When fall foliage begins to appear on the trees of the Blue Ridge mountains, you have found the perfect time to visit Blue Ridge, GA and rent a luxury Blue Ridge vacation cabin rental. The prime spot to see fall colors in the Blue Ridge Mountains is right from the deck of your Blue Ridge cabin rental from Cabin Rentals of Georgia.
When you are ready to explore and experience Blue Ridge, GA, there are plenty of fall activities to bring joy to friends and family. Live music, scenic drives in the North GA Mountains, and hiking the Appalachian Trail to view the fall colors are just a few activities that are most popular.
When it’s time to ‘wine down’, experience how vineyards and wineries are making names for themselves in the North Georgia Mountains as the next Napa Valley. Enjoy two local wineries and vineyards with tasting rooms in Blue Ridge, GA - Bear Claw Vineyards and Serenberry Vineyards. Some local breweries in Blue Ridge, GA include Grumpy Old Men and Fannin Brewing Company, and in McCaysville, GA and Copperhill, TN you can visit Copperhill Brewery and Buck Bald Brewery.
Autumn is the busiest season for our little town, and is the perfect time to visit and experience everything Blue Ridge has to offer. See all the things to do in the fall in Blue Ridge, and book your luxury cabin today to get a head start on the fall season!
See Beautiful Fall Foliage in Blue Ridge, GA
Enjoy a beautiful train ride excursion along the Toccoa River with the most exquisite views of Blue Ridge’s famous fall foliage on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway.
Arguably the most beautiful time of year in Blue Ridge, autumn is prime-time to find some of the most excellent hiking trails in the Southeast. See the trail head of the Appalachian Trail at Springer Mountain, hike the Benton MacKaye Trail, or visit a beautiful waterfall at Fall Branch Falls.
Take a scenic drive to experience the fall colors in the countryside, mountains, rivers and wilderness of Blue Ridge and North Georgia.
Bring your bike and head to the mountain trails. Immersed in the beautiful fall foliage will be sure to leave you spellbound. Here you will find maps, locations and routes of mountain biking trails in North Georgia and Blue Ridge Georgia.
Outdoor Fall Activities In Blue Ridge, GA
Blue Ridge is the Trout Capital of Georgia, and we have numerous fishing guides to help you catch the trout of a lifetime. From the Toccoa River to Noontootla Creek, rainbow trout and browns are abundant in the streams and rivers around Blue Ridge. If you’re more of a bass fisherman, Blue Ridge Lake has great guide services as well. Whatever type of angler you are, Blue Ridge is sure to exceed your expectations this fall season when it comes to fishing in North Georgia.
Cabin Rentals of Georgia has partnered with Toccoa River Outfitters where Andrew and his crew will provide all your equipment and give you a thrill of a lifetime. He can come to your cabin on the river or he can take you to private streams where the honey holes are filled with monster trout!
Experience a day of hiking, biking, picnics, nature trails, and a gift shop at the Ocoee Whitewater Center, and see where the 1996 White Water Olympics were held!
Blue Ridge, GA is home to a couple of beautiful waterfalls and the hikes to reach them are quite enjoyable and family-friendly even for small legs! Fall Branch Falls is just 10-15 minutes from Downtown Blue Ridge down Aska Road, and Long Creek Falls is a little further away off Aska Road.
During the autumn months, it is still warm enough to kayak down the Toccoa River and what gorgeous views can be seen from the river!
If you love to spend your time out on the golf course, North Georgia has some of the most beautiful golf courses and the fall foliage is an added bonus. Old Toccoa Farm is located in Blue Ridge, GA and shares fairways and greens along 4,000 feet of the Toccoa River. Brasstown Valley Resort is one of the best and most beautiful golf courses in Georgia, and is located about 30 minutes from Blue Ridge, GA.
Blue Ridge has been rated as one of the 50 most beautiful places in the world, and what better way to explore the gorgeous scenery than on horseback? We have the perfect terrain and weather for a beautiful ride in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Fall Family Fun in Blue Ridge, GA
The Swan Drive-In is one of only FOUR drive-ins left in the state of Georgia! Experience a movie or a double feature outside under the stars with concessions and lots of fun.
Mercier Orchards offers apple picking every weekend in September, several gift shops with gourmet food items, kitchen accessories, children's toys, bakery items, ice cream, fudge, and more! Mercier’s has everything you need from farm to table.
Located on the beautiful and scenic Aska Road near the Toccoa Riverside Restaurant, Lilly Pad Village has a full day of fun for the whole family. Play a round of putt putt, or try your hand at gem mining. Enjoy lunch at the cafe with outdoor seating, and have some ice cream while viewing the beautiful changing colors of fall along the Toccoa River at the Shallowford Bridge.
Shopping/Antiquing in Downtown Blue Ridge is something everyone will love. Find more than you ever imagined would be in a quaint little mountain town. From open air flea markets and farmers markets to high end boutiques, Blue Ridge shopping is a must. View a walking map of Downtown Blue Ridge to see locations and the variety of boutique shops.
During the fall months of October and November, Southern Tree Plantation has hay rides, pony rides, pumpkin pickin’, marshmallow roasting, a barnyard playground, the giant wooden maze, a train ride, giant inflatable slide, and more!
An adventure game for GPS users, geocaching uses the location coordinates given online to find the "caches". You will find a treasure in the cache, and are asked to leave a little fascinating something for the next visitors. Type in our zip code 30513, to find the local caches and begin your treasure hunt!
Blue Ridge Georgia Fall Festivals
Traveling by railroad car, ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway and experience the Iron Bridge over the beautiful Toccoa River, then visit the beautiful Mineral Bluff Depot. Blue Ridge's Ride the Rails Festival will have everyone excited to enjoy a train ride, local foods, warm ciders, and live music.
The Georgia Mountain Fall Festival offers Arts, crafts, and exhibits. Clogging, singing, authentic mountain demonstrations, pioneer village, kiddie rides, musical performances, a flower festival, and more. A Swampmaster show for alligator wrestling is a sight to be seen! Regional food and lots of fun for the whole family. Located at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee, it’s something you do not want to miss out on.
Georgia Apple Festival - One of the largest fall festivals, there are over 300 vendors that come to show their crafts, foods, and a cool car show. Apples from local orchards in Ellijay, Georgia are the center of this festival, with lots of homemade treats ranging from fried apple pies to making your own apple scented candle. This festival lasts two weekends in October.
Mountain Harvest Arts and Craft Sale - Arts and crafts from local vendors, with food and fun for the whole family. No admission fee and free parking. If you want a truly original piece to take home from vacationing in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this is the place to get it.
Blue Ridge Community Theatre - Whether a visitor or a resident, there is always something going on by way of dramas, comedies, and musical productions produced by the Blue Ridge Community Theater.
For over 40 years, the Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association of Fannin County has sponsored the Fall Arts in the Park festival. Visit Blue Ridge's City Park for food vendors, fine arts, crafts and more.
Light up Blue Ridge - One of the most exciting events on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, come out and watch the lighting of the Christmas Tree in Downtown Blue Ridge. Take photos with Santa, listen to caroling, sip on hot cocoa and see the Christmas Spirit of our quaint little town come to life.