Travelers Guide Map is available by contacting or visiting any
Chamber of Commerce offices. You can also obtain the
Traveler's Guide Map and get additional information online.
The numbers correspond to the Towns
Accommodations Towns County boasts
a variety of accommodations from upscale resorts and romantic bed and
breakfasts to hideaway cabins.
The Reach of Song
Country Music Superstars Concerts
Trail A wilderness footpath
over 2,100 miles along the crest of the Appalachian mountains,
states, Towns and Union counties, with its southern terminus
at Springer Mountain on the Gilmer-Fannin border. More
information on the Appalachian Trail
Bald - The highest peak in Georgia, rising 4784 feet. From the observation
tower on summit, there are breathtaking 360 panoramic views of four
states, and on a clear day it's possible to see Atlanta. The mountain
is open daily from memorial Day through October and on weekends in early
spring and late fall (weather permitting). 706-896-255
Wilderness In 1986, Congress designated 11,405 acres within
the Chattahoochee National Forest as the Brasstown Wilderness, which
does not include Brasstown Bald Mountain.
Chatuge Built by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in
1941 and covering 7,000 acres, the lake offers many recreational opportunities.
Georgia Mountain Fair Started in 1950, it is an enduring
attraction held in late summer. Its Pioneer Village preserves
the heritage and skills of early mountain settlers. Crafts, produce,
and talent fill each years fair. 706-896-4191.
Fall Festival October marks the opening of the Fall Festival,
which includes the famous Georgias Official State Fiddlers
Convention. For ten days this is a look into the past. 706-896-4191.
Country Music Superstar Concerts Nine big concerts of
country music's great national stars. Come to the Anderson Music Hall
at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds on selected Saturdays for two showings
May through October. 706-896-4191.
Fred Hamilton Rhododendron Garden Located
within the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee, this famous rhododendron
garden is the largest in the state with approximately 400 varieties
and 2,000 plants. Open to the public year round, free of charge, the
garden always has something blooming in spring: dogwoods, tulip magnolias,
native azaleas, lady slippers, and trilliums in addition to the rhododendrons
which bloom spring, summer, and into early fall.
Former Georgia Governor Zell Miller has said of his home county, The
combination of all these things in one community is a rare occurrence.
It is what people refer to as quality of life. I challenge
you to experience it in the Enchanted Valleys of Towns County!
Towns County Chamber of Commerce
1411 Fuller Circle
Young Harris, Georgia 30582
Visit the Towns County Chamber
of Commerce web site for more information about
Accommodations, Attractions, Dining, Festivals, Realtors, Recreation