Category Archives: Things to Do in NW Georgia

Indoor & Outdoor Activities found throughout the N GA Blue Ridge Mountain Area

Fall Foliage Road Trip!

Russell-Brasstown Scenic Byway The Russell-Brasstown Scenic Byway is a nationally designated Scenic Byway that is 40.64 miles in length and makes a loop through the heart of the Chattahoochee National Forest.  It winds its way through the fertile valleys and … Continue reading

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Amicalola State Park

Amicalola Falls State Park is an 829 acre Georgia state park located between Ellijay and Dahlonega in Dawsonville, Georgia. The park’s name is derived from a Cherokee language word meaning “tumbling waters”. The park is home to Amicalola Falls, a 729-foot (222 m) waterfall, making it the highest in Georgia.[1] It is considered … Continue reading

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Alpine Village of Helen- Acitivity Guide

Formerly a logging town that was in decline, Helen, GA resurrected itself by becoming a replica of a Bavarian alpine town, in the Appalachians instead of the Alps. The classic south-German style is present on every building. In late October, when autumn leaves typically peak, Helen hosts its own Oktoberfest during September, October and November. … Continue reading

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Planetarium Show May, June, July 2013

Saturn: Jewel of the Heavens Presented May 10 & 17, June 7 & 14, July 5 & 12 at 8:30 p.m Young Harris, GA One of the most beautiful and magnificent planets in our solar system, Saturn is a symbol of … Continue reading

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FREE GA Fishing Days- No License Required!

Free Fishing Days Go fishing with family and friends without buying a fishing license during Georgia’s 2013 Free Fishing Days June 1, 2013 June 8, 2013 September 28, 2013 June 1 & June 8 are to celebrate National Fishing and … Continue reading

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Free Concert-Mountain Fling

Mountain Fling April 19th 2012- 7PM Mountain Fling is a four-piece band based in Southwest Virginia that plays traditional old-time material but delves into the recent past for variety. They sing and play autoharp, guitar, banjo, hammered dulcimer, harmonica and … Continue reading

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6th Annual Taste of Blue Ridge- Saturday, April 20th

April 20th, 2013! $40 Online Tickets Sales are NOW OPEN!!!! The last few years have SOLD OUT prior to the event. This year looks to be another sellout! Get your tickets early! They will be $45 at the door if the … Continue reading

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Ocoee River Whitewater Rafting 2013 Season

Whitewater rafting begins it’s 2012 season on April 6th! Weekends only until May 30th and then they will run daily with the exception of Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s through August. The Ocoee River has become the most popular whitewater rafting adventure … Continue reading

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Christmas Tradition- Cut Your Own Christmas Tree!

Southern Tree Plantation Blairsville, GA Thousands of Christmas trees grow on the farm. Tress are sold- Cut and Balled & Burlapped (with roots).  During the Christmas season you can enjoy the holiday tradition of cutting your own family tree (saws and … Continue reading

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Haunted Tractor Tours at Mercier Apple Orchards

Dark Harvest Haunted Tractor Tours Mercier Orchards October 19, 20, 26, 27 and 31 from 8 – 10 pm Ready for a scare? Take a haunting ride through our orchards after dark, and try not to scream! Haunted Tractor Rides  … Continue reading

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