For some of the best hiking, biking, camping, climbing, canoeing, and kayaking in the world, make your way to Northeast Georgia, the gateway to the Appalachian Mountains.
These beautiful falls are located in the Chattahoochee National Forest and are readily accessible. Visit twin waterfalls plunging more than 150 feet (tallest) on the paved trail from the visitor information center. To get to the visitors center you will need to drive through Unicoi State Park
Explore Gainesville’s Upper Lanier Water Trail by Kayak! Five lake parks within Gainesville serve as the perfect launch, landing or stopover site for avid or beginning paddlers. This 14 mile section of Lake Lanier is a continuation of the Upper Chattahoochee River Water Trail.
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Spectacular scenery, hiking trails, and a variety of adventure activities such as zip lines, 3-D archery, climbing wall and more make this one of Georgia's most popular state parks. The icing on the cake is the 729-foot Amicalola Falls, the tallest cascade in the Southeast
Located on beautiful Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee, Georgia. They offer accommodations for a family vacation or a romantic getaway. Also offering a full service marina (200 covered wet slips and certified marine mechanical services) and boat rentals (canoe, kayak and pontoon).
See this gorgeous succession of five waterfalls with an estimated total vertical drop of 300° located in a 170-acre scenic area. The High Shoals Trail follows along High Shoals Creek to observation decks beside two of the five streams cascading in the High Shoals Scenic Area.
Within the sweeping panorama of the north Georgia foothills Château Élan began with the planting of vineyards in 1981. From these lush vines has grown a 3,500 acre conference and leisure destination where French provincial and Southern hospitality combine to produce exceptional wines and warm memories
A cordial welcome. A welcome change. It’s just the beginning of what you’ll find in the charming Town of Braselton. Our dynamic community is home to the world-class amenity, Chateau Elan Winery and Resort, and Golf Club. For the racing enthusiast, Braselton offers Road Atlanta, one of the world’s best road courses.
We welcome you all to come out to the farm. We currently have about 25 acres with just over 6,000 trees. Our current crop is primarily Leyland cypress but we will be offering eastern red cedar, Murray cypress, Naylor?s blue cypress, Carolina sapphire, and blue ice varieties in the coming years.
The gem of Achasta is the 6,995-yard, par-72 Achasta Golf Course, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design. Golfers of all skill levels can enjoy this challenging yet playable masterpiece, with its bent grass greens and manicured fairways that roll gently past picturesque views of the Chestatee River.
Although we have a limited number of sites they are all very spacious. With 20 campsites, 15 of which are on the river, it allows for a more private camping experience. People are always surprised to see how nice and clean our Cabins are kept and how personable our staff are. Motorcycle friendly.
Have you played Apple Mountain yet? Come and experience the most talked about golf course in the North Georgia foothills. The picturesque backdrop of the North Georgia Mountains, bent grass greens, Bermuda fairways, and Silver Pine trees make for a golfing adventure that you will never forget!
A World Class Motorsports facility, conducive to cars, karts and motorcycles. We are a family centered organization with outside activities including horseback riding, pool, clubhouse, play sets. The facility is available for private rental as well as open to everyone for viewing and kart rentals.
Pack the ‘Kids™ up for a trip to the new BabyLand General® Hospital in Cleveland, Georgia, voted one of the Travel Channel’s Top Ten Toylands. Beautifully situated on 650 acres in the North Georgia Mountains, this Southern Style home filled with Cabbage Patch Kids will capture the imagination of your entire family. Admission is free.
Boggs Creek Recreation Area provides excellent hiking, picnicking, fishing, wildlife and bird-watching, sunrise to sunset, seven days per week. A day-use parking area allows visitors walk-in access past mile 1.1 of Boggs Creek Road, beyond which motorized access is restricted.
Located in a historic 5,000 square foot building built in the post-depression era, this arts center is a beautiful showcase for fine art and exhibits by Georgia artists are shown year round. The center features three galleries, art education classes and events for all ages, and an artists' co-op gift shop,
The Heritage and Visitor's Center includes a wide variety of items important to Braselton's history, as well as the history and heritage of the surrounding area. We have also included items that, while not old, are an important part of why Braselton is special.
