Kids of all ages love the mountains — whether they’re 3 or 33 or 103! You’ll find plenty of attractions that will appeal to family members of all ages, including tubing, go karts, zoos and more! Click on the name below to go to the link.
Have a little one with you? Then it’s time to pack up the kids for a trip to BabyLand General Hospital in Cleveland, Georgia. Voted one of the Travel Channel’s “Top Ten Toylands,” BabyLand is situated on 650 acres in the North Georgia Mountains. The Southern style home is filled with Cabbage Patch Kids and will capture the imagination of your entire family. Best of all? Admission is FREE!
Mother Cabbage is always on display beneath the branches of the Magic Crystal Tree. Pollinated by fanciful Bunnybees, the magical Cabbage Patch is tended by Licensed Patch Doctors and Nurses. Babyland General Hospital is the only place in the world where you can witness the birth of a hand-sculpted Cabbage Patch Kid.
With thousands of Cabbage Patch Kids throughout the hospital, you’re sure to find your perfect match. Take the “Oath of Adoption” and your new baby Cabbage Patch Kid will give you unconditional love.
Visit the website or call ahead to check on special events, such as Cabbage Patch Kids Tea Parties!
300 N.O.K. Drive, Cleveland, GA 30528
Babyland General Hospital
You’ll have the opportunity to shop at our unique gift shop; tour a visitor center that focuses on Georgia history, geology and the natural world; and watch a 15-minute movie about the incredible changes to the Brasstown landscape during the year. You can hike to short but steep trail up to the top or take a tram ride for easy access.
Brasstown Bald is open daily (10am – 5pm) May through November. It’s open December through April as weather allows, so be sure to call ahead.
- 360-degree viewing platform
- Shuttle service to summit
- Gift shop & general store
- Exhibit hall
- Hiking trails
- Picnic areas
- Mountaintop theatre
Brasstown Bald is not far from the towns of Hiawassee and Helen, Georgia, and only a few hours from Atlanta, which makes it the perfect place to visit on your next trip to Northeast Georgia. For mountain scenery and fall color, look no further than Brasstown Bald Visitor Center!
Brasstown Bald Visitors Center
Hiawassee, GA 30528
Brasstown Bald Visitors Center
Dahlonega, Georgia, has a very interesting history, thanks to its gold-mining, Civil War and trail of tears past, as well as its geology.
Join Dahlonega Walking Tours for a variety of exciting tours. Learn about the people who lived there in the past and the people who make the town grand today.
Grapes and Ghosts Wine Tours
Their .6 mile guided Grapes and Ghosts Wine Tour takes guests to five different locations in Dahlonega’s square where they will be able to taste wine while listening to stories about our town’s distinctive history and haunted tales from each stop.
Historic Ghost Tour
The Historic Ghost Tour is a 1.3-mile guided tour of Dahlonega with approximately 10 or more stops. Stops include the historic courthouse; the square’s popular café and most haunted restaurant, the Crimson Moon; the Fred Jones Building; historic residences around the square; a stop at the town’s significant military university founded in 1873; a walk through Mt. Hope Cemetery, which includes veterans from every war and Dahlonega’s most distinguished past citizens; and much more!
Boos and Brews Pub Crawl
The Boos and Brews Pub Crawl takes visitors through Dahlonega’s captivating pubs and taverns. With a minimum of three to four stops, this guided tour will gives guests a relaxed and entertaining look into some of the town’s most haunted and historic locations.
Dahlonega History Tour
Dahlonega is home to 2 residential areas of note, historic registered Hawkins Street and lovely, tree lined Park Street, as well as the Historic Square. Park Street features, Seven Oaks, the home of Willliam Pierce Price, founder of the University of North Georgia. The tour not only covers Dahlonega’s unique history but features stories of the individuals and interesting characters who made our town what it is today.
