms
Jaemor Farms is much more than the busiest roadside produce stand in Georgia. It's a family owned and operated Centennial Farm (over 100 years) where an abundance of activities take place. Visit their corn maze and pumpkin patch, pick up a load of fresh seasonal produce and be sure to stop by the pie kitchen before you leave.

What's Included

  • $2 Off One Admission To The 2020 Corn Maze
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Lazy Acorn Soap Shop
We've picked Lazy Acorn Soap as one of our top ten favorite places to shop this fall because their soap making classes are not only fun and informative, they provide a way to prepare for the holiday gift giving season. Sign up for a class and you'll clean up when it comes time to wrap Christmas gifts this year.

What's Included

  • Free Sample Size Bar Of Soap With Purchase
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Liberty Candy Company
One of our most favorite places on the planet. Liberty Candy is a sensory time warp where everyone is transported back to childhood with the sights and smells of our youth. Founded by Karen Ching, this magical place makes homemade specialty candies, fudge and other treats as well as stocks all the...
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What's Included

  • 5% Discount On Purchase
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Meeple Madness | Tabletop Games and Hobbies
Where bored turns into board, games that is! Meeple Madness is chock full of games. All types of board, adventure, role play and card games. Reserve a game table and try your luck at one of the games from their test it out wall. Professional staff will help explain the rules of play. Take home your favorite game for many hours of fun.
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Nest Feathers
Oakwood's premiere gift boutique. Here you can feather your nest with treasures from jewelry to home decor. Their giant fall sale features collections from your favorite designers in foliage, candles, tabletop and kitchen collections. Be sure to check out their products for pampering including spa products for men and women.

What's Included

  • $10 Off One Item Valued At $20 And Up
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Quinlan Visual Arts Center
The Q as it is affectionately known by locals is a gallery of fine art featuring local, regional and national artists for sale. The gallery also has a fabulous gift shop with all types of artistic gifts, books, jewelry and pottery. Sign up for one of their classes and show off your artistic...
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What's Included

  • 10% Off Gift Shop Purchase
  • 20% On New Membership
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Sample Pleasures Art, Antiques and Gifts
Described as "the last of the true, old fashioned, wholesale outlets" Sample Pleasures offers a unique collection of quality antiques, gifts and home accessories at wholesale prices and below. Their cute shop anchors the corner of Flowery Branch's Main Street business district.

What's Included

  • 50% Off Glassware