Gorgeous mountain top views, charming little towns, and waterfalls around every bend in the road made Northeast Georgia an exciting and beautiful place to spend some time. I don’t think I set my camera down for more than a few minutes the entire time I was road tripping through this corner of the Peach State. By the time my trip was over I had over three hundred images of landscapes, food, shopping, and recreation. But you don’t want to look at three hundred photos so I whittled it down to just my twenty favorite.
Which of these is your favorite photo from northeast Georgia?
The view from Black Rock Mountain State Park over Clayton was stunning.
This goat may be on the ground, but the locally-owned attraction is called Goats on the Roof.
Hemlock Falls was one of the easier waterfalls for a hike in Northeast Georgia.
Moccasin Creek State Park is on a lake with this view from the picnic area beside the campground.
Tallulah Gorge State Park is built around a 500′ deep gorge with cascades, waterfalls, and scenic overlooks.
Found these remains of an old railroad bridge across Tallulah Lake.
Toccoa Falls is located on the campus of the aptly-named Toccoa Falls College, but it’s open for anyone to explore.
The view from Currahee Mountain, made famous by the HBO series Band of Brothers.
Helen was full of beautiful German architecture.
When in Helen get weinerschnitzel.
This locally owned vineyard at the base of Yonah Mountain has a pretty spectacular view.
Inside the historic house at Hardman Farm State Historic Site.
On observation deck for viewing the towering Anna Ruby Falls.
Brasstown Bald is the highest point in Georgia and the views from this observation deck and tower are stunning.
Bell Mountain is a recent addition to the list of things to do in Northeast Georgia.
Sunset from the summit of Bell Mountain looking out across Hiawassee.
Granddaddy Mimms Distillery & Gift Shop is one of those roadside locally owned joints that makes me happy to travel.
This guy was pretty happy with the fish he caught at Vogel State Park.
Sunset across the peaceful lake at Vogel State Park.
Helton Creek Falls was one of the more accessible and amazing waterfalls in Northeast Georgia.
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