Do you have that need-to-travel feeling? We have just the solution. Break away from the city’s everyday hustle and bustle and escape to the quiet mountainside town of Clarkesville, GA! Located just a few hours from Jacksonville (by car or plane!), our small town offers the perfect getaway for anyone in need of relaxation. With nearby attractions that are ideal for outdoor adventures and plenty of pristine forests to explore, there’s a good reason North Georgia is the best getaway from Jacksonville, FL. To discover how to travel from Jacksonville, Florida, to North Georgia, and where you can find the best entertainment, attractions, shops, and restaurants, download our free Vacation Guide, and start planning an unforgettable escape to the mountains.
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Things to Do During Your Getaway from Jacksonville, Florida to North Georgia
Discover the Best Scenery in North Georgia
When it comes to scenic destinations, no place compares to the North Georgia Mountains. From soaring peaks to lush valleys, this rocky region offers the escape you’ve been dreaming of. Whether you plan a romantic getaway or a relaxing weekend, this beautiful region is ideal for any vacation.
To take in all this scenic beauty, be sure to visit these mesmerizing scenic spots:
- Minnehaha Falls
- Stovall Mill Covered Bridge
- Tallulah Gorge State Park
- Crow Creek Falls
Spend a Day on the Water
One of the biggest attractions in the area is Lake Rabun. During your trip, relax on the shores of the lake or take a dip. If you want to do something a bit more adventurous, try one of the many water activities like fly fishing! Lake Rabun is a beautiful place to go kayaking or try an exciting sport like wakeboarding and waterskiing in the warmer months. No matter the season, you can admire the natural landscape from the water or the shore.
Enjoy Decadent Cuisine Without Leaving the Property
Indulge in exquisite local cuisine by visiting the best restaurant in Clarkesville! Our delicious dinner menu features dishes made with only the best fresh local ingredients. Plus, our welcoming dining room creates the perfect atmosphere for a lovely meal!
Enjoy Your Stay at Glen Ella Springs
Are you ready to pack your bags and head from Jacksonville to North Georgia? Before you start packing clothes and planning your route, you’ll first have to book a stay at Glen Ella Springs Inn! We have the best selection of accommodations in town, any of which are sure to suit your needs. Whether you’re looking for some privacy in the mountains, exceptional amenities, or both, you’ll find exactly what you need at Glen Ella Springs.
If you’re interested in an intimate and romantic locale for your escape to the North Georgia Mountains, our Queen Rooms are ideally suited for a brief or lengthy visit to our spectacular area. These delightful rooms open onto a covered porch, which overlooks our twelve-acre meadow, pool, and lush perennial gardens.
Check our availability and book today! We look forward to having you.