Enjoy a good deal at Brasstown Valley Resort

When summer temperatures get too steamy, enjoy a ‘cool' family escape to the Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa, located in the North Georgia Appalachian Mountains. The resort is located deep in the Appalachian Mountains at an elevation of 2,150 feet near the foot of the state's highest peak, Brasstown Bald -- and where summertime temperatures average 80 degrees.

Book a Sunday-Thursday arrival with the family and enjoy traditional accommodations with two double beds starting at $129 per night. In addition, when an adult dines at the resort's southern style breakfast buffet, up to two children 12 and under can dine for free with the adult. Guests can also enjoy a buy-one get one at half-price on resort amenities such as horseback riding, golf and spa services.

The resort's unique Mountaineer Club is designed for children of ages 5-14 with daily themed activities that engage children in the beautiful natural setting of the resort. Activities might include a guided nature hikes, a behind the scenes stable tour and instruction on saddling a horse followed by a pony ride, and a Wild West Day complete with themed activities. The Mountaineer Club is available as a half day program for $30 or a full day program for $50 per child. The Resort also features a 'splash-in movie' night at the pool.

The resort features the Equani Spa, a signature Denis Griffiths designed 18-hole championship course, an Equestrian Center, an indoor-outdoor pool, tennis courts and miles of hiking trails.

Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa is only two hours north of Atlanta on US Highway 76, making it the closest mountain range for those driving North on I-75.

For more, visit http://www.BrasstownValley.com or call 800-201-3205.

Clara Bosonetto Maerz is a retired travel consultant.