Lawrenceville serves as Gwinnett's county seat and home to numerous restaurants, parks and attractions. Join us as we spend a day exploring metro Atlanta's second largest city.

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Wake up and smell the delicious coffee brewing at Boulder Creek Coffeehouse on the square. Grab some fresh pastries to enjoy on their wrap-around porch or take a short walk past Lawrenceville Lawn over to Peachtree Café for Banana Nutella Pancakes or the Spicy Bacon Cheeseburger Omelet. 

Once your breakfast has settled it's time to brush up on some local history. Visit the Veterans Museum, Lawrenceville Female Seminary and Gwinnett Historic Courthouse for a peek into the past. If you prefer to spend your morning in nature hop over to Rhodes Jordan Park to walk the scenic trail around a huge lake or play tennis or basketball outdoors on their courts. 



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Lunchtime in Lawrenceville offers up many delectable dining options. Try Universal Joint for an unforgettable burger. Our favorites include The Steinbeck (pimento cheese, bacon and jalapenos) or the Blue Cheese Bacon Burger. Other restaurant options include McCray's Tavern (bar/restaurant with rooftop dining), Cosmo's Pizza + Social (authentic pizza and small bites), Strange Taco, Foggy Bottom BBQ, La Cazuela or Oyster Bay (seafood). Lawrenceville's newest dining destinations include: Truck N Tap, Scrum-did-dly-Umptious, and Anejo. Whatever you choose you won't be disappointed! 

Blue Rooster Bakeshop, a local favoriteor Special Kneads, a bakery specializing in sweet treats and hiring/training special needs adults,  will take care of your mid-day dessert needs.  

Next head to Galactic Quest and  Nancy's Candy + Spice for shopping. Grab a nice, cool boba tea at Pearl's Tea  to enjoy while you stroll. 

Man looking at comic books at Galactic Quest



For dinner stop by Dominick's for traditional Italian fare, D-Floridian for Cuban cuisine or Local Republic for gourmet burgers and small plates. Other options include: Uncle Jack's Tavern or Magazzino's

As the sun sets make your way over to Aurora Theatre for a professional live play or comedy show. If you prefer something more hand-on visit Painting with a Twist or Masterpiece Mixers (reservations recommended for both) to create a painting. 

Once you've been thoroughly entertained visit Gwinnett's first brewery, Slow Pour Brewing for a tall cold beer.