Where to Hike

    • Brasstown Bald – Rising 4,784 feet above sea level, is Georgia’s tallest mountain. It’s incredible 360degree view allows you to see Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and South Carolina on a clear day.

 

    • Amicalola State Park – Parking in Georgia’s State Parks is just $5, or visitors can buy a $50 annual ParkPass that helps fund renovations, trail work, dock replacements and more.

 

    • Tallulah Gorge – One of the most spectacular canyons in the eastern U.S., Tallulah Gorge is two miles long and nearly 1,000 feet deep. Visitors can hike rim trails to several overlooks, or they can obtain a permit to hike to the gorge floor (100 per day, not available during water releases). A suspension bridge sways 80 feet above the rocky bottom, providing spectacular views of the river and waterfalls.

 

 

 

    • Anna Ruby Falls – located near Unicoi State Park in White County near Helen.

 


Where to Spa

 

 


Where to Explore

 

 

 

    • Atlanta Botanical Gardens – Connect with beauty and the natural world in the Gainesville Garde. Explore outdoor gardens, browse seasonal exhibitions, improve your art and gardening skills and more.

 

    • North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall: One of Georgia’s top-rated outlet malls is located right here in Dawsonville, Georgia. Go shopping at over 140 stores, featuring designer clothing brands, household products, technology, and more.

 

    • Dawsonville Antiques: With over 3,000 square feet of vintage furniture and collectibles, take a stroll through this enormous antique shop to find undiscovered treasures. Take a piece of history with you or save big on your next purchase with Dawonsville’s vibrant antiques market.

 

    • Burt’s Farm: Ready to visit the pumpkin patch or ride Georgia’s most famous hay ride? Stop by Burt’s Farm for the greatest Fall extravaganza, where you can enjoy the cool weather and changing colors with the entire family.

 

    • Gibbs Gardens: From beautiful Japanese ponds to colorful waterlily ponds, Gibbs Gardens is top tourist destination in the southeast. Tour the 292-acre botanical garden for hours to see rolling hills, streams, and millions of flowers.

 

  • Chestatee Golf Club: Take a break from your busy schedule and play a round of golf with family or friends. The beautifully-manicured course has stunning views of the North Georgia landscape and top-notch facilities.

 

After all that adventure you’re going to be hungry!