Colorful Autumn Drives In Northeast Georgia Mountains

While every season has its charms in the mountains, autumn rates a few extra stars for all the stunning colors it brings. Head out in any direction and you’ll see hillsides dotted with oranges and reds, set off by the cool green of pine trees. Plan a stay at Lucille’s Mountaintop Inn & Spa and you can take day trips to soak in fall colors and enjoy a little “local color” along the way. (Check out this map for best fall foliage times). The drive from Helen to the towering Brasstown Bald, Georgia’s highest point, is a must-do any time of … Continue reading

Rumor Hazit: Tasty Beach Food In NE Georgia Mountains

Rumor Hazit is definitely not what you would expect to find in the cute mountain town of Clayton, Georgia. But that is just why you need to go there. That, and the good food, and the fact it’s open on Mondays—oh, and the bathrooms! It takes guts to be an island-themed restaurant in a mountain town, but Rumor Hazit makes it work. The beachy setting sets the mood and makes for a pleasant atmosphere, with colorful murals and some good ol’ Southern hospitality. True to its theme, fresh seafood is a specialty. Fish Tacos are a personal favorite, but the … Continue reading

North Georgia Mountain Town Hosts Fall Sorghum Fest

The annual Blairsville Sorghum Festival is coming to the mountain town on Saturday, October 13-14 and October 20-21, 2018. It’s a great opportunity to soak in a bit of cool mountain culture, have some fun, and learn all about this important local crop. Though not as well known as wheat and corn, sorghum is one of the top five cereal crops in the world, with the United States being the leading producer. Introduced to our country in the 1850, sorghum took hold in the mountainous areas of Appalachia. By 1860, Georgia was the fourth largest producer in America. The Blairsville … Continue reading

Enjoy NE Georgia Wineries on Pop the Cork Wine Tours

There’s now a way to explore the wineries of Northeast Georgia without worrying about directions or driving. Sign up for Pop the Cork Wine Tours and they’ll do all the arrangements. How nice is that? Pop the Cork Wine Tours is a husband and wife team that loves wine and enjoys entertaining. They previously ran a popular wine tasting business in California for 11 years. After moving to Georgia, the duo began researching (tastings included!) all the wonderful wineries located in the state, many up in our neck of the woods. They designed the new Pop the Cork Wine Tours … Continue reading