The Artistry of the Georgia Mountains

An Interview with Cheryl Engledow – High Country Art & Antiques

shop in downtown Blue Ridge, GAFollowing our debut interview in our Local Merchant Spotlight series, we are so pleased to introduce a mainstay business within the downtown Blue Ridge area, High Country Art & Antiques.

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A Great Family Adventure – Benton Falls

vacation in north GALast weekend, our cousin and her family came up to stay with us at Holly Hollow, one of our cabins near Blue Ridge.  On Sunday, we headed out for a little family adventure with them, heading up to Benton Falls near the Ocoee Whitewater Center in TN.  When you are staying near Blue Ridge, GA you should check out this great family adventure too!

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Dining on the Toccoa River

Dine on the river

The Toccoa Riverside Restaurant is located along the Toccoa River south of Blue Ridge, GA

An interview with Tim Richter – Toccoa Riverside Restaurant

Kicking us off in what we hope will be a lengthy series showcasing the many small businesses, entrepreneurs & non-profits that help make Blue Ridge, Georgia and the surrounding mountain community such a vibrant place to live and visit is Tim Richter, owner of Toccoa Riverside Restaurant. Continue reading

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Don’t do as I do. . . Appalachian Trail Hike MLK Weekend

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Once we get everyone settled into their cabins, we go out for a little adventure ourselves.  Over MLK Weekend, we decided to do an overnight hike, camping on top of Springer Mountain, the Southern Terminus of the Appalachian Trail.  Right now, we are hiking three times a week, hopefully training for an event in April that I will share with you at another time. Continue reading

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Christmas Eve on the Appalachian Trail

ChristmasEveATMy daughter and her husband came to spend Christmas with us in Blue Ridge, GA.  I foolishly asked them if there was anything special they wanted to do while they were here.  They replied, “Go hiking and camping on the Appalachian Trail!Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping From Your Blue Ridge Cabin | December Special

Christmas Vacation HomesWell are you ready for it?  I went into a local store on November 1st, and the Christmas music was blasting and the decorations were everywhere.  By the time Christmas gets here, the workers will really hate listening to the same songs again, and again and again.

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December in Blue Ridge and surrounding areas

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November Community Events


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Blue Ridge is like a wagon wheel

wagonwheelImagine a wagon wheel, with Blue Ridge, GA as the center hub.  Like the spokes of the wheel, adventure awaits you in every direction!  You don’t have to limit your adventures to just Georgia, Tenessee and North Carolina are just a few miles away.

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Caution: Blue Ridge Mountains Health Advisory!

imagesNotice: Discovery and adventure in the Blue Ridge Mountains can affect your health.

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