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Thursday September 15, 2016
The longest swinging bridge east of the Mississippi River, the 265-foot-long Swinging Bridge on the Toccoa River is one of the most scenic river locations in North Georgia. Not surprisingly, that also makes it a very popular desination for day-hikers in Blue Ridge. Located on the Benton MacKaye...
Tuesday September 6, 2016
Few places are more beautiful in the fall than beautiful Blue Ridge. With leaf season right around the corner, we've collected some of our favorite photos that show off the gorgeous autumn colors. WARNING: After seeing these photos, you might not be able to resist planning your fall mountain...
Tuesday August 30, 2016
It's hard to believe September is right around the corner! The summer is winding down, but there is still plenty going on in Blue Ridge. Check out our top 7 picks of the upcoming events!   1. Live Theater Production: The Last Romance Blue Ridge Community Theater—September 2 - 4, 2016 A...
Friday August 19, 2016
Summer is coming to a close, but there are still a few weeks left to take advantage of the summertime fun in the North Georgia mountains. With loads of outdoor activities in the woods, as well as in the pristine rivers and lakes, and tons of unique and quaint shops, Blue Ridge has it all. Its small...
Friday August 12, 2016
Getting a taste of local cuisine is a must-do when you visit Blue Ridge, and with all the restaurants downtown, you might just have to make more than one trip! Blue Ridge is home to plenty of great places to dine, and the wide variety of local spots has something for every taste. The next time you'...
Wednesday August 3, 2016
Blue Ridge is already well known for its natural beauty, its bustling downtown area filled with restaurants and shopping, and its plethora of outdoor activities, but did you know it also has plenty to offer for beers and wines? After a busy day of exploring, you can wind down with a glass of...
Tuesday July 26, 2016
There is certainly no shortage of things to do in Blue Ridge, especially during the summer. Not only is it the perfect time of year to enjoy water activities and other outdoor adventures, but it's also the time of year for lots of fun events in the area. We've chosen 8 highlights you definitely...
Tuesday July 19, 2016
Mercier Orchards is the largest apple orchard in Georgia, Southern Living magazine’s favorite “roadside apple market,” (according to a 2002 article), and one of our favorite spots in beautiful Blue Ridge! This local treasure is also so much more than an Apple Orchard, offering a wonderful...
Tuesday July 12, 2016
Celebrate our heritage with the age old artistic craft of quilting! The Art Center's Richard Low Evans Gallery will be arranged in colorful fabric, woven with care, skill and artistic flare. This exhibit showcases the extraordinary talents of area quilters with traditional quilts as well as...
Tuesday July 5, 2016
Nothing says summer like the thrill of whitewater rafting, and Cascade Outdoors is one of our favorite outfitters. An easy day trip from Blue Ride, Cascade customizes its Ocoee Rafting trips to fit each group’s needs—be they hardcore enthusiasts aching to push the limits or nervous beginners who...
Monday June 27, 2016
Now that summer vacation is in full swing, it's time to keep the kids entertained! A family trip to Blue Ridge is just the ticket! In addition to many great outdoor activities like hiking and whitewater rafting, the Blue Ridge area has lots to offer for fun family outings. Check out ten of our...
Friday June 10, 2016
This summer, make some time to explore the Blue Ridge area's live music scene! Recognized as one of the top arts towns in Georgia, Blue Ridge has plenty of local and nearby venues for catching shows by a variety of acts, some yearround and some just for the summer. Check out some of our favorite...

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