Highlights from North Georgia

ROAD TRIP TO: Clarkesville & Scenic Hwy 197

From Atlanta, GA – 85 mi From Chattanooga, TN – 140 mi From Asheville, NC – 112 mi From Greenville, SC – 88 mi Drive to the quaint city of Clarkesville and discover one of the most historic towns in northeast Georgia. Back in the early 1800’s, travelers got to the city by stagecoach and […]

Blairsville Scottish Festival

15th Annual Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highlands Games June 9th & 10th at Meeks Park A Wee Bit of Scotland in the North Georgia Mountains Family fun, music, games, food, pipe & drum bands, dancers

Community Spotlight: Blairsville

The place for entertainment in the mountains… Discover the perfect mountain town for your next visit to beautiful North Georgia.  Blairsville has the energy of contemporary life for your stay that includes wonderful food, wineries, lodging, crafts, and shopping, combined with a tradition of festivals, vibrant music, historical and scenic attractions for recreational activities. Union […]

Community Spotlight on Helen, GA

Long before the area was established, this was the center of Cherokee Indian culture with villages scattered throughout Nacoochee and what is now known as Helen valleys.  As structures were built in 1813, the Cherokees approved construction of the Unicoi Turnpike, which is now is Hwy. 17 / 75 towards Hiawassee.  Then as Cherokee’s left […]