Luxurious Little Extras At This Blue Ridge Mountain Inn

Just getting away to our lovely mountaintop inn is a treat, but sometimes you want to shower your significant other, friend, or relative with a little more attention. That’s why we created Lucille’s Special Add-Ons. Choose any one or more of these extra touches and we’ll make sure all the details are taken care of. Just add the chosen item to your reservation when you make it online or by phone. Our in-room extras, which will be in your room on arrival, include: • Bottle of champagne on ice • Bottle of wine • Bucket of ice cold beer • … Continue reading

Find Idyllic Picnic Spots in North Georgia Mountains

If you want to take full advantage of the gorgeous scenery up here in Northeast Georgia—and enjoy one of the most scenic lunch settings anywhere—pack a picnic and head out to a mountaintop or lake. You don’t even have to go any further than out our back door! While Lucille’s Mountaintop Inn & Spa offers several choice settings for picnics, you’ll find many more in and our State Parks and forests. Check with us at the Inn for where to get picnic fixings, then head out to one of these top spots. Just outside of Helen, Georgia, Smithgall Woods has … Continue reading

Exploring The Chattahoochee River With Wildwood Outfitters

Once a main route for commerce and transport, the Chattahoochee River is now a prime source of recreation here in the Northeast Georgia Mountains. Come spring, its cool waters are ideal for rafting, kayaking, and canoeing, and Wildwood Outfitters will help you do just that. Based in Cleveland, Georgia, Wildwood Outfitters specializes in trips along the 36.2-mile Upper Chattahoochee River Water Trail, a beautiful stretch of river that is lush with vegetation and sightings of wildlife. Most trips are Class I and II in difficulty—one includes some Class III rapids—and range between five and 10 miles. All tours include shuttle … Continue reading

Serenity Cellars: A Refreshing Georgia Mountain Winery

Blink, and you could be walking up to a winery in Tuscany. Welcome to the old-world charm of Serenity Cellars, a Georgia Mountain winery located just outside of Cleveland, Georgia. Serenity Cellars’ setting lives up to its name—a peaceful plot of land lush with trees and a sloping hill of grape vines. Massive carved wood doors give entry to the rustic stone building where you’ll find a tasting room and gift area. Adjoining this is a large patio with red umbrellas shading the tables and soft white lights providing a cozy nighttime ambiance, a perfect setting for the winery’s weekend … Continue reading