Frequently Asked Questions
There are three main retail nodes in the county offering a variety of products. Downtown Watkinsville has great restaurants and some niche boutiques ranging from clothing to art. Butler’s Crossing area has restaurants, grocery stores, and quite a few additional retail stores. The Epps Bridge Parkway corridor has numerous big box retailers surrounded by a number of retailers, many with names you would recognize.
Absolutely. But first, you will have to let us know what you are in the mood for. We have a number of restaurants that continue to open. Check out the listings on our dining page then call us and we can help you narrow it down even further.
It depends on what you are looking for. For a great B&B experience in uniquely decorated rooms, the Ashford Manor is for you. If a more traditional lodging experience is what you are looking for, then the SpringHill Suites will make you feel at home. Both will make you breakfast – and even do the dishes!
You tell us what interests you have and we will take care of you. We have several self-guided tours that you can go on. We have those geared for arts, history and agri-tourism lovers. We can even mix these together if you would like.
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We have a section on the website dedicated to special events. This will give you some basic information, but you should call the staff at the Welcome Center and we can help you put together a memorable event.
The experts say that we do. Paranormal groups have examined both the Eagle Tavern and the old Oconee County Jail and have told us that paranormal activity is present at both. You can find some of the results at various paranormal websites.
We are actually minutes away from both. Watkinsville is only 8 miles from Athens. Lake Oconee is only 30 minutes to the south.