Finding the Fish: How to Catch Your Limit in the Trout Capital of Georgia
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Finding the Fish: How to Catch Your Limit in the Trout Capital of Georgia

One of the most popular reasons to visit Blue Ridge and the Fannin County area is its abundance of high quality trout streams and waterways. Each year thousands of anglers hit the Toccoa River and many of the surrounding creeks and streams for a shot at that one PERFECT rainbow trout. But unless you are…

A Brief History of the Cherokee Along the Toccoa River in Fannin County
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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 noble people whose territory once encompassed nearly 20,000 acres throughout parts of Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama until they were driven out by settlers…

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

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 from the riverbank and dive into a world of swirling eddies, standing waves, and rippling white water. We’re showcasing 20 white water rafting trips that…

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

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.