Most People Have No Idea This Sunken Community In Georgia Even Exists

Lake Lanier in northeast Georgia is a favorite recreation spot for millions each year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers estimates that some 7.5 million people visit Lake Sidney Lanier annually. And why not? Boating, fishing, camping, swimming? Yes, please! Sign me up!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Did you know about the sunken history of Lake Sidney Lanier? Are you among the 7.5 million who enjoy spending time on this man-made reservoir each year? We’d love to know the answers to both in our comments!