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Things to Do This Spring in Homer, GA - Chimney Oaks

February 28, 2024


Have you noticed sunsets are arriving later in the evening, the weather is slightly warmer, and flowers are in bloom? That means spring is approaching, and it’s time to plan outdoor recreation and activities for you and your family. Homer, Georgia, has many family-friendly options for fun events, festivals, and indoor facilities so everyone can enjoy this season. We built our new single-family home and townhome community of Chimney Oaks with homeowners in mind, so no matter what, everyone can reap the benefits of living in this great city!

Playing golf with friends©RossHelen

Welcome Spring in the Great Outdoors


Practice your winning golf swing, perfect those freestyle swim moves, and challenge a friend to a pickleball game less than 5 minutes from your home at the famous Chimney Oaks Golf Club. This excellent facility is jam-packed with sports options for everyone in the family. Living close to this golf club is a fantastic perk of owning a new home in our new Chimney Oaks neighborhoods!

Hot sunny days are ahead, meaning spending time outdoors is perfect for the whole family. This spring, take a trip to Hurricane Shoals Park and enjoy outdoor recreational activities like walking trails, disc and mini golf, picnicking, and wading in the waterfalls. This beautiful park is only 20 minutes from your home at Chimney Oaks, making this an ideal destination for weekend trips or daily activities after work or school with loved ones.

Family with Animals at Safari©Irina Wilhauk
Fun Activities To Do This Spring in Homer, GA


A new family-friendly farm to visit this year is Atlanta Safari Park. Only 20 minutes away from Chimney Oaks, you can feed wild animals from around the world, like giraffes, bulls, and llamas, hang out with 200+ birds in the parakeet aviary, and spend time with your kids at the petting zoo. Atlanta Safari Park is the perfect daytime activity to welcome the warm weather season.

Just 35 minutes from your front door, you can indulge in the delectable flavors of the region’s best wines from Yonah Mountain Vineyards. This family-owned vineyard on two hundred acres is on the southeastern base of iconic Yonah Mountain. They offer wine tastings seven days a week and wine purchasing online 24/7, making this vineyard a great adults-only activity and a great destination spot for weddings and other outdoor events.

Kid Picking Apples at Farm©Natalia Kirichenko

Feeding your family fresh fruits and vegetables is easier than ever when you live at Chimney Oaks. Take a trip to Jaemor Farms, Georgia’s largest family-owned farm market 20 minutes from your home, and pick your food from the vine! Look forward to the upcoming strawberry harvest from late April to early June, then delight in favorites from peaches, blackberries, squash & zucchini, okra, cucumbers, local honey, and more in the summer months. After visiting the farm, try out one of the famous recipes from the cook-off competitions.

As the infamous saying goes, before May flowers come April showers. Check out Funopolis Family Fun Center on rainy weather days this spring when staying indoors is a must. The center has an arcade, bowling, mini golf, go-karts, bumper cars, and more cool things kids love to do 15 minutes from your new house. This is also a great place for hosting birthday parties and other celebrations. They accommodate all groups, from schools, clubs, and churches. The Funopolis Cafe serves simple bites like pizza, hamburgers, hotdogs, and delectable carnival-style desserts, so you can spend the entire day here without worrying about bringing lunch or finding a restaurant with a kids’ menu.

Chimney Oaks Clubhouse

The Chimney Oaks community amenities are ideal for days you want to spend time in the neighborhood. Our community clubhouse, fitness center, junior Olympic-style pool, and tennis courts offer a place to relax, exercise, de-stress, and enjoy the company of your family, neighbors, and guests. Contact us today to learn more about available homes and our current promotions in this new community in Homer, GA!

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