The Weekender's Guide: Day Trips from Blue Ridge GA

Trip Itineraries

It goes without saying that while Blue Ridge is a treat in and of itself, the surrounding areas have plenty to offer. There are many unique must-dos that make memorable day trips during your stay in Blue Ridge. Check out some of our favorites below!


The Incline Railway (The World's Steepest Passenger Railway) (1 hr 40 min ~ 83 mi)

What better way to make once-in-a-lifetime memories than taking a ride along the steepest passenger railway in the world? The Incline Railway carries passengers up (and down!) Lookout Mountain to overlook Chattanooga's gorgeous natural landscape. This popular tourist attraction also includes an observation deck, food service, and a gift shop.

2. World of Coca-Cola (1 hr 30 min ~ 90mi)

60,000 square feet. 1,200 never-before-seen artifacts from around the world. 30+ years of memorabilia. That's what you'll find at World of Coca-Cola, a must-see Atlanta experience. Taste over 60 different products from around the word and check out their interactive exhibits (including a multi-sensory 4-D movie), galleries, and private art collection of For the Love of Coca-Cola in this incredible tribute to the world's best-known brand.

3. Dollywood (2 hr 50 min ~ 120 mi)
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The Incline Railway
3917 St Elmo Ave,
Chattanooga, TN, 37409
(423) 821-4224

World of Coca-Cola
121 Baker St NW,
Atlanta, GA, 30313
(404) 676-5151

Dollywood
2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd,
Pigeon Forge, TN, 37863
(800) 365-5996

Rock City: Lookout Mountain
1400 Patten Rd,
Lookout Mtnn, GA, 30750
(706) 820-2531