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.
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.`
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.