Butternut Creek Golf Course features rolling valley holes and challenging slopes with mountain views from all 18 holes. The Course sits in downtown Blairsville below beautiful Ivy Log Mountain. Butternut Creek plays to a modest 6,500+ yards, but 4 to 6 boxes on every hole give challenging options for every player. Water comes into play on 13 holes.
Planned around an 'old family farm' theme, CCVW features a c.1820 hand-hewn log cabin which serves as guest accommodations overlooking the vineyard. The 'loft' of the barn houses the tasting room atop the winery. Live music every Sat. and Sun., 2-5pm. Tasting room Thurs.-Sat. 11am-5:30pm and Sun. 12:30-5:30pm.
A Mike Young-designed golf course just north of Atlanta, Countryland Golf Club is a fun and enjoyable challenge to your golf game. Come and play this 18 hole semi-private golf course, and you will be glad you did. The friendly, professional staff and the beauty of this course is unlike any other.
Crane Creek Vineyards is in the North Georgia Mountains in the small town of Young Harris. The microclimate and mineral soils provides grapes that produce complex wines with fresh assertive flavors. The unique tasting room is in the original 1886 farm house. Enjoy your tastings here or on the spacious decks overlooking the vineyards.
Dawsonville Moonshine Distillery is a legal moonshine distillery in the heart of 'The Moonshine Capital of the World' - Dawsonville, GA. Where else would you find a legal distillery under the same roof as City Hall and the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame? Only in Dawsonville.
Deer Trail is a fun 9 hole regulation course. From the longest tees it features 6,093 yards for a par of 72. The course was designed by Albert Jones. The course rating is 68.8 with a slope rating of 119. Deer Trail is a daily fee golf course with a 'Call For Playing Privileges' guest policy.
Owners Larry and Cathi Dietsch will welcome you to their farm in Young Harris, Georgia where you?ll see their herd of huacaya alpacas grazing nearby. It's a peaceful environment, where alpacas seem like family. Their Alpaca Store offers a wide selection of Alpaca scarves, hats, accessories, and yarns.
Etowah Valley Sporting Clays Park, with its unique Amish-style clubhouse, is the ideal place to gather for traditional family, social, church and business outings. Offering two 13-station sporting clays courses, two 6-station sporting clays courses, 5-stand and wobble trap.
Swimming, boating, water skiing and fishing on Lake Hartwell are prime reasons to visit Hart Outdoor Recreation Area in northeast Georgia. The park's boat ramps and docks offer easy access to all water sports. Visitors can also enjoy hiking/biking trails and a children's playground.
Helton Creek Waterfalls, 11.5 miles south of Blairsville on U.S. Hwy. 129S. Turn left 1/2 mile past Vogel State Park onto Helton Creek Rd. follow road about 2.5 miles and watch for the waterfall cascading down the mountain on the right. Park and follow a trail about .2 mile hike. The lower falls drop over a 30' ledge, tumbling to a pool below.
Everyone who makes the five-mile trek through the mountains to the Hike Inn in the Chattahoochee National Forest does so for a different reason. Some come to get away from their everyday lives. Some come to spend quality time with their family. Others come for the Appalachian Trail. But no matter the reason, the result is the same. Everyone leaves
Nestled in the foothils of the northeast Georgia Mountains overlooking the Alpine town of Helen, Innsbruck Golf Club offers breathtaking mountain views, wildlife and a challenging round of golf. The Bill Watts 6,748-yard, Par 72 course offers a challenge for the avid golfer and a pleasant round for the novice.
Tours by appointment. Visits to LMA include hands on, up close and personal alpaca encounters. While we are not a petting zoo, we do encourage our visitors to touch the alpacas with our assistance. We share a lot of information regarding the origin and care of the alpacas as well as how the fiber is used and processed.
