Book early because hotels fill up quickly if there is an event in town.
Brasstown Valley Resort. Beautiful, many amenities and most expensive. Includes hotel lodge rooms and log cabins, spa, golf course, indoor-outdoor saltwater pool, hiking trails. The restaurant and grill are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 6321 U.S. 76, Young Harris, GA 30582.(800)201-3205. 5 minutes from my home. www.brasstownvalley.com
The Ridges Resort. At the foot of my mountain, on the lake next to the marina. Many lake-view rooms. 3499 U.S. 76 Hiawassee, GA 30546. (706) 896-2262. www.theridgesresort.com
Lake Chatuge Lodge, Hiawassee. Ask for a lake view room. 7 minutes from my home. Address: 653 Highway 76 Hiawassee, GA 30546. (706) 896-5253. 866-608-5966.
Private Rental Home in my neighborhood. Search homeaway.com for Property ID: p151747. “Cozy Cabin in the North Georgia Mountains” One bedroom/one bath. Average $115/night. One bedroom, one bath.
Private Rental Home: You might want to share this 3 bedroom/3 bath home with other guests. Search homeaway.com for Property ID: 314884vb. “Palm Peach” Hiawassee, GA.
Private Rental Home AirB&B. 2968 Hooper Branch Road, Hiawassee, GA (Small cabin up the mountain from Sunnyside Drive on a creek. $100/night aprox. Pet friendly.)
Hinton Center, Hayesville, NC. Gorgeous mountain lake views. A Methodist Retreat center, lowest priced lodging, includes small hermitages, cottages and dormitories. 15 minutes from my home. A great deal. Has a cafeteria for a quick breakfast. 2330 Hinton Center Rd., Hayesville, NC 28904. (828) 389-8336. www.hintoncenter.org
RESTAURANTS ~ All are within 5 minutes of Young Harris Retreat Venue
• Mary’s Southern Grill at the corner of hwy. 76 and GA17/NC69. Down-home southern country cookin’ at the foot of my mountain.
Lunch and Dinner – Young Harris and Hiawassee, GA
Hawg Wild BBQ And Catfish House. Lunch and dinner. Gorgeous views of the lake. Outdoor dining.
El Cancun Mexican Restaurant. Great views of the lake and casual outdoor dining.
Brothers Restaurant, Young Harris. Steak and seafood, Amerian cuisine.
Young Harris College buffet and Chic Fil A. (See Cupid Falls just off the campus.)
Asiano’s (Chinese and Japanese)
Rib Country, Hayesville, NC and Hiawassee
Copper Door, Hayesville. elegant. live music on weekend.
Café Portofino, Hiawassee. Live music on weekends.
Enrico’s Italian Restaurant, Young Harris
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