19 East Main Street, Upstairs Porch Suite F
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Dahlonega Walking Tours
- 100+ Arcade Games
- Bumper Boats
- Bumper Cars
- Rock Climbing Wall
- Go Karts
- Laser Tag
- Mini Bowling
- Mini Golf
- Mini Carousel
- Water Wars
- Carnival Rides (Tornado, Pirate Ship and more!)
Funopolis Family Fun Center
Gold ‘N Gem Grubbin’ opened in 1984 so you could also try your hand at finding that elusive yellow treasure!
75 Gold Nugget Lane, Cleveland, GA 30528
800-942-4436 | 706-865-5454
Gold 'N Gem Grubbin Mine
Hillcrest is family owned and operated since 1946, and offers loads of fun for kids, adults and seniors. Pick your fun at the annual “Apple Pickin’ Jubilee,” where you can pick your own apples, milk a cow, watch live pig races, visit the petting farm, take a wagon ride through the orchard, visit the Moonshine Museum and watch live bands and cloggers on the Hillcrest Stage. You can also visit the playground and ride the giant slide down the mountain.
Come hungry because there’s more food than you can hold! The bakery and ice cream parlor makes delicious homemade fried apple pies, apple cider doughnuts, apple fritters, pizza, ice cream, fried oreos, funnel cakes and fudge. Wash it all down with some fresh cold apple cider. There’s also a grill fired up in the festival area for hamburgers, hot dogs, barbecue and roasted corn. Be sure to try the chicken on a stick and grilled corn on the cob.
For great family fun, visit Hillcrest Orchards and the “Apple Pickin’ Jubilee” this fall. Don’t forget to bring your camera for great picture opportunities.
9696 GA 52, Ellijay, GA 30536
The sprawling grounds feature an assortment of pet-friendly accommodations, from stunning suites and family friendly ranch-style lakehouses to rustic campsites and splendid villas. After a perfect night of sleep, Lanier Islands offers a multitude of experiences for your enjoyment and exhilaration. Play a round of golf on the award-winning course, gallop through the woods by horseback, zipline through the trees on a guided canopy tour, cruise across the lake in a private pontoon, or explore a variety of dining options onsite. In the summertime, splash away at LanierWorld, and in the winter, discover the brand new winter experience: SnowWorld.
Whatever your reason for visiting Lanier Islands, Georgia, there will always be more reasons to return. Make yourself at home at the hotel in Buford, Georgia, and allow yourself to unwind and open up to the endless adventures that await. See you at the lake!
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Gainesville, GA 30518
770-945-8787 | 800-840-5253
6615 Cleveland Highway, Clermont, GA 30527
Mtn Fresh Creamery
The North Georgia Wildlife Park & Safari is the perfect place to take the family and visit with hundreds of animals. Get up close and personal with new animal babies and also meet some famous animals. You can have fun feeding a variety of rare, mini and unique farm animals. Pony rides and bottle feeding are always a favorite with the kids — it’s a hands-on experience they’ll never forget! Take a wildlife walk or a ride through the Park to view a wide variety of animals, including camels, zebras, water buffalo and more. One of the most popular attractions at the Park is the Camel Encounter. You can also sign up for Behind the Scene Tours, Sunset Tours, Starry Night Tours, Winter Wonderland Tours, Mommy & Me Days, Shadow a Zookeeper Day and even Zoo Camp! There’s always something to see and something fun to do at the North Georgia Wildlife Park & Safari. Make plans to visit today!
2912 Paradise Valley Road, Cleveland, GA 30528
In addition to the maze, you can pick out a pumpkin in the Pumpkin Patch to take home — they come in every size, shape and color! You’ll also find a variety of seasonal decorations, including Indian corn, corn shucks, gourds and mini pumpkins.
Visit Uncle Shuck’s and start a new family tradition:
- Explore the Corn Maze
- Find Your Perfect Pumpkins
- Shoot the Corn Cannon
- Great Food and Fun
- Fall Decorations
- Goat Walk