Enjoy Hiking, Fishing, Festivals in the Beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.
|Project Chimps gives lifelong, exemplary care to chimpanzees retired from research at its 236-acre forested sanctuary in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Hiking Trails are open daily. The sanctuary, however, is not open for daily admission, but several special events are hosted throughout the year. Plus, special opportunities exist for private group tours to show their support of the sanctuary. Call to request your tour.
Discovery Days in 2021
May 15-16 & Sept 25-26 (Tickets Available Now!)
Discovery Tours from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
(Call for off-schedule Private Group Tours)
★ DISTANCE: Approx. 5-7 minutes from most of our cabins.
|Location:||2031 Lowery Road, Morganton, GA 30560|
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
|An event the whole family can enjoy, relax on a train ride through beautiful North Georgia.
Starting at the historic depot in downtown Blue Ridge, riders take a four-hour, 26-mile roundtrip journey along the Toccoa River through the North Georgia countryside. The first leg of the adventure takes you on a one hour trip to the quaint sister towns of McCaysville, Georgia and Copperhill, Tennessee, nestled deep in the mountains on each state`s line. Passengers enjoy all the towns have to offer during a two-hour layover before taking the one-hour return trip through the scenic forest and back to the depot in Blue Ridge, Georgia.
See website for times and schedules and come aboard for a journey filled with nature views, charming towns and nostalgic wonder.
★ DISTANCE: Approx. 15 minutes from most of our cabins.`
|Location:||241 Depot Street Blue Ridge, GA 30513|
Cohutta Cove Mini Golf & Gem Mining - 10% Discount
|Fun for all! Golf night or day at the 18 hole Miniature Golf Course located just South of Blue Ridge off HWY 515 next to Cohutta Country Store. Kids will love prospecting for gems. You never know what you`ll find! Drinks and snacks available at the CADDY SHACK!
Show your reservation receipt on your phone from Above the Rest Luxury Cabins and get 10% off golf and gem mining.
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|Location:||64 Dunbarton Farm Rd. Blue Ridge, GA 30513|
|One of the top attractions in the entire state, Mercier Orchards is a family & veteran-owned apple orchard now in its 4th generation. Now celebrating over 75 years of fruitful harvest, they currently grow strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, peaches, and of course, apples!
Come enjoy their U-PICK events, Bakery & Market Cafe, Market Store, and now the Farm Winery. Check out upcoming events to see what"s going on at the orchard!
Market & Bakery: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Every Day
Farm Cafe: Open Friday-Monday 9 AM to 4 PM
★ DISTANCE: Approx. 15 minutes from most of our cabins.
|Location:||8660 Blue Ridge Dr, Blue Ridge, GA 30513|
Arts in the Park
|The Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, a non-profit arts council, provides a unique art experience through our Arts in the Park festival series in the Downtown City Park of Blue Ridge, GA.
Oct 9-10 | Daylight Hours
Call for more
★ DISTANCE: Approx. 23 minutes from most of our cabins.
|Location:||420 West Main Street Blue Ridge, GA 30513|
Georgia Apple Festival
|The Georgia Apple Festival is a juried show with a focus on local artists and craftsmen who make original handmade products.
2021 Arts & Crafts Show
Oct 9-10 & Oct 16-17
Sat 9 a.m to 6 p.m.. | Sun 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Adults $5 | Kids under 10 are FREE
No dogs allowed (except service dogs)
Limited kennels available on-site
★ DISTANCE: Approx. 40 minutes from most of our cabins.`
|Location:||Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds | 1729 South Main St, Ellijay, GA 30540|