Lodging from Atlanta to Hot Springs Eateries from Atlanta to Hot Springs
Atlanta has a Motel on every corner

Arriving in Gainesville Area by bus or Amtrak
Super 8 -Motel 6- Guest House Inn - is near

 

Atlanta has a Restaurant on every corner

Arriving in Gainesville Many Eateries are
Near the Bus & Train Station Station 

 

Amicalola Falls Lenfoot Hike Inn Food Available at Lenfoot Hike Inn - Amicalola
From Springer to Unicoi Gap Lodging is Mostly Hostels
Hiker Hostel - Goose Creek Camp - Blood Mtn Cabins
At Neels Gap you can go to Blairsville for Lodging or
Food but it is 30 miles round trip back to the A T
From Springer to Unicoi Gap Lodging is Mostly Hostels
Hiker Hostel - Goose Creek Camp - Blood Mtn Cabins
At Neels Gap you can go to Blairsville for Lodging or
Food but it is 30 miles round trip back to the A T
Helen, Georgia  
Unicoi Gap - Helen, or Hiawassee, Georgia
Hiawassee & Helen are about 12 miles away

 Helen has: Super 8 - Helendoff Inn - Ramada Inn
Rates Range from $59 to $79 _None Pet Friendly
Helen is a high dollar tourist town that isn't open
til Mid May so much is closed and nothing to do.
You can also buy beer there but not on Sunday

Unicoi Gap - Helen, or Hiawassee, Georgia
Hiawassee & Helen are about 12 miles away

Helen has: Dairy Queen - La Cabana Mexican
Arby's - Hardee's - Wendy's - Helen Family Diner
Helen is a high dollar tourist town that isn't open
until Mid May so much is closed and nothing to do.
You can also buy beer there but not on Sunday

Click on this link for Eateries in Hiawassee

Hiawassee, Georgia Franklin, North Carolina
Your Choice at Unicoi and Dicks Creek Gap
Hiawassee Has More to Offer Hikers than Helen

Budget Inn owned by Ron Haven offers a
free shuttle to guest only any time of day
from Unicoi & Dicks Gap coming in to stay
at Budget Inn of Hiawassee  Only


Budget Inn makes a free trail return each
morning at 9am & 11am back to Unicoi &
Dicks Creek free to Budget Inn guest only
in March and April only:

We will be glad to assist you in any way to
get a shuttle if you are a non guest but we
at Budget Inn will not shuttle you even if
you offer to pay if you are staying other
places or just coming in for resupply.

Our Rates are $39.99 for 1 guest per room
And $5 each for each additional guest per
Room up to 4 guest per room.


Blue Berry Patch hostel CLOSED

Mulls Motel In Hiawassee is $59.99 Single

Holiday Inn Express $79.99 single and up.

Within Walking of Downtown Franklin, NC

 Mom and Pops Diners and Restaurants
City Restaurant-Breakfast & Lunch- East Main Street
The City Diner-Breakfast-Lunch-Palmer Street Circle
Ms Lois Cafe-Breakfast/Lunch-E Frkln Shopping Ctr
Martha's Country Kitchen - Downtown Franklin
Normandie - Breakfast/Lunch-West Palmer Street
Stamey's Cafe- Brkt/Lunch/Dinner-East Main Street
Sunset Restaurant-Brkt/Lu/Dinner-Harrison Avenue
Frog Town Deli, Meat, Seafood - 61 S. Patton Ave

Pizza
Caesar's - Kmart Shopping Center
Domino Delivers-East Main Street
Pizza Hut Delivers-Hwy 441 South
Papa's Pizza-Holly Springs Shp Ctr
Vito's Pizza & Bar - 607 Highlands Rd

Fast Food Franchises
Dairy Queen-Hwy 441 South
Hardee's - East Main Street
Huddle House - 441 South
McDonalds - E.Main Street
McDonalds-Hwy 441 South
Sonic Burgers - 441 South
Subway - East Main Street
Subway - Hwy 441 South
Subway - Kmart Shpng Ctr
Wendy's - Hwy 441 South

Franklin, North Carolina  
Budget Inn owned by Ron Haven offers
shuttles to guest only any time of day
from Wallace, Rock & Winding Stair Gap
coming in to stay at Budget or Hiker Den

We make free trail returns each and every
morning at 9 am & 11 am back to these
trail heads free for Budget & Hiker Den
guest only during March and April only:

We will be glad to assist you in any way to
get a shuttle if you are a non guest but we
at Budget Inn will not shuttle you even if
you offer to pay if you are staying other
places or just coming in for resupply.

We also have a free town shuttle at 4pm
on the bus in Mar & Apr guest only

Our Rates are $39.99 for 1 guest per room
And $5 each for each additional guest per
Room up to 4 guest per room.