Best North Georgia Mountain Hikes: Mount Yonah Trail

Back in January, we started our series of posts entitled, “Best North Georgia Mountain Hikes,” with Smith Creek Trail as our first entry. With spring on its way, it’s time to start making your hiking plans with wildflowers and lush green landscapes in mind. Mount Yonah Trail is known for its beautiful meadows of wildflowers and it’s gorgeous mountaintop views. So let’s take a look at what this trail has to offer! Location This trail starts out of Cleveland, GA, about 15 minutes from our inn in Sautee Nacoochee. It’s a 4.2 out-and-back trail that is rated as difficult with ~1500 ft elevation gain. … Continue reading

Tire Fire: Bluegrass Fusion Band coming to Clarkesville, GA

Combine the traditional sound of bluegrass with “the chaos of jam-based psychedelic rock” and you’ve got Tire Fire, a bluegrass fusion band coming to Clarkesville, GA next month. Five-part harmonies combined with the sounds of the dobro, guitar, bass, mandolin, fiddle, and banjo create a sound that is truly inspiring. Come hear this live music for yourself at the Grant Street Music Room! The Band Tire Fire (pronounced “Tar-Far”) is rooted in the southeast, with members hailing from all around Georgia and Florida. Each musician brings a unique sound and flavor to their “Appalachian tire-burning music.” Stomping beats and smooth … Continue reading