Sylvan Valley Lodge
Travel Blogs from Sautee Nacoochee
... 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 ...
Got up at 7am, and on the road at 830am for Helen, Georgia. A little overcast this morning, but it cleared up nicely!
Gorgeous on Rt 19 in the Nantahala Forest Region; riding by the river and watching folks floating down on tubes.
136 miles down, and my shoulders were killing me from all the fun curves. I need a lighter bike....oh wait! I HAVE a lighter bike! I would love to ride the Ducati around down here.
Had a nice ...
Fred and Mary Beth served up another good breakfast: fresh corn fritters, a veggie sauté, and a fruit bowl. This morning another couple joined us, but the conversation was not as relaxed or lengthy.
I think the four of us think alike at such times. It's over, so let's get back home forthwith.
Which we did, with my negotiating ...
... from the '60's.
Our first winery of the day was spectacular: Monteluce. A Tuscan village, it seemed. Affordably high end. Absolutely beautiful. This was the first tasting at which they poured all of the wines to be sampled at the same time, so that you could compare them. With Deborah's assistance, I tested myself... passably with the whites, not at all with the reds. Remarkably, while we enjoyed them, we didn't like any one of them enough ...
... 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 ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed