Local Attractions

The Northeast Georgia Mountain region is known nationally for its many attractions and activities that will meet anyone’s leisure and recreational interest.

The beauty of the area, especially during autumn leaf season, is unmatched anywhere. Almost every city, town, or community has planned seasonal activities, including the month long Oktoberfest in Helen, the Georgia Mountain Fair in Hiawasssee, hot air balloon races, arts and craft fairs, the annual Dahlonega Gold Rush festival, and numerous other events to meet everyone’s interest and entertainment needs.

For those who just want to rest, relax and take it easy, you will find you are among friends with similar interests here in our resort.

The weekly planned activities within the resort provide something for everyone. Many of our owners have been members since the resort opened in 1983, and the warm friendly atmosphere makes everyone feel at home.

At the same time, you can be as active as you want to be. The outdoor activities and area attractions are so numerous you will want to spend as much time as you can with us. Many of our owners have purchased more than one deed so they can share the use of their time with immediate family and friends. Some of the region’s favorite attractions are listed for your information.

  • Alpine Village of Helen, Georgia. Shops,,outlet stores, taverns and fine restaurants.
  • Hot Air Balloon Races, Oktoberfest, Trout Tournament and Volksmarch held annually in Helen.
  • Babyland General in downtown Cleveland. Home of the Cabbage Patch™ doll.
  • Canoeing, white water rafting, tubing and kayaking on the Chattahoochee, Nantahala, Etowah and Chestatee Rivers
  • Golfers can enjoy beautiful and challenging courses just next door or a pleasant drive away.
  • Hiking trails, waterfalls and scenic drives.
  • Amicalola Falls, Ruby Falls, Dukes Creek Falls, Tallulah Falls and Gorge.
  • Hike the Appalachian Trail only minutes away. Easy to strenuous routes on the 78 miles in the Georgia Smokies.
  • Brasstown Bald – The highest point in Georgia.
  • Bass and trout fishing in area mountain streams and six North Georgia lakes – all within a one-hour drive: Lakes Burton, Rabun, Chatuge, Lanier, Hartwell and Nottely.
  • Mountain biking and zip lining enthusiasts find this mountain region both challenging and enjoyable.
  • Pan for gold and gem grubbing.
  • Visit Dahlonega – site of the first gold mine in the US.
  • Skiing – Several ski courses within a one-hour drive.
  • North Georgia’s famous annual festivals
  • Great Smokey Mountain National Park – two hours away.
  • Cherokee Indian Reservation, North Carolina. Museums, shopping and casinos.
  • Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Dollywood, Tennessee, Maggie Valley, North Carolina – all within a two-hour drive.
  • Professional Sports – The Atlanta Braves, Falcons and Hawks – within a two-hour drive.
  • Six Flags Over Georgia and Atlanta – within a two-hour drive.