Plan your cabin trip to Georgia and experience Blue Ridge to the fullest! No matter the season, there is so much to do, and some activities are even year-round, like hiking, fly-fishing, biking, and horseback riding. All of our Blue Ridge cabin lodging is centrally located to all that Downtown Blue Ridge and the surrounding North Georgia Mountains have to offer.
Downtown Blue Ridge at the historic Depot. Ride the train alongside the beautiful Toccoa River from Blue Ridge to McCaysville/Copperhill, TN. Fun for the whole family. Call for ticket information at 706-632-9833 or visit the Depot and the Railway Gift Store.
Located in Murphy, NC (30 minutes from Blue Ridge). Claimed the #1 Family Attraction in the entire Smokies or North Georgia Area. Experience the peacefulness that Fields of Woods Bible Park offers - free to all who enter, from sunrise to sunset. Most spectacular of all - Climb the Ten Commandments Mountain, where you will find 4 feet x 5 feet high concrete letters and numbers proudly displaying the Ten Commandments on the entire slope of this mountain.
Located on Aska Rd near the Toccoa Riverside Restaurant. Walking distance to Aska Escape Lodge ~ Offers a full day packed with fun for the whole family. Enjoy putt, gem mining, pond fishing, a cafe with outdoor seating, an ice cream parlor, and guided hikes by appointment. It is an excellent place to bring the kids and make some lasting memories. 706-534-1317
Fall Branch Falls is close to Aska Escape Lodge and Blue Ridge Lake Sanctuary. Long Creek Falls is just minutes from Serendipity on Noontootla Creek and Cherokee Sunrise on Noontootla Creek. Straightforward hikes for families and small kids.
Just a couple of miles from Downtown Blue Ridge. More than a farmers market! Established in the 1940s ~ Known in the Southeast for the best-fried pies. Enjoy U-Pick events during the season - strawberries, blueberries, apples. Their market offers apple cider, apples, peaches, frozen fruit drinks, jams, preserves, a meat market, a bird seed shop, housewares, florals, a gift shop, and a garden nursery. Grab a boxed lunch for your picnic. Open year-round.
McCaysville, GA. Pretty Park is located in the bend of the Toccoa River on River Road off Hwy. 60. Fishing, playground, volleyball courts, covered picnic tables, ball fields, and restrooms. Home to Pickin' in the Park live music evenings May through September - live Blue Grass, Country.
For those guests staying at our Toccoa River Luxury Cabin Rentals ~ go tubing right from the property and enjoy a 1.5-2 hour float to Horseshoe Bend Park. Members of your party can pick you up at the park.
Raft the wild Ocoee River just 30 minutes from North Georgia's historic Blue Ridge. Class III and IV rapids and non-stop action. Check out the whitewater rafting outfitters in the area and plan an exhilarating time out on the river!
Rent a pontoon boat or jet skis and spend the day on North Georgia's beautiful Lake Blue Ridge. Blue Ridge Boat Rentals will put in for you and pick up at the end of your rental. Spending a day on Lake Blue Ridge is a popular activity ~ Who can resist the clear turquoise waters of the lake the undisturbed shorelines as part of the national forest, swimming, fishing, and relaxing with friends?
Recreation area on North Georgia's Lake Blue Ridge with fishing and swimming - there's a beach area, picnicking, restrooms, boating, and camping. Pebble Beach has two paved boat ramps. Directions: Hwy 515 (going towards Blairsville) to Hwy 60 - turn right, at T in the road - turn left continuing on Hwy 60; once in Morganton, stay straight and turn right on Lake Dr. to Recreation Area.
Fun for all ages. Toccoa Valley Campground (706-838-4317) on Aska Road offers tube, kayaks, funyaks rentals, and tube trips down the Toccoa River. Jon Ron Outfitters (706-258-3479) also offers river rental equipment. Rolling Thunder River Company (706-492-5720) offers rentals and trips.
For those guests staying at Fallen Timber Lodge, Riverview Lodge, Outlaw Ridge, The River's Edge, and A Rolling River Cabin ~ go tubing right from the property and enjoy a 1.5-2 hour float to Horseshoe Bend Park. Members of your party can pick you up at the park.
Explore the beauty of the North Georgia mountains on horseback. Fun for all ages year-round. Check out Appalachian Trail Rides, Cowgirl Up Stables, and Blanche Manor for fun trail rides. Experiences include novice rides, intermediate rides, sunset rides, picnic rides, and even romantic/proposal rides.
Blue Ridge is the Trout Capital of Georgia! Contact North GA Trout Fishing for the best-guided trophy trout fishing in North GA! Joe DiPietro will give you the experience of a lifetime on the Toccoa River, but also on 1/2 mile of private stream (Noontootla Creek) where blue ribbon browns and bows abound. He provides all the equipment you'll need for a fun-filled day of fly-fishing in the North GA Mountains.
All around Blue Ridge and in the North GA mountains are wineries dotting the scenic landscape. Offering tastings, fire pits, and outdoor live entertainment, North Georgia's wineries provide a memorable experience. Throughout Downtown Blue Ridge and surrounding towns, microbreweries are where it's at for hanging out with friends and enjoying a good brew. Live music and small eats complete the experience.
One of Georgia's four remaining drive-in theaters, the Swan Drive-in, located in Downtown Blue Ridge, presents current movies, a concession stand, and an all-around great experience loved by locals and visitors to Blue Ridge. Check out their latest listings at 706-632-5235
Hiking trails and waterfalls abound in the area. Hike North Georgia's Aska Trails on Aska Road in the Aska Adventure Area, or visit the Swinging Bridge over the Toccoa River, which is great fun for kids of all ages. Falls Branch Falls is under 15 minutes from Downtown Blue Ridge and a perfect hike for families with small kids. For more challenging hikes and beautiful waterfalls, be sure to check out our Hiking page and Waterfalls page for more information.
Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association - Blue Ridge, GA, is one of the top art community towns in America. Offering the popular Arts in the Park both in May and October, visitors to Blue Ridge love the art vibe here. From the many art galleries, Plein Air Paint-Out events, live music venues, and more, Blue Ridge also draws from awesome local talent for live plays at the Blue Ridge Community Theater.
Part of the uniqueness and specialness of Blue Ridge is the many opportunities for photos to impress your friends and family and hopefully inspire them to vacation in Blue Ridge! We have pinpointed some very unique places that make great photo ops, whether around Downtown Blue Ridge or the surrounding North GA Mountains.
After taking a ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway to visit towns McCaysville, GA/Copperhill, TN, take a stroll along Main Street and browse our unique shops and boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, and fun entertainment shops for even your dogs. You will be enveloped by the warm, friendly people and the slower-paced small-town atmosphere.
Two towns, two states, two rivers...McCaysville, GA/Copperhill, TN, twin mountain towns on the Toccoa River/Ocoee River. The train stops here ~ Blue Ridge Scenic Railway from Blue Ridge, GA, traverses along the Toccoa River and stops in McCaysville for a couple of hours. Fun shopping and dining on the river ~ great photo opp to stand in two states at once!
Blue Ridge, GA, is fast becoming the foodie center of North Georgia. From fine dining to fun dining, the options are vast, pleasing every palate. Being a very dog-friendly community, there is even a cafe with a dognasium for your dog to play while you eat. From Italian, Cuban, Polish, American, and Southern to seafood, steakhouses, pizza, tacos, and farm-to-table fare, there is something to please everyone.