Allatoona Lake, GA, USA

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Allatoona Lake, GA, USA

Allatoona Lake vacation rentals

Get away from it all at Allatoona Lake

Situated around 40 minutes by car from the bustling heart of Atlanta, Allatoona Lake is an expanse of natural beauty, with thousands of acres of shimmering water and countless miles of verdant shoreline. Its marinas can invariably be found packed with gently bobbing sailboats, while the surrounding fragrant forests are the ideal spot for a leisurely afternoon hike. Allatoona Lake vacation rentals range from cozy waterfront cottages to sprawling family estates, so you can tailor your trip to your precise wants and needs.

Aquatic adventures on Allatoona Lake

Allatoona Lake draws lovers of outdoor pursuits from far and wide. It's a veritable fishing hotspot, with crystal-clear waters teeming with largemouth bass, catfish, bream, sunfish and other highly prized catches. Boating, kayaking and paddle boarding are also popular local pastimes, with equipment rental available from any of the marinas dotted around the lake. In the sunny summer months, the soft golden sands of Bartow Beach are particularly alluring, with swimming, sunbathing and sandcastle building among the most popular ways to while away the hours.

Art near Allatoona Lake

Within reach of Allatoona Lake vacation rentals you'll find a host of attractions. For an immersive primer in local history, be sure to swing by the Allatoona Lake Visitor Center and Museum. Here you can learn all about the region's history, from the time of its first settlers, to its role in the Civil War, to the present day. A short drive from the lake's western shores will take you to the Booth Western Art Museum, home to one of the world's most comprehensive collections of western American art. Here you'll find an array of paintings, sculptures and contemporary artworks inspired by the region's first peoples, fur-trappers, mountain men and cowboys.

Sizzling summer days around Allatoona Lake

Allatoona Lake vacation rentals are in particularly high demand in the peak summer months of June to August, when days are long, hot and sunny. Humidity can be quite intense at this time of year, so you might not want to exert yourself too much. Winters are relatively mild compared to much of the United States, with very little snowfall, but temperatures can hover around freezing at night-time. Spring and fall are great times to visit, with pleasantly warm weather ideal for hiking and other outdoor pursuits. Rainfall is fairly consistent throughout the year, and a little higher than average in the US.

Allatoona Lake's beautiful beasts and birds

Allatoona Lake's forested shorelines are home to an abundance of exquisite flora and fauna. Take a tranquil stroll down any of its pristine hiking trails, and you might catch sight of graceful deer, cute rabbits, busy-tailed racoons or even majestic black bears. On your walk you may be afforded views of ruggedly beautiful mountains or even the distant glittering Atlanta skyline. The lake is also a haven for birdwatchers, with a diverse range of enthralling species to be spotted here, such as osprey, horned owls and red-tailed hawks.