The best golf courses in the entire state of Georgia are found in the north Georgia Mountains. The Blue Ridge and Tusquitee Mountain ranges create the perfect backdrop for a day on the links, so grab the clubs and take in a round of awe-inspiring golf on one of the several challenging courses in the area.
The Best Golf in Georgia
Hike the Appalachian Trail
The Appalachian Trail runs directly through our area which is typically a stopover point for those hiking the trail. There are varying opportunities for hiking ranging from easy to strenuous. Bikers will fall in love with this region while enjoying the beauty along the Brasstown Scenic Byway, Dahlonega "Six Gap" Classis, the Helen Ramble or one of the area's other favorite biking destinations.
This region is known for magnificent waterfalls, however only a few are visible from the roadways or parking areas. Only a short walk or hike is required to enjoy the beauty of the cascading water. You could even take a dip in the water if it's not too cold.
Shopping and Dining
Here you will find antique stores displaying the work of many well-known painters, sculptors, and potters along with the colorful array of Appalachian folk art. After a long day of shopping, relax at one of the many fine restaurants the area has to offer.
Vineyards and Wineries
This area is considered the wine belt of Georgia. Here you will find dozens of vineyards and wineries. Spend a weekend exploring all the different kinds of wines offered in the region.
Horseback riding is a very popular activity in the area with thousands of wooded acres, streams, meadows and valleys for your riding experiences. Several stables in the area give guided trail rides and you can even find pony rides for the kids.
Canoeing and Tubing
Enjoy a day of canoeing on the lake or spend a great afternoon of tubing on the Chattahoochee River. Several outfitters in the area will have the entire family floating down the river in no time.