Blue Ridge, Georgia is the perfect mountain vacation destination. Because of its unique location, Blue Ridge is easy to find and hard to leave. If you live anywhere in the southeast, you're within driving distance of Blue Ridge, Georgia's favorite mountain town. Blue Ridge, Georgia is only 90 miles north of Atlanta via I-575, but feels like it is a generation away as you step back in time to a kinder, gentler time. With 106,000 acres pristine Chattahoochee National Forest as a buffer, Blue Ridge, Ga is definitely the place for rest and relaxation. Rent a cozy cabin or a luxury mountain vacation home, or stay in a bed & breakfast inn or hotel and simply relax.
Begin your day hiking to local waterfalls or horseback riding on forested trails in the Chattahoochee National Forest. If you’re looking for adventure, discover the thrill of an Ocoee River whitewater rafting trip. Ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway or treetop canopy adventure. Rent a pontoon boat, kayak on beautiful Lake Blue Ridge. Play a round of golf at Old Toccoa Farm, Fannin County’s first and only golf course that fronts 4,000+ feet of the Toccoa River and offers immaculate zoysia tees and fairways along with challenging bent grass greens. Catch a trout on the tailwaters of the Toccoa River or a clear mountain stream; Blue Ridge is the Trout Fishing Capital of Georgia.
Blue Ridge, Georgia was once considered an elite health resort because of its pure mineral waters. It was established as a railroad depot town. Tourists and guests would ride the train to town, eat dinner and take a leisurely walk to the mineral springs after dinner. Today, vacationers can still be found riding the train and walking along Main Street, enjoying the antique and specialty shops, galleries, restaurants, small town atmosphere and friendly people
Blue Ridge, Georgia is an unforgettable experience if you’re looking for unique and different experiences. Laid back and leisurely or an adrenaline dumping white water rafting excursion are at your beckon. The decision is all yours….will you or won’t you come and have one of the best vacations ever?