Family Things To Do in Blue Ridge, GA
Beautiful Blue Ridge, GA is a place to come home. Stay in one of our upscale luxury Blue Ridge cabin rentals that offer entertainment for the whole family. Enjoy big screen TV's, board games, and fire pits, pool tables, foosball tables and hot tubs. Our cabins are beautifully and thoughtfully situated to capture breathtaking views in these North Georgia mountains that the whole family can enjoy.
If you want to get out of the cabin for the day, there is so much to do in and around Blue Ridge. No matter the season, Blue Ridge has plenty to offer to the whole family.
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway - take a train ride in an open car along the Toccoa River to twin towns McCaysville, GA/Copperhill, TN and stand in two states at one time, enjoy shopping, dining, breweries in shops and restaurants along the Toccoa River-turned-Ocoee River in Tennessee.
The Lilly Pad Village - The all time best place for the kids. The Lilly Pad is a true destination for families. Gem mining, putt putt, pond fishing, ice cream, guided hikes - and to top it all off an outdoor cafe for the parents to relax by the pond! Our upscale cabin, Aska Escape Lodge, is within walking distance of the Lillypad Village in the Aska Adventure Area.
Escape Blue Ridge - have a great time in Blue Ridge's escape room adventures with interactive clues and puzzles located in Downtown Blue Ridge.
Huck's General Store located on Main Street in Historic Downtown Blue Ridge, Huck's offers fun inventory for young and old! T-shirts, Blue Ridge souvenirs, foodie items, games, puzzles, barrels of old-fashioned candies, and so much more!
Vertigo Pinball - Pinball, Craft Beer, Unique Eats. Play all day for one low price.
2nd Story Entertainment - indoor 18 hole mini-golf course inside a 111 Year Old Hotel located on the 2nd Story, featuring a grass type putting surfaces with real golf holes
Cohutta Cove Mini Golf - enjoy a round of mini-golf with the family!
Ziplining - turn up the adrenaline with Blue Ridge Adventure Park. A challenge course, zip and climb, or night adventures await your family at this obstacle course in Blue Ridge Georgia.
Fields of the Wood Bible Park - Claimed the #1 Family Attraction in the Entire Smokies Area. Climb the Ten Commandments Mountain - at the top you will find a 30 foot Bible.
Play in Downtown Blue Ridge Park - Our charming local park is right in the center of North Georgia's Downtown Blue Ridge. It's the central location of Arts in the Park and Wildlife Arts Festivals, summer concerts, and The Blue Ridge Mountain Adventure Race finish line. Pack a picnic, play on the playground and enjoy the shade under the gazebo while spending the day with your family.
Whitewater Rafting - If a little more adrenaline is what your family is after, the Ocoee River was chosen for the 1996 Olympics for whitewater events. Experience an exhilarating ride on this raging river (Class III and IV) for the thrill of a lifetime. Located just 20 minutes from our Toccoa River Cabin Rentals, and a few more minutes from all our other luxury cabins, whitewater rafting is easily accessible.
Mercier Orchards - Established in 1943, Mercier Orchard is the oldest and largest orchard in the South. Not just an apple orchard - there are all sorts of fresh crops seasonally! Offering award-winning fried pies, homemade apple cider, apple cider doughnuts, apples, peaches, frozen fruit drinks, jams, preserves, meat market, and more.
Fish or Picnic at Horseshoe Bend Park on the River in McCaysville. A beautiful park located in the bend of the Toccoa River, enjoy fishing, a playground, covered picnic tables, ball fields, and more. Pickin' in the Park showcases live Bluegrass, Blues and Jazz music in the evenings from May through September. Bring your own instrument, dance, grill out, and enjoy the music!
Pontoon and jet ski rentals at Blue Ridge Boat Rentals - rent a pontoon or jet ski and spend the day on North Georgia's beautiful Lake Blue Ridge.
Swim at Morganton Point Recreation Area: Recreation area on Lake Blue Ridge with fishing, swimming - there' s a beach area, picnicking, restrooms, boating and camping.
Tubing the Toccoa River is fun for all ages. Toccoa Valley Campground on Aska Road offers tubes, kayaks, funyaks rentals and tube trips down North Georgia's beautiful Toccoa River. Jon Ron Outfitters also offers river rental equipment. Rolling Thunder River Comapny offers rentals and trips.
Horseback Riding - Lots of choices for outfitters in the North Georgia area for a day of family fun riding horses. Riding for all ages, plus hayrides and overnight trips with Blanch Manor.
Fishing - Blue Ridge is the Trout Capital of Georgia. Blue ribbon bows and browns in the Toccoa River and private streams. Check out our partners at Toccoa River Outfitters for a fly-fishing experience you will never forget! Also don't forget to visit the Chattahoochee National Fish Hatchery to see how our local trout are raised.
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.
Hiking - Hiking trails abound in the area. A family-friendly waterfall hike to Fall Branch Falls is sure to satisfy. Hike North Georgia's Aska Trails on Aska Road in the Aska Adventure Area, or visit the Swinging Bridge over the Toccoa River. See the trail head of the Appalachian Trail at Springer Mountain, or hike the Benton MacKaye Trail and experience spanning mountain views.
Fannin Lanes - A great family activity in Blue Ridge! Our local bowling alley is sure to bring some family fun in Blue Ridge.
Blue Ridge Community Theater - Enjoy dramas, comedies, and musical productions, plus a 2-week children's acting camp (Sunny D's Childre's Theater) and performance during June.
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GEOCACHING - GPS Treasure Hunting in the North Georgia Mountains! Geocaching is an adventure game for GPS users, who can use 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! You will hike some great paths that are off the beaten trail around Blue Ridge, and you will learn about some fascinating North Georgia history where some caches are located - talk to hunters and hikers in the area that know the land like the back of their hand! Fun adventure for families!
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