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.
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!
Visit during the Georgia Mountain Fair in July or fall.
Located on the coast of Lake Chatuge, Hiawassee GA is a great place for a family vacation. Both the lake and Hiawassee River host many water sports such as trout fishing, swimming, jet skiing, and boating throughout the year. A great day trip is hiking Brasstown Bald, the highest point in the whole of the Georgia Mountains, or taking the popular Appalachian Trail. Due to its elevation, Hiawassee is a great spot for a cabin rental with mountain views. Located on the tip of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the town's biggest claim to fame is the Georgia Mountain Fair -- a top reason for many visitors booking a Hiawassee vacation. The fair includes many musical performances and is an anticipated event in the North Georgia calendar.
There is a wide selection of Hiawassee cabin rentals on offer in the town, available in all shapes and sizes. Some house rentals can be found right by the lake, while otheres are further in the center. All the vacation rentals provide a great base for your stay and a comfortable home-away-from-home.
Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Glamping Hub, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 353 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Hiawassee, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Hiawassee comes in at $10 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $173 per night.
If you need an internet connection during your stay in Hiawassee, then you can choose from over 166 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 12 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 17 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Hiawassee? Then choose one of the 187 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 7 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 88 pet-friendly accommodations available.
AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 6 providers in Hiawassee, including 137 places to stay from Airbnb, 34 accommodations from Glamping Hub and 29 places to stay from VRBO
204 accommodations in Hiawassee have been reviewed: 50% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 181 places to stay right now.