About Coosawattee River Resort
A premier jumping-off point for adventures in the beautiful wildlands of Blue Ridge
and charming towns of North Georgia, Coosawattee River Resort will quickly become your new favorite all-seasons destination. Stay in any one of our riverfront or mountain view vacation rentals and you’ll see why: on the resort’s sprawling 5,500 acres you’ll find numerous thrilling indoor and outdoor activities to keep the fun going around the clock.
While the amenities vary from cabin to cabin, all of the homes share a rustic-chic appearance with wood and stone accents, woodland-inspired decor and furnishings, and knotty pine floors and ceilings. No matter which of our vacation rentals in Coosawattee River Resort you choose, you'll reside happily in a peaceful woodland setting with beautiful views of the natural scenery!
Where is Coosawattee River Resort?
Coosawattee River Resort lies 75 miles north of exciting Atlanta
on the Coosawattee River, between the quaint town of Talking Rock
and Ellijay. Set amongst leafy rolling hills with the Chattahoochee National Forest as a backdrop, this resort encompasses more than 7,000 individual lots and 12 miles of riverfront property at the intersection of the Ellijay and Cartecay Rivers.
Coosawattee River Resort Amenities
You’ll find a variety of vacation rentals here, including one-bedroom cabins, A-frames, three-bedroom cabin villas, river park villas, and luxury four-bedroom cabins. With accommodations ranging from four to 14 guests, you'll find the perfect rental to meet your needs. Every rental has been updated with today’s home essentials, including a full kitchen with modern appliances, a washer/dryer, WiFi, cable TV, and even a private hot tub in a select few. Some added features also include Ping-Pong and pool tables, DVD players, fireplaces, outdoor firepits, screened-in porches, and wraparound decks.
Just beyond these rentals, there are a variety of resort amenities guaranteed to fill your days with excitement! Pump some iron in the fitness center, swim laps in the heated indoor pool, putt on a miniature golf course, or cast a line into the trout-stocked pond. Hold group tournaments on the basketball, pickleball, and tennis courts, play foosball and pool in the game room, or explore any of the six river parks on premises.
Top Things to Do Near Coosawattee River Resort
For hot weather fun, head over to Carters Lake, where you'll find seasonal fishing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and boating. Plenty of lush hiking trails reside in the area, and you’ll even find sections of the famed Appalachian Trail nearby. Ellijay’s Bear Creek Trail, the Amicalola Falls Trail, and the Benton MacKaye Trail are all good places to start, with lovely natural features including cascading waterfalls, reflecting ponds, and 360-degree mountaintop lookouts.
Pick up locally-grown produce and unique handcrafted goods at the Gilmer County Farmers Market from late April to October 1st. Right as the farmers market is finishing up for the year, catch the Georgia Apple Festival, an annual celebration of all-things-apple brings food, arts, crafts, and plenty of fresh-baked delights in the streets of historic downtown Ellijay
It's a little-known fact that the ideal growing conditions in the Appalachian Foothills produce grapes that are turned into some of the country’s best chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, and pinot grigio wines. If you’re at least 21 years old, go sample the acclaimed vintages of North Georgia’s wine country at a number of notable vineyards.
For family-friendly fun, head over to Red Apple Barn to pick apples, pumpkins, and other seasonal fruits, then stop through its farm store to sample fresh jams, jellies, and hot apple cider. Afterward, visit the Tabor House and Civil War Museum to learn about the area’s fascinating history, and view inspired works by local artists at the Gilmer Arts Center.
Wherever your interests lie, you’re bound to find what you’re looking for at Coosawattee River Resort. Families, couples, and adventurers in pursuit of unmatched outdoor recreation call it a favorite destination – isn’t it time you also discovered a new favorite destination?
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