Commerce Vacation Packages
With a well-preserved historic district and laid-back pace of life, Commerce exudes a timeless appeal. This quaint town is known for having served as the inspiration for the fictional town of Cold Sassy in Olive Ann Burns’ novel Cold Sassy Tree. Stroll through its handsome historic district, find fantastic bargains at its many shops and unwind with an afternoon in one of its pleasant green areas.
Founded as Harmony Grove in 1884, the city made a name for itself as a cotton textile producer. Stroll down Elm Street in Commerce’s historic downtown, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Browse interesting shops and restaurants and admire red brick buildings dating back to the 19th and 20th centuries.
Commerce is one of the most popular shopping destinations in Jackson County. Find great deals at Tanger Outlets which features the factory stores of brands such as Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, J.Crew and Kay Jewelers.
Experience thrilling fun at Atlanta Dragway and watch cars speed around the track. Try to catch one of the many events the dragway hosts throughout the year, including the National Hot Rod Association Southern Nationals in the spring.
Commerce sits in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains, which offer wonderful opportunities for hiking and camping. You can also get closer to nature at one of Commerce’s many beautiful parks. Have a picnic in Willoughby Park and take advantage of the downtown area’s proximity to pretty Spencer Park. In the summer, take the kids to the wading pool found at Veterans Memorial Park.
Commerce is located at the northern end of Heritage Highway 441, which bisects the state. Drive south along this scenic route to see some of the most beautiful parts of Georgia. Atlanta is 70 miles (113 kilometers) away.
Escape the hustle and bustle of Georgia’s major metropolitan areas with a visit to this lovely town.