Our Vacation Guide in the Mountains highlights things to do in North Georgia, North Georgia events,
plus restaurants, shopping, & lodging across 17 cities in the Appalachian mountains.

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Highlights from North Georgia

Road Trip to Clayton

From Atlanta, GA 108 mi From Chattanooga, TN 141 mi From Asheville, NC 92 mi From Greenville, SC 82 mi Take a Road Trip to Clayton, Georgia and explore the surrounding natural beauty of Rabun County for your perfect mountain getaway. Travelers enjoy the many scenic routes around every corner as they drive through this peaceful mountain community. Downtown Clayton - Stroll leisurely on Main Street through the local shops that feature the best in art, antiques, books, gifts, wine and so much more! Dine at one of the fine restaurants or experience the old-fashioned drug store soda fountain! [...]

North Georgia Hiking Trails

Beautiful trails are yours to explore in the great outdoors of the North Georgia Mountains. Just pack a snack and plenty of water, get your gear ready and go for a hike. Ellijay - Three Forks Trail: To the left (North) on the trail is Long Creek Falls (2.3 miles round trip) . To the right is a beautiful section of old growth forest along Stover Creek. Directions: Take 52 East from Ellijay about 4.8 miles. Turn left on Big Creek Road at the Dollar General. Follow this road about 15.4 miles (the final .4 miles are dirt) to [...]

Community Spotlight: Blairsville

... You’ll be Captivated By it’s Charms Bairsville Georgia has the energy of con-temporary life combined with traditions of the history of the Appalachian Mountains. Every year people travel to visit this quaint little town and are captivated by it’s charming downtown city and friendly hometown hospitality. Visitors are immediately drawn to the Courthouse, located in the center of a traffic circle built in 1899. Although the original clock tower has been removed it is still visible on display with a Museum open to the public. The Union County Historical Society has nightly bell music from the tower and [...]