Explore Blue Ridge

Escape to the Beauty and Adventure of Blue Ridge, Georgia

Looking for an unforgettable vacation? Look no further than Blue Ridge, GA! Nestled in the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains and just a short drive from Atlanta, Blue Ridge has something for everyone. With over 100 miles of rivers and streams, a sparkling freshwater lake, and more than 100,000 acres of pristine national forest, this is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. But it’s not just about the great outdoors – Blue Ridge also offers fantastic shopping, dining, and plenty of opportunities for rest and relaxation. Don’t miss out on the chance to experience one of Southern Living Magazine’s Best Mountain Towns – come visit Blue Ridge today!

Things To Do In Blue Ridge

A picture of Amicalola Falls in Georgia, USA

Explore Amicalola Falls

Amicalola Falls is a stunning waterfall located in the North Georgia Mountains, just a short drive from the town of Dahlonega. With a height of 729 feet, it is the tallest waterfall in Georgia and one of the tallest east of the Mississippi River. The falls are surrounded by Amicalola Falls State Park, which offers hiking trails, camping facilities, and other outdoor recreational activities.

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Blue Ridge Scenic Train stopped in yard before leaving.

Ride the Train

The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway is the perfect way to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Take a leisurely ride through the stunning scenery of North Georgia, across the Toccoa River, and over the historic bridge at the Tennessee/Georgia state line. With open-air rail cars and comfortable seating, this family-friendly attraction is sure to be a highlight of your trip to Blue Ridge.

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Hikes & Mountain Biking

The Blue Ridge Mountains offer countless hiking trails, ranging from easy strolls to strenuous climbs. Some popular trails include the Appalachian Trail, the Benton MacKaye Trail, and the Fall Branch Falls Trail. You can also explore the stunning scenery of the Cohutta Wilderness or the Chattahoochee National Forest. Tackle them by foot or by pedal.

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Vineyards & Breweries

Blue Ridge is becoming known for its burgeoning wine industry as well as its breweries. With several vineyards and wineries in the area, you can enjoy a day of wine tasting and vineyard tours. Some popular wineries include Serenberry Vineyards, Bear Claw Vineyards, and Cartecay Vineyards. There are also 5 craft breweries recognized as some of the best in Georgia.

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Tubing on the Toccoa River

Play In The Water

Some of the best fun for the whole family is in the water. Blue Ridge is home to the Toccoa River, where you can enjoy kayaking, tubing, and fishing. You can also rent a pontoon boat or a paddleboard to explore Lake Blue Ridge.

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Places to Eat

The Black Sheep Restaurant

The Black Sheep

480 W Main St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Phone: (706) 946-3663

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Chester Brunnemeyer's Bar & Grill

733 East Main St.,Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Phone: (706) 258-2539

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Whisky & Water Seafood and Bourbon Bar

Whiskey & Water

187 Depot St., Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513

Phone: (706) 946-0551

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Carroll's Barbeque

39 Lance St., Blue Ridge, Ga 30513

Phone: (706) 946-1126

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