Immerse Yourself

& create lasting memories

Outdoor and wine enthusiasts find Barefoot Hills Hotel conveniently located to some of the finest recreational outings in the southeastern United States.

College Football Kickoff Party

Saturday, August 31 6:30pm – end of game 

Watch the UGA vs Vandy Football Kickoff Party on the patio

Gather around the campfire as the sun sets over the mountains and watch the 1st UGA game of the season on our big outdoor screen with fellow SEC fans/guests.  We’ll have craft beer and wine for purchase along with snacks, smores kits, and other beverages available for purchase in our café.

Spirit of Harvest Festival at Kaya Vineyards

Saturday, August 31, 2019 11:00am – 5:00pm 

Enjoy Wine Trivia, grape stomping, live bluegrass & folk music, gourmet food, a raffle in support of Georgia Veteran’s Day Association, and more. Rain or Shine. We are offering roundtrip shuttles from Barefoot Hills for $25. 

Georgia Wine Country’s Vineyard & Winery Tours

Did you know that Georgia had Vineyards? Well, Northern Georgia boast many wineries in the Dahlonega area. And they are all within a short drive of Barefoot Hills Hotel.

Thru-Hiker Experience 2021

Available February 15, 2020 – May 31, 2021

Begin your northbound Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike at Barefoot Hills.  Located near Amicalola Falls Approach Trail, this is a great place to make your final preparations, get a good night sleep, and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast before hitting the trails.

Nature Photography Day

Thursday, June 14  – Friday, June 15, 2018

Barefoot Hills Hotel is celebrating national Nature Photography Day. Come spend a night with us, get up early, learn from experts and venture out to some of the most beautiful locations in North Georgia to put your lessons to the test.

Breakfast and Lunch are included in your reservation.


Camera + Meteor Package

Friday, June 29  – Saturday, June 30, 2018

Spend a weekend in the mountains experiencing nature in all it’s beauty during a meteor shower, hike, and photography class. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served at Barefoot Hills Hotel and is included in your price.

Teddy Bear’s Picnic Day

Monday, July 9  – Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Grab your child and their favorite stuffed friend for national Teddy Bear Picnic Day at Barefoot Hills Hotel! We’ll be accommodating you, your child and the stuffed animal – all in their own special way.

Wilderness First Responder

Saturday, August 4  – Sunday, August 12, 2018

This course is designed to provide you with the tools to make critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will challenge you to integrate your learning. This fast paced, hands-on training is designed to meet the needs of trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals working in remote locations.

Fantasy Football Draft Weekend

Friday, August 24  – Sunday, August 26, 2018

Do it right this year! Impress your league and plan the fantasy football draft that you’ve been talking about for years. Complete with beers, bonfire, high speed internet, draft referees, and mountain solitude – you’ll book next year’s draft before you leave.

If you can’t win the league, you might as well win the draft!

Hunchback of Notre Dame at the historic Holly Theater

Weekends in August 2018

Stay at Barefoot Hills Hotel after a night at Holly Theater watching The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

“From the Academy Award-winning team comes a lushly scored retelling of Victor Hugo’s epic story of love, acceptance and what it means to be a hero. Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Peter Parnell’s new book embraces story theatre and features verbatim passages from Hugo’s gothic novel.”

Enjoy a Show at The historic Holly Theater

Check the schedule for performances 

Stay at Barefoot Hills Hotel after a night at Holly Theater!

At the Holly, no seat is more than seventy feet from the action so you won’t miss any of the comedy, the music, or the drama! Our relaxed, informal atmosphere makes the theater a great place to meet friends, sip a glass of wine or beer, and enjoy a show! Regardless of the event, the Historic Holly Theater is a real treat that will turn your evening into a special memory.”