Get Ready for an Old Fashioned Mountain Christmas

November in the North Georgia Mountains brings cooler temps, scenic winter landscapes and a number of ways to help you get into the holiday spirit. Make your plans now for a midweek or weekend stay in the Sautee Nacoochee area during the holiday season to enjoy the shopping, festivities, exhibits, mountain holiday culture and more. Nearby you’ll find the Village of Sautee offers many wonderful shops with unique finds for Christmas giving, as well as the nearby Scenic Highway 197, which features artisans offering everything from fine handcrafted furniture, folk art to metal sculpture and one of a kind art pottery. A variety of shop keepers in … Continue reading

Thanksgiving in the North Georgia Mountains

We love to cook, but at Thanksgiving we enjoy spending a little less time in the kitchen and leaving the traditional Thanksgiving meal preparation to the other fine cooks around the Sautee Valley.  Here are just a few of our favorites that will be serving Thanksgiving dinner in the area.  Bernie’s Restaurant, recently noted in the Fall issue of Southern Distinction magazine, has been owned and operated since 1989 by a mother and daughter team who specialize in making sure your dining experience is pleasing in every detail. This year Bernie’s will offer two Thanksgiving Day seatings, at 1:00pm and 4:00pm. Guests are encouraged … Continue reading