Grab your friends and come on out to Oconee County – Watkinsville, GA. Spend a night or two at the beautiful 1893 Victorian Ashford Manor Bed and Breakfast right in the middle of Watkinsville, GA.
From here you can walk to many great restaurants, specialty shops, and more. Enjoy one of the many exhibits at Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF). You can even take peek to see what some local potters are making at the School Street Studio.
For some shopping, visit Chappelle Gallery. Chappelle Gallery is full of local artwork and beautiful pieces that you can take home. There you can also get directions out to Happy Valley Pottery. Don’t pass this up, it’s an experience to see so many talented artists at work and purchase their work right there. Antique shopping brings a lot of people to Oconee County and the surrounding towns. You can find great local antique shops in downtown Watkinsville and along Highway 441 in Bishop. You can also plan on getting some big time shopping in at Epps Bridge Centre.
If you visit during the growing season spend the morning picking your own strawberries & blueberries at Washington Farms or on Saturday morning get fresh produce and other goods at the Oconee Farmer’s Market in front of the Courthouse.
If you are looking for some exercise time Veteran’s Park has paved running trials and lots of tennis courts. If you are a cycling enthusiast bring your bike and ride along the newly formed Antebellum Bike Trail.
There is no shortage of delicious restaurants here. Kiki’s Bakery is the place to stop in for a fresh pastry in the morning or a delicious pie in the afternoon. Rachel’s Southern Style Restaurant has fresh salads and home-style cooking. Finish your evening at Cheddar’s Casual Café where you and your friends can look back on a memorable trip over a drink and meal.