What to Do in Blue Ridge GA on A Rainy Day

It happens every now and then: Mother Nature doesn’t get the memo that the weather is supposed to be perfect during your vacation. Instead of the clear, sunny skies you envisioned, you get dark gray clouds and rain. (So much for all the outdoor activities you had planned.) But don’t let a little bit—or even a lot!—of rain stop you from having a good time during your visit. There are plenty of fun indoor activities available in Blue Ridge for you to enjoy, even during wet weather.

1  “Taste the Difference” at Taste of Amish

Boasting all natural products and award-winning blue ribbon cheeses, Taste of Amish invites you to “taste the difference” that their preservative-free products promise. From Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans to Jalapeño Eggs, Flaming Baby Beets to Rainbow Popcorn, their unique merchandise will surely intrigue you. For those who aren’t feeling quite so adventurous with their taste buds, this store also offers well-known classics such as saltwater taffy and various salsas, jams, and granolas (just to name a few). Don’t forget to check out their handmade soaps, all-natural lotions, and Amish remedies as well!

2. Check out a Show at Blue Ridge Community Theater

Dedicated to enriching Blue Ridge’s cultural experience, the Blue Ridge Community Theater offers various plays and performances to Blue Ridge residents and visitors alike. It’s the perfect way to enjoy a rainy day and support local talent at the same time. Check the calendar to see what is happening during your visit!

3. Go Wine Tasting at the Vine Wine Bar and Bistro

Located in downtown Blue Ridge, The Vine offers a relaxing, sophisticated atmosphere to enjoy wine tasting. Choose either a full flight and taste 6 different wines, or opt for a light flight and taste 3 different wines. Their extensive wine list includes local wines, as well as wines from California, Oregon, and even Italy!

4. Tour Fannin Brewing Company and Taste Local Beers

More of a beer buff than a wine connoisseur? Then check out Fannin Brewing Company for a tour and tasting. This microbrewery is passionate about being local. They use local ingredients and even naming their beers after what they call “the beauty around us.” Try their seasonal brews, as well as their year-round ales.

5. Fun for Kids in Downtown Blue Ridge

Check out Vertigo Pinball on Main Street in Downtown Blue Ridge ~ so many pinball machines to play! Check out Mountain Man Comics - an awesome shop with old and new comics, good clean fun for everyone! Super nice guys. For indoor putt putt, check out 2nd Story Entertainment where you can putt putt on the entire top floor. During a break in the rain, kids can run down to Moo-Bears and grab a hot dog and an ice cream.

6. Shop ‘til You Drop in Downtown Blue Ridge

If all else fails, why not do some serious shopping? You’ll be sure to find unique trinkets in downtown Blue Ridge. Known for specialty shops such as Wrapsody in Blue, Blue Ridge Cotton Company, Gather, or Crawford Collections, this area offers shopping you won’t find just anywhere. Check out this shopping guide and see what strikes your fancy!

No matter what the skies have in store for your trip, there are plenty of ways to have fun in Blue Ridge. With all the options for indoor fun in the area, you might just find yourself enjoying these a local treats even if your trip is nothing but sunshine!