Local Area Activities

 

Fannin County Chamber of Commerce

Plan your adventure to Blue Ridge/North Georgia from where to go, what to do, places to eat.

Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce

Union County Chamber of Commerce

Towns County Chamber of Commerce

Blue Ridge Community Theater
Our mission is to enrich the cultural life of residents and visitors through performances, productions and education of all aspects of contemporary and classic theater.

Blue Ridge Highlander
General information about all activities in the Highlands regions of Georgia, North and South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
A listing of all the great activities in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest.

The General Store at Eagle Mountain
Come on in to the General Store located at the Eagle Mountain entrance to the Coosawattee River Resort in Ellijay, Georgia. Grab a cup of coffee or sandwich from the deli lunch counter and sit down to chat with your friends. We have a variety of entertainment and outdoor activities planned throughout the year.

Gilmer Arts and Heritage Association
The Gilmer Arts and Heritage Association has a wide variety of exhibits and performances throughout the year. These include our B.E.S.T. Series (Bringing Ellijay Sensational Talent), GAHA Community Theatre, our celebration of the literary arts with our “Write On!” group, major art shows and festivals, great workshops and classes (Art, Dance, and Music!).

Gilmer Country Activities
General information about all activities in Gilmer County Georgia.

High Country Art & Antique
Situated on the southern end of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the heart of historic Blue Ridge, Georgia, we are home to almost 1000 pieces of original artwork from over 65 local and regional artists.

Multitudes Gallery
Multitudes Gallery in Blue Ridge, Georgia, features the art of hand blown glass.

Raccoon Mountain Caverns
Raccoon Mountain Caverns is located just outside of Chattanooga (TN) in the Black Creek area of Lookout Valley.

Swan Drive-In Theater
At the Swan Drive In Theatre motor homes, campers, and RV’s  are welcome. We have plenty of space.  Located just inside the city limits of Blue Ridge, GA.

 

Biking/Trail Riding

Biking Trails in Gilmer County
Information about biking trials in Gilmer County.

Biking Trails in the North Georgia Mountains
Information about biking trails in North Georgia.

Georgia ATV Trails
Lots of steep trails in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains.

Georgia Biking
A great site for all types of outdoor activities.

Mountaintown Outdoor Expeditions
Kayaking, canoeing, hiking, inflatable duckies, sit on the tops, backpacking, all terrain biking and road biking.

North Georgia Mountain ATV Trails.
The North Georgia Mountains offer 49 different ATV trails to choose from.

 

 

Boating / Fly Fishing / Kayaking

Coosawattee River Tubing Co
An alternative to rafting, tubing down the Coosawattee River is a lot of fun, we furnish you a tube, a life vest, and shuttle service to and from the river.

Ellijay Outfitters
Kayaking, kayak rentals, shuttle bus service on the Cartecay River.

Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources 
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Georgia Lakes and Rivers
Discover Georgia’s beautiful parks, wildlife, mountains, waterfalls, lakes, coast and islands, Civil War and historic sites, gardens, trails, festivals, and other fun places to visit.

Georgia Wildlife
Information on everything from boating to fishing to hunting to non game animals can be found on this site.

Lake and Stream Guide Service/Eric Crowley
Carters Lake fishing guide service for trophy striped bass, spotted bass, and walleye. 365 days a year. Kids under 13 are free.

Mountain town Outdoor Expeditions
Kayaking, canoeing, hiking, inflatable duckies, sit on the tops, backpacking, all terrain biking and road biking.

North Georgia Trout Online
Complete calendar of trout fishing events

Unicoi Outfitters
Unicoi Outfitters, your North Georgia fly fishing specialists.

Whitewater Rafting, Kayak Rentals
Wildwater Ltd. is widely recognized as one of the finest whitewater rafting outfitters in the country.

 

Cabin Rentals

Mountain Laurel Cabin Rentals
If you are looking for the ultimate North Georgia mountain getaway, then Mountain Laurel Cabin Rentals has got the perfect vacation rental cabin for you! Whether you are looking for a cozy one bedroom cabin for a romantic getaway or up to 6 bedroom cabins for a family vacation, our experienced staff will work with you to find the perfect North Georgia cabin rental based on your preferences

 

Events and Festival Schedules

Apple Festival
The Ellijay Lions Club, the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce, and the cities of Ellijay and East Ellijay invite everyone to come and enjoy our annual Georgia Apple Festival.

Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge, 15 miles north of Ellijay is full of things to do.  From art festivals to mountain blue grass festivals to Ocoee Whitewater Annual Festival of Trees and so much more.

North Georgia Fall Festivals
So much to do, so many festivals to attend.  This Fall Festival guide has them all.

 

Golfing

Whitepath Golf Club
This course has elevated tees and medium-sized greens. There is a trout stream and four lakes that come into play. Wildlife can be seen throughout the golf course, including deer, quail and wild turkeys.

 

 

Hiking

The Appalachian Trail
No matter whether you’re a novice hiker or veteran ridge runner, the Appalachian Trail offers unparalleled opportunities to explore, experience and connect with nature.

Aska Adventure Area
The Aska Trails Area is a 17-mile hiking-mountain biking trail system in the National Forest near Deep Gap on Aska Road in Blue Ridge.

Benton MacKaye Trail
The Benton MacKaye Trail is a footpath of nearly 300 miles  through the Appalachian mountains of the southeastern United States.

Brasstown Bald Mountain
Beautiful Brasstown Bald, rising 4,784 feet above sea level, is Georgia’s highest mountain.

Cohutta Wilderness Area
For fun in the outdoors the Cohutta Wilderness Area cannot be beat. With more than 40,000 acres in Georgia and Tennessee (where its known as Big Frog Wilderness Area), the Cohuttas comprise the largest wilderness east of the Mississippi.

Georgia Hikes
Lace up your hiking boots and walk out the door.  North Georgia mountains is a great place to hike.

Gilmer County Hiking
Information about hiking trails in Gilmer County.

North Georgia Hiking
Information about hiking trails in North Georgia.

Sherpa Guides
Longstreet Highroad Guide to the North Georgia Mountains.

 

 

Horseback Riding 

Adventure Trail Rides
Welcome to Adventure Trail Rides of Cashes Valley located in beautiful Blue Ridge, Ga.

Blanche Manor Horseback Ridging
Envision the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains where you can saddle up to canter through a shady forest trail laced with mountain laurel in bloom…

 

 

Restaurants

The Chocolate Express of Blue Ridge
You have found the best place to satisfy your need for chocolate.

The Pink Pig
Pit Cooked B-B-Q with Bud’s special sauce and homemade Brunswick stew cooked in an iron pot has made this unique place known far and wide.

 

 

River Rafting & Tubing

Toccoa River Adventures
Our goal is to customize every trip to meet our guests needs.

Wild Water Rafting
Wildwater Ltd. is widely recognized as one of the finest whitewater rafting outfitters in the country.

 

 

Wineries

Crane Creek Vineyards
Crane Creek Vineyards sits high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia, just three miles north of the quaint college town of Young Harris.

Georgia Wine Country
North Georgia is about to experience a taste of Italy!

Three Sisters Vineyards
Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery is a small family farm situated on a hundred and eighty acres in the heart of the Frogtown District in historic Lumpkin County, Georgia.

Tiger Mountain Winery
Tiger Mountain Vineyards is nestled on a hillside high up in Rabun County, on the rocky, sunny slopes of the North Georgia mountains.

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