Our Favorite Rainy Day Activities in Sautee Nacoochee, GA

Any seasoned traveler knows that sometimes things don’t go as planned, and you need to be flexible and switch gears to continue making the most of your getaway. If you’re faced with an unexpected rainy day in the North Georgia mountains, you won’t need to look far for activities you can enjoy that will suit just about anyone’s interests. Check out our list of the best rainy day activities near our inn in Sautee Nacoochee, GA, and make plans to have a grand adventure, no matter what the weather! Vineyards North Georgia is known for its winemaking and there is … Continue reading

The Gourd Place: Celebrate the Art Scene in the North Georgia Mountains

Come and see why folks call The Gourd Place the highlight of their day in the North Georgia mountains! The Gourd Place is a small art gallery, gift shop, and museum in Sautee Nacoochee, just a few miles down the road from Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn & Spa. It’s the oldest gourdcrafting business in the United States and it has been a celebrated member of the local art scene in White County, GA for many years. What is Gourdcrafting?Artist Priscilla Wilson invented a slip-casting method using the earthy texture of gourds as a mold for her pottery-making (She even has a … Continue reading

Habersham Community Theater: North Georgia’s Hidden Gem

There’s just something special about a small, local theater. The intimacy of seeing the characters up close, the ever-present history of the building itself seeping into every part of the show, and the ease with which you can completely immerse yourself into the story being told. The Habersham Community Theater is all that and more. Make it a part of your stay in the north Georgia mountains, and you will be as delighted as you are captivated. The Habersham Community Theater is just off the square in Clarkesville, GA. It was originally built in 1937 as a movie theater. Now … Continue reading

Pottery and Agriculture Festival in Cleveland

This year, the 12th Annual Agri-Fest Country Market and 9th Annual “Pottery Comes to Town” Show and Sale will be in downtown Cleveland on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 9am-3pm.  Browse the fresh plants and veggies at the farmer’s market while enjoying some local live music. Make friends with some cuddly farm animals or buy locally made arts and crafts. But whatever you do, don’t miss the “Pottery Comes to Town” portion of the event, hosted by the Helen Arts and Heritage Center. This is a regional gathering of the best of the southeast’s potters.  It’s a truly unique opportunity … Continue reading

“Flip Your Wig” at these Charming Antique Shops

The north Georgia mountains are any antiquer’s daydream. Step back in time as you browse in the the relaxed, slow paced rhythm of antiquing in the Sautee Nacoochee area.  Saunter through Skylake Galleries which features a robust collection of antiques, as well as local and nationally recognized art and home accessories. The cozy charm of this place will have you at ease in no time.  When you’re done, make your way over to the historic Nacoochee Village Antique Mall. This three-floored century house contains a little bit of everything, from books and glass, to jewelry and Coke memorabilia.  So plan … Continue reading