Guide to Gwinnett

​Neat and Noteworthy Tours in Gwinnett

There's no shortage of fun, unique things to do in Gwinnett. In this post, we'll give you the rundown for seven one-of-a-kind tours you can partake in.

1. Seoul of the South™ Korean Restaurant Tour. Hosted by yours truly, the Seoul of the South tour gives you a chance to immerse yourself in another culture. You'll dine at four Korean eateries (come hungry) and learn all about Korean culture in Gwinnett from our host, Korean-native, Sarah Park. Our tours sell out quick, so check out our Guide to Korean Culture to explore on your own.

2. BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta. The BAPS Mandir (temple) is sort of indescribable. Hand-carved stone was assembled by volunteers to construct this stunning site. Guests are welcome from 9am to 6pm daily, and you can pay $5 for an audio tour. See our know-before-you-go guide.

3. Lawrenceville Ghost Tours. If you're into spooky things, you've got to go on a Lawrenceville Ghost Tour and Cemetery tour. As the oldest city in Metro Atlanta, this town has plenty of spooky stories to offer. Adults, be sure to check out Brews & Boos.

4. Plantation Houses of Gwinnett County. Gwinnett is full of traditional, original plantation homes and other historic sites. You can take a self-guided driving tour to 17 spots, dating back to as early as 1812. Unless otherwise noted, these properties are privately owned and not open to the public, so be respectful.

5. Sculptour. This is an awesome activity for anyone interested in the arts. This outdoor art exhibit features 17 unique sculptures created by various artists. Be sure to pop into Suwanee City Hall for a brochure.

6. Chateau Elan Winery Tour. For just $5 you can take a guided winery tour at Chateau Elan Winery & Resort. You can add a tasting for an additional cost. Tours take place Monday through Friday at 2:30pm, Saturday at 1:30, 3:30 and 5:30pm and Sunday at 1:30 and 4:30pm.

7. Stone Mountain Park Segway Tour. Explore this 3,200 acre park on a fully narrated Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) tour or E-bike tour. You'll see some of the most scenic areas of the park while riding in style. See their website for restrictions and age regulations. 

8. Historic Norcross Trolley Tours. Hop on a trolley and see all kinds of historic landmarks and sites through out downtown Norcross. The tour costs just $5, and you'll receive samples from local merchants, as well as a coupon book.


Post by Jessica Whittingslow

Self-proclaimed foodie and adventurer, Jessica loves to explore Gwinnett and all the great dining, shopping, activities and events the area has to offer. When she's not telling you guys what dishes to try or where to be, she's reading, spending time outdoors or catching up on the latest Netflix original series (who else loved Stranger Things??). She's got an Australian Shepherd that's basically her child and a husband, who always comes second to the dog (sorry, not sorry).

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