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Hiawassee Travel Guide

Just two hours from Atlanta, you'll find Hiawassee in Towns County Georgia, right on the shores of Lake Chatuge at the top of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It's a slow-paced, charming town where the Georgia Mountain Fair is held every year.

Things to Do in Hiawassee

There's plenty of hiking and lake activities to keep you busy in Hiawassee. Easy day trips include hiking Brasstown Bald, the highest point in Georgia.The views at the top are tremendous, and you can get a shuttle here if you're feeling worn out!

You can try fly fishing on Lake Chatuge, or for a small excursion head to High Shoals Falls in the High Shoals Falls-Chattahoochee National Forest, where there are five waterfalls with breathtaking vertical drops. Horseback riding is also popular around here and there are many trails and guided tours to choose from.

Georgia also has its own award-winning wineries and vineyards, due to the quality of the terrain, so get ready to taste some delicious vinos too. If you're visiting during the summer, you'll get to see the Georgia Mountain Fair along with a variety of musical performances in the Anderson Music Hall, as well as arts and crafts, a parade and a wonderful carnival. There is a fall version of the fair too, just ten days long but there are still shows, plenty of stalls and vendors, plus a fiddlers convention!

Best Time to Visit Hiawassee

Visit during the Georgia Mountain Fair in July or fall.

Price and Availability Index in Hiawassee

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Hiawassee is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Hiawassee is in the high season in July. Hiawassee has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Hiawassee tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Hiawassee tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Hiawassee

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Hiawassee. The hottest month in Hiawassee is June, when temperatures peak at 91 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 7 ˚F. The wettest month in Hiawassee is May with 6.63 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.16 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Hiawassee

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Glamping Hub, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 299 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Hiawassee ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. A trip to Hiawassee can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $25 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $184 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 149 accommodations in Hiawassee that have WiFi. 7 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 9 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Hiawassee by car, be sure to choose from 160 accommodations that provide parking. We have 6 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 63 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

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173 of our accommodations in Hiawassee have been reviewed and rated. 53% are rated excellent or good. 137 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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