The 10 Best Restaurants in Hiawassee GA & Young Harris GA

Patio at Happy Hawg BBQ, one of the best restaurants in Hiawassee GA

Hiawassee GA is a tiny town of around 1,000 residents that’s located right on the North Carolina border.  Pretty much everything in Hiawassee is centered around Lake Chatuge (which it shares with the town of Hayesville NC), which is widely considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the region.  The neighboring town of Young … Read more

The 15 Best Things to Do in Hiawassee GA & Young Harris GA

Panorama View at Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris GA

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains less than 4 miles from the border with North Carolina, Hiawassee GA is a relatively small town (2.07 square miles) on the shores of Lake Chatuge. Known as “Georgia’s Lake and Mountain Paradise,” the town was named after the Cherokee word Ayuhwasi, which means meadow. It was settled circa 1820, … Read more