Discover Southern Highroads

The Southern Highroads is a scenic route across 13 counties in 4 states with something to offer for the entire family. Stretching across North Georgia, Western North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, Southern Highroads offers a wide variety of antique shops, arts, entertainment, dining, lodging, outdoor activities and fun for the entire family!

Featured Attractions

Lake Burton in Habersham County Hiking to the Albert Mountain Firetower Cohutta Wilderness Area
Fires Creek National Wildlife Reserve - Hayesville NC Sliding Rock, Moore Cove, Looking Glass Falls and Courthouse Falls Big Laurel Falls - Nantahala National Forest, Highlands NC

A Road More Traveled

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference."

These are the closing lines from Robert Frost's poem, The Road Not Taken. Written nearly one hundred years ago, it has been read by millions of people around the world. The traveler in the poem chooses the road less traveled to enjoy the pleasure and adventure of going where others have not. Promoters of the Southern Highroads Trail began making a similar claim a little over ten years ago as they sought the development and designation of a scenic driving tour through northeast Georgia, western North Carolina, southeast Tennessee, and the western tip of South Carolina…read more

Upcoming Events

August 15, 2018

Taste of Helen

August 17, 2018

2018 Bascom Barn Dance

August 18, 2018 - August 18, 2018

14th Annual Franklin Area Folk Festival

August 23, 2018 - August 25, 2018

Rabun County Fair at the Rabun Arena

September 01, 2018 - September 03, 2018

38th Annual Labor Day BBQ & Gospel Music Show

September 01, 2018 - September 30, 2018

U-Pick Apples Mercier Orchards

September 06, 2018 - October 25, 2018

48th Annual Oktoberfest Helen, GA