101+ Things to Do in North Georgia

Things to do in North Georgia

Between the charming mountain towns, rolling mountains, and breathtaking scenery, North Georgia really does have an adventure waiting for everyone. Its unique location at the southern terminus of the Blue Ridge Mountains and mild climate allows for year long explorations of stunning terrain and a rich history surrounding each different attraction.  So whether you’re looking … Read more

40 Fascinating Facts About Cherokee Culture & History

Meeting the British at Cherokee Museum in Cherokee NC

Before Europeans settlers began spreading throughout the southeastern United States, the Cherokee were the dominant Native American tribe in the Blue Ridge Mountains for centuries. Cultivating a rich culture of spirituality, storytelling, language, art, and a deep respect for the Earth, the Cherokee people thrived well into the late 18h century. By the early 19th century, … Read more

The Top 10 Treehouse Rentals in the Georgia Mountains

Canopy Blue Treehouse Blue Ridge Ga

If you’re a nature lover, I’m fairly sure that at some point in your childhood you dreamed about living in a decked-out treehouse. Whether it began when you watched the Swiss Family Robinson build an elaborate treehouse on an uninhabited island; read about the adventures of Jack and Annie in The Magic Tree House; or … Read more

The 10 Best Wineries in the North Georgia Mountains

Wineries in the North Georgia Mountains

It’s fairly common knowledge that the Georgia mountains are filled with stunning natural beauty, from rolling hills and mountain lakes covered in morning mist to dense forests and tranquil creeks. But it may surprise some visitors to learn that the unique climate and geography of these Blue Ridge Mountains also provides the perfect conditions for growing … Read more

The 15 Best North Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites

Black Rock Lake

Growing up in a lower middle class family in metro Atlanta, the North Georgia mountains were our playground. My parents led the youth group at our church when I was a young boy, and I can recall countless trips hiking and camping on Blood Mountain, Springer Mountain, and Brasstown Bald (the highest point in the … Read more

A Guide to North GA Wildflowers (& Where to See Them)

Wildflowers in GA

North Georgia boasts an incredibly diverse array of flora, including an abundance of eye-catching wildflowers that paint the landscape in vivid colors every spring. From the brilliant blooms of Flame Azaleas and Catawba Rhododendrons to the more subdued beauty of Virginia Bluebells and Blood Root, spotting wildflowers is one of our favorite things to do … Read more

The 20 Best North Georgia Waterfalls (& How to Get to Them)

Hemlock Falls, GA near Moccasin Creek State Park

[Updated March 15, 2021] When you explore the enchanting Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia, you’re bound to run across stunning waterfalls tucked away in remote parts of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests. Tumbling over massive rock outcrops and spilling into meandering streams lined with towering trees, mossy boulders, and beautiful wildflowers, these natural wonders are … Read more

The 15 Best Lakes in the North Georgia Mountains

Fisherman at Moccasin Creek State Park in Clarksville, GA

North Georgia is known for its stunning landscapes, with majestic mountains, lush national forests, and wondrous waterfalls seemingly everywhere you turn. Nestled among it all, you’ll also some truly beautiful lakes, whose tranquil waters offer mirrored reflections of the natural beauty that surrounds them. Whether you’re looking for a scenic lakeside hike, a day of … Read more

The Best Western NC Christmas Tree Farms in Boone, Asheville, & Beyond

Best Western NC Christmas Tree Farms

Whether you’re continuing a lifelong Christmas tradition or getting your first ever live tree, picking out a tree from a Christmas Tree Farm is truly a magical holiday moment. Especially when you’re doing it among the majestic Blue Ridge mountain landscapes of North Carolina! Exploring rows of bright evergreens and finding the perfect one to … Read more

North Georgia Christmas Tree Farms Where You Can Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

North Georgia Christmas Tree Farms

There’s nothing quite like rounding up the whole family and setting out on the adventure of finding the perfect tree to bring home for the holiday season. As you explore rows and rows of bright green trees and breathe in the crisp aromas of pine and cedar, Christmas Tree farms are sure to get you … Read more