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Find Your Perfect Gift at the Shops Around Chatuge
At Lake Chatuge, our plentiful abundance of stores and unique boutiques mean you’re bound to find the perfect gift, souvenir or surprise for everyone on your shopping list. From locally-owned clothing shops to outdoor outfitters and the wonderful pro shop located at Brasstown Valley Resort and Spa, be prepared to shop until you drop with our insider guide to shopping in Lake Chatuge.
Stock Up for Adventure
Our beautiful, sparkling lake and surrounding mountainsides make us a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, but no adventure is complete without checking out the outdoor gear, clothes and goods available at our wonderful outfitters. At Trailful Outdoor Co in downtown Hiawassee, you can find anything a hiker needs before exploring our beautiful forests. This locally-owned specialty shop sells everything from hammocks, tents and sleeping bags to shoes, gear for pets and prints depicting nearby hiking destinations, and more. It’s easy to spend hours browsing the many shelves that line this much-loved outfitter!
With Lake Chatuge as our crown jewel, our destination is also home to many bait, tackle and specialty shops perfect for those wanting to cast their line in our waters. Some of these outfitters include C&J Mountain Outfitters, Mountain Valley Country Store and Squiggly Worm Bait and Tackle. All three of these locally-owned shops sell live bait, tackle, lures, lines and more. Squiggly Worm also offers fishing rod rentals and has rod repair and cleaning services. Another wonderful shop to explore for all of your outdoor activity needs is the Pro Shop at Brasstown Valley Resort and Spa. Located on the Resort’s lower level, this store is stocked with everything you need for a successful day on the neighboring 18-hole golf course!
Channel Your Inner Fashionista
In addition to wonderful outfitters ready to prepare you for exploration, our destination is also home to several unique boutiques! One of our most popular is North and Main Clothing company, a youthful, cute boutique that’s stocked with several exclusive brands like Steve Madden and Fossil. Shop through the cutest shelves this side of the Blue Ridge Mountains and snap a photo at North and Main’s fun angel wing mural found on one of its exterior walls! North and Main also offers an online store, making it easy to virtually window shop when you return home. Another much-loved, locally owned boutique is Britt and Capri, where you can find wonderfully cozy sweaters, fun and vibrant dresses, loungewear and more.
Bring the Charm of Lake Chatuge Home
Is there anything more exciting than adding to your home decor? Whether discovering that perfect antique piece of artwork to go on your wall, or picking up that perfect little trinket for your shelf or grabbing a charming ornament for your Christmas tree, we have plenty of places to explore to bring the creativity, beauty and memory of our destination home with you. Thrift and antique lovers are sure to enjoy browsing through Hiawassee Antique Mall, Northeast Georgia’s largest antique mall. This massive shop is home to more than 40 different dealers spread throughout nearly 10,000 square feet of retail space. Find gifts both practical and unique when you explore the variety of antique items, furniture, jewelry, clothing, glassware, books and other oddities and collectibles. Other local antique stores include Willow Ranch Farmhouse, located in Young Harris, and Farm House Antiques, located in Hiawassee.
Located on Main Street, Hob Nob Hiawassee is a unique boutique that specializes in fun gifts and accents for your home. Whether wanting a seasonally scented, hand-poured candle or the perfect mug for your coffee, Hob Nob has what your home needs. Hob Nob also has a variety of jewelry, glassware, children’s toys and more in stock. Housewares and souvenirs, like cups, mugs and fun wall art, can also be found at the Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa Country Store, adding to the abundance of goods sold in this cozy shop. Another unique, seasonal spot to shop for fun homegoods is Always Christmas, a one-of-a-kind store that celebrates the holidays all year round. Grab ornaments for your Christmas tree that commemorates your Lake Chatuge vacation, or enjoy a little festive magic by just browsing this holiday wonderland.
With so many wonderful retailers, you have a world of “shop”-portunity to find the perfect token that commemorates your Lake Chatuge getaway. Whether it’s an accessory for your outdoor adventure, your new favorite pair of shoes or fun home decor, you could spend an entire weekend browsing our beautiful boutiques and stores! Start planning your shopping adventure, here: https://www.golakechatuge.com/.