Shop at Mall of Georgia and find other top things to do near Buford
Whether you’re traveling solo or with loved ones, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do near the Country Inn & Suites in Buford, starting with great shopping at Mall of Georgia just a mile away. Family-friendly destinations close to the hotel include outdoor activities at Lake Lanier or an exciting day at Margaritaville at Lanier Islands Water Park. If you’re looking for a laid-back excursion between on-site meetings, you can purchase tickets to see your favorite band in concert at the Gas South District or pack a picnic and enjoy the outdoors at Little Mulberry Park. Here with your partner? Make special memories together sampling fine wines at the luxurious Château Élan Winery. For a great day trip, Atlanta offers enticing attractions like Zoo Atlanta and World of Coca-Cola just 45 minutes down I-85.
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Downtown Atlanta30.79 mi / 49.55 km from the hotel
Spend the day in downtown Atlanta to experience excellent dining, great shopping, and an extraordinary art scene. You’ll also find popular attractions such as Georgia Aquarium and CNN Studios.
Truist Park29.41 mi / 47.33 km from the hotel
Baseball fans won’t want to miss seeing the Atlanta Braves play at this stadium completed in 2017. You can also buy tickets for a behind-the-scenes tour of the park and enjoy concerts, shopping, and dining at the Coca-Cola Roxy and The Battery Atlanta.
Zoo Atlanta30.83 mi / 49.61 km from the hotel
View more than 1,000 animals, including giant pandas, two-toed sloths, and meerkats, at this family-friendly attraction.
World of Coca-Cola30.59 mi / 49.22 km from the hotel
This fascinating museum offers interactive exhibits and memorabilia detailing the history of one of the world’s most recognizable brands. Save a few minutes to taste more than 100 sodas from around the globe.
Little Mulberry Park6.02 mi / 9.69 km from the hotel
Need a break in the great outdoors? With more than five miles of paved trails, this beautiful park makes an excellent stop for a walk or a run. There’s also a fishing lake, playgrounds, picnic shelters, and an 18-hole disc golf course.
Château Élan Winery10.57 mi / 17.01 km from the hotel
From wine tastings at the Wine Market to cooking classes at the Culinary Studio, the experiences at Château Élan are unforgettable.
Gas South District7.26 mi / 11.69 km from the hotel
This massive complex features a theater, an exhibition hall, and a 13,000-seat arena. Get your tickets online to see a Georgia Swarm lacrosse game or a Gladiators hockey match.
Lake Lanier11.41 mi / 18.37 km from the hotel
Get out and enjoy the sunshine on Lake Lanier. Spanning more than 38,000 acres, it’s the perfect spot for fishing, boating, and swimming.
Mall of Georgia0.81 mi / 1.3 km from the hotel
As the area’s most popular shopping destination, Mall of Georgia boasts more than 200 retailers, including favorites like Dillard’s, Macy’s, JCPenney, and Belk. You can also dine at one of the restaurants or catch a movie at the theater.
Road Atlanta12.21 mi / 19.65 km from the hotel
At Road Atlanta, you can watch a thrilling Petit Le Mans or AMA motorcycle race. Check the schedule to make sure you pick the perfect race.
Sugarloaf Mills7.25 mi / 11.67 km from the hotel
Browse more than 180 stores and look for deals at popular outlets like Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Nike Factory Store, and LEGO Outlet. The mall also offers a multiplex and family eateries such as Medieval Times, which mixes dining and entertainment.
Margaritaville at Lanier Islands Water Park8.44 mi / 13.59 km from the hotel
Spend a day enjoying slides, wave pools, and a floating obstacle course at this water park along Lake Lanier. If you want a break from the rides, rent a boat at the marina and head out onto the lake.