Family Vacations

Forrest Hills Resort…Built by the Kraft Family, still owned and managed by them today.

 

Get back to nature…Actually see stars, hear birds sing, watch for deer, enjoy peace and tranquility!  Located between Dahlonega and Amicalola Falls, just one hour North of Atlanta.

Family Reunions Too – 8, 12 & 16 Room Private Lodges Available

Relax & enjoy...
  • Our Delicious Restaurant
  • Horseback Riding, Carriage Rides & Pony Rides
  • Outdoor Pool
  • General Store with Gem Mining
  • Nature Trails
  • Fire Pits
  • Horseshoes
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Free WIFI
  • HBO & Showtime In All Accommodations
Cabins, Rooms & Suites

2 Bedroom – 2 Bath Cabins

With full kitchen, private indoor hot tub, and gas log fireplace. Each bedroom has a king bed and private bath.  PET FRIENDLY

COUNTRYSIDE DELUXE DOUBLE CABINS:

1 Bedroom – 1 Bath – All have a hot tub, covered porch with swing, wood burning fireplace and kitchenette (refrigerator/freezer, microwave, coffee maker).   Some have 2 queen beds & sleeper sofa or king bed and sleeper sofa.  The DELUXE DOUBLE CABINS are Pet friendly! The other deluxe cabins are not.

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BI-Level Suites In Our Mountain Laurel Inn

REMODELED JANUARY/2020 – 2 Bedroom – 1 Bath w/TV on each level – 2 king beds + day bed.  1200 sq. ft!!  NO PETS

Lodge Rooms

2 Queen beds + private bath with access to outdoor hot tub. Located within our Deer Trail, Bear’s Den and Treetopper Lodges.  Typically available on short notice only unless you want to reserve all rooms within a lodge.  No Pets

EAGLES NEST LODGE

Now available 4 ways!!  Rent the entire 12 bedroom/8 bath lodge in advance (sleeps up to 25) or just the main level as a private 4 bedroom/2 bath cabin on short notice (sleeps up to 10).  When renting as a 4 bedroom you have to option to rent additional rooms within the lodge upon request.  Here is what you get with the 4 bedroom option:

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30 Ways To Enhance Your Stay!

ACTIVITIES & NEARBY ATTRACTION TICKETS

Transportation not included.
  • Kart Racing at AMP Mortorsports Park  – Reach speeds up to 55mph on the world’s most unique kart track. 1pm to sundown. CLOSED Sundays.  One 10-minute session $35 – Three 10-minute sessions $85.
  • Smores Kit – Everything you need for use at one of our on site fire pits including firewood, firestarter, & smores – Makes up to 10 $27
  • On Site Gem Mining – Includes keepsake necklace or keychain for your favorite find. $13.95
  • Tickets To Consolidated Gold Mine Tour – Underground mine tour & pan for gold – Adults $18pp – Kids $12
  • Canoe & Kayaking With Appalachian Outfitters Minimum Age 5 – Kayaks $38 each or Canoe or Kayak for 2 $45 each.
  • Gibbs Gardens…A world class garden where something is always in bloom.  A photographer’s paradise. – Adults $20  Kids $10
  • Zipline At Amicalola Falls State Park – Goes out rain or shine. Cancelled if storming.  Ladies weight limit 250 – Men 285.
    • Level 1 – $29pp – 1 Hour – Designed for younger zip liners, take a trek across one suspension bridge and four zip lines in the tree canopy!  Min age 8 & 50 lbs.
    • Levels 1 & 2 $59pp – 2 Hours – After level 1, enjoy 9 ziplines that range from 75 feet to 1000 feet in length including 3 cable and wood suspension bridges. Heights range from 20 to 100 feet.  Look for bald eagles, red tailed hawks, deer and raccoons.  Min age 8 & 80 lbs.
    • Levels 1, 2 & 3 $99pp – 4 Hours – Continue on from Level 2 to experience an additional 7 zip lines with the longest being 2,000 ft and 3 bridges, highest point 250 feet in the air!!  Explore areas of Amicalola NOT available to hikers!  Min age 10 & 95 lb
  • Historic Dahlonega Ghost Tours – 1.3 mile guided walking tour including stops at the historic courthouse, Dahlonega’s most haunted restaurant, Mount Hope Cemetery and more! Thursday through Sunday at 8pm. Sat/Sun 11:30am Located on the square. 2 hours. Adults $18/Children 12 & Under $8
  • Wine Tasting & Souvenir Glass – Montaluce Winery – $30 per adult
  • North Georgia Premium Outlets Coupon Book – FREE!!  Just ask for it at the front desk.

