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Woodstock, Georgia is a quaint little town with great history. It is known for being one of the filming locations for "The Walking Dead" TV show.

There are many things to enjoy in Woodstock, GA that have nothing to do with zombies. These are just some of them!


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The Yellow River Game Ranch boasts over 200 native and exotic animals. Many of these animals come from rescues and habitats in need of assistance. There are usually around 50 to 60 different species on display at any given time, including zebras, buffalo and camels. This ranch is a great place to learn about nature and see things like baby alligators or even a bald eagle!


Are you looking for a romantic way to celebrate an anniversary or birthday? Look no further than the great zoos and aquariums found in Woodstock, GA. These places offer natural habitats and settings so that people can get close to many of their favorite animals. The Atlanta Aquarium is home to penguins, otters and sea turtles! The Atlanta Botanical Garden is home to various species of monkeys and lemurs, as well as other endangered animals.


The Fernbank Museum of Natural History has many historic exhibits and dioramas that show what life was like in North America during specific eras and periods. Kids and adults alike love to explore the museum. Neverland Ranch is home to many animals, including parrots and cockatoos. There are also a few alligators living in the pond!

There are plenty of things to do in Woodstock, GA that have nothing to do with zombies. Take a look at our website for more information on great attractions and activities!



If you're looking for a place to stay in Woodstock, GA, we have great news: there are many wonderful hotels and inns nearby. Whether you're searching for a relaxing bed and breakfast or an upscale hotel with amenities like free WiFi and complimentary transportation service, we guarantee that there's something for everyone here.


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We've gathered information on some of our favorite Woodstock, GA hotels and inns below.


Super 8 Motel - This family-friendly motel offers free parking, free continental breakfast, an outdoor pool, meeting rooms, business center services, coffee makers in all guest rooms, flat-panel TVs with premium channels in the front desk area, whirlpool suites, free Wi-Fi, and rooms with microwaves.


Hampton Inn & Suites - This hotel offers rooms with balconies, a hot breakfast buffet each morning, daily housekeeping services, an outdoor pool, indoor children's pool, fitness center, sauna/steam room/fitness center access at a nearby location for a fee, business center, free coffee in the lobby, free gym/workout passes for a nearby facility and rooms with microwaves.


The Lodge at White Oak Mountains - This hotel has its own on-site restaurant and lounge. Rooms include balconies, Wi-Fi access, flat-panel TVs, high definition channels (HBO), video game consoles, and microwaves.


Hilton Garden Inn - This hotel includes complimentary breakfast, an outdoor pool, flat-panel TVs in all rooms with high definition channels (HBO), whirlpool suites, free Wi-Fi throughout the building, work desks in each room, fitness center access at a nearby location for a fee (complimentary passes available), and rooms with microwaves.


Comfort Suites - This hotel is pet-friendly, has a fitness center, offers free local calls, complimentary breakfast each morning, heated indoor pool and hot tub, flat-panel TVs in all guest rooms with high definition channels (HBO), whirlpool suites available on request at the front desk, and rooms with microwaves.


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - This hotel offers free Wi-Fi throughout the building, an indoor pool and hot tub, whirlpool suites on request at the front desk, a hot breakfast buffet each morning, fitness center access at a nearby location for a fee (complimentary passes available), complimentary coffee in the lobby, and rooms with microwaves.


Quality Inn & Suites - This hotel serves a free continental breakfast each morning, has an indoor pool and hot tub, fitness center access at a nearby location for a fee (complimentary passes available), whirlpool suites on request at the front desk, business center services, coffee makers in all guest rooms, free local calls, flat-panel TVs with premium channels in the front desk area, and rooms with microwaves.


Omni Hut - This hotel serves a daily breakfast buffet each morning, has an outdoor pool and hot tub, fitness center access at a nearby location for a fee (complimentary passes available), business services at the front desk, free coffee in the lobby, an indoor pool and hot tub available during warmer months, and rooms with microwaves.


Country Inn & Suites - This hotel offers complimentary continental breakfast each morning, an outdoor pool, fitness center access at a nearby location for a fee (complimentary passes available), complimentary transportation service to and from nearby Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, complimentary high-speed Internet access in all rooms and public areas, a business center with printing services, whirlpool suites available on request at the front desk, and rooms with microwaves.



Woodstock is the county seat of Cherokee County in Georgia. The city was named for Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England because many of its founders emigrated to Georgia in the late 1830s and early 1840s.

Woodstock, Georgia, is located in the northern part of the state and 30 miles north of Atlanta. Woodstock covers more than 12 square miles, with over 30,000 citizens living within its limits.

We're thrilled to call ourselves "The Athens Home for Creative Entrepreneurs" as the home of Georgia. We're a Georgia PlanFirst Community, and we've received the Live, Work, Play City Award from the Georgia Municipal Association.

Woodstock's police department is one of the most highly trained and well-equipped in Georgia, which helps to explain why our crime rate is so low. Our highly trained and equipped fire department has some of the best insurance coverage available, assuring the safety of our residents.


Places to See and Visit


Chastain Park Amphitheater: Chastain Park is a must-see for music fans! It not only hosts some of the finest concerts in Georgia, but it also stages festivals and children's activities.

John Tanner State Park: If you want to get in touch with nature, John Tanner State Park has over 30 miles of paths and several activities throughout the year.


Food and Entertainment


The Big Chicken: If you're looking for some great Southern dishes, The Big Chicken is the place to go. It offers a selection of fried chicken alternatives as well as burgers and fries.

Sugar Shack is a local favorite with an out-of-town vibe. The bakery prepares both large and small cakes, as well as pastries. Custom details for special events, such as birthday cakes or wedding cakes, are also made available.

Alfresco is a tapas restaurant that is open every day of the week. It has live music and trivia nights as well as other activities throughout the year.

Ricardo's: Ricardo's serves a diverse range of Mexican and American cuisine, as well as a fully stocked bar with plenty of tables.

Make the trip to Woodstock and see what we have to offer!