Batesville is a small mountain community located in the Northeast Georgia Mountains. The climate in this area is very pleasant with mild summers and occasional snowfalls during the winter. One of the main attractions that are worth the visit is the Mark of the Potter. It is a historic old water mill where you can see local potters at work. The store is packed with loads of handmade pottery that is worth buying. It is only 2 miles southeast of Batesville. The nearby Soque River is ideal for fishing, canoeing, and other outdoor activities. Regarding budget accommodation close to Batesville, you can find some good quality nearby Clarkesville (about 12 miles southeast of Batesville).