North Georgia Vacation With The Top 5 Specialty Shops

When you think of a vacation in Helen, Georgia, part of you might wonder if you are going to end up being bored. However, if you have ever spent time on a North Georgia vacation, you will know that there is much to do and see, including a multitude of specialty stores. How could you possibly be bored when you have fun shopping and delicious restaurants near the cabins in Helen, GA? Here are the top five specialty stores in the North Georgia area of Helen and surrounding towns:

The Glassblowing Shop 

One of the most fun things to do when you are on vacation is to browse stores to see local art products. The Glassblowing Shop has many beautiful glass art items at reasonable prices. Don’t forget to stay for the live glassblowing demonstration. Located at 8600 Main Street, Unit 1, in Helen.

Mark of the Potter

Located in nearby Clarkesville, Georgia, the Mark of the Potter is more than just shopping. This is a family entertainment experience for your North Georgia vacation where you can watch local artisans creating beautiful pottery at the outdoor pottery wheel every weekend. Mark of the Potter has been in operation for almost 45 years and specializes in beautiful and functional stoneware pottery for the home.

Corks and Crumbs

Thanks to the proximity of the Appalachian Trail and old folklore about the people in the Appalachian Mountains, many people think that this area of Georgia is not particularly sophisticated. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Visit Corks and Crumbs in Ellijay, Georgia to enjoy a fabulous wine tasting and browse the specialty food and wine store.

Betty’s Country Store 

Of course, what would a vacation in North Georgia be without buying a few souvenirs to take home? Perhaps you want to experience the charm of an old-time country store. Visit Betty’s Country Store at 18 Yonah Street in Helen and select some old-fashioned candy or pick up some beer or wine to take back with you to your cabin.

hickory flat potteryHickory Flat Pottery

Once you have gotten your taste of some fantastic North Georgia stoneware pottery at the Mark of the Potter, stop by Hickory Flat Pottery in Clarkesville. Not only will you find more gorgeous stoneware pottery in our 116-year-old farmhouse but you will not be able to resist our available copper art, jewelry, and stained glass art as well.

When you have worn yourself out shopping in the area, come back to the Cedar Creek Cabins and relax in your beautiful cabin.

What will be your favorite North Georgia vacation memory? Begin vacation memories now by calling Cedar Creek Cabins at 770-952-4130 or booking online.