Blue Ridge is a charming town in the state of Georgia, where tourists can benefit from the wonderful landscapes and the great historical attractions. Spreading on a surface of 2.2 square miles, Blue Ridge has a population of 1290 residents, according to the 2010 census. With its wonderful places, Blue Ridge is a certain attraction for the tourists who are in search of peace and quiet. The area draws tourists from all over the United States and abroad.
Accommodation here is affordable, ranging from hotels, motels, inns and camping venues with all the included facilities. The venues here are also diverse for people of all ages, such as elegant restaurants, funky coffee shops, takeaways and pubs. Blue Ridge is a wonderful holiday destination for tourists who want to relax and have a great time with their family and friends.
Lake Blue Ridge is a wonderful place, situated 512 meters above sea level. The lake is a great place to visit to see the wonders of nature, and in the same time, tourists can benefit from the special facilities there, such as restaurants, coffee shops and specially designed picnic areas. It is the place to take your family and friends to enjoy a relaxing afternoon, away from the hustle and bustle of the big city.
The Appalachian Trail is a hiking trail that crosses the state of Georgia, implicitly Blue Ridge. The Trail is famous for its many hikers, wonderful landscapes and fantastic scenery. Moreover, tourists can see thousands of species of plants and animals, including 2000 distinct, rare, threatened and endangered animal and plant species. You can take advantage of the fresh air and wonderful landscape. There are also camping facilities, with more than 250 shelters and campsites available for hikers and not only.
The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway is the best known heritage railroad in Northern Georgia. In 2007, it celebrated its 10th anniversary.There are trains that travel all year long, even during Thanksgiving and Christmas time. It is a great way of enjoying nature and visiting the surrounding areas.