Attractions in Northeast Georgia

Attractions in Northeast Georgia
At the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains is the rugged and forested region of northeast Georgia. With dozens of campgrounds, trails and small-town shopping districts, families and couples will have plenty of activities and attractions to fill their time during a visit. The area boasts campsites, cabins and numerous amenity-filled hotels.

Tallulah Gorge State Park

Just off U.S. Highway 441 sits the 2,700 acre site of Tallulah Gorge State Park. At the park, visitors can hike or bike more than 20 miles of trails or swim and fish in the many rivers and lakes. Nonathletic visitors can enjoy scenic views of the north Georgia mountains, gorge overlooks and water releases throughout the year. Guests also can stay in one of the 50 campsites while enjoying a lake and beach, a picnic shelter and recreation areas.

Tallulah Gorge State Park
338 Jane Hurt Yarn Drive
Tallulah Falls, GA 30573
(706) 754-7970
gastateparks.org/TallulahGorge

Unicoi Springs Camp Resort ‎

Situated near the heart of Helen, Georgia, an authenticated German town, is Unicoi Springs Camp Resort. The camp features tent and RV sites with electric and water hookups, a lake, swimming pools, picnic sites and recreation facilities for families. Modern amenities include paved roads, an activity center, cable TV hookup, miniature golf and wireless and dial-up Internet capabilities. Several other falls, trails and campsites are also nearby in Helen and surrounding cities.

Unicoi Springs Camp Resort ‎
2444 Highway 356 North
Helen, GA 30545
(706) 878-2104
unicoisprings.com

Chateau Elan

The 3,500 acre Chateau Elan offers a golf club and two 18-hole golf courses and 75 acres of vineyards and a winery, as well as a European health spa treatment given with special overnight accommodations at the inn, which has access to a fitness center and swimming pool. Chateau Elan is also home to several restaurants, a culinary studio and a golf school. The resort also offers meeting rooms and wedding facilities.

Chateau Elan
100 Rue Charlemagne
Braselton, GA 30517
(678) 425-0900
chateauelan.com

Babyland General Hospital

Babyland General Hospital, home of the Cabbage Patch Kids baby dolls, is an attraction for children, where they can pick out their own doll and witness it being born. At the hospital, families can adopt preemies, newborn babies and older kids and give them names of their choice. The hospital also has original Cabbage Patch Kids, which can be dressed for special holidays and occasions, along with accessories and adoption records.

Babyland General Hospital
300 NOK Drive
Cleveland, GA 30528
(706) 865-2171
cabbagepatchkids.com

Article Written By Lisa Floyd

Lisa Floyd is a freelance writer who specializes in music, travel, food and education, among other topics. Since 2000, she has written for several print and online publications including "The Red & Black" newspaper, "Southern Distinction" magazine and various websites. Floyd holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Georgia.

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