8 days in Northeast Georgia Mountains Itinerary

8 days in Northeast Georgia Mountains Itinerary

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8 days in Northeast Georgia Mountains Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
1
Dillard
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Young Harris
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cumming
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Dillard

Dillard ©
Dillard is a city in Rabun County, Georgia, United States. You've now added King Creek Falls to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at King Creek Falls and then learn about winemaking at 12 Spies Vineyards and Farm. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Glen Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Toccoa Falls, and then admire the majestic nature at Black Rock Mountain State Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dillard trip planning tool .

New York City to Dillard is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Dillard when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Young Harris.

Things to do in Dillard

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mountain Rest, Walhalla, 12 Spies Vineyards and Farm, Black Rock Mountain State Park, Glen Falls
Highlights from your plan
Stumphouse Mountain Tunnel ©
Stumphouse Mountain Tunnel
Black Rock Mountain State Park ©
Black Rock Mountain State Park
12 Spies Vineyards and Farm ©
12 Spies Vineyards and Farm

2
nights
Young Harris

Young Harris ©
Young Harris is a city in Towns County, Georgia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Expedition:BIGFOOT!, identify plant and animal life at Morganton Point Recreation Area, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fields of the Wood. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Anna Ruby Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dukes Creek Falls Trail, and then learn about winemaking at Crane Creek Vineyards.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Young Harris trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Dillard to Young Harris takes an hour. In August in Young Harris, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Cumming.

Things to do in Young Harris

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Helen, Fields of the Wood, Morganton Point Recreation Area, Expedition:BIGFOOT!
Highlights from your plan
Fields of the Wood ©
Fields of the Wood
Crane Creek Vineyards ©
Crane Creek Vineyards
Dukes Creek Falls Trail ©
Dukes Creek Falls Trail

3
nights
Cumming

Cumming ©
Cumming is a city in Forsyth County, Georgia, United States, and the sole incorporated area in the county. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sawnee Mountain Preserve and Berry College Campus. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery and Etowah Indian Mounds State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cumming: Fainting Goat Vineyards and Winery (in Jasper) and Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain). It doesn't end there: trek along Big Creek Greenway.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cumming online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Young Harris to Cumming by car takes about 2 hours. August in Cumming sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cumming

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Berry College Campus, Etowah Indian Mounds State Park, Stone Mountain Park, Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery, Fainting Goat Vineyards and Winery
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Etowah Indian Mounds State Park ©
Etowah Indian Mounds State Park
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park