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community spotlight

North Georgia’s Twin TownS…

McCaysville, GA & Copperhill, TN Not many people can claim to have one foot in Georgia and one foot in Tennessee, but several places display the painted blue line that divides streets and the river of these two small towns. Toccoa Avenue that’s in Georgia, turns into Ocoee Street in Tennessee. Then under the old iron bridge built in 1911 that still stands, the Toccoa River in Georgia, becomes the Ocoee River in Tennessee. The historic roots of this area began long ago from mining in the Copper Basin. The Cherokee knew of the rich deposits beneath the Basin and had actually smelted copper from this area before the first European settlers came. The official year of the discovery of copper was 1843 and spurred a copper rush to the Basin. Miners were mainly American, although they arrived from Cornwall, England, Poland, & Slovakia. In 1847, it is recorded that 90 cakes of ore were transported by mule to the closest railroad in Dalton, Georgia. The first official mine was located at Hiawassee – which was later renamed, Ducktown, Tennessee and

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was opened in 1850. The Ocoee River Gorge provided a wagon wheel road in 1853 and ore was transported to Cleveland, TN. (J. E.) Julius Eckardt Raht, who was an immigrant from Germany; had worked at several mines across the country. With the prosperity of his store business, he began to consolidate much of the mining in the area in 1860 and invested much of his proceeds to acquire over 480 acres of land. Between the end of the Civil War and the turn of the century, about 24 million tons of ore had been produced. In 1890, a rail line was completed between Marietta, Georgia and Knoxville, TN. that provided needed transportation for the area. McCaysville, was chartered in 1904 and was populated in 1899 from the creation of the Tennessee Copper Company that began smelting works near McCays, which was renamed in 1908 to Copperhill. The towns grew rapidly and the region employed over 3,300 people who produced copper, iron, sulfur, zinc, and small amounts of gold and

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silver. In 1942, a large sulfuric acid plant was built, making chemical production, along with mining continue until copper was imported cheaper than we could mine and in 1987 mining in the region ended. Cooperative reclamation efforts started in 1930 to transform this once barren “moonscape”, that was as red as the copper itself. Forest revegetation helped to preserve the natural landscape that visitors see today. Just 15 minutes north is home to the Ducktown Basin Museum on the site of the old Burra Burra mine where visitors can view the history of mining in Copper Basin. Today, the area has realized its wealth of other natural resources and turned to tourism. The Toccoa River is wide and peaceful for a lazy afternoon of tubing and just a few miles beyond the bridge becomes a wild river of The Ocoee that is well known for kayaking and rafting; host to the 1996 Olympic Games. The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway has sightseeing excursions between Blue Ridge, Georgia and McCaysville / Copperhill. This train route

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consists of a 26-mile round trip through historic Murphy Junction along the beautiful Toccoa River. Train excursions from Etowah, TN run along the old CSX tracks and go through the Cherokee National Forest and scenic Hiwassee River. Visitors are welcomed to stretch their legs at the stop of the rail line to explore the downtown communities of McCaysville and Copperhill. Two parks provide a nice setting for a peaceful picnic or play area with McCaysville City Park or Horseshoe Bend Park just on the outskirts of downtown. Cute specialty shops are lined with unique gifts, gem shops, outfitters and souvenir stores. A variety of Pubs, breweries, coffee shops, bakeries, and dining facilities offer outdoor patio dining. The new Riverwalk Shops are located on the Toccoa River and offer shopping and dining. Visitors can enjoy the friendly folks and feel relaxed watching the scenic river in these “twin towns” of Tennessee and North Georgia.

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Blue Ridge For good company, great music, wonderful food and unsurpassed fun!

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Road Trip To

Scenic Hwy. 197 From Atlanta, GA From Chattanooga, TN From Asheville, NC From Greenville, SC

Sam Pitts Park - beside the beautiful Soque River for walking trails, picnic, and playground. During the summer, movies, concerts and activities are held on weekends! Soque River – This winding drive follows the unique tributary of the Chattahoochee River and is over 28 miles long. Use caution as you travel, as at one point on Scenic 197 there will be a dip in the road (clearly marked by a road sign) where the river can flow over the road, this is humorously known as a “Low Bridge”. Many trout fisherman love this watershed, as the Soque River‘s cold temperatures are the secret to the large Rainbow, Brook, & Brown trout that inhabit it. Batesville – has a General Store numerous galleries of regional handmade arts and crafts. Mark of the Potter is a scenic and historic grist mill was built in the 1930’s and is a must photo stop for the beautiful 25 foot falls from the Soque River that flow beside it. Potters make their “mark” on the store and feature handcrafted pottery. Many more local artists and stores are a must stop including: Hickory Flat Pottery, Memory Lane, stained glass, and other handcrafted artwork studios.

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Lake Burton – This 2,775-acre reservoir and is one of the first lakes created to generate hydroelectric energy by Georgia Power. Lake Burton’s name was derived from the former town of Burton, which now lies below the lake’s surface. The town (and the lake) was named after local prominent citizen Jeremiah Burton. Many species of fish, call this home, including bass, crappie, bluegill, sunfish, catfish, walleye, trout, and perch. Moccasin Creek State Park & Lake Burton Fish Hatchery – Camp at one of Rabun Counties most popular State Parks on the shores of Lake Burton. The park is relatively flat, offering easy navigation for large RVs, bicycles and wheelchairs and offers a fishing pier that sits above a trout-filled creek. Lake Burton Fish Hatchery offers tours and raises trout to stock for cold-water streams of North Georgia. Hemlock Falls Trail – A two-mile trail begins just south to the entrance of Moccasin Creek State Park. The trail is relatively easy and follows a stream where many small waterfalls are created by branches. The trail leads to a wooden bridge that crosses the river where you continue a few feet to see Hemlock Falls. www.mountainlakeguide.com | Summer 2019


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BATESVILLE SCENIC 197 Laurel Lodge Road Burton Dam Road

Memory Lane Studio Located in Batesville, GA Call or Email for an appointment

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Hickory Flat Pottery

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Clarkesville Readers’ Choice Award 2018

Best Fine Dining in Habersham County

“On the Square” A Gallery with Unique Art from the Hills & Mountains of Northeast Georgia 1440 Washington Street Clarkesville, GA 706.754.2449 gallery@SoqueArtWorks.com SoqueArtWorks.com 532

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Cornelia So old and yet, so new. You’ve got to see it to believe it! Our

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Showcasing Folk Potters, Studio-trained and Self-taught Potters, Traditional crafts and artists from around the Southeast. 111 Enjoy live music with lunch options available.

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Summer calendar of Events BLAIRSVILLE

July 20

CLARKESVILLE

July 20

Misty Mountain Hops

July 19

Meeks Park

July 22-25

Pitts Park

July 20

Fannin County Rec Center

August 1-4

July 26

Habersham Community Theater

20th Butternut Creek Festival

Cruise-In on the Square Downtown Blairsville

July 22

Garden Tour

The Georgia Mountain Research & Education Center

July 23

Union County Farmers Market Old Smoky Rd

Gopher Broke Band

Kids Fishing Camp

Geogia Mountain Classic Cruise Ins

VFL 8th Annual Rubber Duck Race

Oklahoma! The Musical

Dairy Queen/DQ Grill & Chill

August 8-11

July 27

Habersham Community Theater

The Art of Brenda Pinnick

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association “The Art Center”

July 27

August 1

Live Music (Ft. Mark Wills) Lake Blue Ridge Concert Series

Downtown Blairsville

Oklahoma! The Musical

CLAYTON July 13-14

Painted Fern Festival of Art Rabun County Civic Center

Shop Late Thursday!

