Northeast Georgia Mountains
Stunning scenery amid Northeast Georgia’s gentle peaks and rushing waters makes this region a natural paradise for visitors. Enjoy soul searching at spas, resorts, and bed and breakfasts, more than ten distinct Northeast Georgia wineries, and explore tumbling waterfalls and a variety of pristine lakes. Bridge the gap between past and present and enjoy the Northeast Mountains’ scenic beauty, natural treasures and small-town delights. The mountains will provide you with a simple escape to life’s daily rigors.
The Spa at Château Élan
The Spa at Château Élan provides an exquisite respite for body, mind and soul. Massage therapists and expert trainers on staff. Yoga and aerobics classes, stress management, and wellness education round out the experience. The Spa has fourteen guest suites, each with its own refreshing theme décor. The Spa's chef, Amie Reavis, creates seasonal gourmet dishes served within the Fleur-de-Lis dining area that overlooks the lake. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus feature healthful spa cuisine. www.chateauelan.com
Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia
The Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia will showcase the handcraft skills of one of the South’s premier grassroots art forms, and will explore the historical importance and changing role of folk pottery in southern life. These works tell the stories of men and women who shaped the earth and water of the Georgia mountains into once essential household items now valued and collected as distinctive folk art. www.folkpotterymuseum.com
Vogel State Park
One of Georgia's oldest and most popular state parks, Vogel is located at the base of Blood Mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest. Driving from the south, visitors pass through Neel Gap, a beautiful mountain pass near Brasstown Bald, the highest point in Georgia. Visit the website.