DINNERS, PICNIC OR SUNDAY BRUNCH

Our restaurant is open nightly except Sunday.  Reservations are not required but you can purchase these options in advance if you like!

PICNIC LUNCH: Available daily w/advance notice.  The perfect addition to a waterfall adventure!  With keepsake tote bag – For 2 $30++ For 3 $45– Ciabatta club sandwiches, potato or pasta salad, granola bar, trail mix, chips, drinks, and fresh baked cookies

ADULT DINNER PACKAGE – $35pp

  • Fresh garden salad
  • Hot rolls with signature butter
  • Choice of entree
  • Dessert of the day
  • Soft drinks, tea, or coffee

CHILD’S DINNER PACKAGE – $10pp – Includes choices from our kids menu including:

  • Cheeseburger, chicken tenders, or grilled cheese with fries
  • Cheese or pepperoni pizza
  • Tea or soft drink
  • Ice cream or cookie for dessert.

SUNDAY BRUNCH – All you can eat of the best Southern cooking around including our famous fried chicken, sweet potato souffle and so much more.

DAHLONEGA CARRIAGE & HORSE RIDES

Within walking distance! Independently owned and operated. Forrest Hills acts only as an agent for these services.  24 hours required for cancellation.

 

  • Carriage Rides (1/2 hour) – $60 – Seats up to 4 & great for all ages.
  • One Hour Guided Trail Ride – $43 per person – Minimum age 8 – No experience necessary.
  • Two Hour Guided Trail Ride – $86 per person
  • Hand Led Pony Rides – Contact barn directly. 706-867-9395

 

MASSAGE

Available by appointment only Fri/Sat/Mon/Wed.  Payment collected at time of booking.  24 hour cancellation required for refund.

  • 1 Hour Massage – $85
  • Chair Massage – Three 20 minute neck & shoulder massages – $90
  • Massage for 2 – 2 Therapists in Couples Massage Room – $170/couple
  • Share An Hour Massage For 2 (30 min per person) – $125 – Guests are massaged one at a time.
  • Hot Stone Massage – 90 Minutes – $150
  • Mountain Special – Soothe those tired feet with a 30 min foot reflexology session that is beneficial for your entire body with a full body massage.  A total relaxation experience! – 90 Minutes – $150

TREATS FOR MOM & DAD

HAVE THESE ITEMS DELIVERED PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL

    • Local Wine + Cheese & Souvenir Glasses – Plus crackers, summer sausage & corkscrew – $79
    • Champagne or Cider, Chocolates & Souvenir Flutes – $69
    • Dozen Roses & Chocolate Dipped Strawberries – $99 – (Sorry, not currently available)
    • Cheese, Summer Sausage & Crackers – $29
    • Spa Basket – Jacuzzi crystals, souvenir candle, fresh fruit, gourmet tea, and sparkling water. – $39
    • Gourmet Snack Basket  – $39
    • Deluxe Terry Bath Robe –  Embroidered W/Resort Logo – $79. Each

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Nearby Family Favorites

Dahlonega, site of the first gold rush in the USA!  Our neighbors in Dawsonville are home to racing greats Bill & Chase Elliott, the beginning of the Appalachian Trail and features the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi.

 

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Family Dining

Walk ins welcome.

  • Open for breakfast daily 8:30am to 10:30am
  • Fridays & Saturdays – Noon to 9pm
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5pm to 8pm
  • Sunday Brunch 11:30am to 2pm – Closed Sunday Night

Dine in or take out available.  We offer everything from pizza to Chilean Sea Bass!

 

 

Family Reunions

Bring your kids, siblings, parents, aunts, uncles and cousins too!  Rent your own private hotel!  8, 12, & 16 rooms in size, all w/hospitality suite.

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