Area Attractions/Events

Hamilton Gardens

The Hamilton Gardens are open from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. daily with an entrance fee of $3.00 during the blooming season. There are guided walking and shuttle tours available by appointment for a slightly higher fee. The Rhododendron Festival is back - April 19 to May 12 - Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays!


Please click the image above for a waterfall slideshow. We provide diections to most area falls on arrival.

Golf Course

The Ridges Golf - 828-389-9000

Chatuge Shores - 828-389-8940

Brasstown Valley - 800-201-3205 - Let us make your golf reservation and you pay for one person and get the second person 1/2 price.

GM Fairgrounds

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App. Trail Logo

The Appalachian Trail, plus other hiking trails. (We provide directions on arrival)


Boat Rentals

The Ridges - 706-896-2112

Boundary Waters - 706-896-2530


YH Water Sports

Young Harris Water Sports

Office - 706-379-9619

Cell - 706-781-5039

Train rides

Train Rides

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway -

Great Smokey Mountains Railroad -

Mountain biking

Mountain Biking

Southern Appalachian

Woody’s Mountain Bikes
- 706-878-3715

horseback riding

Horseback Riding and Llama Treks

Chunky Gal Stables - One to four hour trail rides on Chunky Gal Mountain - 828-389-4175

Trackrock Stables - Mountain Trail Rides

Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Georgia Mountain Fair, Fall Festival, Superstar Concert Series, Rhododendron Festival, plus other events. Check Event Calendar link above.


Area Vineyards - Ask for Driving Directions on Arrival

Crane Creek Vineyards - 706-379-1236

Wine Growers Association of Georgia - 706-878-9463

Hightower Creek Vineyards - 706-896-8963

Eagle Fork Vineyards - 828-389-VINO


Ski and Snow Tubing - (Be sure and call ahead to check conditions.)

Scaly Mountain Snow Tubing -

Sapphire Valley Ski Area and Tube Park -

Mountain Wedding

Mountain Weddings

Have a wedding in the mountains. Let plan it for you.

VFW Post 7807

Hiawassee VFW -



Body Sense

Trout Fishing

Fly Fishing

Fly fishing at many trout streams. Directions to several great locations at check-in.