Relax, Rejuvenate At North Georgia Mountain Spa

Shoulders a little tensed up? Exercise leaving you sore and achy? Body feeling older than it should? Sounds like you need a trip to The Spa at Lucille’s! Treatments at The Spa are designed to soothe you from head to toe, and everything in-between. Just the drive up to The Spa at Lucille’s—a mountaintop setting in historic Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia—is enough to elicit “aahs.” Step inside the Spa and the feeling is rewarded with an environment designed to calm, with a light and airy feel and modern treatment rooms that ease you into relaxing. The Spa at Lucille’s—which is open … Continue reading

A Delightful Day Trip To Blairsville, Georgia

Some morning after breakfast at the Inn, take yourself on a drive up to Blairsville, about a one-hour drive north. With its beautiful mountain setting, it’s an enjoyable destination whether you like to hike, visit wineries, shop, or just hang out in a quaint little town. The gold boom of the 1830’s brought attention and settlers to Blairsville, which was originally inhabited by Native Americans. Not much later, it became the Union County seat, a title it still holds today. The town is surrounded by the Chatahoochee National Forest which offers miles of trails, waterfalls, and endless enjoyment to visitors … Continue reading

Autumn Wine Tasting In The North Georgia Mountains

Not that anyone needs an excuse to visit the North Georgia Mountains in the autumn—when colors are spectacular! But it is a wonderful time to drive around and visit the area vineyards and do a little sampling. Here are a few choice places to visit, several of which are having special fall events too. Kaya Vineyards in Dahlonega is hosting a Spirit of Harvest Festival next weekend, September 23-24, 2017. The party celebrates the release of the winery’s Blue Truck wine. In addition to tasting there will be live music, artisan vendors, and food. The winery—which sits atop a ridge … Continue reading

Fortify Restaurant Shines In North Georgia Mountain Town

The small town of Clayton, Georgia, is home to a restaurant with big time flavors. Fortify Kitchen & Bar, the brain child of Jack Nolan (owner) and Jamie Allred (owner/chef) is a favorite of ours, and one that we love sending guests to because they always come home happy. Clayton is a picturesque village with a nice town square and little shops, surrounded by lush farms that supply much of the ingredients for Fortify Kitchen & Bar. The restaurant is adamant about supporting local farmers and sustainable practices, and its menu is a reflection of this. From starters such as … Continue reading