Hotel at a Glance: Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa
There are many ways to enjoy this rural resort, which is tucked amid the Blue Ridge Mountains of northern Georgia. To give you a taste of its many amenities, this Getaway comes with activity credit. Play a round on the 18-hole golf course, weave through forests and fields on a horseback trail ride, or indulge in a massage.
- Where you’ll stay: Rooms reflect the surrounding woodland scenery with handcrafted elegant furniture.
- Fireside dining: Try seared sea scallops or a local trout with herb butter at two restaurants.
- Get moving: Hike a portion of the resort’s 9-mile trail network, then go swimming in the outdoor/indoor pool.
Young Harris, Georgia: Year-Round Outdoor Recreation with a Scenic Mountain Backdrop
The wooded landscape around Young Harris is rife with gorgeous waterfalls, mountain trails, and places for rafting and kayaking. Brasstown Bald, Georgia’s highest peak at 4,784 feet, offers views of four states (Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee) from its summit, and year-round trout fishing in the Hiawassee River nets tasty catches in a peaceful setting. For a taste of civilization, head to Young Harris and Hiawassee, where you’ll find art galleries, restaurants, and cinemas.