1/2 Mile Shootout – WannaGoFast is back in Rabun County!

Posted on July 19th, 2013 by Rabun

Georgia ½ Mile Shootout!! wannaGOFAST will be returning again for their 2nd annual Georgia ½ Mile Shootout in beautiful Rabun County!  This incredible 2-DAY event will be held onSeptember 14th & 15th, 2013 at the Prestigious Heaven’s Landing Airport (www.heavenslanding.com) in Clayton, Ga. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains this airport is more of a work of […]

A Good Thing That Has Come Out Of All The Rain – Chanterelle Mushrooms

Posted on July 25th, 2013 by Rabun

WOW!  Although folks in Rabun County have been growing weary of the now routine afternoon and evening rains, there is a “golden” lining — a multitude of golden Chanterelle mushrooms found at the base of trees in our forests.  Considered one of nature’s finest delicacies, the Chanterelles are only found in the wild and are easily identified.  So, come, […]

BBC-TV documentary to feature North Georgia Mountain author Woodall Posted June 19, 2013 at 2:32 p.m.

Posted on June 26th, 2013 by Rabun

Take a few minutes to click and read about one of Rabun County’s own author’s, Barbara Woodall and learn about the history of this gorgeous place. http://www.independentmail.com/news/2013/jun/19/bbc-tv-documentary-to-feature-north-georgia/

Beechwood Inn Named Top 5 Food and Wine Destination by Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Posted on March 12th, 2012 by Rabun

Known for luxury lodging, an exceptional wine list, cooking classes and fine dining that features locally sourced foods, Beechwood Inn, located in Clayton, Georgia, has garnered a top travel destination designation by the influential Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

Best Chefs in America Tap Northeast Georgia Talent

Posted on February 4th, 2013 by Rabun

Best Chefs in America Tap Northeast Georgia Talent  Fresh and Local just got a face.  Or should we say “faces”.  Northeast Georgia Chefs David Darugh of Beechwood Inn, Jenny Wilson of Froamge and Jamie Allred of Lake Rabun Hotel learned they were selected by other chefs to be featured in a new book, Best Chefs in […]

Best Fresh and Local Chefs in North Georgia: Recipes Featured in Southern Distinction Magazine – September 2013

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Rabun

Take a few minutes to read the blog post from Beechwood Inn Bed & Breakfast.  Get theirs and other recipes that are favorites here in North Georgia. http://www.beechwoodinn.ws/best-fresh-and-local-chefs-north-georgia.html

Big Spring & the CVB

Posted on March 15th, 2012 by Rabun

“Big Spring”!!! What is it? It is Spring 2012 and it means a huge spring season for Rabun County tourism. I will explain more, but first I need to explain another phrase used by the Rabun County Convention & Visitors Bureau (RCCVB)…”Spring Blitz”. We use this phrase to refer to the heavy advertising we do […]

Chattooga Belle Farm

Posted on January 15th, 2012 by Rabun

We are always traveling the back roads of our area looking for new adventures. One day in nearby Long Creek, SC we stumbled upon Chattooga Belle Farm. The view from this location is simply put – stunning.  Unobstructed layered views of mountains and valleys from Black Rock to Rabun Bald to Whiteside. As we drove down […]

Chef James Reaux at The Chop House

Posted on December 9th, 2011 by Rabun

Chef James Reaux owns and operates The Chop House at LaPrade’s Marina on Lake Burton. He’s offering some great food at this wonderful location on the edge of Lake Burton

Clint Eastwood, Justin Timberlake – Trouble With The Curve In Filming in Rabun County, Georgia

Posted on April 27th, 2012 by Rabun

We were thrilled to have another major Hollywood Promotion be filmed here in Rabun County, Georgia.  Clint Eastwood’s new film Trouble With The Curve, shot here last week.    They used a variety of locations for filming; Lake Burton Club, Camp Dixie, Mountain Lakes Medical Center, & The Creative Learning Center. The movie will star Eastwood […]

