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Feel at Home for the Holidays


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Every year, autumn seems to go by in a flash. In a few short weeks the weather changes, the days grow noticeably shorter, the leaves turn and drift delicately to the ground. And just like that, another fall has come and gone without a trip to Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge.

If you haven’t found the time to enjoy the wonders of Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge, don’t fret. While the park is known for its amazing autumn vistas, this Georgia mountain resort is a beautiful vacation destination all year round. Just minutes away from Dawsonville, GA, Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge has a host of upcoming events to make it your home away from home for the holidays.

No Prep, No Cleanup, No Problem!

The holiday season at Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge is an exciting and joyous time of year and it wouldn’t feel like the holidays without great food. As one of the top getaways in Georgia, the Lodge hosts popular buffets on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Why toil over a hot stove for hours when our top-notch culinary team can do it for you? Use the time you would spend preparing and cleaning up to connect with family and friends – which is what the holidays are all about.

Reservations are now open for Thanksgiving Dinner in the Maple Restaurant on Thursday, November 28 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost is $33.99 per adult and children’s prices are available. The menu will include all your favorite Thanksgiving staples and fixings, plus some desserts that will have you rethinking when to start your holiday diet. Call us at (706) 344-1521 today to make your group’s reservation.

Our Christmas Day Lunch is another time to break bread and create memories around the table. Leave the hard work to our elves as you dine and relax in the Maple Restaurant, surrounded by loved ones. Again, traditional favorites and culinary delights will be served with a slice of holiday cheer on December 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call us at (706) 344-1521 today to make your group’s reservation.

Get in the Spirit, Stay in the Spirit

It’s practically impossible to not be in the Christmas spirit during a December trip to Amicalola Falls Lodge. With our Christmas Open House just two weeks before Christmas and the New Year’s Eve celebration as the calendar turns to 2020, the most wonderful time of the year is bracketed by two great events.

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Each year, the Lodge at Amicalola Falls opens its doors for its annual Christmas Open House. As classic Christmas tunes fill the air and seasonal snacks like gingerbread cookies fill bellies, guests can expect festive crafts for children and a visit from Santa Claus. And don’t forget the legendary annual display of over 400 Nutcracker figures throughout the lodge, which will stay up throughout the holidays. This family-centric event, set for December 15 from 2 to 6 p.m., will get even the biggest “Grinch” in the Christmas spirit. An additional Christmas Open House Dinner will be offered after the open house, so be sure to leave some room for a great meal.

As 2019 comes to a close, there’s no better place to ring in 2020 than our annual New Year’s Eve Gala. This year’s Roaring 20s theme is sure to light up the night and elicit some Gatsby-inspired attire from our guests. The gala, which includes dinner, music and entertainment by DJ Steel, dancing and a New Year’s Eve toast, is $175 per couple and attendees receive 30% off lodge or cabin accommodations – talk about a great deal! Our New Year’s Day brunch on January 1 is always well received by guests, who line up for the Bloody Mary bar. Start 2020 off right at Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge.

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With the majestic North Georgia mountains as a backdrop, it’s easy to see why Amicalola Falls is a hotspot for the holiday season. One of only five Georgia State Parks with lodging and a restaurant, guests can stay in the comfort of our mountaintop lodge, revel with friends in a cabin rental or load up the RV to stay at one of the finest RV campgrounds in GA. Book your stay today and make the 2019 Holiday Season the best one yet.

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