Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
All aboard the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, a 3 ½ hour ride along the Toccoa River from Blue Ridge to McCaysville. Call 1-800-934-1898 or visit www.brscenic.com.View Website
Southern Living Magazine’s favorite roadside apple market and more – best fried pies and apple cider anywhere. (706) 632-3411 or www.mercier-orchards.com.
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
One of three remaining drive-in theaters in Georgia, the Swan offers first run movies year round.
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Ducktown Basin Museum
Tour the grounds of the historic Burra Burra Copper Mine and see exhibits on the mining heritage of the Copper Basin. (423) 496-5778.
Apple Orchard Alley
Eleven of Gilmer County’s apple orchards are spread across this picturesque valley along Georgia Hwy. 52.
Southern Tree Plantation
Blairsville`s Southern Tree Plantation has lots more than Christmas trees. Visit during October for Fun on the Farm, with pumpkins, hayrides, a petting farm, marshmallow roasting, kid`s train and pony rides and much more.
Dahlonega Gold Museum / Mines
Located in the old county courthouse, this museum tells the story of America’s first gold rush. Also in Dahlonega, pan for gold at the Consolidated or Crisson Gold Mine. (706) 864-2257
John C. Campbell Folk School
A national resource for traditional mountain music, dance, art, crafts, nature, gardening and folk lore. John C. Campbell is “A School to Bring Folks Together,” with classes, concerts, contra dances and an annual Fall Festival.
Fields of the Woods
A Bible park 18 miles west of Murphy, Fields of the Woods features Prayer Mountain, a gigantic Ten Commandments and more.
Georgia Mountain Fair
Home of the Fred Hamilton Rhododendron Garden, annual Bluegrass Festival, Georgia Mountain Fair and many other concerts throughout the year. The fairgrounds and campground are located on beautiful Lake Chatuge in Towns County Georgia in the north Georgia mountains.
Crystal River Ranch
Llama Treks, Hiawassee. Lunch with Llamas in the Chattahoochee National Forest.
Helen Alpine Village
Re-creation of an alpine village, nestled in the Northeast Georgia Mountains, Helen features over 200 specialty shops. Visit during Oktoberfest in September-October.
Burt`s Pumpkin Farm
Burt’s Farm, Dawsonville. Pick a pumpkin and take a hayride from September to November each year.
The Georgia Aquarium
The Georgia Aquarium opened on November 23rd 2005 and is hailed as the largest aquarium in the world. The Aquarium boasts 8 million gallons of fresh and marine water, and more than 100,000 animals representing 500 species from around the globe. You`re sure to see things you have never seen before!
The Tennesee Aquarium
More than an aquarium, this is a complete nature park with brilliant displays of amphibians, birds, fish, butterfiles and mammals. The park also offers river walks and attractions and a huge 3d Imax Theatre showing nature films that make you feel like you`re in the movie, not just watching it.
Babyland General Hospital
Babyland General Hospital, Cleveland, GA Known the world over as the birthplace of the “hand-stitched” Original Cabbage Patch Kids, BabyLand General Hospital is a very real place.
See Rock City
Spectacluar overlooks, nature trails, museums, shows, and more in Lookout Mountain, Georgia.
The Aska area is full of wonderful hiking trails, outdoor activities, scenery and wildlife. Most people do not realize the number of local businesses, services, artists, artisans and activities this area has to offer.
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
The Blue Ridge Canopy Adventure
You will be launched, through a tree-top tunnel, and shot from the trees where you will find yourself flying over rolling pastures with panoramic Blue Ridge Mountain views then you will swoop down safely to your landing site. You will have experienced a spectacular adventure ride that many travelers can only dream about.
Blue Ridge, GA
Beasley Knob Off Road Trail Rides
Suitable For: Motorcycles, ATV`s, and 4×4`s. Many of the trails in this area are classified as difficult to most difficult. Beasley Knob is recommended for expert level riders only.Normally closed January 1 through March 31.) Scope: 2800 acres
Fannin County Motocross
The track is 1.3 miles long with natural elevation changes and the soil is loamy. It has many doubles and triples, and they are all built safe and fun. The track is prepped and watered every weekend, and are for dirt bikes only!
Mineral Bluff, Ga 30559
Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge
810 Old Cashes Valley Road, Blue Ridge, GA
Fannin Lanes is a twelve lane bowling center with wooden lanes and a large gameroom. Fannin Lanes is open 7 days a week and Holidays. They offer group rates, and birthday parties!
4115 East First Street Blue Ridge, GA, 30513
Tank Town USA
Tank Town USA is the ultimate heavy equipment playground and the #1 thing to do in Blue Ridge, GA…and possibly the world! Whether you want to drive a military tank, military trucks or construction equipment, Tank Town USA has it all.
10480 Appalachian Hwy, Morganton, GA 30560
Davenport Mountain OHV Trails
The Davenport Mountain OHV Trail is 5.9 miles in length. The trails are suitable for motorcycles and ATVs. This trail loops around Davenport Mountain with some moderate grades, and offers views of Nottely Lake. This trail is approximately 12.0 miles west of Blairsville, GA. This trail has an easy section, which is recommended for young or inexperienced riders. There are also sections that are more difficult. Riders must stay on the OHV trail; cross-country riding or riding on the main road are not allowed. The trail crosses a road at two places. Watch for other vehicles on the road at these crossings. Davenport Mountain hours of operation are from sunrise to sunset. A fee is required to ride on this trail.