Amicalola Falls The highest waterfall in Georgia, falling 729 feet in seven cascades. At the base of the falls, there is a parking area, a reflection pool, and 3/10-mile paved trail leading to an observation deck at the top of the falls. Directions: from Dahlonega, Amicalola State Park’s entrance is on GA Highway 52, east… [read more »]

Habersham County’s Summer Playground at Lake Russell & Nearby Cornelia Lake Russell Recreational Area is situated along the peaceful shore of the 100-acre Lake Russell, this developed recreation area offers 42 campsites that accommodate both tent and RV camping and a picnic shelter with seating for 30 is available on a first come first serve… [read more »]

Hiawassee July 13 – 15 Georgia Moonshine Cruiz-in Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds July 14 Kentucky Headhunters Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds July 15, 22, 29 Music on the Square Downtown Hiawassee July 21 – 29 67th Annual Georgia Mountain Fair Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds August 4, 11, 18, 25 Music on the Square Downtown Hiawassee August 11 – 12… [read more »]


Trahlyta is the name of a woman in Cherokee legend who is said to have lived on Cedar Mountain near present day Dahlonega. Trahlyta was told to walk along a certain path, drink from a magic spring, and wish never to grow old by the Witch of Cedar Mountain. “You will become more beautiful with… [read more »]