What You’ll See at the North Georgia Zoo

What You’ll See at the North Georgia Zoo 1

Did you know that you can see zebras, wolves, and otters right here in North Georgia? The North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland is home to over 80 species of exotic animals. All of these creatures reside in naturalistic habitats and receive constant care and enrichment by their keepers. This unique facility has tons of opportunities […]

Everything You Need to Know About North Georgia Apple Picking

Everything You Need to Know About North Georgia Apple Picking 2

Autumn is the perfect time to come and enjoy the beauty of the North Georgia Mountains. The weather is beautiful and the leaves begin to change from green to vivid shades of gold, orange, and red. Everything comes together to create the perfect environment to enjoy a hike or even go on a horseback ride. […]

Why You Need to Try Axe-Throwing at Wander North Georgia

Why You Need to Try Axe-Throwing at Wander North Georgia 3

Gone are the days of cozy cat cafes and virtuous frozen yogurt establishments. Here to stay is the somewhat brutal (yet awesome) sport of axe-throwing! That’s right—this unique trend has made its way to our neck of the woods, and it’s about time you give it a try. Keep reading to learn more about axe-throwing […]

4 Scenic Drives Through the North Georgia Mountains

4 Scenic Drives Through the North Georgia Mountains 4

There are many options for gorgeous North Georgia scenic drives year-round, but fall is an especially beautiful time to explore them. So put the top down, grab your keys, and roll down the windows as we venture out onto some of the most beautiful roads in North Georgia. Explore the Best Scenic Drives in North Georgia  Glen-Ella Springs Inn to Tallulah Gorge  Prepare […]

5 of the Best Free Things to Do in North Georgia

5 of the Best Free Things to Do in North Georgia 5

You don’t have to break the bank to have a great time during your North Georgia vacation! In our little Blue Ridge Mountain area, there are plenty of free events and attractions that make for an awesome (and affordable) experience. Get ready to discover some incredible local talent and explore some beautiful landscapes. A Local’s […]

3 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Brasstown Bald, GA

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Soaring high above the Peach State at almost 5,000 feet above sea level is Brasstown Bald, a staggering spectacle in the Chattahoochee National Forest. This point is the highest in Georgia, sitting about a half-mile above the surrounding land. On a clear day, this spot offers panoramic views of lush Appalachian forests and a distant […]

Visit Goats on the Roof in Tiger, Georgia

Visit Goats on the Roof in Tiger, Georgia 7

Everyone knows the essential ingredients of a successful vacation: Delicious local food, fun outdoor adventures, and quality time spent with loved ones. Here in North Georgia, however, we recommend adding “do something you’ve never done before” to this list! While there are many ways to accomplish this task, one of the quirkiest and most interesting […]

Learn About the Best Things to Do in Sautee-Nacoochee, Georgia

Learn About the Best Things to Do in Sautee-Nacoochee, Georgia 8

If you’re looking for a vacation spot with plenty of historic charm and natural beauty, why not spend a week in the mountains of North Georgia? There are so many things to do, local eateries to try, and natural wonders to explore. One of the most charming towns in this region is Sautee-Nacoochee, just a […]

Why You Need to See the Apple Mountain Alpacas

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The signature animal of the Andes reigns supreme not only in Peru but also in North Georgia. The alpaca is the star of the Apple Mountain Alpaca Farm near Clarkesville, Georgia. Raised according to ancient Peruvian herding practices, these beauties are available for viewing on a tour of the farm and for sale if you […]

Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Places to Visit Near Atlanta

Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Places to Visit Near Atlanta 10

  Whether you’re a history buff, nature lover, or wine connoisseur, the Atlanta, Georgia, area makes for a perfect getaway! This iconic southeastern city offers exciting attractions that the whole family will enjoy. We recommend spending a day in urban Atlanta, then venturing out into the city’s surrounding mountain towns for a true taste of […]

Book Your Stay During The Balloon Race And Festival

51st Annual Helen to the Atlantic
May 30, 31 and June 1, 2024
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