You’re looking for something off the beaten trail but worth looking for. You’re craving the country, the mountains, the wilderness and natural splendors, but you want to stay civilized. You won’t do better than Blue Ridge, Georgia—population 1290—the out-of-the-way place that has more fun than one weekend can contain.
If you’re the kind of person who enjoys a classy train ride and perhaps a bit more structure to go along with your leisure time, the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway in north Georgia isn’t likely to disappoint you. Located in the town of Blue Ridge right along the Toccoa River and Chattahoochee National Forrest, the Railway’s depot and historical adherence embody much of the state’s economic and cultural heritage.
Blowing Rock is a small town but a great place to visit and offers a whole lot of fun in a small package. One of the fun places to see when you visit Blowing Rock is Sky Valley Zip Tour, it features great guides that use humor to put you at ease before you go down the zip line for the first time. People have said it was the most fun they have ever had. So if you want a bit of excitement then try the zip tour.
Fast becoming an extremely popular tourist destination, Southwestern Virginia’s Bland County beckons visitors with stunning scenery, abundant wildlife, quaint towns and villages, a rich historical heritage, culture, art, entertainment, fine dining, shopping and a vast range of exciting outdoor adventures. The majority of the land in the county is part of the Jefferson National Forest. The much-traveled Appalachian Trail meanders across the counties mountain peaks and river valleys.