Clarkesville is a small town in central Habersham County, Georgia. One of the main attractions is the de Soto monument. Hernando de Soto was a famous explorer who traveled a lot through this area. Other nearby fascinating attractions include Lake Burton, Moccasin Creek State Park, and Mark of the Potter. A good discount hotel close to Clarkesville is the Baymont Inn & Suites (5.1 miles away). It is a basic hotel, but with clean rooms and plenty of nearby dining options.