Discover fun things to do in Cumming, from swimming and hiking to shopping

When you stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Cumming, GA, you’ll be near an abundance of things to do, like water fun at Lake Lanier and shopping at North Georgia Premium Outlets. Lace up your hiking boots and prepare to be amazed at the views from the summit of Sawnee Mountain via the Indian Seats Trail. If you’re looking for entertainment that’s less strenuous, head to the nearby School Street Playhouse for a concert or musical. After wrapping up your on-site meeting, you can rally your colleagues for a round at Country Land Golf Course.

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Amicalola Falls State Park

28.23 mi / 45.42 km from the hotel
You can hike more than 12 miles of challenging trails, enjoy a picnic, or go trout fishing when you visit this state park. Be sure to see the tallest cascading waterfall in the Southeast, which is named for the Cherokee word “tumbling waters.”

Etowah River Park

20.31 mi / 32.69 km from the hotel
This sprawling 58-acre park features everything from an amphitheater and a canoe launch to playgrounds and pavilions. As an added bonus, the park has a walking trail that links to the Etowah River Trail and Heritage Park.

Cumming Fairgrounds

1.85 mi / 2.98 km from the hotel
From car shows and circuses to concerts and rodeos, Cumming Fairgrounds provides year-round entertainment for all ages. The venue also hosts the annual Cumming Country Fair & Festival in October.

Mary Alice Park

2.49 mi / 4.01 km from the hotel
Pack a lunch, swimsuits, and plenty of sunscreen for a day on the beach at this lakeside park. You’ll find plenty of picnic tables, barbecue grills, and parking with picturesque Lake Lanier as a backdrop.

Cumming Aquatic Center

3.5 mi / 5.64 km from the hotel
Featuring an Olympic-size pool and a seasonal outdoor leisure pool with a concession stand, this state-of-the-art aquatic center hosts year-round youth and master swim teams, dive and water polo teams, and visitors looking for water fun.

Country Land Golf Course

10.66 mi / 17.15 km from the hotel
Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, this 18-hole parkland-style course offers challenging holes and scenic views. Make your way around the Bermuda grass fairways and Tifdwarf Bermuda greens before ending at the 19th Hole Bar & Grill.

Sawnee Mountain Preserve

4.58 mi / 7.37 km from the hotel
Enjoy views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, see abandoned gold mines, and explore the local history of Sawnee Mountain. With more than 820 acres, 11 miles of trails, and a visitor’s center, this scenic area has something for everyone.

North Georgia Premium Outlets

13.89 mi / 22.35 km from the hotel
You can find your favorite designers and name-brand stores at North Georgia Premium Outlets, which is home to more than 140 stores that include Tory Burch, Kate Spade New York, and Coach.

Big Creek Greenway

9.64 mi / 15.52 km from the hotel
Commune with nature while you stroll along this nearly 20-mile paved trail that connects the cities of Cumming, Alpharetta, and Roswell. Keep your eyes open and camera ready for wildlife like deer, green herons, and wild turkeys.

Lake Lanier

9.76 mi / 15.71 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.