Our purpose is twofold: to protect and preserve Heritage farmland and to grow traditional Appalachian foods in harmony with Nature. Our heritage crops provide seeds for future use, diverse nutritional needs year round and reward us with great taste. Our produce is all “in season” and harvested at its peak. Everything we sell is grown or raised on the Farm in natural and sustainable methods.
The 26-acre Lumpkin County Park includes athletic fields, picnic pavilions, and a 24,000 square-foot community center. The 60-acre sports complex includes baseball fields, softball fields, batting cage, recreation center with basketball court and several multi-purpose/banquet rooms for rental.
Looking for something new, exciting and creative to do? Come join us to mix up your own masterpiece. We'll supply the canvas, the paint and the brushes, and our professional and fun teachers will guide you step by step in creating your own piece of art that you take home.
America's largest O-gauge train display - a 3,400 square-foot layout where 14 O-gauge Lionel trains travel on a mile of track over 12 bridges and 4 trestles and through 15 tunnels. From the square in Blairsville, GA take US 19/129 south approx. 2.5 miles; left on Town Creek School Rd., go 3.5 miles. Railroad is on the right.
Mossy Creek Golf Course is an 18-hole, public course that has served the community of Cleveland, Georgia since 1965. Golfers will love the way our course combines the beautiful Georgia landscape with an excellent course layout, designed to challenge experienced players while relaxing rookies. From our longest tees, Mossy Creek is nearly 6,000 yards in length.
Nestled in the foothills of Blairsville comes a golf experience like no other, Old Union, a golf course designed by world renowned architect Denis Griffiths. The 7,681 yard masterpiece offers shot makers of all abilities the chance to play a golf course with a true Scottish feel.
Located in the Chattooga Ranger District, this waterfall is perhaps one of the most unusual in north Georgia because the water flows through a split in the face of a solid rock outcropping to the ground 100 feet below. Behind the split, the water drops approximately 60 feet and then rushes through the rock face and drops 20 feet into a deep pool. The water then cascades 20 more feet to Dodd Creek. Three other waterfalls may be found on Dodd Creek.
Serenity Cellars is a family owned, boutique winery in North Georgia Wine Country, specializing in Old World style wines. Our North Georgia Wine Country Tasting Room features a sensational vibe that celebrates the fusion of wine, music and art in a setting with Tuscan sensibilities. Live music every weekend.
The Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm is an outdoor agricultural museum that functions as an educational and interpretative facility. The farm is unique for its collection of intact historic buildings that exist in their original location and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Visit Woodland Fairy Village Wee hobbit houses and troll mines alongside the Sleepy Hollow studio. Peek in the fairy & hobbit houses, observe whimsical figures, whirligigs and more in the enchanted park setting. Founder/owner Art Millican, Jr. is a former Disney artist and model maker. No admission fee. Take Hwy. 76/515, 6 miles east of Blairsville
Habersham, home to both the Chattahoochee and Soque Rivers, boasts the best fishing east of the Mississippi. The 30-mile Soque starts and ends in Habersham County, feeding into the Chattahoochee. The Soque is a favorite among fly fishermen. It is not uncommon for anglers to catch a 30+ inch trout.
This 330-acre research forest is the official state arboretum. The forest includes about 90 percent of Georgia native trees. The Eva Thompson Thornton Garden contains more than 100 ornamental trees. The arboretum also contains an interesting granite outcrop and several miles of walking trails.
We're dedicated to providing you or your group the finest wine tour experience on the East Coast. North Georgia's beautiful scenery and Southern hospitality provide the perfect getaway. Most tours include at least four impressive vineyards, as well as the tasting fees. All of our tours are unique with plenty of local information, relaxing views, and fun!
Yahoola Creek Park features a 1.5-mile walking trail with two outdoor pavilions, tennis courts, baseball fields, softball fields, soccer fields, an outdoor classroom, and concessions and restroom facilities. Picnic areas with picnic tables are located along beautiful Yahoola Creek.