Monday, May 12, 2014

Ellijay Georgia's Sizzling Summer Adventures (Wallet Friendly Too!)

Spring time is here, and summer is just around the corner. The kids are out of school, and it’s time for a getaway! Now that the warm weather is upon us, why don’t you take a trip to the North Georgia Mountains for some river tubing or a tube tracker trip! Also come on up to the North Georgia mountains to enjoy outdoor music concerts during  Pickin’on the Porch every 2nd and 4th Saturday this summer. Better yet, why not make a little vacation out of the trip and rent a rustic cabin or spacious villa to soak up all of the mountain surroundings.

Whether just a weekend trip or an entire week, The Coosawattee River Resort is your summer destination packed wallet friendly adventures.

ELLIJAY CABIN RENTALS To start your summer excursion, The Villas at Cooswattee offer spacious and comfortable one, two, and three bedroom cabins, villas, and A-frame vacation rentals. And this summer, the Villas is offering Three Bedroom Villas, that regularly run for $190 per night, for only $65 per night! The Spring into Summer Special is valid for Monday – Thursday from May 15th to June 14th:

Four Night Stay BEST VALUE

•         $65 per night in Three Bedroom Villa (regularly $190 per night)\

•         $70 per night in Hot Tub Villa (regularly $210 per night)

Three Night Stay

•         $70 per night in Three Bedroom Villa (regularly $190 per night)

•         $75 per night in Hot Tub Villa (regularly $210 per night)

Two Night Stay

•         $75 per night in Three Bedroom Villa (regularly $190 per night)

•         $80 per night in Hot Tub Villa (regularly $210 per night)

The amenities at the resort are wide and varied, ranging from indoor and outdoor swimming pools, camp sites, river parks, exercise & weight room, game rooms, miniature golf, horseshoe pits, tennis courts, and basketball courts. The scenery is absolutely beautiful, perfect for long drives or quick hops over to the many resort parks.

The Villas at Coosawattee was awarded “Silver Crown” from RCI  in recognition of its outstanding resort facilities and services.  The award recognizes The Villas strong commitment to quality and service based on a 12-month compilation of exchange guest assessments, which include resort quality, service delivery, and overall vacation experience.

Terms and conditions include but are not limited to the rentals are based on availability with no pets. Rates include cleaning fees. Check-in is at 4:00pm and check-out is by 10:00am. Above prices above subject to 12% Sales and Lodging Tax.

The Spring into Summer Special is valid May 15 – June 14th. Please call The Villas at Coosawattee between 8am & 5pm EST at (706) 276-1075 (tel:%28706%29%20276-1075) to make your reservation. Refer to theSpring into Summer Special when making your reservation.

NORTH GEORGIA RIVER TUBING The Coosawattee River Tubing Company in Ellijay is just an hour north of Atlanta, GA and just an hour south of Chattanooga, Tennessee. A fun-filled 2-1/2 hour inner tube float down the Coosawattee River in the North Georgia Mountains is all yours. Floating down the river is a great way to reduce stress and enjoy the peace and serenity of the North Georgia Mountains!

Tubing down the Coosawattee River is a lot of fun, and The Coosawattee River Tubing Company (706-635-1609 (tel:%28706-635-1609)) furnishes the tube, life vest, and shuttle service to and from the river for a $15 admission price. Changing rooms are available, as well as tubing / meal packages and group rates. Although reservations are not mandatory, trips book fast so availability inquiry and reservation(s) are advised. Please note that children must be at least 48 inches. A waiver must be signed and submitted prior to the tubing excursion. To save time, please read the rules and regulations and then print & sign the waiver prior to coming on the tubing trip

The Coosawattee River Tubing Company also offers tube tracker trips, which are similar to kayaks but are much easier to maneuver. Each trip lasts 1-1/2 hours and is $20.00 per trip which includes equipment and shuttle to and from the river. Reservations are required.

The tubing and kayaking season opens May 1st and runs through October. The Coosawattee River Tubing Company schedule is as follows:

Trip times are 10am, 11am, 12pm and 1:30pm. Some days on weekends they may run a 2:30pm trip.

·         May 1st to Memorial Day: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

·         Memorial Day to Labor Day: Tuesday through Sunday

·         Labor Day to October 1st: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Pickin' on the Porch in front of The General Store at Eagle Mountain is an outdoor music event you must not miss. The live music is free (you can’t beat that!) and scheduled the 2ndand 4th Saturday night of each month (weather permitting), with a variety of local entertainment and music from gospel to blue grass to Old Time Rock 'n' Roll. Bring your own lawn chair, pull up your seat next to the bon-fire, and roast some marshmallows while enjoying the entertainment and mountain ambiance!

·  May 24th Downtown Roy
·  June 14th Teddy Baker
·  June  28th Bill Pound
·  July 5th Special Anniversary Show with Kharisma and Slickfoot
·  July 12th Pioneer Chicken Stand Band
·  July 26th  Loose Shoes Band
·  Aug. 9th Topper
·  Aug. 23rd Dr. Paul  Constantine
·  Sept. 13th Dwight Sanford
·  Sept. 27th Roy Schneider
·  Oct. 11th Loose Shoes Band
·  Oct. 25th Barefoot Boone

CONTACT INFORMATION  Come join us for a fun-filled outdoor adventure! For more information or reservations for The Villas at Coosawattee, please give us a call between 8am & 5pm EST at (706) 276-1075, email us at or visit us on the web at The Coosawattee River Tubing Company (706-635-1609) is located at the Eagle Mountain General Store next to the Eagle Mountain entrance of the Coosawattee River Resort or at on the web.

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