Lake Blue Ridge

July 13, 20, 27

July 27

August 17

Jeb Rogers Returns

Rabun County Pavilions

Cruise-In on the Square

Misty Mountain Hops

July 13, 20, 27

Downtown Blairsville

July 27

August 17

Firefly Music Presents Jamie Floyd LIVE

Northeast Georgia Food Bank

Puttin’ On the Dog Fundraiser North Georgia Tech

August 24

Taste of the Mountains Downtown Blairsville

August 31-September 1

Mountain Heritage Festival Mountain Life Museum

September 14

Mountain Music Day Festival Vogel State Park

BLUE RIDGE July 18, 25

Pickin’ in the Park

Horseshow Bend Park

July 13, 20, 27

Downtown Market Blue Ridge Downtown Blue Ridge

July 11-28

A Funny Little Thing Called Love Blue Ridge Community Theater

July 12-14

Community Quilt and Fiber Arts Exhibit Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association

July 13

Justin Bridges Live

Misty Mountain Hops

July 19

Flicks in the Stacks: “The Incredibles 2”

Fannin County Public Library

Blue Ridge GA

Community Market of Rabun County

Clayton Farmers Market

July 21

Chef Throwdown Round One

July 27-August 25

Food Bank of Northeast Georgia

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association

Songs of Hope Benefit Concert

3D Off the Wall Exhibit

July 26

July 27-August 25

A&T Rearden Theater

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association

Monthly Clean Up with Hatch Camp & Art Farm

National Juried Photography Show

July 27

August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Hatch Camp

Downtown Market Blue Ridge Downtown Blue Ridge

August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Pickin’ in the Park

Horseshow Bend Park

August 10

Acrylic Art Pouring: Express Yourself Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association

August 16-17

Kiwanis Rodeo

Kiwanis Fairgrounds

August 31-September 28

The Art of Dylan Pierce at BRMAA

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association

September 2

39th Annual Labor Day BBQ & Gospel Music Show Downtown Blue Ridge City Park

September 5, 12

Pickin’ in the Park

Horseshow Bend Park

September 5-8

Fall Plein Air international Paint-Out Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association

July 27

Torch & Flag Fun Run Through Rabun County Rabun County Pavilions

July 27

Garlic Fest

Food Bank of Northeast Georgia

August 2-4

The 16th Big E Festival & Elvis Tribure Artists Competition Rabun County Civic Center

August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Clayton Farmers Market

Northeast Georgia Food Bank

August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Community Market of Rabun County Rabun County Pavilions

August 4

Chef Throwdown Finale

Food Bank of Northeast Georgia

August 10

Rhapsody in Rabun “Taste of the Mountains Gala” Rabun Civic Center


August 31

Bicentennial/Labor Day Fireworks off Black Rock Mountain Black Rock Mountain

September 1

Farmer’s Feast

Food Bank of Northeast Georgia

September 7

Clayton Farmers Market

Northeast Georgia Food Bank

CLEVELAND July 22-24

Junior Zookeeper Day Camp North Georgia Zoo

August 10

Cabbage Patch Tea Party Babyland General Hospital

September 6-8

Dahlonega Trail Fest Dahlonega Visitor Center

July 19

Summer Kids - Art Camp Paper Flowers

September 6

Gilmer Arts

Dahlonega Square

Van Gogh “Starry Night” Painting for Kids

Historic Ghost Walk

September 7

Boos & Brews Pub Crawl Dahlonega Square

DILLARD July 12-13

Gilligan’s Island North Georgia Community Players

July 20

Nature Hike Hambidge Center

July 19

Gilmer County Library

July 19

Live Music - Acoustic Blends

George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse

July 20

Live Artist Demonstrations Gilmer Arts

July 20

Dwight Sanford with A Band Called Ellijay

George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse

July 27

July 22

July 12

Hambidge Center

Gilmer Arts

Movies in the Park

August 2-3

July 22

Hancock Park

July 13, 20, 27

22nd Annual Dillard Bluegrass & Barbeque Festival Downtown Dillard

DAHLONEGA

Appalachia Jam

Dahlonega Square

July 13, 20, 27

Boos & Brews Pub Crawl Dahlonega Square

July 19, 26

Historic Ghost Walk Dahlonega Square

July 26 - August 11 Newsies

Historic Holly Theatre

August 2

First Friday Concert Series Hancock Park

August 9

Movies in the Park Hancock Park

August 9, 16, 23

Historic Ghost Walk Dahlonega Square

EXPERIENCE SHINRIN-YOKU

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Georgia Clay Council - The Art of Clay Gilmer Arts

July 13, 20, 27

Ellijay Farmer’s Market Downtown Ellijay

July 13

July 25

Gilmer County Library

July 26

Summer Kids - Art Camp - Paper Beads Gilmer Arts

July 26

Live Theater - Harvey

Health It!

George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse

Harrison Park

July 29

July 13

Blank 281 - A Blink 182 Tribute Band George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse

July 15

Moonglow Mini Golf for Kids

July 16

August 10, 17, 24

Gilmer Arts

Dahlonega Square

Galactic Painting for Teens

Historic Holly Theatre

Summer Kids - Art Camp Beginning Acrylics with Jan Dappen

Astronomical Beliefs of the Coosa Tribe

July 12

Paint a Story - Free for Kids

Hank Williams Sr – The Lonesome Tour

July 24

Gilmer Arts

Dahlonega Square

August 16

Gilmer County Library

Gilmer Arts

Stained Glass Class - Open Studio

August 10, 17, 24

Boos & Brews Pub Crawl

Astronaut Camp

July 12

Gilmer County Library

Appalachia Jam

Summer Kids - Art Camp - Can Do

July 16

Gilmer County Library

July 18

Storytelling in Ellijay George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse

Summer Kids - Music Camp with James Weaver Gilmer Arts

July 29

Bingo for Books & More-Blast Off! Edition Gilmer County Library

July 31

Mason Jar Plant Arranging for Kids Gilmer County Library

August 2

Live Theater - Harvey

George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse

August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Ellijay Farmer’s Market Downtown Ellijay


Spring/Summer calendar of Events August 8

August 14

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Gilmer Senior Center

Helen Festhalle

July 26

August 9

August 17

Gilmer Arts

Smithgall Woods State Park

Cherry Log Pickin’

Tastes of Helen

Juried Photography Exhibit

Ultraviolet Night Hike

August 17

August 24

Gilmer Arts

Downtown Helen

Live Artist Demonstrations

August 24

Crush Festival

Cartecay Vineyards

August 31

Chi-Town Transit Authority Chicago Tribure Band

George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse

September 5

Stained Glass Class - Open Studio Gilmer Arts

September 7

Ellijay Farmer’s Market Downtown Ellijay

September 12

Cherry Log Pickin’

Gilmer Senior Center

September 7-October 27

August 1-4

The Valley Where They Danced

Helen Festhalle

SNCA

HIAWASSEE

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July 12-13

SNCA

Georgia Mountain Moonshine Cruzin

Smithgall Woods State Park

July 13

Folk Pottery & Arts Festival

Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

September 7

July 13

Hardman Farm Historic Site

Music on the Square

Emory Jones Book Signing

Downtown Hiawassee Square

September 7

July 19-27

Farm Animal Fun Day

Hardman Farm Historic Site

Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

September 8-9

Georgia Mountain Fair

July 19

9 String Theory

Downtown Hiawassee Square

September 14

Flicks on the Square Summer Series

SNCA

The Gaither Vocal Band Concert

GA’s Spirit of Appalachia Food, Wine, & Art Festival

August 2

September 14

Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

iNaturalist BioBlitz

SNCA

49th Annual Oktoberfest

July 12-13 July 12-13

July 28

Doris Davenport Artistry

HELEN Smithgall Woods State Park

Folk Pottery Museum

Helen’s 50th Celebration Street Dance

August 1

Sunflowers & Selfies

South Carolina Edgefield Pottery Exhibit Opening Reception

Hardman Farm Historic Site

Blood, Sweat & Tears Concert

Blue Festival

Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

SNCA

August 9

TALLULAH FALLS

Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

July 13, 20, 27

Vince Gills Concert

August 31

Bluegrass on the Square

July 13

Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

July 16

Unicoi State Park

Plein Air Painting

Tallulah Gorge State Park

Junior Ranger Camp

September 12-14

Bluegrass on the Square

July 19-21

Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Saturday Evening Music Concert Series Unicoi Lodge

