Things to do Near Blue Ridge, Georgia

Surround yourself with the beauty, relaxation and natural fun that are uniquely Georgia’s Blue Ridge Experience. The Main Street of Blue Ridge is filled with beautiful architecture, historical buildings, antique shops, art galleries, specialty shops and great local restaurants.  Nearby Mercier Orchards is a must stop every season of the year, where you can get fresh fruit including strawberries in the spring, blueberries in the summer, and of course, apples in the fall!

Blue Ridge is located in the North Georgia Mountains where more than 40% of the land in the county is in the Chattahoochee National Forest. Experience unspoiled mountain beauty, exhilarating hikes, horseback riding through the Rich Mountain Wilderness Areas and whitewater rafting on the nearby Ocoee River. Mountain bikers love the Aska Adventure Area with its many challenging trails.

Spend the day watching the sun glimmer across the aqua blue waters of Lake Blue Ridge or a crystal clear Toccoa River, both perfect for fishing, boating, tubing, and paddling.  Discover the joys of a ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway or explore mountain art and culture.  At the end of the day, relax in a cozy mountain cabin or luxury vacation home overlooking  pristine valleys and ridge tops.

Other towns in the area include Mineral Bluff and McCaysville.
 

Attractions

Lake Blue Ridge Benton MacKaye Hiking Trail - Stretching from northern Georgia to Tennessee and North Carolina Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

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