5 Perfect Spots to Enjoy Fall Leaves in the North Georgia Mountains

It’s that time of year again! That’s right–fall is just around the corner, and that means we are booking up fast for folks who are eager to enjoy the exquisite beauty of the North Georgia mountains during this season. Before you know it, you’ll be putting on your fuzzy flannels, stepping into your warm boots, and waiting to hear the crisp crunch of leaves under your feet.  The north Georgia mountains are a treasure trove of beauty in the fall. It seems like every corner you turn, you can find a new shade of red or orange or yellow. The … Continue reading

Bluegrass & BBQ Festival in the North Georgia Mountains

Make history by joining the Smithgall Woods State Park friends group as they host “Cabin Fever: Bluegrass & BBQ Festival” along Duke’s creek. On October 5, 2019, from 10am to 4pm, the park will feature live bluegrass bands, local artisans and their wares, food vendors, and more!  The goal of this event is to raise money for the state park to be able to dismantle and relocate a chestnut log cabin to their property. This cabin will be located near the Visitor’s Center and will be used for educational programming. Admission is $10 per vehicle, and additional donations are appreciated … Continue reading

Take Care of Summer Skin at Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn & Spa

Summer time is starting to wind down and for many of us that means our skin is probably needing some attention. All those trips to the beach, hikes in the mountains, and neighborhood BBQs have exposed our skin to more UV rays than usual and it may have our skin looking dull and damaged. Even if you take good care of your skin by keeping hydrated, using a quality broad spectrum SPF moisturizer, and staying in the shade when possible, it’s likely your skin could use some special pampering by the end of the season. Lucille’s has several facial packages … Continue reading

Get Your Buzz On at North Georgia’s Etowah Meadery

Is there anything better than local honey? How about fermented local honey? Now we’re talking, right? If you’re visiting the north Georgia mountains, you’ve got to stop at Etowah Meadery. Located in Dahlonega, this new tasting room is full of delightful meads to suit any palate.  Many folks are not familiar with the process involved in making mead. At its basic level, mead is simply honey, water, and yeast that is combined and fermented. But that simple beginning is the jumping point for all kind of flavors. Fruits, spices, and grains can all be added to varying degrees to create … Continue reading