About the Area
Ready to visit or live in Young Harris? Take a look at just a few of the first-class amenities, activities and restaurants you'll find when you get here!
Where We Are
Young Harris, Georgia is located in the southern Appalachian Mountains, ideally situated between the Chattahoochee, Cherokee and Nantahala National Forests, and a scenic two-hour drive from Atlanta, Georgia and Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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What to Do
It doesn't matter whether you're looking for outdoor adventures like fishing, hiking and horseback riding, or a cultural immersion in the area's art galleries, cinemas and theatres—you'll find it all in Young Harris! And, of course, we also feature some of the best golf courses in the state.
Where to Stay
Whether you want to stay in the great outdoors with a cabin rental on Lake Chatuge or relax in the comfort of a north Georgia mountain resort, Towns County offers a wide array of lodging accommodations to suit your needs.
Lake Chatuge Lodge located in Hiawasee, Ga., is offering a discounted rate of $90 per night plus tax for a standard room during START Orientation.
Where to Eat
In addition to all of the major restaurant chains and a wealth of family-owned restaurants, the Young Harris area provides fine dining experiences, cafés, choice steak houses, charming bistros and quick service food. You'll find outstanding restaurants to suit any craving and any budget.
Where to Shop
Even though you are in the heart of the mountains, there are still plenty of places to enjoy a little shopping time. You'll find a contemporary and diverse range of retailers to satisfy your every shopping desire.