After a long drive north out of Florida, and a restful night in Gainesville, Georgia, I was destined for the mountains, and the charming tourist-trap town of Helen on Day 2. Along the way, I passed through another nice little town, Cleveland, Georgia.
As the county seat of White County, Cleveland has a stately old courthouse in the middle of town. If you’re driving through, you’ll have to navigate around it.
You could also stop at the collection of downtown stores that surround Courthouse Square.
The goal of this trip was to see some autumn leaves. This wasn’t exactly what I had in mind, but more fall foliage was just up the road!
Here’s the time-lapse, dash-cam video of the drive from Gainesville, Georgia, north through Cleveland, and on to Helen and Anna Ruby Falls: