Northeast Georgia Mountains / Gainesville

Walking Tour of Our Solar System

Downtown Square
Gainesville, GA 30501

770-531-2664 | 770-531-6598

Learn about placement of the planets in relationship to the sun and moon in a practical way. This 1.8-mile Scale Model 1:2,000,000,000 Walking Tour of Our Solar System (one of only five in the United States) takes visitors from the sun at the Southeast corner of the Historic Downtown Square (near the courthouse) and ends just past the tennis courts and American flag, where you will come to Pluto and Alpha Centauri. For a copy of the brochure that contains descriptions of planets and an informative and directional map, call the Gainesville Tourism Office at 770-531-2664 or 770-531-6598.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Parking on Site

    Public Restrooms

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round


    Near Interstate Highway



    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages