See Graceful Hot Air Balloons Float Over North Georgia’s Mountains

A Hot Air Balloon Floating by Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn & Spa Dozens of majestic hot air balloons will take to the skies over the North Georgia Mountains May 30 – June 1, 2013 as part of the 40th Annual Helen to the Atlantic Balloon Race & Festival.  Each year competitive hot air balloonist vie for the title in the nations only long distance hot air balloon race, which takes them from Helen, Georgia, the Bavarian themed mountain town near the Village of Sautee, on east-bound winds toward the Atlantic.  The first balloon to cross Interstate 95 anywhere between Maine and Miami wins.  This year approximately 30 balloons will ascend … Continue reading

Enjoy Fine Dining in Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia

The patio and garden at Bernie’s Restaurant Closed permanently as May 1, 2022. The kitchen at Bernie’s Restaurant is always an interesting place to visit.  There you might find the two co-chefs, Bernie and her daughter Monda, putting together a dish using the freshest local ingredients, or they might be putting the finishing touches on a homemade sauce or one of their mouth watering signature dishes.  Bernie has been at the helm of the restaurant that bears her name for almost 25 years, while Monda is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde  Park, NY, and brings her … Continue reading

Wedding Season in the Mountains of North Georgia

It’s spring and wedding season is in full bloom at Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn & Spa in the mountains of North Georgia. We’re busy preparing for a wedding this weekend and then one each of the following weekends in May. The panoramic views from the inn’s backyard and deck certainly make a beautiful backdrop for a wedding picture, but all the other details we cover are what makes a wedding at Lucille’s truly special. We take care of everything from the flowers, the cake, the minister, the food, the photographer to the accommodations.  And we do it all so that the bride and groom have … Continue reading