Visiting Artists Series

Sawyer Brown & Exile

Tallulah Falls Opera House

September 5

Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike

July 15-19

ArtWorks

Unicoi State Park

Dailey & Vincent Landfest

Christmas in July

Helen Arts & Heritage Center

July 22-26

Junior Ranger Camp Unicoi State Park

July 27

Painting in the Park

MOUNTAIN CITY July 18

Plant Walk

Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center

July 20

Mountain City Buck Dance & Square Dance Party

August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Tallulah Falls Opera House

August 15

Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike Tallulah Gorge State Park

August 17

Four-Legged Jr. Ranger Day Tallulah Gorge State Park

August 31

Gorge Floor Hike

Mtn. City City Hall

Tallulah Gorge State Park

July 12-August 30

August 15

September 1

Helen Festhalle

Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center

Tallulah Gorge State Park

Smithgall Woods State Park

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Tal-luau at Tallulah Gorge


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July 19

Bluegrass on the Square

Tell It Like It Is Storytelling

Observatory Open House

Mountain Regional Library

Rollins Planetarium

July 19

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“Planet Nine”

Cane Creek Vineyards Winery Tours

Rollins Planetarium

Cane Creek Vineyards

July 19

September 7

“Apollo 11: One Giant Leap”

Cane Creek Vineyards Winery Tours

Rollins Planetarium

Cane Creek Vineyards

Tallulah Falls Opera House

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Blairsville

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OPEN YEAR ROUND 706.745.5252

www.trackrock.com

RV Sites Tent Sites Cabins Fishing Swimming Walking Trails Playgrounds Hayrides Horseback Riding Kids’ Horse Camps Riding Lessons

Sundance Gallery Gifts 4397 Town Creek School Rd, Blairsville, GA 30512 (Located across from Alexander’s Store)

706.745.2420

141 Trackrock Campground Rd Blairsville, Georgia 328

Logan Turnpike Mill

Antique Mill Producing

Fresh Ground Grains

1-800-844-7487

Store Hours: Tues. - Sat. 10am-5pm 255 Beasley Street, Blairsville, GA 30512 Offering quality, unique & interesting gifts made by American craftsmen & artisans, including handcrafted jewelry, a HUGE selection of pottery & more! Open 10am - 5pm Monday - Saturday. 706-781-3938 • sundancegallerygifts.com 307 sundancegallerygifts@yahoo.com

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Blairsville North Georgia’s #1 Family Dining Destination

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171 Copperhead Parkway, Blairsville, GA 30512 Steak • Seafood • Pasta •Salad Tues-Sat 4:30-8:30pm Sunday 12-2:30pm ITALIAN GRILL & PIZZERIA

130 Blue Ridge St

One block off the Square in Blairsville, GA

Outdoor Seating & Billiards

706.745.5305

20+ different draft beers & fine wine Call for Details!

www.monetsitaliangrill.com

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Nani’s Cuban Restaurant Your Tampa Bay Connection to Cuban Food Authentic Cuban Sandwich, Piggy Bowl, Chicky Bowl, Rice & Beans, Empanadas, & much more www.nanisdeliandmore.com Catering

Tue-Wed-Thur 11am-7pm Fri-Sat 11am-8pm 51D Earnest St, Blairsville

706.745.0010

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Blairsville

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Bakery & Cafe FREE WI-FI

T-F 6a-4p | Sat. 7a - 2p

Salads • Sandwiches Breads Made Fresh Daily Donuts • Daily Specials Wide Selection of Coffees

Online Ordering

706-745-0748

262 Hwy 515 E BLAIRSVILLE, GA 30512

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Blairsville

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25,000 sq. ft. Mall 44A Town Square Blairsville, GA 30512

Antiques - Collectibles - Quilts Furniture - Coins ~ Jewelry Glassware - Pottery & More Adirondack Furniture Factory

Buy - Sell - Trade

706-745-0073

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1.75 miles South of the Square

706-745-0097 • See us on FB 513A Murphy Hwy in Blairsville

Monday-Saturday as follows:

GRILL HOURS: Lunch 11 am - 2 pm Dinner 5 pm - 9 pm MARKET HOURS: 10 am - 9 pm Closed Sunday

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Michaelee’s Italian Life Caffe 6C Town Square Blairsville, Ga. 30512

(706) 400-5603

Monday thru Thursday 11:00 to 8:00 Friday and Saturday 11:00 to 9:00 Closed on Sunday

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Ellijay

SEPTEMBER 28 & 29 547 Like an Old Mountain Shindig on a Go-to-Town Saturday. Juried Folk Art, Storytelling, Mountain Music, Traditional Foods, & More

9 a.m. - 5 p.m., River Street Market • Text 478.718.6596

706.635.7427

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289 Highland Crossing, East Ellijay, GA 30540

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706-273-SPA1 (7721)

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There’s in them Hills!

Discover the unique history of gold mines in the Georgia Gold Belt.

quantities of gold nearly 30 years after its initial discovery on the land.

T

he Calhoun Mine is perhaps the oldest and best known mine in Lumpkin County, Georgia. When gold was discovered in Lumpkin County in 1828, which lead to the Georgia Gold Rush in 1829, it was discovered on 239 acres owned by Robert Obar. The land was purchased by Senator John C. Calhoun of South Carolina, who was also the 7th Vice President of the United States.

In 1879, the Calhoun Mine passed from the Calhoun family. In 1939, after the deposits at the Calhoun Mine were long thought to be depleted, a small pocket was discovered and mined. The Calhoun Mine was named as a National Historic Landmark in 1973. Calhoun Mine is located off GA highway 60 and is on private property. You can see many artifacts and photos in The Dahlonega Gold Museum located on the square in Dahlonega, which is the Historic Lumpkin County Courthouse built in 1836. The museum has an interesting film that tells the story of the gold rush and mining that occurred.

Calhoun started a mining company to mine the land and later allowed his son-in-law Thomas Green Clemson, the founder of Clemson University, to manage it. The ore deposit was a very rich deposit and, according to an 1856 letter from Clemson to his brother-in-law, was still producing significant 42 | vACATION GUIDE in the Mountains

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Dahlonega

Open 7 Days a Week 10am - 6pm

Gold Panning Gem Stone Grubbing Stampmill Tours Wagon Rides We now offer lapidary work; let us cut your gems to turn them into beautiful jewelry.

2736 Morrison Moore Pkwy East, Dahlonega, GA 30533 706.864.6363 • crissongoldmine.com

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Cleveland Fun for the Whole Family!

Burgers, Sandwiches, Salads, Desserts Dine daily inside or on the porch

Canoeing Rafting Kayaking On the Chattahoochee River

16 Old Nacoochee Road NEW HOURS Cleveland, GA 30528 7 days a week 706-865-3666 11:00am - 8:00pm www.creeksidedeli.com

706-865-4451

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Summer Fun for the Whole Family! Mining Adventure

Gold ‘N Gem Grubbin’ is the only place in Georgia where you can spend the day cooling off in our tranquil river setting and prospect for gold and gemstones at a historic gold mine from the mid 1800’s GOLD RUSH!! Find gold, gemstones, and artifacts too! Pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic at one of our tables or gazebo beside the river!! Mine for Gold & Gems at our convenient sluices! A Real Mining Adventure Camping Now Available!

