If you’re looking for a getaway that feels both adventurous and relaxing, then pack your bags! Our small mountain town delivers the best of both worlds. We’ve compiled a list of reasons why you should visit Clarkesville, GA. We can’t wait to host your dreamy mountain vacation.
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Why You Should Visit Clarkesville, GA
Enjoy the Fresh Air
Perhaps one of the most wonderful parts of Clarkesville, GA, is the stunning natural beauty that surrounds it. The North Georgia mountains are truly a sight to behold. Tallulah Gorge State Park, Moccasin Creek State Park, and the Chattahoochee National Forest are just a few places nearby where visitors can indulge in seemingly endless outdoor activities.
Few things are more spectacular than the Blue Ridge Mountain views that you’ll discover here. If you’re looking for a real adventure, ziplining and whitewater rafting are popular daytime activities around here. Traverse the many hiking trails in the area or go horseback riding to a scenic overlook. Whether you opt for a leisure hike around Lake Burton or an adventurous trek to Panther Creek Falls, beauty is easy to find in Clarkesville.
Plan a Romantic Getaway
Nothing says romance quite like spending quality time with your special someone in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Clarkesville, GA, offers everything you could need to plan the perfect romantic getaway: award-winning restaurants, a cozy bed and breakfast, and a stunning backdrop! There’s no better place to reconnect and enjoy a peaceful weekend together. Even the scenic drive into Clarkesville on Highway 197 says “romance!”
Immerse Yourself in History
Step back in time by exploring the many historic buildings of Clarkesville! One of the most interesting and beloved structures in Habersham County is the Mauldin House. This Victorian-style cottage dates back to the late 19th century. There are over a dozen historic landmarks in Clarkesville waiting to be admired. You can observe all of them by taking the 2-mile Downtown Clarkesville Walking Tour.
Stay at Glen-Ella Springs Inn
Experiencing the warm, cozy embrace of Glen-Ella Springs Inn is reason enough to visit Clarkesville, GA. Our rustic bed and breakfast on the National Register of Historic Places is the perfect setting for any getaway. Spend your days adventuring through the beautiful peaks of the Blue Ridge, then settle into our on-site restaurant for delicious fine dining cuisine. Glen–Ella Springs Inn provides an intimate escape for every occasion.
You will surely be comfortable in one of our King Rooms. These spacious accommodations provide guests with a homey space, complete with a view of the woodlands surrounding the property. Nothing could be more wonderful than waking up in this home away from home and strolling through our 12-acre garden in the morning. Check our availability and book your stay with us today. We will provide everything you need to make this trip one to remember!