Autumn - Arts Itinerary
Appalachian Sculpture Project
490 Meeks Park Road / 706-439-6037
Meeks Park is home to this display of eight kinetic sculptures by local artist, Al Garnto.
Logan Turnpike Mill
4494 Gainesville Highway / 706-745-5735
This historic mill and bakery offers world famous stone ground grits and pancake and biscuit mixes.
Historic Courthouse Museum
3 Town Square / 706-745-5493
This 100 year old building captures the spirit of Georgia settlers who moved to the rugged mountain country more than 150 years ago.
Byron Herbert Reece Farm & Heritage Center
8552 Gainesville Highway / 706-745-2034
Enjoy a self guided tour of the home site of Byron Herbert Reece, a famous Georgia poet and novelist.
Civilian Conservation Corp Museum
405 Vogel State Park Road / 706-745-2628
Vogel State Park offers a chance to learn about its rich history through the experience of the CCC Museum.
Southern Tree Plantation
2226 Owltown Road / 706-745-0601
An active farm, growing thousands of pumpkins and Christmas trees each year. The plantation is loaded with fun activities such as kids train rides, crafts, a wooden maze, and marshmallow roasting.
Seasonal Tip: The Scenic Byways, trimmed thickly with foliage, rival any New England leaf watching experience! This is also the best time of year to explore the North Georgia Farm Trail, featuring over 100 agritourism sites and shop the 22 mile Artisan Corridor of arts and crafts shops, galleries, and boutiques.
Book your cabin early for your choice of mountain views.
Festival Fun: Two of Union County’s longest running festivals take place in October. The Indian Summer Festival in Suches is the first weekend in October and the Sorghum Festival is the second and third weekends at Meeks Park. Don’t miss Vogel State Park’s Mountain Music Arts & Crafts Festival in September and Fall Hoedown in October.