Tent sites & RV sites. Rec areas with volleyball, horseshoes, picnic tables, fire pit, gazebo, & creek access!

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HELEN

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Hiking • Biking • Golf • Shopping • Dining • Festivals

HELEN GEORGIA

Heated Indoor Pool • Fitness Center •  High-Speed Internet • Suites • Complimentary Breakfast Buffet

706•878•9000 800•456•4000

877 Edelweiss Strasse, Helen, GA 30545 www.countryinns.com/helen-hotel-ga-30545/ga

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HELEN 706-865-6772 | 3083 Helen Hwy, Cleveland, GA 30528

• Rated 4.5 Stars on TripAdvisor • Large rooms w/ 2 queen or 1 king • FP's, Balconies, & Hot Tubs in Rooms • Luxurious bedding with pillowtops & fluffy comforters • Micro/Fridge in every room • Group bookings welcome

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Wildewood

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In the heart of downtown, just off the beaten path behind Main Street shops. Listen for the windchimes! • Windchimes • Cabin, Lake, & Home Décor • Wedding & Baby Gifts • Clothing & Accessories • Agates & Geodes • Classic Toys • Walking Sticks • Jewelry • Knives: Case, Helle, Opinel, & More • Garden Décor

52 River St • Helen, GA 30545 • Open Daily 10am - 6pm www.wildewoodhelen.com 706-878-5373 • wildewoodshop@gmail.com facebook.com/wildewoodhelen instagram.com/wildewood_shop

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HELEN Offering the largest variety of beers, wines and spirits throughout North Georgia.

548

HOURS M-Th 9am-9pm Fri & Sat 9am-10pm • Sun 12:30-8pm 50 Yonah Street • Helen, Georgia •located next to Betty’s Country Store

Largest liquor store in North GA • (706) 878-7050 • Open EVERYDAY 9-6 (weather permitting) Memorial Day - Labor Day

NEW Aerial Adventure Park

Cool River Adventures

Tubing • Zip Lines

Water Slide

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HELEN

Festhalle Events

Proudly sponsored by the Helen Chamber of Commerce

www.helenchamber.com

Taste of Helen

706-878-1908

August 14th 5:00 - 8:00pm

Unique Eats, Sweets, Music, Bar Open Tickets $25.00 per person

Oktoberfest

Sept. 5th - 8th, 12th-15th

1074 Edelweiss Strasse

Oktoberfest Parade Sept. 7th • 12pm

Bingo Now through August 30th Every Tues. & Friday

Find us on Facebook at Oktoberfest Festhalle Friends Unique Items from Scandinavia, Europe, and Around the Globe

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lindenhausimports.com 706.878.2357

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Hansel & Gretel CA N DY K I TC H EN

800.524.3008 / 706.878.2443 EXPANDED FACTORY LOCATION with TWO VIEWING WINDOWS!

Authentic Bavarian Bakery & Cafe

NOW OFFERING: tours and custom chocolate bars and apples made to order!

European Cakes, Pastries, & Old World Breads

Breakfast & Lunch Served Daily

Two locations:

SHIP WEwww.hanselandgretelcandyk itchen.com

8651 Main Street 8078 S Main Street (the factory)

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Outdoor Biergarten - German Beer & Wine

Located just past the Gazebo at 8758 North Main Street

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HELEN

NOW OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Helen Convention Center Beautiful, modern hotel and convention center featuring:

• 86 Guest rooms & suites • 3000 sq ft meeting area with three dividers • Board room with teleconferencing capabilities • Two elevators • Guest laundries • State of the art audio-visual facilities • Jacuzzi suites, balcony rooms • Indoor heated pool with outdoor deck • Expanded hot breakfast buffet 8100 South Main Street, Helen, GA 30545 info@hiexpresshelenga.com • www.hiexpress.com/helenga (706) 878-1084 • fax (706) 381-8009 Carol Powell, General Manager 503

FIRST ALPINE COASTER IN GEORGIA Fast and Fun • Family Friendly

SureStay by Best Western Helen Downtown • Newly renovated •M  icro-Fridge & Keurigs in all rooms •C  omplimentary breakfast • Complimentary WIFI • J acuzzi suites w/fireplaces • S easonally heated indoor pool • Close to Festhalle & shops • Best Western Rewards points

frontdesk@surestayhelen.com www.bestwestern.com 8396 South Main Street, Helen, GA

706-878-2191

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Monday - Thursday 10am-8pm Friday & Saturday 10am-10pm Sunday 10am-9pm 570 8409 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545 info@georgiamountaincoaster.com

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Clayton Come stay with us! Two cozy log cabins just steps away from the Tallulah River. Family friendly, fully furnished. Lots of amenities. 706-782-6979

RabunRiverCabins.com 196

Best Inn Way, Suite 2, Dillard, GA 30537

Tallulah Gorgeous provides ladies with a shopping experience that is easy on the pocketbook & great for the environment!

706.970.1701

tallulahgorgeous.com 29 N Main Street, Clayton, GA 30525

/TallulahGorgeous

Tallulah Tykes offers a wide selection of boys/girls gently pre-loved apparel, furniture, and toys.

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POOL • HBO • AARP • AAA FREE Continental Breakfast Restaurant High-Speed Internet

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698 Hwy 441 South, Clayton, GA 706.782.4702 • 888.315.2378 www.AmericasBestValueInn.com

54 Hwy 441 North, Clayton, GA 706.782.4258 • 888.329.7466 www.DaysInn.com

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Country Store and Farm Barnyard • Gem Mine • Playground & Pavilion 18 Sorghum Mill Dr., Lakemont, GA 30552

Located at the Intersection of Historic Old 441 & Worley Creek Rd

706-782-2776

Nov 2

Mon-Sat 10-6 • Sun 1-5

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LA CABAÑA MEXICAN RESTAURANT

Located in beautiful Rabun Gap, GA • Historic operating grist mill (in operation since 1840)

• 85’ cascading waterfall • Four guest rooms • Gourmet 3-course breakfast (featuring milled products)

Information or reservations:

(706) 746-7138

“Not your run-ofthe-mill B&B” Find Us On Facebook!

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7052 Hwy 441, Ste 104 Dillard, GA 30537 706-746-0058

La Cabaña Express 8520 S Main St Helen, GA 30545 706-878-8412

128 Duvall St, Suite C Clayton, GA 30525 706-212-2834

8160 S Main St, Bldg A5 Helen, GA 30545 706-878-3456

10% OFF with this coupon lacabana-restaurant.com

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Dillard

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Great selection of beer and wine. Best restaurant in the area, locals love to eat here, and we’re famous for our desserts.

7099 Highway 441, Dillard, GA 30537 Open: Mon - Fri: 6 AM - 9 PM Sat: 7 AM - 9 PM, Sun: 7 AM to 8 PM

www.ValleyCafeDillard.com | 706-746-3321

• Local Jams & Jellies • Walking Sticks • Trail Maps • Collegiate Gifts • Bird Houses • Corinthian Chimes

255

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706.746.5899

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NORTH GEORGIA’S PREMIER DESTINATION VENUE

Cabin Rentals • Destination Weddings Family & Corporate Events + Barn Chapel, Clubhouse, and Reception Space that can host any event up to 150 guests

543

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“The place where Santa shops.” 706-896-3559 www.AlwaysChristmas.com Unique Gifts • Crocs Children’s Clothing Home Goods 706-896-3434

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www.LakeChatugeLodge.com

• Gifts • Flags • Pottery • Candles • Cabin Décor • Wind Chimes • T-Shirts • Outdoor Furniture • Jewelry • Local Handmade Items • And So Much More! 2955 Hwy 76 East • 706-896-9448 (approx. 4 miles east of downtown Hiawassee)

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• Thai • Chinese • Sushi Bar • • Mongolian Grill • Japanese Steakhouse • 706.896.0508 1382 Hwy 76 West, Hiawassee, GA 30546

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Hiawassee

Lakeview Vintage Market

706-994-4992

325 Big Sky Drive • Hiawassee, GA

GIFTS ANTIQUES & APPAREL

Locally Made Products &

AWESOME LOCAL APPAREL!

