Georgia & the Carolinas - North Georgia (PDF Chapter)
This is the North Georgia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Georgia & the Carolinas guidebook.
Elevation seekers should head to North Georgia, which sits at the southern end of the great Appalachian Range. Those mountains, and their surrounding foothills and upcountry, provide superb mountain scenery, as well as some decent wines and frothing rivers.
- feel the spray of the mighty Amicalola Falls, the Southeast’s tallest
- hike deep into the permit-only gorge floor of gorgeous, waterfall-peppered Tallulah Gorge State Park
- eat, drink and pledge devotion to the Georgia Bulldogs in the immensely cool, musically in-clined college town of Athens
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Athens, Dahlonega, Amicalola Falls State Park, Blue Ridge, Blairsville, Helen, Clayton, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Toccoa.
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