Clayton is a quaint Blue-Ridge-Mountains community just two hours north of Atlanta. On the Eastern Continental Divide, the town is the gateway to Black Rock Mountain State Park — the highest state park in Georgia. With wildflowers, fishing, waterfalls and 80-mile views, it’s a must-visit.
PLACES TO EAT IN CLAYTON, GEORGIA
Neighborhood eatery serving eclectic chow, from burgers to egg rolls, plus a full bar in airy digs.
109 N Main St #4296, Clayton, GA 30525
Elevated New American fare & craft cocktails are the highlights at this hip, comfortable bistro.
69 N Main St, Clayton, GA 30525
611 US-441, Clayton, GA 30525
THINGS TO DO IN CLAYTON, GEORGIA
Find cabins, tools, trades, crafts, and a look at the lifestyle of the all-but-vanished pioneer culture of the Southern Appalachian mountains.
The Chattooga River is one of the longest free-flowing rivers in the southeastern United States that is still relatively primitive and undeveloped. The Chattooga has been named to the prestigious Wild and Scenic River System. Located in extreme northeast Georgia, the Chattooga for 40 miles also serves as the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina. Kayak enthusiasts may be seen shooting the whitewater during the summer months. Commercial outfitters, with proper equipment, conduct rafting trips for experienced and novice floaters. Hiking, fishing, kayaking, and rafting.
A 360-mile scenic driving tour through four states, which includes the North Georgia mountains and through four national forests, which includes the Chattahoochee National Forest. Experience the small mountain towns, scenic beauty, rich history and genuine Southern mountain culture found on the Southern Highroads Trail. Waterfalls, lakes, and rivers are abundant along this loop of southern America.
Goats On The Roof is a fun family stop! We carry Amish foods, Amish furniture, unique gifts, T-shirts, homemade fudge, best nitro homemade ice cream, gem mining and rock crushers. You can even feed the goats and become an official Goat Ranger! You can sit back and relax in one of our Amish Adirondack rockers by the fire pit roasting marshmallows. There's always a surprise at Goats!
Tiger Mountain Vineyards is nestled on a hillside high up in Rabun County, on the rocky, sunny slopes of the North Georgia mountains.