Enjoy Mardi Gras Bavarian-Style In Helen, Georgia

There’s more than one way to celebrate Mardi Gras, and up here in the mountains, we do it Bavarian-style at an annual event called Fashing, held this year on Saturday, February 10, 2018. In Germany, Fashing season technically begins the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, giving everyone plenty of time to create masks and costumes for the big celebration on the night before Lent begins. Helen, Georgia carries on this spirit with a less elaborate—though no less energetic!—evening of feasting dancing and merriment. Costumes are encouraged for the fun event, which is held at Helen … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Is Sweeter In Northeast Georgia Mountains

If sneaking away to a cozy mountain retreat sounds like something you’d love to do with your sweetie, give us a call! Lucille’s Mountaintop Inn & Spa has a special Winter Romance Package that checks off all the boxes you’re looking for. Champagne or sparkling cider and chocolate-covered strawberries on arrival. A soothing Couple’s Massage in the afternoon and decadent dessert in the evening. Spend a cozy night and come morning, you’ll enjoy breakfast in bed. And just to make it even more relaxing, you can have a late-checkout too. Special package price is $245 (plus tax and gratuity), and … Continue reading

Georgia Mountain Inn Named One Of State’s Most Romantic

We always knew it, but now it’s official! Lucille’s Mountaintop Inn & Spa has been named one of the “9 Most Romantic B&B’s in Georgia for a Much-Needed Getaway.” The award comes from the digital site, Trips to Remember, a fast-growing website that offers travel ideas and suggestions. The honor was given to a special group of luxury inns that offered exceptional personalized service, Southern hospitality, and a great local perspective. The award praised Lucille’s scrumptious breakfasts—with dishes such as crème brûlée French toast with minted strawberries—our spa services, and awesome views. All of the same things our guests have … Continue reading

The Wander North Georgia Store: More Than A Store

Don’t think of The Wander North Georgia Store as just a store. It’s an attitude. A buddy to hang out with. It’s a travelogue and a how-to for enjoying outdoor life in the mountains. And it’s definitely a fun place to visit next time you’re up here at Lucille’s Mountaintop Inn & Spa. Wander North Georgia was conceived as an online travel site, offering first-hand information and insights on natural places—our mountain waterfalls, for instance—where to eat and stay, artisan businesses, and other things residents and visitors might be interested in. The key to its success is the company’s ambassadors: … Continue reading