Insiders Guide: Unicoi Lodge and Georgia State Park

Edited by Mary Gallagher

 

What is the nearest airport?

Unicoi Lodge and Georgia State Park is conveniently located near many cities and major airports:.
68 miles: Athens, GA (AHN / KAHN) Athens-Ben Epps Airport
102 miles: Atlanta, GA (ATL / KATL) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
109 miles: Greenville, SC (GSP / KGSP) Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
118 miles: Chattanooga, TN (CHA / KCHA) Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
128 miles: Knoxville, TN (TYS / KTYS) McGhee Tyson Airport
129 miles: Asheville, NC (AVL / KAVL) Asheville Regional Airport

 

*Main HIghway*

Georgia Highway 356

 

*Favorite hotel*

www.Unicoilodge.com

Providing a choice of 100 stylish and cozy rooms, 30 lakeside cabins  82 campsites and 51 RV sites. Many renovations in 2019.

 

*5 places that visitors must see*

 

Helen, GA, the charming Bavarian town – http://www.helenga.org/
Georgia Winery and Trail Tourshttp://www.gawinetours.com/
Sautee Nacoochee Cultural Centerhttp://www.snca.org/snc/home.php
Anna Ruby Fallshttp://www.unicoistatepark.org/anna-ruby-falls.html
BlueRidge, GA is about an hours drive north and has a cute main shopping street with restaurants, galleries, shops and the Grumpy Old Men brewery.
https://www.blueridgemountains.com/

Fasching the German style MardiGras Carnival is fully celebrated

Fasching the German style MardiGras Carnival is fully celebrated in Helen GA

*Best local newspaper*

White County News – https://www.whitecountynews.net/

 

*Website for what’s going on about town*
https://www.whitecountynews.net/

 

*Favorite fine dining restaurant*

Unicoi Restaurant – https://www.unicoilodge.com/dining/unicoi-restaurant/

Favorite for Breakfast*
Unicoi Restaurant – https://www.unicoilodge.com/dining/unicoi-restaurant/

 

*Best place to get a coffee*

Unicoi Restaurant – https://www.unicoilodge.com/dining/unicoi-restaurant/

*Favorite bar/lounge*

Smithcreek Tavern at beautiful Unicoi SState Park

Smithcreek Tavern with a casual atmosphere and serving local and craft beers. Enjoy a game or friendly conversation.

Smith Creek Tavern – https://www.unicoilodge.com/dining/smith-creek-tavern/

 

*Favorite museum*

Sautee Nacooche Cultural Center – http://www.snca.org/snc/home.php

*Is your destination friendly and accessible for persons with disabilities?*
Yes

Unicoi Lodge and State Park in Georgia

Unicoi Adventure Lodge with plenty of things for al ages to do.

*Best sports venue(s) and outdoor activity*
Screaming Eagle Aerial Adventure – https://www.unicoilodge.com/adventures/zip-lines/
This area has several ski resorts nearby.

*Most popular local food*
Fresh Local Mountain Trout – https://www.unicoilodge.com/dining/unicoi-restaurant/

*To live like a local, you must have this experience*

Anna Ruby Falls

 

*Most popular local drink*
Grumpy Old Men Brewing. Actually started by two grumpy old men!

http://www.grumpyoldmenbrewing.com/home.html

 

*Best local souvenirs to bring home*

GoPro footage of your Unicoi adventures – https://www.unicoilodge.com/adventures/gopro-class/

Items and local crafts from Shops in Helen and Blue Ridge.

 

*Best neighborhood to explore on foot*
Helen, GA, Bavarian Village
Blue Ridge, GA downtown

 

*Product Helen, GA  is known for*
German food and Local Wineries

 

*Your best travel tip?*

Experience all the adventures – from Helen to everything Unicoi Lodge has to offer!

 

*Website*

www.UnicoiLodge.com

 

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/Unicoi/

 

 

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