Loans By Kathy: September 2011

A Day at the Pumpkin Farm

Yesterday started out as a very foggy day in north Georgia and I was almost ready to "rethink" my plan to visit my favorite pumpkin farm.  But as I began to drive north and the sun started to shine, the fog lifted and it turned out be a a wonderful fall day.   By the time I arrived at Burt's Pumpkin Farm in Dawsonville, GA, the sun was shining and the temperature was a perfect "Fall" 70 degrees.

Burt's Pumpkin Farm is north of Atlanta near Amicalola Falls.  Here are the directions:

Directions from Atlanta:
Take Ga. 400 N out of Atlanta to highway 136. Turn left on hwy 136W.Take 136W to 183N, then 183N to highway 52. Turn right on to 52E. We are located 1/2 mile on your right from the highway 183/52 intersection on highway 52.
Directions from Marietta:
Take I75N to 575N, 575N will change in to 515N. Take 515N to 108, turn right on to 108E. Follow 108E in to highway 53E. Take 53E to 183N. Then 183N to hwy 52. Turn right on to highway 52E. We are located 1/2 mile on your right from the highway 183/52 intersection on highway 52.
Directions from Dalton/Chattanooga:
Take I75S and exit on 336. Go east on 76/52 Dalton Bypass to highway 52. Turn left on to 52E and go to Chatsworth and turn right on to 411S. Take 411S to Ga. 282. Turn left on to 282E and follow it to Ellijay. At Ellijay take 52E, we are located on highway 52, 18 miles from Ellijay on the right.
Directions from Rome/Calhoun:
Take 53E to 183. Turn right on to 183N to highway 52. Turn right on to 52E. We are located 1/2 mile on your right from the highway 183/52 intersection on highway 52.
Directions from Athens/Gainsville:
Take 129N to Gainsville. In Gainsville take 53W to Ga. 400, turn right on to 400N.Take Ga. 400 N to highway 136. Turn left on hwy 136W. Take 136W to 183N Then 183N to hwy 52. Turn right on to highway 52E. We are located 1/2 mile on your right from the highway 183/52 intersection on highway 52.

Here are a couple of photos that I took, I hope you enjoy them!


Burt's Pumpkin Farm


Now, which one do I want????  


Burt's Pumpkin Farm


In every direction you look, there is a sea of pumpkins.  It is a stunning sight as the sun starts to bounce off each pumpkin, they almost glow.




Burt's Pumpkin Farm



So many sugar pumpkins, so many pies!


Here is the link to their website if you would like to check it out: http://www.burtsfarm.com

 





 

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