Shopping at Mall of Georgia is among the top things to do in Buford

Whether you’re traveling solo or with family or friends, you’ll find a number of things to do in Buford while staying in one of our hotel rooms or suites. For a day of shopping, you can’t beat the convenience of Mall of Georgia or Sugarloaf Mills shopping center right in Buford. Sample fine wines at Château Élan, see your favorite band at Infinite Energy Center, or go for a boat cruise on Lake Lanier.

If you want to explore downtown Atlanta, our location near I-85 provides easy access to popular attractions like Zoo Atlanta and World of Coca-Cola. Business travelers also appreciate being within minutes of their meetings at Sherwin-Williams, Motorola, and Georgia-Pacific.

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Downtown Atlanta

30.79 mi / 49.55 km from the hotel
Spend the day in downtown Atlanta to experience excellent dining, great shopping, and an extraordinary art scene. You’ll also find popular attractions such as the Georgia Aquarium and CNN Studios.

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

31.21 mi / 50.23 km from the hotel
This state-of-the-art stadium serves as the home field for the Atlanta Falcons football and Atlanta United soccer teams. It features a retractable roof, a bar, a fantasy football lounge, and team stores.

Truist Park

29.41 mi / 47.33 km from the hotel
Baseball fans won’t want to miss seeing the Atlanta Braves play at this stadium constructed in 2016. You can also buy tickets for a behind-the-scenes tour of the park and enjoy concerts, shopping, and dining at the Coca-Cola Roxy and The Battery Atlanta.

Zoo Atlanta

30.83 mi / 49.61 km from the hotel
View more than 1,500 animals, including giant pandas, two-toed sloths, and meerkats, at this family-friendly attraction.

Atlanta Botanical Garden

28.51 mi / 45.88 km from the hotel
Take in the beautiful sights and smells of this mesmerizing garden while your kids climb around the tree-house area or get creative at the water “painting” wall.

Infinite Energy Center

7.26 mi / 11.69 km from the hotel
This massive complex features a theater, an exhibition hall, and a 13,000-seat arena. Get your tickets online to see a Georgia Swarm lacrosse game or a Gladiators hockey match.

Lake Lanier

11.41 mi / 18.37 km from the hotel
Get out and enjoy the sunshine on Lake Lanier. Spanning more than 38,000 acres, it’s the perfect spot for fishing, boating, and swimming.

Mall of Georgia

0.81 mi / 1.3 km from the hotel
As the area’s most popular shopping destination, Mall of Georgia boasts more than 200 retailers, including favorites like Dillard’s, Macy’s, JCPenney, and Belk. You can also dine at one of the restaurants or catch a movie at the theater.

Six Flags Over Georgia

37.4 mi / 60.18 km from the hotel
Thrill-seekers can get an adrenaline rush on rides like The Riddler Mindbender, Goliath, and SkyScreamer. Bring your swimsuit for a trip to the seasonal on-site water park, Hurricane Harbor.

Sugarloaf Mills

7.25 mi / 11.67 km from the hotel
Browse more than 160 stores at Sugarloaf Mills, also home to dining and entertainment at Medieval Times, a movie theater, and an indoor trampoline park.

World of Coca-Cola

30.59 mi / 49.22 km from the hotel
This fascinating museum offers interactive exhibits and memorabilia detailing the history of one of the world’s most recognizable brands. Save a few minutes to taste more than 100 sodas from around the globe.