Main ST Vintage Market

828-415-1598

80 Main St • Hayesville, NC

300 Big Sky Drive Hiawassee, GA 30546

706-896-8884

Free Wi-Fi Indoor Heated Swimming Pool Free Hot Breakfast Spacious Rooms Fitness Room

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Antique Mall Downtown Hiawassee 518 N Main Street Mon-Sat 10-5 • Sun 12-5

Largest Selection Over 8,000 sq ft

Antiques • Furniture • Glassware Pottery • Porcelain • Jewelry

706-896-0587

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FULL BAR, HAPPY HOUR 11-6pm Famous burgers, wings & wraps SPECIALS DAILY DJ & dancing every Wednesday ENTERTAINMENT FRI & SAT

ECLIPSE FINE DINING 3295 Dogwood Lane, Hiawassee, GA

706-435-0502

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Young Harris www.enricositalianrestaurant.com

Now Serving Liquor by the Drink

Specializing in

“A taste of Italy in the Mountains”

Steaks, Fresh Seafood & Authentic Italian Cuisine

Italian Restaurant

687 Main Street • Young Harris, GA 30582 706.379.1950 Located between Brasstown Valley Resort & Young Harris College

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Steaks • BBQ Fresh Seafood

FARMHOUSE

Sandwiches Country Dinners

Antiques Home Decor Souvenir & Gifts Farmhouse Decor

Homemade Desserts 6223 US Hwy 76, Young Harris, GA 30582 1466 Andrews Rd, Murphy, NC Banquet facility available for large groups, rehearsal dinners, holiday gatherings, or any special function.

770-896-1216

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2664 US Hwy 76 • Young Harris, GA

Daily Lunch & Dinner Specials Beer & Wine

The Best Country Breakfast in the Area!

Dine In v Take Out v Catering

Breakfast & Lunch Served Daily 6am - 2pm

Monday - Thursday 11:00am-8:30pm Friday & Saturday 11:00am-9:30pm Closed Sunday

Dinner Thursday & Friday 4pm - 8pm

(706) 379-1272 (828) 835-9100

Intersection of Hwys 76 & 17 Hiawassee, GA

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AREA DIRECTORY Attractions Helen

Charlemagne’s Kingdom 8808 North Main Street

706-745-1250 Ellijay Ellijay Wood Fired Pizza A destination for all hungry mountain travelers. 2 River Street 706-878-2200 Cooked-to-order breakfast and country-style Sawmill Place Restaurant 1150 Pat Haralson Drive

meats and vegetables. This exhibit is really a marvelous Alpine Model Like us on Facebook See pg 38 Railroad depicting a modern Germany from “The The Flying Trout 706-745-8000 North sea to the Alps.” Murals, Gingerbread Houses & German Dancers 171 Copperhead Parkway georgiamodelrailroad.com See pg 47 Seasonal “soul satisfying” southern favorites featuring only the finest ingredients. Always Sautee-Nacoochee fresh, always new, always comfort food with Folk Pottery Museum 706-878-3300 attitude made just for you. flyingtroutrestaurant.com

283 Georgia 255

The only museum in the Southeast exclusively dedicated to pottery. snca.org

Builder

Blue Ridge

MC Butler Construction 3900 East First Street

See pg 27

Cabin Coffee Co. 44A Town Square

G & G Bakery & Cafe 262 HWY 515 E

706-745-0073

carrollsbarbeque.com

shanesribshack.com

Helen

See pg 40

706-878-8200

see pg 21

hofers.com

See pg 50

mistymtnhops.com

See pg 20 La Cabaña Mexican Restaurant 706-878-3456 Toccoa Riverside Restaurant 706-632-7891 8160 South Main St Offering you a wide variety of central Mexico’s 8055 Aska Road

Dine on the River. Fine dining at its best in Blue Ridge.

See pg 39 toccoariversiderestaurant.com

706-745-0748

We are committed to providing the freshest, highest quality food and beverages.

MaiKai Tea Living Room 3196E Hwy 515

See pg 41

706-635-7427

We’re the place to go for the best BBQ, ribs, chicken and more. See our ad for coupons!

Hofer’s of Helen 706-946-1126 8758 N Main St

See pg 16

Clarkesville

706-839-1811 Salads - Breads Made Fresh Daily - Sandwiches The Attic Restaurant 1344 Washington Street - Donuts - Daily Specials - Wide Selection of Reader’s choice Award 2014, BEST FINE DINING Coffees - Free WI-FI See pg 38 in Habersham County! A casual, friendly atmoItalian Life Caffe 706-400-5603 sphere, excellent service, & healthy portions of wonderful food. 6C Town Square italianlifecaffe.com

Shane’s Rib Shack 289 Highland Crossing

Join us for lunch and dinner Wed-Sat from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Enjoy good music, cold cuisine & a touch of CA/TX style dishes. lacabana-restaurant.com See pg 53 drinks, tasty food and lots of fun!

Just be Happy & enjoy Fresh Roasted Coffee daily. Breakfast - pastries, rolls, bagels, Lunch –soup,salad, sandwiches. cabincoffeecompany.com

ellijaywoodfired.com

La Cabaña Express 706-878-8412 Misty Mountain Hops Vinyl Pub 706-946-8620 8520 South Main St See pg 17 3300 East 1st Street Offering you a wide variety of central Mexico’s

Dining

Blairsville

Carroll’s Barbeque 39 Lance St, Suite 1

Located in the historic downtown business district, serving authentic Neapolitan style pizza and Italian food.

Authentic Bavarian Bakery and Cafe. European Creating and serving excellent food. Ribs, cakes, pastries, and Old World breads. Simply Brisket, Pork, Chicken, Wings, Turkey, and More! the best bakery ever. Breakfast & Lunch daily. Delivery for catered events. Dine in or carry out. Biergarten. 706-455-0578 Private parties available.

Premier home builders of mountain luxury homes in this North Georgia Mountain region. mcbutlerconstruction.com

Blue Ridge

see pg 37

(706) 707-4992

See pg 39

theatticrestaurant.com

cuisine & a touch of California/Texas style dishes.. lacabana-restaurant.com

Paul’s Steakhouse 8537 South Main Street

See pg 53

706-878-2468

Eat, drink, dance! Casual Fine Dining & Lounge overlooking the ‘Hooch’ in Downtown Helen. paulssteakhouse.com

See pg 3

The Old Heidelberg Restaurant 8660 N. Main St 706-878-0061 See pg 24 (White Horse Square) Great Selection of German beer - Authentic German Food - Serving Lunch and Dinner -

Clayton

La Cabaña Mexican Restaurant Families Welcome 706-781-1499 128 Duvall Street 706-212-2834 theheidelberghelen.com

See pg 46

Offering you a wide variety of central Mexico’s Hiawassee Mai Kai is the first location in the state of Georgia cuisine & a touch of California/Texas style to serve Kava tea. We have a living room style dishes. Asiano Restaurant 706-896-0508 location where we welcome folks to be social. lacabana-restaurant.com See pg 53 1382 Highway 76 West Like us on Facebook see pg 34 Thai, Chinese, Sushi Bar, Mongolian Grill, and Cleveland Japanese Steakhouse. Dine-in or carry-out. Mike’s Seafood Market & Grill

513 A Murphy Highway

Creekside Deli 706-745-9519 16 Old Nacoochee Road

Fresh fish, shrimp, scallops, lobster tails, crab, alligator, oysters, clams, crawfish, salmon, frog legs, Mike’s fish spread. Special orders welcome!

