Cruising along I-85 north out of Atlanta, just before you reach the border of South Carolina you will hit Lavonia. It is located in two counties: Franklin and Hart. When you book an RV in Lavonia, you will be in such beautiful, picturesque natural wonders, and so close to the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains that you could spend a week, two, or even more exploring all this beautiful country has to offer.
Just to the northwest is the Chattahoochee National Forest near Helen and Blue Ridge. To the north of that, heading into North Carolina is the Nantahala National Forest where you can find Franklin, Cherokee, and Murphy. If you feel like taking that motorhome rental from Lavonia even a bit farther north, you can visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
The Great Outdoors
You’re certainly not going to have a shortage of things to explore and do in this gorgeous region of the country. One of the nearby nature sites to consider is the Tugaloo State Park located right in Lavonia. It’s a great break destination for residents of Atlanta and offers incredible views and a gorgeous lake. It is clean and well-maintained. You can fish, canoe, hike, or even play mini-golf if you wish. You can do it all when you rent a motorhome in Lavonia, GA.
Lake Hartwell State Park is located in Fair Play and you can go kayaking or boating, enjoy the wildlife, and do some fishing. All of those can be wonderful activities to help you relax when you rent an RV. There’s a hiking trail at the park if you want to just stroll around and get a good stretch outside the travel trailer rental from Lavonia. On the weekends during the summer, the lake can be quite busy.
Riley Moore Falls is located in Westminster and offers a relatively short hike. At 1.5 miles, it’s a reasonable trek for nearly all ability levels. There is a swimming hole, but bear in mind that the water rolls down off the mountains so it is quite cold most of the year. If you’re up for a shiver, then dive on in.
Just a short drive from Lavonia in Royston is Victoria Bryant State Park. It’s nestled along the rolling hills of the upper piedmont of Georgia. It’s considered one of the best-kept secrets of the state. There are wonderful streams flowing through the park and it offers a great picnic opportunity or a simple stroll for hikers.
Due to its geographical location, you won’t have any trouble finding RV parks for the motorhome rental near Lavonia. Right in town, you can check out Tugaloo State Park. It offers plenty of pads, including pull-through sites and lakefront access. They have water and electric hookups, and the sites are well-maintained and level. You can even enjoy some fishing at the lake.
Oconee Point COE doesn’t offer sewer hookup, though they do have water and electric hookups. They have pull-through sites and big rig access. Some of the sites do face the lake and offer nice views.
Over in Fair Play, South Carolina, you can check out the Carolina Landing RV Resort. It is a large RV park with full hookup service, including 30 and 50 amp electric. They have restrooms and showers as well as a rec room and a pool.
Exploring the City
Because you will be close to the border with South Carolina, there are visitor centers to check out. When you have a luxury RV rental in Lavonia, you can visit the Georgia Visitor Information Center right in town. Here, you can relax, unwind, and stretch, especially if you’re planning to head out of the area with the Lavonia RV trailer rental. You can get a great deal of information and pamphlets for other places throughout the state.
As is the case in many communities across the country, antiquing is a popular recreation for many people. You’ll find no shortage of antiques and antique shops in Lavonia and the surrounding area. In fact, in Lavonia itself, there is an Antique Market. It's spread out over 15,000 square feet, offering plenty of little trinkets and shops to browse through.
Hurricane Shoals Park & Historical Heritage Village is located in Maysville and was a sacred and holy site to the Creek and Cherokee Indians. It offers an array of historic buildings that have been relocated to this park and for little kids of all ages, there’s a mini golf course on site.