Dillard House & Local Events

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Upcoming Events

Dillard House Thanksgiving Feast
Thursday Nov, 22 at 11:00am

Fall is on its way, which means crisp mountain air, beautiful scenery and fun activities for the whole family (see below)! Nestled in the North Georgia mountains, The Dillard House is the perfect location for a quick meal, day-trip or getaway.

The Dillard House is located only 2 hours north of Atlanta, GA and 1 ½ hours from Greenville, SC. Enjoy cozy accommodations, award-winning Southern cuisine served family-style, group rentals, stables and more! 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.

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.

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


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.

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.

Seasonal Activities

Cultural events in the area take place throughout the year at The Foxfire Museum and; 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.

The Dillard House Stables offers rides for everyone, regardless of experience! Our guides will take you, your family, or group, along our well-maintained trails offering breathtaking scenic overlooks, lush forests and majestic waterfalls.

For more information or to make a reservation, call The Dillard House Stables online here.

More About The Dillard House!

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.

For festivals and other fall activities, please visit our Events Calendar on the left side of the homepage.

Apple Picking:

Corn Mazes:


  • Highlands Aerial Park, 828-526-8773, www.highlandscanopytour.com. During certain times of the year, Dillard House guests receive a discount when they provide the company with their confirmation number.




  • Great Smoky Mountain Railroad in Bryson City, NC features scenic diesel and steam rail excursions that take you through the beautiful countryside of Western North Carolina. To make reservations, call 1-800-872-4681 or visit www.gsmr.com
  • 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

Whitewater Rafting

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

Group Dining and Lodging Packages

Group Dining and Lodging Packages

Specials for dining and/or lodging for groups

Seasonal Activities

Golf Packages

Golf Packages

Special rates for 18 holes and cart with 2 complimentary breakfast at Dillard House

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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