Free Things to Do in the Northeast Georgia Mountains
Babyland General Hospital. A free tour lets you see Cabbage Patch Kids being born.
Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery. Watch rainbow trout as they develop. Take a pole and fish in Rock Creek (with Georgia fishing license and trout stamp). Monday through Friday: call ahead.
Geocaching at North Georgia Canopy Tours. Bring your GPS and search for clues and learn about North Georgia history, species of trees and animals. Geocaching is free and open all year.
Georgia Guidestones. These four 19-foot-tall granite pillars, erected in 1979, are a landmark worth exploring.
The Gourd Place. More than 200 gourds from 23 countries. See everything from contemporary works to early-American reproductions to gourds from around the world.
Mountain Fresh Creamery & Glo-Crest Dairy. Watch your milk being bottled while you shop for minimally processed dairy products, including milk, cheese and butter.
Stovall Mill Covered Bridge. Picnic within view of Georgia’s shortest clear span covered bridge, built in 1895.
Walking Tour of Our Solar System. This 1.8-mile scale model walking tour of the solar system begins at the sun on the southeast corner of the Gainesville downtown square.