North GA Cabin Rentals – Event Guide

Choosing spectacular North GA cabin rentals for your next vacation means you will set out on an adventure into the scenic Appalachian wilderness. To make the most out of your time away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take advantage of the many events that take place in the northern part of our state.

Art Retreat
Every November, take part in the Arts Tour. This tour features local artists in the counties of Habersham, Lumpkin, Rabun, and White counties. Participants plot their own course through the rolling hills of northern Georgia exploring small shops and galleries along the way. With more than 100 artists participating, the Arts Tour is a perfect way to maximize the central location of the north GA cabin rentals.
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Small Town Charm
Many small towns dot the roads and highways in and around the Chattahoochee National Forest. Many of these northern Georgia towns hold a wide variety of events and festivals each year. Some of the annual festivals you can enjoy include:
  • City of Dahlonega: This town located in Lumpkin County holds numerous events each year. The Gold Rush Days held every third weekend in October highlights the area’s fall colors and honors its past. For cyclists, enjoy the annual Six Gap Century & Three Gap Fifty race in September that follows the same paths as the Tour de Georgia. Or enjoy music and help a state treasure with the Hemlock Fest in November, a music fest to benefit the eastern and Carolina hemlock trees.
  • City of Blue Ridge: Located on the North Carolina/Tennessee border, this authentic mountain town hails itself as the gateway to the mountains. Take a railroad motor car over the Toccoa River during the Ride the Rails Festival in September, enjoy locally grown food and crafts during the Mountain Harvest Sale in October, or enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas parade the first weekend of December.
  • City of Blairsville: Take part in the popular Sorghum Festival in this Union County town held the second and third weekends in October. Learn how to make sorghum syrup and enjoy several events including a biscuit eating contest. Or enjoy a weekend of music with the annual Bluegrass Festival the final weekend in September.
Natural Beauty
No stay in North GA cabin rentals would be complete without a trip to the gorgeous Chattahoochee National Forest. This state treasure covers almost 750,000 acres and spreads across 18 counties. It boasts 450 miles of trails including the Georgia portion of the Appalachian Trail, 2,200 miles of rivers and streams, and 1,600 miles of roads providing access to the heart of the national forest. The forest along with the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area holds several events throughout the year to showcase these national treasures such as sunset strolls along the river, guided walks and hikes, and film events.
Make your next stay in the north GA cabin rentals a fun-filled adventure! With so many Helen GA attractions, you might have to plan a second trip to fit them all in.