Situated at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the beginning of the rugged Appalachian Trail, Golf Club Villas are the perfect site for idyllic alpine vacations. Alike in its outdoor appeal, the Golf Club Villas offer visitors a relaxing escape. With three small lakes nearby, water activities abound. Just south of the Resort is Dawsonville, where visitors can hop with the largest collection of kangaroos outside of Australia. Whatever you choose, don't forget to visit some of the historic Civil War landmarks and Native American sites in the area. An hour north of Atlanta, Golf Club Villas at Big Canoe is an escape to a rustic setting of hills, woods, and mountain streams. Follow hiking trails past tranquil waterfalls, play golf on 27 hole championship course and enjoy fishing or boating on 3 small lakes. Fitness center features indoor lap pool, hot tub, aerobic classes and certified trainers. Bring your beach towels from Memorial to Labor Day to enjoy two outdoor pools with paddle-boats, canoes and rock slide. The resort does not sponsor any organized activities. Fees aply to some amenities, please contact the resort.
Another resort in the area you may like is Petit Crest Villas. Just an hour from Atlanta, Petit Crest Villas offers the exhilaration of the wild without sacrificing the comforts of home. Petit Crest Villas has every amenity from indoor/outdoor tennis courts to an Olympic-size pool. One of Georgia's top-ranked golf courses is a short drive away. You can play golf on the 27-hole championship golf course. Play tennis on the indoor and outdoor courts or enjoy boating or fishing. Petit Crest Villas offers three bedroom units, sleeping up to eight.