Romantic Getaway through Rabun County

Romantic Getaway through Rabun County

Day One

Breakfast: White Birch Provisions

http://www.whitebirchprovisions.com/

White Birch Provisions, in Historic Clayton, GA, is a gourmet shop with a full service espresso bar and bakery. Try one of our specialty coffee drinks or tea varieties. Our coffee roaster, Cool Beans, of Marietta, just won Atlanta’s Best Roaster. Our talented baker makes fresh bread on the weekends and other goodies daily. In our ‘Wine Cave’ you will find wines, cigars and accessories, whereas our ‘Farm’ room showcases cheeses, charcuterie and other tasty treats. Fresh flowers and local art round out the shopping experience. We try to source from as many regional vendors as possible. We boast unique products you can’t find anywhere else in Clayton. Open seven days a week at 8:00am, stop in today and enjoy your coffee in our comfy loft.

Activity #1: Golf Sky Valley

http://skyvalleycountryclub.com/

A classic site for golf, Sky Valley opened over 40 years ago.  The original design by course architect, Bill Watts capitalized on the natural features in the valley long present before the vision of a golf course.  It is the highest course in Georgia and in the dog days of summer it is significantly cooler than courses elsewhere in the state.

Lunch: Moon Pie Pasta & Pizzaria

www.moonpiepizzaria.com

Located in the heart of Dillard, Moon Pie is open Tuesday thru Sunday from 11:00am to 8:00/9:00pm.

Moon Pie Pizzeria is the soul of Torta Di Luna Pizza and Pasta Company. Moon Pie is committed to providing fresh, local, sustainable and DELICIOUS pizza, pasta, salads and desserts in a fun, family friendly location. Chef Charles is always serving up amazing specials in addition to the regular menu offerings, delicious paired with selected wines and beers! Open to serve lunch and dinner: dine in, take out, limited delivery and on site or pick up catering make it easy for us to serve you!

Activity #2: The Amara Center

http://www.theamaracenter.com/index.php

Set deep in the tranquil landscape of northeastern Georgia is a sanctuary we call The Amara Center. The luscious forest and winding mountain roads lead you to a luxurious Day Spa where beauty, wellness and lifestyle meet to create gorgeous results. You’ll find a full spectrum of sensory pleasures and skincare treatments, as stimulating and healing as the surrounding river rock, cascading waterfalls and clean mountain air.

Dinner: Louie’s on the Lake

http://www.louiesonthelake.com/home.html

A family owned and operated restaurant serving delicious Italian cuisine near Lake Rabun.

Activity #3: Drive in Movie

The Tiger Drive In is a family oriented Drive In theatre with a playground, all grass terraces and a full menu Grill featuring first run motion pictures featuring FM broadcast.  At the drive in you can experience what life was like back in the good old days…which was really great.

The Tiger Drive In is not only used to show the latest movies, but has Saturday “Drive In” Flea Markets, Vegetable Markets, Sunday afternoon antique Car Shows, and Art Festivals etc.

 

Day Two

Breakfast: Laurel Restaurant

Enjoy a delicious farm to table dinner along with an extensive selection of fine wines, single malt scotches, small barrel bourbons, martinis and cocktails.  The Laurel Restaurant is located in the lobby of the White Birch Inn in Downtown Clayton on Savannah Street.

Activity 1: Hike Rabun Bald 

http://www.atlantatrails.com/hiking-trails/rabun-bald-bartram-trail/

Lunch: Universal Joint

The Universal Joint or also known as UJ’s is a local’s favorite. Previously an old auto shop, the restaurant and bar has a great atmosphere to eat and relax. During the summer, UJ’s host live entertainment of local musicians. Some of our menu favorites are the pulled pork nachos, spicy egg rolls, and the U Joint burger.

Activity 2: Walk through Downtown Clayton and enjoy the local shops.

Main street is booming with new businesses.  You can find art, clothes, shoes, hardware, wine, and delicious food.  There is something for everyone while you stroll through downtown.

Activity 3: Milkshakes at Clayton Pharmacy

Clayton Pharmacy is located on South Main Street.  An old fashioned soda fountain and restaurant.  You can pick up a few souvenirs after your delicious milkshake.

Activity 4: Fly Fishing

http://www.blackhawkflyfishing.com/guides/

Dinner: The Farmhouse at Persimmon Creek

http://www.thefarmhouseatpersimmoncreek.com/

This small, upscale, Farmhouse Eatery is truly the finest and most unique dining experience in the Northeast Georgia Mountains.  Set in a gorgeous location.  The views are beautiful for you to watch while you dine on a delicious farm to table dinner.

Rabun

Contact Info

Rabun Tourism Development Authority
Teka Earnhardt
184 South Main Street Suite 136
P.O. Box 788
Clayton GA 30525
(706) 212-0241

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