Historic High Country / Whitesburg

Banning Mills Historic Country Inn

205 Horseshoe Dam Rd.
Whitesburg, GA 30185

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This beautiful country inn and retreat center is located in the historic Snake Creek Gorge and ghost town of Banning Mills. 45 minutes from Atlanta, we offer the chance to experience the world's largest zipline canopy tour and tallest free standing climbing wall among other adventure treks. We have two Guinness World Records!

With 55 rooms on the Inn side, you are sure to find a room to suit your needs. Prices are quoted for double occupancy and most rooms include a full breakfast with the stay. Other amenities include 18-hole mini golf, Olympic-sized pool, tennis and basketball courts, day spa, sand volleyball and horseshoes, horseback riding, catch-and-release fishing lake, and historic hiking trails. Take a moment to visit our historical interpretive center to find out about the unique history of Banning Mills that was almost forgotten! From romance to adventure to history and natural beauty, Historic Banning Mills is a very unique and special place to visit.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 7:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 10:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 10:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 10:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 10:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 10:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 10:00PM


    Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Complimentary Breakfast, Complimentary Parking, Free Parking, Meeting Space Available, Outdoor Pool, Parking on Site, Spa on Site

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Group Amenities


    Internet Connectivity

    Free Wi-Fi

    Near Interstate Highway

    20, 85

    Payment Options

    Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Room Amenities

    In-Room Coffee Maker, Refrigerator

    Room Information

    Number of Non-smoking Rooms: 60

    Number of Rooms (Total): 60

    Setting & Style

    Rustic & Natural


  • Zip, Sip & Stay

    Zip, Sip & Stay

    Rates from $680
    Valid : 04/25/2017 - 10/31/2017

    Historic Banning Mills has partnered with local winery Little Vine Vineyard to take guests for wine tasting and tours after a day of aerial adventure. Located less than an hour west of Atlanta, Historic Banning Mills, an incredible outdoor adventure park, boasts year-round outdoor activities in addition to a scenic environment where she can receive the best gift of all, an unforgettable experience. Banning Mills hold two Guinness World Records for its gravity defying adventures, and the recently completed Bridges of Banning boasts North America’s Longest Hiking Suspension Bridge. The Bridges of Banning are a network of nine suspension bridges connected by twelve miles of scenic hiking trails that can be traversed by foot or bike. To round out the day, the quaint and warming atmosphere of Little Vine Vineyard sets the mood for a relaxing evening, replete with a picnic. Guests are also encouraged to reach even higher levels of relaxation by booking a spa treatment at Historic Banning Mills. End the evening by indulging in childhood nostalgia and book a treehouse room, that offers modern conveniences including a jacuzzi bathtub coupled with an at-home home atmosphere. Historic Banning Mills offers the following package below.
    Zip, Sip & Stay: $680.00 ($795.00 for stay in Treehouse Room). Package includes: Two-night stay in a Cabin Room or Creekside Jacuzzi Room at Historic Banning Mills; Breakfast for two each morning of stay; Visit Little Vine Vineyard for a full tour and wine tasting; To-Go Picnic Style Lunch to take with you for your tasting; Level 3 Flight Pattern Plus Zipline Canopy Tour; One Gourmet Dinner for two on Tree Terrace on the second night.


    This package can ONLY be scheduled Thursday-Saturday due to vineyard tasting schedule.