Monet’s Café 130 Blue Ridge Street

See pg 39

Nani’s Cuban Restaurant 51 D Earnest Street

restaurantsclevelandga.com

Full bar, happy hour, famous burgers, wings, and wraps, daily specials!

Dillard

Offering you a wide variety of central Mexico’s cuisine & a touch of California/Texas style dishes.

See pg 37 lacabana-restaurant.com

(706) 745-0010 Valley Cafe 7099 Hwy 441 North

See pg 37 ValleyCafeDillard.com

Young Harris

Brother’s at Willow Ranch 6223 US Highway 76

See page 57

706-379-1272

See pg 53 We offer award-winning foods at affordable and

family-friendly prices. Catering also available.

706-746-3321 brothersatwillowranch.com

At Nani’s Restaurant, we serve home cook food Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week as well as beer, wine and our famous with a Spanish flair! A combination of home cook food, with Cuban and Puerto Rican cusine. desserts. nanisdeliandmore.com

See pg 56

Moondance Bar & Grill See pg 44 3295 Dogwood Lane

Inside dining or casual dining on the porch.

La Cabaña Mexican Restaurant 706-745-5305 7052 Hwy 441, Suite 104 706-746-0058

Italian-American cuisine: steaks, seafood, pasta & pizza. monetsitaliangrill.com

706-865-3666 asianorestaurant.com

Enrico’s Restaurant 687 Main Street #5

A taste of Italy in the Mountains.

See pg 54 enricositalianrestaurant.com

See pg 58

706-379-1950 See pg 58


AREA DIRECTORY Mary’s Southern Grill 1615 GA-17

706-896-1048 The Villas at Coosawattee 634 Beaver Lake Drive

Southern cooking, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Like us on Facebook

706-276-1022 The Retreat at Hiawassee River 706-896-7400 ext. 252 15 Cabin Drive

RV Lot & Vacation Rentals, Tubing, Nature/Walk- North Georgia’s Premier Destination Venue with Cabin Rentals • Destination Weddings • Family & Corporate Events + Barn Chapel, Clubhouse, Basketball Court, Game Room MtnLiving.net See pg 64 and Reception Space that can host any event up to 150 guests

See pg 58 ing Trails, Indoor and Outdoor Pools, Tennis,

Lodging Blairsville

Majestic Mountain Getaways 706-379-9929 Hayesville, NC 590 Main Street 877-379-9929 Sundowner RV Village Get away to the mountains of North Georgia and 42 Sundowner Circle

hiawasseecabins.com

This 13 acre, quaint RV/Park Model Village is

Western North Carolina!

See pg 34 nestled under a grove of majestic oaks catering

MajesticMountainGetaways.com

to the adult camper (55+) as a haven for peace, quiet and tranquility.

Trackrock Campground & Cabins 706-745-2420 141 Trackrock Campground Rd.

sundownerrvvillage.net

Open Year Round. Fully Furnished Cabins. Campsites with Water/Electric. Full Hookup & Pull-thru Sites.

Helen

Baymont by Wyndham 8220 S. Main St, Helen

See pg 55

828-389-3241 The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge 3499 US-76 (706) 896-2262

See pg 57

Experience the North Georgia Mountains with special rates, packages and events offered exclusively through The Ridges Resort. theridgesresort.com

Lakemont

Rabun River Cabins 706-878-2111 10321 Old Hwy #441S

See pg 7

706-782-6979

Rabun River Cabins is a rustic retreat, with all the comforts of home. We feature two cabins trackrock.com See pg 36 Get 15% Discount when you mention this ad! helen-georgia-hotels.com See pg 48 on the river, each with a mountain theme. These cabins feature privacy, river views, and Blue Ridge Country Inn & Suites 706-878-9000 easy access to numerous activities in the North Escape to Blue Ridge Vacation Georgia Mountains. 877 Edelweiss Strasse Cabin Rentals 866-618-2521 RabunRiverCabins.com See pg 52 Heated Indoor Pool - Fitness Center - HighAll Escape to Blue Ridge rentals, whether two-bedroom retreats or resort-style mansions, Speed Internet - Suites - Complimentary Morgantown Breakfast Buffet offer the value and convenience of a spacious, My Mountain Cabin Rentals 800-844-4939 fully-furnished home versus a hotel room. countryinns.com/helen-hotel-ga See pg 46 escapetoblueridge.com

See pg 63

Gabby’s Country Cabins 866-862-2246 3083 Helen Highway

3945 Old Loving Rd 706-865-6772 The comfort of the city doesn’t have to be

exchanged for the benefits of nature. #1 My Mountain Cabin Rentals provides folks with Home of the Heart-Shaped Jacuzzi! Often luxurious, yet rustic inspired escapes. Privately-owned luxury vacation cabin rentals in imitated, never duplicated. 1mymountain.com See pg 14 the North GA Mountains of Blue Ridge, GA gabbyscabins.com See pg 48

Mountain Getaway Cabins 3900 East First Street

Rabun Gap

MountainGetawayCabinRentalsOfBlueRidge.com See pg 17 Heidi Motel & Windmill Suites

706-746-7138 706-878-2689 Sylvan Falls Mill B&B Mountain Top Cabin Rental 866-402-2246 Our family will make every effort to ensure that 156 Taylors Chapel Road Your stay at Sylvan Falls Mill Bed and Breakfast 44 Boardtown Road, Blue Ridge your stay here is memorable. Located just steps 8820 North Main Street

Where upscale meets down to earth. MountainTopCabinRentals.com

will be an unforgettable and romantic experience.

from downtown shopping and dining.

See pg 13 heidimotel.com

See pg 47

Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals Holiday Inn Express & Suites 240 W. Main Street 866-4CABINS Helen Convention Center 706-878-1084 Find Quality Time With Us in the Beautiful Blue 8100 S. Main St

sylvanfallsmill.com

Willow Valley RV Resort 323 Yorkhouse Rd

See pg 53

706-746-0078

Our resort is a wonderful place to vacation. Some of our amenities include, swimming Where Mother Nature comes to play! Located in pool with a wading area for younger children, southerncomfortcabinrentals.com See pg 18 the center of all the action, we offer the newest playground, community fire pit, 6 private baths, Wyndham Vacation Rentals 800-467-3529 hotel in North Georgia for leisure and business laundry room and much more. WillowValleyRV.com See pg 54 There is no better time to save on a Blue Ridge travelers. HIExpress.com/helenga See pg 51 mountain vacation than right now! Book your Sautee Nachoochee stay today, and be in the Blue Ridge mountains 706-229-4434 Sure Stay 706-878-2191 Stovall House in no time! 1526 Highway 255N Ridge Mountains.

wyndhamvacationrentals.com

See pg 19

8396 S. Main St

Centrally located on Main Street where the village shops, restaurants, and festivals are all America’s Best Value Inn 706-782-4702 within easy walking distance, the SureStay Hotel Helen Downtown is the premier lodging destina698 Hwy 441S Free continental breakfast, high-speed internet, tion in Helen, Georgia. Enjoy your stay! BestWestern.com See pg 51 picnic areas, and barbeque grills

Clayton

AmericasBestValueInn.com

Days Inn 54 Hwy 441N

See page 53

Hiawassee

Ellijay

stovallhouse.com

see pg 27

Recreation Blairsville

Blairsville Galaxy Bowling 706-745-4444 104 Backyard Lane 706-782-4258 Holiday Inn Express Hiawassee 300 Big Sky Drive 706-896-8884 Book your next party with us! Food, bar, game-

Pool, HBO, AARP, AAA, Free continental breakfast, restaurant, and high-speed internet DaysInn.com

Historic B & B and Event Venue. Est. 1837. Spectacular 360 ° Views! Epic Events are Created Here!

Whether you’re just arriving off the road or off the Appalachian Trail, we have everything you See page 53 need to relax and recharge hiexpress.com/hiawasseega

room, pool tables. Youth league is scholoarship based & we partner with KidsBowlFree.com in summer. Call or follow us on Facebook.

See pg 57 galaxybowling.net

800-613-4349 Change in Our World, Inc (706) 994-2305 Blairsville Corn Maze 4482 Town Creek School Rd. Located on beautiful Lake Chatuge in the

Mountain Oasis 706-276-4343 Lake Chatuge Lodge 653 Hwy 76 14224 Hwy. 515 N. Suite 200

Accommodations you can count on, from the cleanliness to the quality, we strive to “Wow” our heart of the southern Blue Ridge Mountains in Hiawassee, GA guests each and every time! mountainoasiscabinrentals.com

See pg 2 lakechatugelodge.com

Change in our World, Inc. is a local nonprofit, founded in and servicing Union County, that works with young people in our community.

See pg 56 facebook.com/changeinourworld

See pg 37


Cleveland

Trackrock Campground & Cabins 706-745-2420 141 Trackrock Campground Rd.

Horseback Riding - Hiking/Walking Trails Fishing - Swimming - Summer Horse Camps - Hayrides trackrock.com

Gold ‘N Gem Grubbin 75 Gold Nugget Lane

Morganton

706-865-5454 Tank Town USA 10408 Appalachian Hwy.

706-633-6072

Mining Adventure as you cool off by our tranquil The ultimate heavy equipment playground and river setting. Prospect for gold and gemstones at the #1 thing to do in Blue Ridge, GA. Drive a this historic mine from the 1800’s. military tank, military trucks or construction See pg 36 goldngem.com See pg 45 equipment.

tanktownusa.com North Georgia Watersports 706-835-1222 North Georgia Zoo & Petting Farm 2132 Murphy Hwy. 2912 Paradise Valley Road 706-348-7279 Sautee Nachoochee

The largest and most diverse selection of boats Come see the baby animals! and jet skis in North Georgia and a BRAND NEW northgeorgiazoo.com marina center with 35 slips! Offering boat rentWildwood Outfitters als, boat sales & service, and marina needs.

See pg 16

Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mine 8808 North Main Street 706-878-2625

706-839-7467 Strike it Rich in Helen, Georgia! The Dukes Creek

Gold and Ruby Mines is a family attraction that Whether you require a leisure float down the riv- is fun for all ages. See pg 47 er in a raft while you get some sun, or a workout dukescreek.com Blue Ridge 2nd Story Entertainment 706-633-0466 running the rapids, our knowledgeable staff can Shopping help you select a trip that is right for you. 733 East Main Street Suite C See pg 44 Alto Unique indoor 18 hole mini-golf concept features wildwoodoutfitters.com Hartford House Furniture 1-877-223-0008 a variety of themes throughout 9 rooms. Giant Dahlonega 126 Anderson Circle tic-tac-toe, darts, and checkers, to larger than Crisson Gold Mine 706-864-6363 We make custom affordable furniture. Let’s build life Connect Four plus an arcade, drinks, and 2736 Morrison Moore Parkway East something beautiful together! ice cream. There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills! Come and hartfordhousefurniture.com See pg 26 2ndstoryentertainment.com See pg 19 Get Some! NorthGeorgiaWatersports.com

See pg 36 26 Megan Drive

crissongoldmine.com Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival Downtown Blue Ridge (770) 546-9614

Downtown Blue Ridge sets the stage as a fantastic back drop and venue location for a perfect early fall event. The leaves start to change with cooler days and crisp evenings that invite outdoor activities! The sounds of Blues music and the sweet smell of BBQ from local and regional cookers will fill the air as families and groups of friends enjoy this unique setting and event. blueridgebluesandbbq.com

Ellijay

Coosawattee River Tubing 25 Eagle Mountain Drive

See pg 43

Batesville

Hickory Flat Pottery 706-947-0030 13664 Hwy 197 North 706-635-1609 Functional pottery, jewelry, glass, fiber and wood

art made by hand in the hills of North Georgia. From May - October, we feature tubing rides hickoryflatpottery.com See pg 23 down the Coosawattee River which is a sweet 706-947-0848 alternative to river rafting. Call ahead to confirm Memory Lane 11937 Hwy. 197 North location. MtnLiving.net See pg 64 Local artists and antiques, hand-made gifts. Call for Appointment See pg 8 Dancing Goats Folk Fest 478.718.6596

Blue Ridge Mtns. Art Center 706-632-2144 River Street Market Achance to celebrate and preserve the cultural 420 West Main Street

Facebook.com/MemoryLaneBatesville See pg 23

Blairsville

traditions of North Georgia. Self-taught artists Bird Song Beads 706-400-5516 new and known will showcase true folk art – the 8579 Murphy Hwy first-born art of Appalachia. Largest selection of beads in Tri State Area, findfacebook.com/dancinggoatsfolkfest See pg 40 ings, natural stones, delicas, superduos & duets, See pg 20 two hole beads, tilas, lentils, bricks and rullas, 706-632-2618 Helen swarovski crystals! Classes & gift certificates.

We are devoted to bringing new exhibits, new events, and new programs to our community through art and culture. blueridgearts.net

Lake Blue Ridge Marina 335 Marina Drive

Boat, Kayak, Paddleboard, Canoe rentals, Wet & Dry storage, Bennington pontoons, Yamaha water craft. Restaurant on the Water. lakeblueridgemarina.com

The Lilly Pad Village 24 Adelaide Drive

Cool River Adventures 112 Poplar Stump Rd

706-878-9471 birdsongbeads.com

Experience the excitement of our AERIAL BRIDGES and take in the beauty as you zip See pg 19 across the Chattahoochee River.

706-534-1317

Gem Mining, Mini golf, and fishing. A family attraction that is fun for all ages.

coolriveradventures.com

GA Mountain Coaster 8409 S. Main St

See pg 37

Blairsville Pickers Barn (Georgia Pickers) 27 Orbit Drive 706-745-0097 Antiques, Collectibles Furniture, Coins, Jewelry,

See pg 49 Glassware, Pottery, & Lots More! Buy-Sell-Trade blairsvillepickersbarn.com See pg 39

Logan Turnpike Mill

800-84-GRITS

Feel the thrill of riding down the mountain and 4494 Gainesville Highway (47487) through the woods in beautiful alpine Helen, GA. Quality STONE-GROUND whole-grain products lillypadvillage.com See pg 15 Our alpine coaster is fun for all ages. from the mountains of North Georgia. Fresh GeorgiaMountainCoster.com See pg 51 baked goods. Open Tuesday - Saturday. Toccoa Valley Campground & Tubing

11481 Aska Rd

706-838-4317

Outpost Gold & Gem Panning Co.7901

Tube, Raft, or Kayak down the Toccoa River. Life South Main Street 706-878-5065 Vests & Shuttle Service included. Gold & Gem Mining, Group Parties, Fossils, ToccoaValleyCampground.com See pg 5 Fun. Get hands on lessons from our trained and helpful staff.

Clarkesville

Clarkesville Lanes 583 Grant St

706-839-7467

A great place for serious bowlers or the whole family. Featuring Cosmic Bowling on Fri & Sat nights and dining anytime at the Grant Street Grill. clarkesvillelanes.com

outpostgoldandgem.com

loganturnpikemill.com

Sundance Gallery 4397 Town Creek Road

See pg 36

706-781-3938

Pottery, Jewelry, Candles, Woodenware, Clocks, Wind Chimes, Bird Feeders, Stained Glass, Metal See pg 47 Art, Basketry, Soaps & Fine American Crafts.

