Dillard House & Local Events

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Upcoming Events

Friday Night Pizza on the Veranda
Friday Aug, 17 at 06:00pm
An Evening with Jeanne Robertson
Friday Aug, 17 at 07:30pm
Friday Night Pizza on the Veranda
Friday Aug, 24 at 06:00pm
Highlands Village Square Arts & Crafts Show
Saturday Aug, 25 at 10:00am
Friday Night Pizza on the Veranda
Friday Aug, 31 at 06:00pm

We are currently upgrading our online reservation system to better serve you! You can request a reservation online here or call us between 9am and 5pm at 1-800-541-0671.

Relax, reset and unplug from day-to-day life by enjoying the beautiful surroundings of the North Georgia mountains. Located only 2 hours north of Atlanta, GA and 1 ½ hours from Greenville, SC, The Dillard House property provides the perfect landscape for a quick meal, day-trip or getaway. The Dillard House not only offers delicious award-winning southern cuisine, but also a variety of accommodations, on-site stables and fun area activities for the whole family. Don’t miss out on a fly fishing adventure, ziplining excursion or lovely day of golf.

The mountain breeze allows it to be cooler even on the warmest days. Come stay with us and enjoy the comforting temperatures. Spend some time outside horseback riding or swimming in the pool, and then visit the Dillard House restaurant for an unforgettable family-style breakfast, lunch or dinner. Breakfast is served daily from 7:30 – 10:30 AM. Lunch begins at 11:30 AM and ends at 5 PM. Dinner is served from 5 - 8 PM.


Only 10 minutes away, Fly Fishing the Smokies offers private all-inclusive guided fishing trips, float trips and more. Experience the Great Smoky Mountains like you never have before as you travel along the beautiful streams, visit gorgeous waterfalls and take in the majestic mountains on a variety of fishing adventures! To learn more, visit here or call 828-488-7665.

The 68th Annual Georgia Mountain Fair will take place from July 20 – 28, 2018 only 30 minutes away from the Dillard House at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds!

Enjoy first-class musical performances, arts & crafts, fun carnival rides, historic demonstrations and much, much more! Visit here for more information!

On Fridays, our restaurant will be offering Fried Catfish at lunch and Fried Catfish & Shrimp at dinner. The full Friday menu can be viewed here.

Prime Rib

Saturdays evenings feature all you can eat Prime Rib along with our award-winning Fried Chicken, Country Style Ham and traditional sides! BBQ Ribs are available for lunch and dinner on Saturdays. To view the full Saturday menu, click here.

To learn more about our facility, give us a call at
1-800-541-0671 or email us at reservations@dillardhouse.com

Seasonal Activities

Monthly area activities can be viewed here. Cultural events in the area take place throughout the month at The Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center and The Hambidge Center. Adjacent to our property stands R.M. Rose and Company Distillers which offers daily distillery tours and tastings. Only two miles from our property, guests can visit the beautiful local vineyard and winery 12 Spies Vineyards.

Only 6 miles from the Dillard house is the beautiful 1,743-acre Black Rock Mountain State Park. This park features a visitor center, hiking, fishing, stunning mountain views, a lake and more! Call 706-746-2141 for more.

A little under 20 miles from the Dillard House, you will find Tallulah Gorge State Park, where visitors can enjoy a 1,000-ft. gorge, waterfalls, hiking, an interpretive center and more! Call 706-754-7981 to find out more.




Whitewater Rafting


  • Clayton, GA – Here you will find art galleries, crafts, antique, collectibles, coffee houses, clothing, restaurants and more. Main Street, Clayton, GA is located off Hwy. 441 South of the Dillard House. Visit here for more information.
  • Highlands, NC – 16 miles Northeast of the Dillard House after a beautiful scenic drive, you will find a lovely town that boasts waterfalls, a variety of clothing shops, antique stores, books, art galleries, restaurants and more. Take Hwy. 441 North and turn right on GA 246. Visit here for more information. 
  • Cherokee, NC – Located less than an hour from the Dillard House is a town on the reservation of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation featuring Harrah’s Casino, unique stores, monuments, a museum, cultural events and activities, and more. For more about Harrah’s, visit here or call 828-497-7777.
  • Asheville, NC – Known for a vibrant arts scene and historic architecture. Filled with galleries, museums and America’s largest home: The Biltmore Estate. For tickets, visit www.biltmore.com. To learn more about Asheville’s happenings, visit www.exploreasheville.com

Summer means that it is almost time to make our incredible Strawberry Shortcake with local strawberries. To view the full recipe, click here.

Buy the perfect gift for your loved ones!

Visit www.dillardhousegiftbook.com or call (800) 276-1752 for more information!

More About The Dillard House!

Centrally located less than two hours from Atlanta, Asheville and Greenville, we invite you to come experience the Dillard House. Enjoy our famous southern cuisine in our beautiful and tranquil mountain setting. Stay overnight in one of our rooms, suites, cottages or chalets and relax in a rocking chair with your morning cup of coffee or take a leisurely stroll around the property and enjoy the lush green grass. Take time to enjoy life with your friends and family in the mountains - memories like these are priceless. Spending time in the mountains is an inexpensive and fun way to enjoy life.

Nearby you can experience the excitement of Whitewater Rafting and Zip Line Tours, Horseback Riding, beautiful cascading Waterfalls, the Biltmore House, Tallulah Gorge, the Cherokee Indian Reservation, Harrah's Casino, Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, award winning local Vineyard and Winery - 12 Spies Vineyards, Tiger Mountain Vineyards, quaint gift and craft stores, fun flea markets, beautiful hiking trails, 3 state parks and the lovely mountain town of Highlands NC.

The Dillard House is the ideal place for a business conference, retreat, wedding, bus tour visit or a family reunion.

Group Accommodations - Looking for the perfect place for your next conference, retreat, trade show or reunion? We have everything you need for groups from 20 to 300. We would love to give you a proposal for your next event. We invite you to come by for a site tour. We are proud of our beautiful conference/banquet facility and our guest rooms and would love to show them to you!! Call our Group Sales Office today at 800-541-0671

Click here to view and/or print our General Information Group Packet (PDF). This packet contains an abundance of information as well as our special menus for group events in our banquet/conference center.

Visit our online store to find that perfect gift or purchase a Dillard House gift certificate which may be used for any Dillard House product, lodging, dining or horseback riding.

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Specials & Packages

Horseback Riding Package

Horseback Riding Package

10% discount on any 2 Dillard House Stable rides with an overnight stay at the Dillard House

Seasonal Activities

Group Dining Package

Group Dining Package

Ask about group discounts for parties of 15 or more.

Online Store

From the Shop

1/2 Country Ham
in Cloth Bag

All you favorite jams, jellies and relishes available online.

View a short video of a Luxury Double Queen room in the Valley View building.

View a short video of a Standard Deluxe Double Queen room in the Meadows building.


The Dillard House was featured on the Food Network program "The Best Thing I Ever Ate" Our country ham was chosen by Chef Alton Brown.


Our Location

Area Activities

Horseback Rides

Horseback Rides

10% off for overnight guests. See Specials and Packages above for details

Trout Pond

Free trout fishing for our overnignt guests. Relax by the pond and fish with your family.


Check out our golf packages. Two (2) Championship Courses located with 15 minutes

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