Thursday, March 6, 2014

Events and Specials in the Mountains

Summer is just around the corner and it is time for a visit to the beautiful Northeast Georgia Mountains. The Dillard House is centrally located to a wide variety of activities.  Come enjoy the beautiful hiking trails, waterfalls, mountain scenery, antique malls, art galleries or a round of golf on a championship mountain golf course.

12 Spies Vineyard

12 Spies Vineyard's tasting room is open for 2014! Come taste several new wines in addition to your to favorites Holly Moses, Lordy Mercy and Temptation Traminette!

                                       Tallulah Gorge

One of the most spectacular canyons in the eastern U.S., Tallulah Gorge is two miles long and nearly 1,000 feet deep. Visitors can hike rim trails to several overlooks, or they can obtain a permit to hike to the gorge floor (100 per day, not available during water releases). A suspension bridge sways 80 feet above the rocky bottom, providing spectacular views of the river and waterfalls.  Tightrope walkers have twice crossed the gorge, and visitors can still see towers used by Karl Wallenda.  A paved path follows an on old railroad bed, perfect for strollers and bicycles, while mountain bikers can test their skills on a challenging 10-mile trail.

Whitewater Rafting

“The #1 Thing Every Southerner Ought to Do!" Southern Living
The Chattooga River whitewater rafting offers two distinct and memorable river trips - the mild and scenic Section III and the wild and scenic Section IV. It also delivers breathtaking scenery and treasured whitewater in an unmatched wilderness setting.  The Nantahala Outdoor Center has been leading trips on this federally-designated Wild and Scenic River since the company's beginning in 1972. For more information please click on

Highlands Aerial Park

 Take a world class zip line adventure at Highlands Canopy Tours. Highlands Canopy Tours offers a multitude of options for all ages. The lush, virgin, old-growth forest infused with peaks and knolls, whose creeks and springs carve gorges and waterfalls, creates a wondrous natural terrain ideal for this ecologically-inspired family adventure park  For more information visit

Thursday, January 30, 2014


The Dillard House has recently been featured in blogs and magazine articles. Read about them here.

 The Taste of the South Magazine has featured The Dillard House as a Southern Classic.



The Charleston Food Bloggers, the most followed blog in South Carolina named The Dillard House number 15 on the Top 16 iconic Southern restaurants to try before you die.
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