Category: Area Attractions

THE BLUE RIDGE ART SCENE

THE BLUE RIDGE ART SCENE Blog Post

Blue Ridge is home to numerous wonderful art galleries and shops; in fact we’ve earned a spot as one of Georgia’s Top 5 Art Towns! Browse our galleries and admire some beautiful art or bring a piece of Blue Ridge home with you so you can always remember your trip. Learn more about some of our favorite local art galleries.

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ESCAPE TO THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS

ESCAPE TO THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS Blog Post

If you haven’t already experienced the Blue Ridge Mountains in Georgia, you should! Our families have been visiting this area for the last 6 years. Each time we return, it becomes even more special. There is something so incredibly quaint and peaceful about the small town of Blue Ridge.

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SHINING THE SPOTLIGHT ON MERCIER ORCHARDS

SHINING THE SPOTLIGHT ON MERCIER ORCHARDS Blog Post

Farmers in the state of Georgia produce more than 26 million pounds of apples annually with nearly all the orchards concentrated in the North Georgia Mountains. Distinguishing oneself from the other apple orchards might be a large task for some. But Adele Mercier was never easily daunted by the business challenges of competition presented to her and her husband Bill and their 27-acre family orchard they started together in 1943. She had big plans for this little orchard in Blue Ridge, Georgia. L

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FINDING BIGFOOT ON A RAINY DAY

FINDING BIGFOOT ON A RAINY DAY Blog Post

A vacation usually means a bit of sightseeing and possibly seeking that one celebrity spotting you always associated with your destination. If visiting the Palm Beaches you might be hoping to catch a glimpse of the Presidential motorcade, where on LA’s famous Rodeo Drive, a glimpse of Brad sipping an iced Caramel Macchiato at Starbucks might be your quest. And what (or whom) are some tourists visiting the Northeast Georgia Mountains yearning to see? Well, Bigfoot, of course!

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LEARNING AND LEISURE

LEARNING AND LEISURE Blog Post

Some of us just don’t “vacation” well. Swinging in a hammock, listening to the birdies go “tweet, tweet, tweet” is a might too boring. Nor does the quest to hike to the top of a waterfall hold any allure. We need a more constructive reason to leave home and head to the mountains. For those who need an educational prospect before booking a cabin, here are some awesome Blue Ridge conferences, workshops, and day trips available this spring.

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GETTING HITCHED – BLUE RIDGE STYLE

GETTING HITCHED – BLUE RIDGE STYLE Blog Post

Just off the holiday season is a perfect time to talk about the best places to get married or propose in 2019. More engagements take place around Christmas and New Year’s than any other time of the year. If you were one of the lucky ones, congratulations! If your New Year resolution was to make an honest man or woman out of your other half, here are a few of our favorite most romantic places in North Georgia.

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