Blue Ridge and the surrounding area offers something for everyone, for the young or old, from couples to families, to the ultimate outdoorsman and even the occasional fisherman. There are festivals all year round – come to one or come to all! Shopping or antiquing is always fun on a summer afternoon. Take advantage of the beautiful and natural surroundings – from hiking and mountain biking, to tubing and whitewater rafting. Play a round of golf on one of the many local courses or maybe something more exciting like zip-lining or crushing a car with a tank! Whatever you mood or motivation, Blue Ridge is the place to be!
Things to Do
Fall in love with the authentic mountain town of Blue Ridge. Blue Ridge is different kind of mountain town, filled with art galleries, antique and specialty shops, restaurants, small town atmosphere and friendly people. Renew your spirit on a day hiking to local waterfalls or horseback riding on forested trails in the Chattahoochee National Forest. Bring the family and discover the thrill of an Ocoee River whitewater rafting adventure, ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway or treetop canopy adventure.Learn More
Blue Ridge and the surrounding area have some of the best outdoor activities in the country! From kayaking and whitewater racing on the Ocoee River – site of the 1996 Summer Olympics kayaking competition to some of the best trout fishing in the Trout Capital of Georgia on the Toccoa River – there is plenty of outdoor adventures to be had. Heck, even Bill Oyster setup his fly fishing rod shop in Blue Ridge, GA. You can take a class to learn how to make your own bamboo fly rod. Yes. From Bill Oyster. Yes, that Bill Oyster.Learn More