Georgia Magazine - September 2012 - (Page 44)

Autumn in Georgia Where you can go in 2 to 5 days in North and Southeast Georgia BY JACKIE KENNEDY SUE SHAPIRO The mountains of North Georgia offer ample opportunities for fall fun. W ith the dog days of summer soon to be a memory, now’s the time to start planning an autumn escape. Throughout North and Souhteast Georgia, a variety of unique attractions and events awaits, enough for a weekend getaway or a five-day vacation. From the North Georgia mountains to the Georgia coast, the state enjoys a tourist industry that attracts visitors from throughout the world, as well as from within its own borders. There’s no need to travel far to see new sights or enjoy new experiences here. Four miles southeast of Helen, cradled in the hills of North Georgia, Sautee Nacoochee combines laidback mountain charm with a hip vibe that’s heavy on the arts. Start any visit here at the Sautee Nacoochee Center where art, history, music and dance intertwine. Home of the Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, the center features pottery tracing the area’s history back 200 years. On ★ Helen ★ ★ Sautee Nacoochee ★ Toccoa ★Atlanta ★ Hartwell ★★ Senoia Newnan Cleveland • • Woodbine Waycross Folkston Kingsland Fargo St. Marys ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Shopping venues abound in the mountain town of Sautee, including Shotgun Annie’s, which specializes in unique antiques and custom furnishings. 44 exhibit and for sale are works from local artists, plus the onsite local history museum teaches about Native Americans and early settlers. The Old Sautee Store is a great place for shopping. A general store since 1872, Old Sautee specializes in old-time candy, gift items and specialty foods. Don’t forget to ask for a sample of their famous Farmer’s Cheese. GEORGIA MAGAZINE More online at SUE SHAPIRO

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Magazine - September 2012

Georgia Magazine - September 2012
Picture This?
Georgia News
Liberty Notes
Calendar of Events
Georgia's Energy Outlook
Dedicated to duty
Resolved, for good
The 2012 Washington Youth Tour
Focusing on the future
Around Georgia
My Georgia
Georgia Gardens
Georgia Cooks

Georgia Magazine - September 2012