Hiawassee

sundancegallerygifts.com

Offering a wide-variety of unique venues and beautiful year-round camping facilities.

Domestic and imported wines from around the world!

The Wine Shoppe Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds Music Hall Road 706-896-4191 6 Town Square Unit A

See pg 25 GeorgiaMountainFairgrounds.com

See pg 55 745wine.com

See pg 36

706-745-9463

See pg 38


AREA DIRECTORY Blue Ridge

Multitudes Gallery 723 E Main St

Featuring the art of hand blown glass and the work of regional artists in jewelry, ceramic pottery, iron work, photography, wood working and oil/acrylic/watercolor painting. multitudesgallery.com

Pezrok 524 E. Main Street

See pg 20

Lakemont

Local Jams & Jellies - Walking Sticks - Trail Maps - Stained Glass - Country Gifts - Quilts Bird Houses - Corinthian Chimes

Family owned and operated for 30+ years. Come check out the farm and get a taste of the mountains.

Charlemagne’s Kingdom 8808 N. Main St

McCaysville

706-878-2200 Weird Oh! 146 Blue Ridge Dr.

This exhibit is really a marvelous Alpine Model Railroad depicting a modern Germany from “The North sea to the Alps.” Murals, Gingerbread See pg 21 Houses & German Dancers.

life – affordably New items arriving weekly – come back often to browse our inventory. Like us on Facebook

706-964-2888

An Unusual Place for Unusual People! Weird Oh! is a fun interactive shop filled with thing’s you didn’t know you needed and where laughing is a must!

706-878-7050 Sautee-Nacoochee Old Sautee Store Discount Spirits of Helen, located in scenic Hel- 2315 GA Highway 17

en, Georgia, offers the largest variety of beers, See pg 14 wines and spirits throughout North Georgia.

Wrapsody Outdoor Living 706-946-0123 Like us on Facebook 6082 Appalachian Highway The Best Room Is A Room With A View! Outdoor Hansel & Gretel 8651 Main Street Furniture Showroom. Furniture, Fire Pits, Art, 8078 South Main Street Lighting, Rugs, Decor and More! Like us on Facebook

See pg 53

See pg 47 weirdohshop.com

706-258-2700 georgiamodelrailroad.com Discount Spirits High quality furnishings & décor to beautify your 50 Yonah St. Wrapsody in Blue 652 E Main St

706-782-2776

See pg 54 HillsideOrchard.com

706-632-6036 Helen

Neither painter nor sculptor can surpass nature’s artistry. More than just an upscale “rock shop.” We celebrate Earth’s terrestrial treasures in a setting as exceptional as nature itself. pezrok.com

Dillard

706-632-1718 Country Junction General Store Hillside Orchard Highway 441 North 888-702-0642 18 Sorghum Mill Dr

See pg 12

706-878-2281

Visit for a glimpse back in time. Experience a thriving general store operating for 144 years.

See pg 49 Eat in our market, explore our museum, and

800-524-3008 enjoy shopping with us. sauteestore.com See pg 27 706-878-2443 706-878-7704 The Lavender Cottage & Garden See pg 14 Visit our other location- 8078 S. Main St in Helen 53 Hwy 255 N 706-878-0100 HanselandGretelCandyKitchen.com

Clarkesville

Lindenhaus Imports Antique Mall at Old Clarkesville Mill 583 Grant Street, Suite A 706-839-7500 8669 North Main Street

See pg 50 Aromatherapy, bath, body home and culinary. thelavendercottageandgarden.com See pg 27

706-878-2357

An assortment of Arts, Antiques, Books, Imports from Europe, Scandanavia, and around and More! See pg 25 the world. ClarkesvilleMillAntiquesAuctionAndFleaMarket.com lindenhausimports.com

Young Harris

Willow Ranch Farmhouse 2664 US Hwy 76

770-896-1216

See pg 50 Antiques, home decor, crafts, art classes.

See pg 58 706-754-2787 Tim’s Wooden Toys 706-878-1842 8635 Main St, Unit 8, Swiss German Plaza Hayesville, NC We are a unique place to join others that have We play all the time. Main St. Vintage Market 828-415-1598 the same passion for the look and feel of the timswoodentoyshop.com See pg 50 80 Main St Days Gone By, including antiques, vintage, primitives, shabby-chic, furniture, handmade items, Wildewood General Store 706-878-5373 Home decor, gifts, jewelry, purses, scarves, baby items, etc...to much to list. Come by and gifts, a ladies clothing boutique & General Store! 52 River Street

Elizabeth Co 1419 Washington St

ElizabethAndCo.weebly.com

Soque Artworks 1440 Washington Street

See pg 25 Stroll down the alley to experience Wildewood.

want to sit a spell or play a game of checkers.

Offering the work of over 100 artists in over 25 different media ranging from pottery, folk art, wood carvings, painting and photography ... to jewelry, gourd work, fiber art, turned and flat wood works, and metal crafts.

Like us on Facebook

Clayton

Chimes, Outdoor Furniture, T-Shirts, Jewelry, Local Handmade Items, and so much more!

SoqueArtWorks.com

Tallulah Gorgeous 29 N. Main Street

Cleveland

Mt. Yonah Book Exchange 3779 Helen Highway

Hiawassee

Creekside General Store 2955 Hwy 76 East

See pg 48

See pg 57

Spas Ellijay

Willows of Ellijay Day Spa 706-273-7721 706-896-9448 58 North Main Street

We believe your experience in our Spa will be the

See pg 24 Gifts, Flags, Pottery, Candles, Cabin Decor, Wind best because of our exceptional products, made

706-970-1701 CreeksideGeneralStore.com

An eclectic blend of renewed ladies’ clothing! Located on 441 South in Dillard 1.5 miles north of Osage & at 29 N. Main Street in downtown Clayton. tallulahgorgeous.com

say hello.

706-754-2449 Shopping w/benches on the porch for those who Facebook/80mainstvintagemarket

See pg 52

Hiawassee Antique Mall 518 N. Main Street

See pg 56

706-896-0587

Over 8000 sq. ft. of antiques, furniture, glassware, pottery and porcelain. hiawasseeantiquemall.com

Lakeview Vintage Market 706-219-1565 325 Big Sky Drive

or sourced at Green Willow Soap. thewillowsofellijay.com

Tourism Blairsville

Blairsville-Union Co Chamber of Commerce Georgia’s #1 Outdoor Destination. Call or go

See pg 57 online for a free Visitor’s Guide! VisitBlairsvilleGA.com

706-994-4992

See pg 41

See pg 35

Blairsville Downtown Development Auth. 62 Blue Ridge Street

If you enjoy finding new & unique places to Buy or Trade. Over 35,000 books in stock. Comfy shop, stop by Lakeview Vintage Market. We are a Proudly sponsoring festivals, shows, concerts, reading room. Kids reading nook. Extensive parties and events in Blairsville, Georgia! one stop shop for every occasion! selection of local art. visitdowntownblairsville.com See pg 35 mtyonahbookexchange.com

See pg 44 Facebook/lakeviewvintagemarket

See pg 57

706-219-7689 The Shoppes at Tater Ridge 706-896-3559 Helen 715 North Main Street Helen Chamber of Commerce Your one stop destination for a unique shopping 1074 Edelweiss Dr 706-878-1908 Record Store off Helen Highway by the train Southern Fried Vinyl 3779 Helen Hwy. Unit 4

engine. Vinyl Records, Turntables, Vintage Concert T’s, Art

experience! Always Christmas, Insparations Book Store, Hen’s Nest, & Classy Chick

discogs.com/seller/SouthernFriedVinyl See pg 44 alwayschristmas.com

A re-creation of an alpine village complete with cobblestone alleys and old-world towers.

See pg 56 helenchamber.com

See pg 50


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