Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

The quaint mountain town of Sautee Nacoochee lies on the banks of the Chattahoochee River in the Northeast Georgia mountains, half a mile south of the Bavarian inspired theme town of Alpine Helen.

The Sautee Nacoochee Valley is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and dates back to the days of the Cherokee Indians and logging. A destination steeped in rich heritage and history, local treasures, outdoor adventures and spectacular mountain scenery. Whether you’re visiting historic mounds or slave cabins, rock-climbing Yonah Mountain, sampling fine wine on the Unicoi Wine Trail or searching for treasures at the local antique market, the Sautee Nacoochee Valley is a destination with something for everyone. A destination that will reconnect you with nature, lift your spirits and satisfy your sense of adventure.

Tanglewood Cabins invites you to journey with us and explore our beautiful Sautee Nacoochee Valley.


Our local arts scene is diverse and preserves the traditional local craftsmanship of North Georgia`s deep historic roots. From pottery and glassblowing to performing arts and historic sites, art lovers, history buffs and antique collectors have plenty of arts and culture to immerse themselves in.


Tanglewood Cabins is just minutes away from all of the mountain festivities including concerts, gold rush days, apple festivals, fall festivals, and so much more to make your stay eventful, enjoyable, and most of all relaxing.


Whether you`re looking to get crafty and creative, or educational and energetic, there are endless family friendly activities and attractions, from authentic gold mines and creepy ghost tours to exhilarating outdoor activities that will keep the whole family happily entertained!


There`s plenty of exploring to be done in Sautee Nacoochee! You can head out on your own, take a day trip and explore the North Georgia Mountains or there are plenty of tours with experienced guides ready to share their local knowledge of our beautiful destination with you.

Outdoor activities

North Georgia is a year-round destination of outdoor adventures from summer river trips, spring waterfalls, winter trails and spectacular fall foliage! Whether you`re quietly casting a line, teeing off on the fairways or rafting the wild Chattooga River, you`re surrounded by Mother Nature`s finest.

Pet friendly

Many of our cabins are pet-friendly and there are plenty of pet services and things to do while vacationing with your pooch in the Sautee Nacoochee Valley.

Restaurant Guide

Enjoy dining at its best right here in the Northeast Georgia Mountains! Our local restaurants offer everything from casual to fine dining representing all the flavors of the world right here – American, Mexican, Chinese, Italian, and of course German.

Shopping & Market

You won’t find large retail outlets or super stores but shopping locally is always a treat! Quaint historic country stores, gift and souvenirs, one-of-a-kind antiques, local artworks and of course Fred’s famous peanuts!

Weddings and Spas

Say I do in style at Tanglewood Cabins! Tanglewood Cabins is the perfect year-round venue for your dream wedding! The Lodge is a stunning setting for your rehearsal dinner, wedding & reception with an outdoor pavilion for warmer months. If you`re looking for gorgeous accommodations and local suppliers, we’ve got you covered from the first day of planning your special day all the way to the honeymoon!!


The North Georgia Wine Country and Unicoi Wine Trail boasts several world-class wineries, beautiful vineyards and tasting rooms surrounding by rolling hills and mountain landscapes. Enjoy gourmet dining paired with fine wines, fun local events and spectacular scenery on the Unicoi Wine Trail.