Wilderness View Cabins and The Overlook Inn is nestled in the heart of the Chattahoochee Forest and sits right next to Fort Mountain State Park. If you are a hiker or mountain biker, The Pinhoti Trail can be accessed across the street from our cabins and Bear Creek is just down the road. Fort Mountain is a favorite route of road cyclists who come from all over the country to experience its challenges and hikers climb our scenic mountain byway to meet the Appalachian Trail. If fishing is your passion, you can walk from your cabin to our catfish pond in less than five minutes or drive 10 minutes to many excellent trout fishing spots. You can even hire a fishing guide who’ll teach you to fly fish and take you to favorite hidden rivers and streams where trout abound. If you like adventure, try navigating the Ocoee by kayak or white water raft, tubing down the Coosawatee, Ellijay or Cartecay Rivers, or reaching new heights by zipline. All are a mere 20-40 minute drive from Wilderness View Cabins and The Overlook Inn. Horseback riding is 10 minutes away and three golf courses are nearby. Whatever outdoor activity you’re in the mood for, Wilderness View Cabins and The Overlook Inn, in the north Georgia mountains, has it: fishing, hiking, swimming, rafting, golfing, biking, tubing, and horseback riding. With endless days of clean mountain air and cool breezes, surrounded by the most beautiful setting in the state, you’re sure to come back again and again.
Gilmer County, home of Ellijay, Georgia, is Georgia's Apple Capital of the State. With home to a variety of different apples houses, anyone visiting the area should plan on a visit to at least one of them to really get a feel for the area!
For two weekends in the moth of October, Ellijay features the Georgia Apple Festival, right at the fair grounds in town! There are over 300 vendors that visit the North Georgia Mountains to be a part of this great event! This festival features over 300 vendors with homemade crafts, excellent food, and on-site demonstrations!
North Georgia is home to a countless number of hiking trails and our cabins are just a short distance from them! Just a few miles down the road is an entrance to the Pinhoti trail, Bear Creek Trail, Fort Mountain State Park, and almost in infinite amount of others!
When you think of great wines, Georgia probably isn’t on your mind. But our elevation, soil, and sunshine lends itself to some of the best wines this side of the Mississippi!
Stay a weekend at Wilderness View Cabins, our luxury cabin rentals in the North Georgia Mountains and find out why Wineries in Georgia are the best kept secret of wine connoisseurs.
It would be impossible to count the places available to view the North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains! On Fort Mountain, where Wilderness View Cabins and The Overlook Inn are located, there are four overlooks alone!
Chatsworth and Dalton, Georgia is just down the road a filled with activities for the whole family! Just to name is few, Chatsworth and Dalton are home to Fort Mountain State Park, Carter's Lake, The Chief Vann House, and many, many more! Just a short drive from any of the cabins or the Inn, Chatsworth is just down the road, waiting for you to explore!
Most of our cabins are located on top of Fort Mountain, just 45 minutes from Chattanooga, Tennessee. Enjoy a stay in our secluded cabin, then drive to the city for the day and explore all the exciting activities located in the area!
Located in the midst of the North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains, the square of Ellijay is a great shopping experience. Here you will find art and antiques as well as great dining. There are many seasonal apple houses that you can visit and even pick your own apples to take home with you not to mention many outdoor activities and tours you can visit!
Nicknamed "The First Mountain City," Jasper, Georgia may be small but has some great things to do! Just minutes from Talking Rock, Georgia one of its notable events is the Georgia Marble Festival which takes place the first week in October.
Windows to the past can be found all across Northwest Georgia in the Historic High Country region, where the Blue Ridge Ridge mountains begin their ascent. As a major settlement for Native Americans, a plethora of historical sites and beautiful State Parks are scattered across the rolling hills and rippling waterways of the our area. Situated in the middle of the Chattahoochee National Forest and Cohutta Wildlife Management Area, Fort Mountain State Park is 5 minutes from Wilderness View Cabins and The Overlook Inn and Lake Conasauga and Carters Lake are a hop and skip away. Once you’ve explored Fort Mountain, you can pack up a picnic and drive 30 to 40 minutes to Amicalola Falls State Park, Etowah Indian Mounds, Cloudland Canyon State Park, or New Echota State Historic Park. Tallulah Gorge State Park, Unicoi State Park, and Vogel State Park are approximately an hour’s drive from our property. Buy one pass and visit 8 State Parks…what a wonderful way to spend a family vacation!
Surround yourself with the beauty, relaxation and natural fun that are uniquely Georgia’s. Leave your cell phone and laptop at home and enjoy the splendor and exhilaration of a day hiking to nearby waterfalls, horseback riding on forested trails or whitewater rafting in our unspoiled mountain beauty. Looking for quiet romance or peace of mind? Try spending the day watching the sun glimmer across the aqua blue waters of Lake Blue Ridge or crystal clear Toccoa River. We?re waiting to delight you in one of our cozy mountain cabins overlooking pristine valleys and ridge tops. Take a nap in the fresh, clear mountain air lulled by the hypnotic sound of a nearby trout stream.