Travel Blog

Watkinsville’s 12 Days of Christmas: Winter Weather Eats

The holidays are upon us and cold weather has officially set in, which means it’s the perfect time for winter treats, meals and beverages. Thankfully, in Watkinsville you don’t have to go very far to find delicious, perfectly wintery eats. Kiki’s Bakeshop What’s a holiday dinner without a warm, freshly baked dessert to finish off […]

Posted on: December 21, 2016 | Posted by:
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Why Oconee County-Watkinsville should be on your bucket list

While there are a million reasons to love and visit Oconee County-Watkinsville, I want to share the experiences you don’t get in too many counties. Oconee may be small, but it’s packed with a lot history and uniqueness. So sit back and let me tell you why you should be planning your trip to visit […]

Posted on: April 22, 2016 | Posted by:

Welcome to Oconee, Tracks of Time

    Bishop has become quite the destination for antique stores. Joining our seven other antique stores and six in Bishop, Tracks of Time Antiques & More is a family-owned shop that sells items from jewelry to furniture and collectibles. The antique store is located in Bishop at 4860 Macon Hwy (Hwy 441), the location […]

Posted on: April 12, 2016 | Posted by:

Valentine’s Day in Oconee County

  Do you need any last minute ideas for Valentine’s Day? With Valentine’s Day just three days away, we’ve got a few suggestions to help plan a great weekend with your significant other. Ashford Manor Bed and Breakfast Feel free to book your last minute stay at the historic Ashford Manor Bed and Breakfast. With […]

Posted on: February 11, 2016 | Posted by:

Elder Mill Covered Bridge

About a year ago, I was a newcomer to Oconee County. After moving from Suwanee to attend the University of North Georgia, I was ready to start exploring the area I would soon call “home.” So, naturally, I had to do the first item on any visitor’s bucket list: drive my car across the Elder […]

Posted on: September 14, 2015 | Posted by:
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Oconee through a college student’s eyes

Even though it may not always feel like it, Oconee County is really its own college town. Between UNG, which is located barely a mile away from downtown Watkinsville, and UGA just a fifteen minute drive away, Oconee has thousands of college students travelling across its county line each day. What many of these students may not […]

Posted on: August 27, 2015 | Posted by:
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A busy month in Oconee: August events

  Summertime is winding down, but the number of great activities in Oconee County is only getting larger. In the month of August, Oconee certainly has something for all ages and interests, whether its quality entertainment, family fun or art galleries. Beloew are some of the most exciting events going on in the county this August. For […]

Posted on: July 22, 2015 | Posted by:
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We are the best county in Georgia!

  We’ve always known that we are one of the best counties around, but now its official. According to rankings website Niche Local, Oconee County was ranked as the best county to live in in the entire state of Georgia. Placing first on the list is a huge honor for us, especially because of how […]

Posted on: June 1, 2015 | Posted by:
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9 Great Things to do in Oconee this Summer

  Between schools letting out until August and the consistently warm weather during recent weeks, it is officially summer in Oconee County. Although many people will be taking off for vacations throughout the summer, we like to think that you can always find something entertaining to do around the county too. In the next few months there will be dozens of […]

Posted on: May 27, 2015 | Posted by:

Attic Treasures Antiques – Rare UGA History

Located on 19 North Main Street in downtown Watkinsville, Attic Treasures Antiques boasts an unbelievably wide range of historical items. With the store’s shelves packed with objects as contrasting as World War II guns and 19th century teapots, it’s hard not to find something new every time you turn your head. Despite an overwhelming amount of things to check […]

Posted on: May 13, 2015 | Posted by:
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