6091 Macon Highway, Bishop, GA 30621
Take Business 441 through the heart of historical downtown Watkinsville. Upon entering Watkinsville, you will travel down Historic South Main Street which is on the National Register of Historic Places. See homes along this historic corridor in the Queen Anne, Greek Revival and Gothic Revival style, including the “Lady on the Hill” Ashford Memorial Methodist Church (Gothic Revival). Visit the Oconee County Welcome Center and make the most of your stay in Oconee where you can pick up the Downtown Watkinsville Historical Walking Tour brochure and other local and regional information. Also before you leave you can take a tour of the Eagle tavern Museum; a 1801 stagecoach stop, inn and tavern. Learn about life on the early Georgia frontier, travel, local history and much more.
On your way out of Watkinsville, headed south on the Macon Highway, visit Thomas Orchards and Greenhouse in Bishop, GA. You can’t visit a small town and not try their homemade peach ice cream! Experience some southern charm and hospitality as you browse through the greenhouse and gift shop where you will find unique plants, outdoor art, pottery and fresh picked peaches all while enjoying a true southern ice cream treat.
A few miles down the road from the orchards and greenhouse, you can experience Bishop’s Antique Row. Bishop was incorporated in 1890 and originally known as Greenwood Crossing. Now known as Antique Row, offering over 10,000 sq feet of antique shopping to choose from, you are sure to find an unique item from Tracks of Time, Back in Time Antiques, Frosted Lion, Mustard Seed Antiques or Old Rags.
Needing a place to rest after your adventures? Rest your head at Pine Lake Campground, a luxury campground that offers full hook-up RV sites and cabin rentals. Pine Lake reflects the spirit of camping and provides a wide variety of amenities to meet guests’ needs. Offering large, shady, level campsites in a peaceful, natural setting. Amenities include bathhouses, free WiFi, hot spots, pay-for-use television, on-site laundry facilities, fishing dock, wildlife viewing, camp store and more. Call for reservations 706-769-5486.