Natural Adventures in the Mountains of North Georgia by Mary Ellen Hammon and Jim Parham
Pan for gold, splash in a spring-fed swimming pool, tour a Civil War battlefield, raft a wild and scenic river, explore prehistoric Indian mounds, pick heirloom apples. You'll find all these activities and dozens more in the mountains of north Georgia, less than two hours from Atlanta.
This guide is designed to help you experience north Georgia's most fun, fascinating and sometimes surprising adventures. Complete with information on when to go, what to expect and how to get there, each activity or destination is accompanied by interesting facts, related background information, or historical anecdotes. An appendix lists phone numbers, addresses and web sites to help with vacation planning, and the guide includes over 180 photos, maps and illustrations.
Almond, NC: Milestone, 2000