Holiday Gift Ideas From A Northeast Georgia Mountain Inn

Looking for those special gifts just got easier! Settle down with a glass of wine or a nice cup of tea and do a little shopping right here at Lucille’s Mountaintop Inn & Spa. We’ve got all sorts of special items for pampering, relaxing—even getting away from it all. Cuddling by the fire is better when you’ve got a cozy, plush blanket. Ours has an Inn logo to remind you of good times. ($69) Wrap your loved one in the softness of Lucille’s monogramed tan plush robe ($69)—a favorite with our Inn guests. Or gift them with one of the … Continue reading

Holiday Shopping In The Northeast Georgia Mountains

This year, escape from the mall crowds and head up to our neck of the woods to do your holiday shopping. In addition to a slowed-down pace of life, you’ll find terrific little stores filled with one-of-a-kind gifts for all ages and interests. And when you stay with us at Lucille’s, we’ll help you navigate the local markets to find what you want. The northeast mountains are a mecca of wonderful artisans. Start your search in Helen at The Glassblowing Shop where they sell tree ornaments and other delicate masterpieces, such as a selection of exquisite mini glass guitars for … Continue reading

A Season Of Entertainment In North Georgia Mountains

Just up the road from Lucille’s Mountaintop Inn & Spa is the Sautee Nacoochee Center (SNC), a local gem known for its wonderful museums, art galleries, classes, and shows—and always a popular place for guests.This holiday season, the SNC is offering a range of great events with a little something for every interest: music, theater, art and history. Here is a quick overview of what’s coming. Sautee Nacoochee Center 183 Highway 285 North, Sautee Nacoochee 706-878-3300 A Christmas Carol. Dickens’ tale gets a little dose of humor in this retelling of the holiday classic. December 1 – 3, 2017 7:00 … Continue reading

The State’s Strangest Monument: The Georgia Guidestones

Sometimes referred to as America’s Stonehenge, the Georgia Guidestones is one of the lesser-known sites in northeast Georgia—and one of the most mysterious. Designed to function as a compass, calendar, and clock, it is the stones inscriptions that raise the most curiosity. The Georgia Guidestones is located high on a hill in Elberton, Georgia—about an hour and a half southeast of Lucille’s. The monument was commissioned in 1978 by a gentleman named R.C. Christian, who claimed to be representing a group of men. However this was not the man’s real name, and the men who he said he represented have … Continue reading