toccoa river cherokee indians history

A Brief History of the Cherokee Along the Toccoa River in Fannin County

Once you have spent some time in and around Fannin County you will start to notice the many reminders that pay homage to the Cherokee Nation. The Cherokee are a…

video about blue ridge ga

Hometown Georgia (GPB Video) — Blue Ridge

This October 2017 segment of GPB’s Hometown Georgia was filmed in and around Blue Ridge and Fannin County, Georgia. Businesses featured in this segment include Out of the Blue, Grumpy…

blue ridge rodeo

Celebrate Fannin County at These Annual Events & Festivals Near Blue Ridge

The Blue Ridge area of north Georgia is home to a variety of festivals that offer plenty of interesting opportunities for locals and visitors.  It seems like everything we love…

jet ski on lake blue ridge

10 Fun Things To Do Near Lake Blue Ridge This Summer

If you are looking for some fun in the sun activities, Blue Ridge, GA, is the place to be! From a movie at the local drive-in and a boat ride on the gorgeous lake, to a day of fishing or a visit to a local orchard, there is no shortage of exciting summertime adventures to be had!

whitewater rafting ocoee river

Two Local Companies Named Among the Best Whitewater Outfitters in the Country

A recent report published by travel website TripAdvisor named two businesses in the Blue Ridge and Copper Basin area as some of the best whitewater outfitters in America. Kick off…

blue ridge ga cabins

Thinking About Buying a Vacation Cabin Near Blue Ridge?

The real estate business is a booming sector of the economy and will remain so for a long time to come. With so many individuals leaving behind the noisy city…

zipline companies blue ridge

Zip Lining in the Blue Ridge Mountains

If there’s one thing the tourism boom over the last decade or so has brought to the Blue Ridge and Copper Basin area that is REALLY cool it’s ziplining. Indeed,…

train ride blue ridge ga

ALL ABOARD! A Trip on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway.

Undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist attractions in the north Georgia mountains is a half-day excursion on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. With twice-daily trips from Blue Ridge to McCaysville, the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway operates over 13 miles (a 26-mile round trip) of a former Louisville & Nashville branch rail line, most of which follows the picturesque Toccoa River.

blue ridge fireworks

Where to Catch 2018 July 4th Fireworks Around Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge is a great place to celebrate Independence Day. Between the beautiful scenery, water sports on lake Blue Ridge and the Toccoa and Ocoee Rivers, ample space to setup…

toccoa river

Float the Day Away — Toccoa River Canoe Trail

The Toccoa River Canoe Trail located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia begins at the Deep Hole Recreation Area and flows 13.8 miles to the take out at…