Ena Weinstein – Mind and Body Haven

Posted on July 31st, 2011 by Rabun

Ena and her husband came to Rabun county over 10 years ago. It was a stopping point on their travels between Florida where Ena was working to train athletes and her husband’s business property inPittsburg, PA. They often stopped at the Dillard House and both were attracted by the beauty and people of Rabun County. […]

Feature Winery in the Northeast Georgia Living Magazine

Posted on September 25th, 2013 by Rabun

Take a minute to click on this link to read about our very own Stonewall Creek Winery here in the gorgeous Northeast Georgia Mountains in Rabun County.  We are thrilled to have them as part of our family! http://www.northeastgeorgialiving.com/featured/featured-winery/

Film your Movie in Rabun County, Georgia

Posted on February 23rd, 2012 by Rabun

Nowadays you can hear those words echoing throughout the mountains of Rabun County in Northeast Georgia.  Last year parts of The Wettest County and most of The Goats (starring Val Kilmer) were filmed in Rabun County and, while the filming for the comedy Wanderlust was in neighboring Habersham County, the star, Jennifer Anniston, and several […]

Gayle’s Croissant Bread Pudding

Posted on July 15th, 2013 by Rabun

We are featuring recipes from Rabun County’s Four “Best Chefs America 2013.”  Rabun County is fortunate to have 4 “Best Chefs America” practicing their skills and helping make Northeast Georgia a culinary destination extraordinaire. This recipe for Croissant Bread Pudding is by Gayle Darugh of Beechwood Inn, Clayton, Georgia.

Georgia State House Resolution 58 – Rabun County Farm to Table Capital of Georgia

Posted on February 18th, 2015 by Rabun

  Monday, January 26th Representative Stephen Allison presented to the Georgia State House Resolution 58 designating Rabun County, Georgia the Farm to Table Capital of Georgia.  The House passed the resolution on that day.  Tuesday, January 27th Representative Allison presented the newly passed resolution on the House floor where many of the representatives of the […]

Glory Seeds Farm

Posted on July 31st, 2011 by Rabun

Glory Seeds Farm represents God’s will that husband and wife team Larry Jensen and Kimberly Buck help feed people that need fresh organic foods. It all started with a few shovels, rakes and hoes, and now they have a vibrant farm operation that can feed many deserving people.

Gorge-ous Georgia: Nearby Rabun County Offers Falls, Overlooks and Fine Southern Fare

Posted on June 17th, 2013 by Rabun

The gorge and its natural wonders sit about 15 minutes from Clayton, Ga. The county seat of Rabun County offers visitors a place to truly be in the center of it all. The downtown is a mix of nostalgic charm and modern inspiration.  Story by Knoxville News Sentinel Co.

Gran Fondo in Clayton Draws From Across the Continent

Posted on April 25th, 2013 by Rabun

Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo Brings Visitors From Canada and throughout the U.S.  CLAYTON, GA April 18, 2013 The inaugural Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo started and ended in Clayton. Between the start and finish, most of the riders climbed Georgia’s biggest mountains, including those climbs made famous by the Tour de Georgia professional race. […]

John Travolta & Robert DeNiro Come To Rabun County To Film “A Killing Season”

Posted on January 23rd, 2012 by Rabun

Check out this article about Travolta & DeNiro filming in Rabun County, GA http://www.independentmail.com/news/2012/jan/21/deniro-travolta-begin-filming-new-movie-wp_-coun/

Killing Season filmed in Rabun County

Posted on February 8th, 2012 by Rabun

Check out this article from the Heaven’s Landing Newsletter, a fly in community here in Rabun County, written by Jan Nash. A Killing Season & Rabun County Movie Industry  


Contact Info

Rabun Tourism Development Authority
Teka Earnhardt
851 S. Hwy441
P.O. Box 788
Clayton GA 30525
(706) 212-0241

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