Located in White County, Sautee Nacoochee is situated near Sautee Creek, a great local area for fishing and swimming. The town's placement in the foothills of the Appalachians makes for a picturesque backdrop to a historic and artsy community while providing easy access to the beautiful scenery of Blue Ridge.
Things to Do in Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Sautee Nacoochee Center is the heart of the town and serves an an integral cultural and community space for residents and visitors. The center offers much in the way of performing arts, including drama, stand-up comedy, ballet, children's theater, and various types of concerts year-round. On the grounds of the Sautee Nacoochee Center is the Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia. The pottery tradition from this area of Georgia is nationally recognized, and the Folk Pottery Museum celebrates this pastime and teaches about its historical significance.
Sautee Nacoochee's international gourd museum, The Gourd Place, is a wonderful free exhibition that offers great insight into Northeast Georgia's history and the history of many other countries. Currently, the museum features a permanent exhibition of 200 gourds from more than 20 countries! This fun attraction offers not only a history lesson but also a creative atmosphere that is sure to leave a lasting impression.
The Nacoochee Indian Mound is definitely a site that history lovers will want to visit. Situated along the Chattahoochee River, this historic site was first occupied around 100-500 CE. Later, but as far back as the fourteenth century, South Appalachian Mississippians constructed the mound, characteristic of their culture.
Day Trips from Sautee Nacoochee, GA
About 95 miles south of Sautee Nacoochee sits the lively city of Atlanta. Here, you can take advantage of world-class shopping and a fast-paced environment that will keep you on your toes. Upon returning to your lovely vacation rental in Sautee Nacoochee, you may find that you appreciate the quiet more than you realized.
The stunning city of Helen, GA, is but four miles from Sautee Nacoochee. Known for its outdoor activities and gorgeous surroundings, Helen boasts a Bavarian-inspired ambiance that brings with it German cuisine and the Southeast's largest Oktoberfest. For a peaceful yet different kind of day trip, head to this scenic Southern town.
Sautee Nacoochee is eclectic yet distinctly American. From its Native American heritage to its investment in local arts and culture, this small town is perfect for learning something new and taking a break from life back home. You won't regret a stay in one of our Sautee Nacoochee cabin rentals!