Downtown Clayton beckons you…

Clayton, Georgia has it all – surrounded by the lush Smoky Mountains, an ol’ timey Main Street lined with speciality shopping, delicious dining venues, romantic vineyards, and many rustic lodging options! Come walk under the swaying trees of Downtown, breathe in the fresh mountain air and learn about the culture of our unique mountain community.

From Art to Wine, and Professional Services to Pastries…Clayton will meet all of your demands while exceeding all of your expectations!

We would love to show you around our special community. Our local shops feature the best in art, antiques, books, flowers, furniture, gifts, wine and so much more! Our fine restaurants will please even the most discriminating palate. You’ll even find an old fashioned drug store soda fountain! Regardless of what you are looking to discover, you’ll be pleasantly surprised when you come to explore Clayton. Visit the city of Clayton, GA, click here.


Visit Downtown Clayton Georgia

We’re Closer Than You Think!
Only 1.5 hours from Asheville, Greenville, and Atlanta

There’s so much to do in Clayton,
you’ll want to stay a while & keep coming back!

Shop, Dine, Relax. Our Mountains are closer than you think!



Shops of antiques-upscale home décor-gourmet restaurants-fine and fun jewelry-spa products-clothing-baby items-folk art-fine art-all media of art-furniture for your cabin, lake home or contemporary home-a block long hardware store for the men-bookstore and ice cream parlor-upscale women’s clothing-crafts-Christmas shop-service businesses-hair salons-upscale lodging-old time pharmacy and soda shop-outdoor furniture-hunting supplies-florists-hospital and urgent care facility-real estate agencies-bars-western wear-mailing facility-banks-auto dealership-package stores-country cooking restaurants-supermarkets-fast food-deck and patio dining – everything you need for your destination vacation!

And for your adventurous spirit we have kayaking, hiking, zip lining, whitewater rafting, camping and camps and oh, so many things for your vacation, family reunion, Girls’ Weekend Away, business meeting or just to get away! Did you know that Clayton (Rabun County) has three beautiful lakes well known for their second homes? It’s time to check us out….

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Check out Indigo's events...Nov. 28th is a Paws 4 Life Fundraiser - adoptions from 10AM-1PM, Kids Painting Class 12-4PM and Adults Paint your Pet 7-9PM. Check their Facebook page for more events! 75 N. Main Street, Clayton Thanks for being a member of the CMBA! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Clayton Merchants and Business Association wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! Rest up for all of the events in Clayton - beginning with the Turkey Trot 5K at 9AM Thanksgiving morning! ... See MoreSee Less

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Merchants in Clayton...don't forget the Window Decorating Contest with judging taking place this Friday, Nov. 27 at 5PM to kick off Christmas in Downtown Festival! Cash award for 1st Place; also 2 Honorable Mentions! Let's do lots of white lights to make us shine even more than usual!!! Thanks for your participation and for staying open for Christmas in Downtown Clayton on Nov. 27 also! Who will win this year? ... See MoreSee Less

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Clayton Merchants & Business Association
P.O. Box 25
Clayton, Georgia 30525