Unicoi State Park Lodge and Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Helen
... Neat new game. The campground has horseshoes, shuffle board and a game called holy holes. Has 3 holes in 2 wooden boxes and you stand on one and throw at the other using large metal flat washers. Kind of a mix between cornhole and horseshoes in the scoring. On Monday we took a ride to Alpine Helen (check pics) which is where Oktoberfest is on the weekends. Saw a ...
... hill....they laughed and asked if they should wait until after we finished our lunch to tell us.
Walked around Helen and took a few nice pictures of the architecture, and got some penuche fudge at Hansel and Gretel candy shop.
Buzzed back and stopped to get some laundry soap in Waynesville. Chilling tonight and doing some laundry.
I love riding down here, but it is much more tiring than straight "highway humping"!
... my usual fashion.
Hitting the 400 toll booth without dropping the quarters was the final touch to a wonderful trip.
And now, at 2:12 in the morning of 3 August, I'm tired and have remembered all I can.
Good night... but it won't be as sound as at Cedar House.
It just hit me. They have Cedar House Rules there. ...
... We could get the same tastes at home for half the price. But our luncheon on their covered patio... Oh, we so could have done that over and over again. The... sides, I think they called them... or appetizers with our choices of wine, the wonderful weather, the fun conversation, the view, the service... it all kept us for two hours! The food I remember: samplers of breads and cheeses (the Gouda was the best I'd ever had), a chorizo platter, an ...
... tempted to buy, but we decided to try other wineries for comparison. A good decision, as it turned out.
Frogtown Cellars Winery. I don't remember much about this site. I do recall that it, too, overlooked a beautiful vista.
Still awaiting access to Cedar House, we drove into Dahlonega for exploration. We noted several restaurants to think about. Most importantly for me was my buying a cap, since I'd left mine at home. Patty spotted the exact sort I ...