Local Area Attractions Near Hiawassee KOA Holiday

Welcome to Hiawassee, Georgia. The area offers endless possibilities for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. With lush forests, serene lakes and streams, and majestic mountains it truly is the perfect setting to get away from the city.

Crane Creek Vineyards

Crane Creek Vineyards

Crane Creek Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery. Enjoy our great atmosphere and savor the wonderful taste of wine made with Southern charm.

1040 Crane Creek Rd

Young Harris, GA 30582

706-379-1236

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Hamilton Gardens

Hamilton Gardens

Hamilton Gardens offers a serene experience for visitors. With its 33 acres of woodlands and abundance of wildflowers, birds, and other wildlife, Hamilton Gardens is listed by the state of Georgia as a botanical garden. But it is best known for its more than 1,500 native azaleas and rhododendrons  in all shades of pink, red, and purple. A boardwalk takes you around a small lake with views of Mount Yonah in the distance.

96 Pavilion Road

Hiawassee, GA 30546

706-970-0011

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Lake Chatuge

Lake Chatuge

Lake Chatuge is a man-made reservoir created by the Chatuge Dam which finished construction in 1942. The lake is relatively shallow with depths of 30 feet and reaches 144 feet by the dam. Lake Chatuge is the highest major lake in the state of Georgia, providing panoramic views from many points around its shores.

Hightower Creek Vineyards

Hightower Creek Vineyards

Hightower Creek Vineyards is a small, family-operated winery located in scenic North Georgia surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains. Situated at 3,500 feet altitude, our vines grow in volcanic rock soil near the headwaters of Hiawassee Creek. The micro-climate is perfect for growing grapes.

7150 Canaan Dr

Hiawassee, GA 30546

706-896-8963

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Artworks Gallery and Gifts

Artworks Gallery and Gifts

ArtWorks Gallery and Gifts is a family owned business in the mountain town of Hiawassee, Georgia. They specialize in offering art, gifts and jewelry by talented local artists. Their store gives guests the opportunity to enjoy beautiful artwork while also supporting artists in the community.

243 Big Sky Drive

Hiawassee, GA 30546

706-896-0932

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Alpine Helen

Alpine Helen

It's more than a bustling, artistic shopping district; the smells and sights will delight your senses. Feast on delicious German delicacies and float the beautiful Chattahoochee River, which flows gently through this re-creation of a Bavarian Alpine village, complete with cobblestone streets. Local history is linked to the Cherokee Indians and early settlers who came to mine for gold and work in the lumber industry. Helen now has more than 200 specialty and import shops offering everything from candle making and glass blowing to cuckoo clocks and quilts. Dining options range from traditional German fare to traditional Southern.

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Blue Hole Falls

Blue Hole Falls

If you're in need of a refreshing hike and some stunning natural scenery, Blue Hole Falls is the perfect spot for you. Located in Hiawassee, Georgia, this 5-mile loop trail takes hikers through forested mountains and a lush valley to see one of the most picturesque waterfall views in this part of the Appalachian Mountains. The falls are named for a blue hole at the base, which adds to its beauty

1333 Indian Grave Gap Rd

Hiawassee, GA 30546

706-745-6928

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Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, which opened in 1978, is home to several popular events throughout the year. The fair attracts up to 75,000 people each year and is one of the largest fairs in Georgia.

1311 Music Hall Rd

706-896-4191

Hiawassee, GA 30546

706-896-4191

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Sweet Acre Farms Winery

Sweet Acre Farms Winery

At Sweet Acre Farms Winery in Flowery Branch, GA, you'll find that we offer fresh fruit wines, crafted from local ingredients. They're proud to use sustainable farming practices as they strive to be a part of Georgia's growing wine industry.

7584 Bill Wilson Rd

Alto, GA 30510

678-769-5335

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Hiawassee Antique Mall

Hiawassee Antique Mall

The Hiawassee Antique Mall is Northeast Georgia's largest antique mall, with 40 dealers occupying nearly 10,000 square feet of retail space. The beautifully-displayed array of quality antiques and collectibles includes primitive and fine furniture, Southern pottery, crystal, china, glassware, toys, books, vintage jewelry, Coke collectibles, tools, linens and cookbooks! Conveniently located in the heart of Hiawassee, Georgia there is ample free parking for your convenience. A "hubby hole" for the gentlemen to relax in while the ladies shop.

518 N Main St

Hiawassee, GA 30546

706-896-0587

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Brasstown Bald

Brasstown Bald

Brasstown Bald is a mountain located in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the border between Towns and Union counties in north Georgia. At 4,784 feet above sea level, it is the highest point in Georgia. It is known among Native American Cherokee people as Enotah, meaning "Bald Place."

2941 Hwy. 180 Spur

Hiawassee, GA 30546

706-896-2556

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Bell Mountain

Bell Mountain

On a clear day, the views of the Eagle River Valley below are spectacular. At the top of this hike, you can climb around the rocks and enjoy the outlook from an observation deck.

220 Shake Rag Rd

Hiawassee, GA 30546

706-896-2276

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High Shoals Falls

High Shoals Falls

Head to High Shoals Scenic Area to see a succession of five waterfalls. This area has an estimated total vertical drop of 300 feet. The High Shoals Trail (1.2 miles) follows along High Shoals Creek to observation decks beside two of the five streams cascading in the High Shoals Scenic Area.

1333 Indian Grave Gap Rd

Hiawassee, GA 30546

706-745-6928

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Always Christmas Shop

Always Christmas Shop

Always Christmas is a year-round, award winning Christmas Emporium. Located in Hiawassee, GA, the store offers more than 5,000 square feet of Christmas shopping and inspiration! They also have a beautiful Loft Restaurant offering daily lunch and dinner specials, live music and wine tastings. With over 40 years combined experience as merchants and gift consultants, they will help you find that perfect gift or just the right decorations to make your house the holiday destination for all your friends and family!

715 N Main St

Hiawassee, GA 30546

706-896-3559

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Yonah Mountain Vineyards

Yonah Mountain Vineyards

Yonah Mountain Vineyards is a family winery located on the southeastern base of iconic Yonah Mountain. Their goal is to produce world-class wines and enjoy the amazing process. Rolling hills, sandy soil and a perfect setting for their twenty planted acres of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Petit Manseng, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot.

1717 Hwy 255 S

Cleveland, GA 30528

706-878-5522

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Aqua Tiki

Aqua Tiki

??????Enjoy a day cruising on Lake Chatuge on an Aqua Tiki Party Boat. Your captain will provide complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks and water and the party begins! Bring your favorite music and dance under the stars or lay back and relax on a giant lilypad. Aqua Tiki is fully equipped with a Licensed Captain, bartender, complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks, water, a grill and blender for your use, island music, a giant lily pad and more!

2397 NC-175

Hayesville, NC 28904

706-400-2069

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Bacchus on the Lake

Bacchus on the Lake

Celebrate with Bacchus Wine, Beer and Growlers! They offer the area's widest variety of imported, domestic and local wines, quality craft beers and 15 taps for growlers. They have the area's private boat dock that's accessible from Lake Chatuge. With something for every budget and occasion, make Bacchus your stop for any mountain celebration!

355 N Main St

Hiawassee, GA 30546

706-896-9947

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