Each month in the Mountains is absolutely beautiful. The colors of fall, the summer breezes, springtime colors, pleasant winters - truly perfect!
There are year round activites to keep everyone busy. Watersports on beautiful pristine Lake Chatuge and the fresh clean air of the surrounding mountains make each day special. Boating, Canoeing and Sailing are among the many activies enjoyed on this spectacular mountain lake. Fishing is fantastic in the Lake and surrounding streams and creeks. For the more adventurous try river rafting nearby.
Festivals are held thoughout the year; each celebrating the seasons.
Lakeview Heights is so close to your shopping needs. A large variety of groceries with comparable pricing can be found at Ingles Grocery. Ingles has delicious deli items and ready made hot meals for convenient take home dining. Pick up a delicious picnic and take it to the local beach to enjoy.
Kerr Drugs has a full service pharmacy and is a large retail drug store. There is also Fred's - the little store with everything from household items, canned goods, home decor, pet needs, etc. A small friendly quick stop shop.
Downtown Hayesville is filled with local restaurants, ice cream parlors and services including the post office, county offices, hardware, professional services, etc. There are many choices for you...to mention a few:
Visit The Butcher Shop and choose your favorite cut of meat for dinner. The butcher is on-site and the meats are fresh and very affordable If your cut is not available you can watch while they make select cuts for you. Pick up prepared BBQ baby back ribs that are "fall off the bone" tender. Fresh produce is also available and is wonderful With fresh and tasty items and very friendly staff, The Butcher Shop will be one of your favorites.
The Hayesville Family Restaurant is a great place to mingle over breakfast, enjoy hot chocolate or coffee by the fireplace and visit with locals as this is a favorite buffet spot to enjoy entree items including fish, crispy fried chicken, "special entree of the day", hot vegetables, soup, full salad bar, fruit bar, dessert bar and ice cream and the price makes it affordable to dine out for lunch or dinner each day.
The Copper Door/Cafe on the Square is open later in the evening and the perfect stop after enjoying a show at the Peacock Playhouse. The Cafe offers fresh roasted gourmet coffees, expresso drinks, mouth watering pastries and desserts and will soon be open for lunch. The Copper Door Restaurant is a treat offering casual fine dining in an elegant and comfortable atmosphere.
The Ridges Resort and Club Cherokee Grill offers casual dining for both lunch and dinner. Stop by and enjoy a cocktail at the full bar. Overlooking the golf course you may enjoy menu items which include appetizers, salads and sandwiches.
Make sure to stop by Chinquapins for an old time ice cream soda, sundaes, ice cream cones, and real seltzer fountain sodas. The adjoining store has unique gift items, greeting cards and designer clothing.
The Best Lil' Ice Cream Shop and Sandwich Parlor is step back in time and has music on Satuday nights. This shop was listed in the 2005 Rand McNally "Best of the Roads" as a great place to visit.
From pizza favorites to authentic mexican fare the selections are unlimited and will surely satisfy any pallet.
About 10 minutes away is Hiawassee and you will find many other restaurants and services.
Take in a movie at the Fieldstone Cinema and dine at The Yacht Club, a fun casual dining spot on the shores of Lake Chatuge at the Marina. Have a cocktail at their full bar or outside at the tiki hut, listen to live music outdoors by the Lake and don't forget Wednesday Wing Night! A great place for indoor or outdoor lunch or dinner.
The Cherokee Grill is great for casual dining for both lunch and dinner. Enjoy cocktails, great appetizers, salads and sandwiches will overlooking the golf course.
The Georgia Mountain Restaurant has great breakfasts, yummy luncheon buffets and dinners. Don't pass up the fresh Georgia Mountain Trout...what a treat! A very friendly restaurant that will bring you back for more.
Dills Grocery and Ingles Grocery are located right on Main Street of Hiawassee. Additional banking and Chatuge Regional Hospital is also conveniently located.