Visit Eatonton, Georgia – The Official Food & Travel Magazine
Nestled in the heart of Georgia, midway between Atlanta and Augusta, Eatonton, Georgia is a city with 221 miles of scenic seashore and a quaint downtown. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway or a fun-filled adventure, Eatonton is the place to be. Enjoy incredible outdoor activities, live music and entertainment, and unique dining options for a memorable trip.
AN EXCITING OUTDOOR ADVENTURE
A trip to Eatonton is sure to give you an incredible time in the great outdoors. A favorite among outdoor enthusiasts is Rock Hawk Effigy, an outdoor classroom with hundreds of educational exhibits along 30 miles of trails. These trails meander through spectacular trees and foliage and are perfect for hiking, running, or even biking. Other activities include bird watching of over 200 species of birds, archery and camping. Nothing beats a day at the lake. And with two lakes in Eatonton, Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee, there’s ample opportunity to get out on the water and explore. Whether you’re cruising the water on a boat or taking your time on a paddleboard or kayak, the tree-lined water is a sight so beautiful you have to see it for yourself.
INCREDIBLE LAKES! WHAT ELSE?
Downtown Eatonton offers a rich arts and entertainment culture with numerous opportunities for theatrical productions, live music and local art galleries. Eatonton is home to the Plaza Arts Center, a unique entertainment center housed in a renovated 1916 schoolhouse. The Plaza hosts incredible outdoor performances on a beautiful lawn during spring and summer, where concertgoers are immersed in great music and great weather. Inside, you can enjoy performances by all kinds of talent, including theatrical performances and comedy shows. At The Artisans Village in downtown Eatonton, explore the work of local artists including paintings, wood carvings, pottery, photography, watercolors, jewelry, fabrics and baskets – the talent on display is endless. You can also drop by one of the many classes hosted by The Artisans Village and learn how to make your own artwork.
A day at the lake or exploring downtown Eatonton will whet your appetite! Whether you’re looking for a lakeside bite or a unique downtown dining experience, there’s plenty to choose from. The Folks Art on South Jefferson: a Mercantile and Café is a quirky downtown restaurant and folk art shop featuring freshly made, life-changing sandwiches and other healthy fare. Just down the street is the Eat-A-Ton Cafe, a rustic and modern gem serving fresh, made-to-order salads, hearty sandwiches, soups and wings. Wash it all down with a specialty cocktail from the full bar. Out on the lake, Lake Oconee Bistro offers unique, comforting dishes and an incredible raw food bar. Lake Oconee Bistro is a popular brunch spot in Eatonton with a homemade Bloody Mary bar and towering mimosa towers. Another notable lakeside dining delight is The Silver Moon, an eclectic and intimate restaurant and bar that serves remarkable steaks and seafood.
WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?
These are just some of the incredible experiences that await you in Eatonton, Georgia. See the sparkling lake views and vibrant arts and entertainment culture for yourself – there’s nothing quite like it.