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In Blue Ridge, Georgia a mountain escape is always in season. Spring in brings sunny days and meadows full of wildflowers, while summer is the time for lazing in a cabin rental on Lake Blue Ridge, or floating down the cool mountain waters of the Toccoa River. Fall sets the mountains ablaze with color and the sweet smells of the harvest, and, of course, winter is the quiet time here; perfect for snuggling up by the fire, or celebrating special times in a Georgia mountain cabin with family and friends.
Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals wants to help you find exactly what you’re looking for! We have made finding and booking Blue Ridge Cabin Rentals easy and affordable. View our complete List of Cabins to select your vacation rental or feel free call us at (706) 258-3737 any point during the selection or reservations process, a friendly and knowledgeable guest services representative will personally assist you in crafting your vacation getaway.
Our website is designed to help you learn more about North Georgia Cabin Rentals near the mountain town of Blue Ridge. We have made it simple to plan activities with a well-organized and easy to use Local Area Guide featuring the best things to do in Blue Ridge, GA. Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals also offers several convenient guest services options for those who want to dial up their vacation.
Vacations should be a time of ultimate relaxation from beginning to end. When you rent one of Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals vacation homes close to Blue Ridge in the North Georgia Mountains we take care of all of the details for you. We confirm reservations, provide a hassle-free check-in service with after-hours key pick up when needed, and ensure thorough cleaning of the vacation rental cabin prior to your arrival. Our goal is to set the environment for a stress-free, memorable experience - whether it’s a romantic retreat, family vacation, or a grand outdoor adventure. All of our accommodations are 100% equipped with everything you’ll need; you just provide the food... and clothing! To learn more about Blue Ridge, GA click to. . .
About Blue Ridge, GA and Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals
Guests love to stay with Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals because we offer a wide variety of cabin rental styles with amazing amenities, we offer unmatched customer service, and we take care of all of the details of your stay so you don’t have to. We strive to offer our valued customers the best prices available during all times of the year, whether you visit in the summer or winter.
The Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals’ staff is always prepared to give you any advice or help that you need. Each and every member of our team lives in the area, and we’re always more than happy to give you the inside scoop on all the great things to see and do in Blue Ridge.
Whether you want to have a one-of-a-kind honeymoon, a family getaway vacation, or an outdoor adventure, Blue Ridge is the place to do it! We truly hope that you build long-lasting memories with your friends and family when you come to Blue Ridge, whether it’s for a short weekend or for a longer stay.
Below you will find some information that will help you get to know Blue Ridge, GA a little bit better, and help you decide what fun things you might want to do while visiting. Feel free to call us at (706) 258-3737.
Blue Ridge, GA Facts
It began as a depot on the North Georgia and Marietta railroad in 1879. It was officially incorporated as a town in 1887 and as a city in 1900.
It resides in Fannin County.
Fannin County is nicknamed “The Trout Capital of Georgia.”
Total area in the city: 2.2 sq mi (5.6 km2).
Total population as of 2010: 1, 290 people.
Population Density: 550/sq mi (216.1/km2)
Elevation: 1,762 ft (537 m).
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST).
The Blue Ridge Mountains are Georgia’s highest mountain range.
It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state of Georgia and in the Southeast United States.
Blue Ridge, GA Community Events by Month
January – Explore the outdoors and take in long-range mountain views and vistas in National Forest Territory.
February – Fire and Ice Chili Cook-Off in Downtown Blue Ridge.
March – Spring Wine Highway Weekend at the Vineyards in Blue Ridge.
April – TDS Blue Ridge Mountain Adventure Race. Race begins in Blue Ridge.
May – Arts in the Park in Downtown Blue Ridge.
June – Kiwanis Fair in Blue Ridge.
July – July 4th Fireworks on Lake Blue Ridge.
August –Blue Ridge Community Theatre.
September – BRLA Blues & BBQ Festival
October – Fall Arts in the Park
November – Unique Thanksgiving-themed dishes at local Blue Ridge restaurants.
December - Santa Express Train Ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Best Blue Ridge, GA Restaurants
Blue Ridge Brewery – Specializing in creative bar fare, craft beers that are brewed in-house, and a completely original ambiance, the Blue Ridge Brewery is revered by tourists and beloved by locals.
Harvest on Main - Harvest’s mission is to serve local ingredients provided by local farmers and suppliers in globally-inspired dishes with a southern “twang.” You simply must stop by Harvest on Main for lunch or dinner.
The Black Sheep Restaurant -- A new addition to the city, but one that has garnered a great deal of attention for their unique “new southern comfort” cuisine. We like the way that sounds! This location has tons of great history and features delectable dishes such as candied bacon and seafood risotto.
L & L Beanery Bakery Café – Set in what used to be an old bank, the L & L Beanery is another one of those locations that locals and tourists always frequent when in town. The coffee is excellent, and the stuffed French toast is to die for.
Toccoa Riverside Restaurant – This fan favorite sits right on the Toccoa River, where guests can enjoy a glass of wine or a juicy steak right next to the water.
Best Blue Ridge, GA Trout Fishing Locations
Shallowford Bridge – This endearing spot can be found off of Aska Road. Try fishing underneath the bridge or right alongside the dirt road.
Toccoa River – The Toccoa River can be accessed by several routes in Blue Ridge, including State Highways 2, 5 and 60E. The portions of this river that run through National Forest territory provide some of the best trout fishing in the entire state of Georgia. Try checking out the river below the dam, which is wide and great for fly fishing.
Tamen Park – Found below the dam on Appalachian Highway, this spot is very popular for all kinds of fishing in the tail waters of the Toccoa River.
Horseshoe Bend Park – This gorgeous park can be found off of River Road in McCaysville and offers great trout fishing options.
Noontoola Creek – This well-known spot (by locals) is found off of Forest Service Rd. 58 in the Blue Ridge Wildlife Management area. Most folks fish this area for fun rather than for harvesting purposes. If you catch a trout that is 16 inches or larger, you can keep it! Anything else you must release. Only artificial lures are allowed.
Best Blue Ridge, GA Hiking Trails
Appalachian Trail – The start of the 2,000 mile long Appalachian Trail starts at Springer Mountain in southern Fannin County. A favorite of hikers for decades, this trail has several offshoots that vary in difficulty.
The Swinging Bridge Trail – From the swinging bridge in the Toccoa River Valley there is a 3 mile hike between the river and Highway 60. This trail offers amazing views but also presents dangers, so beginners should be very careful.
Stanley Gap Trail – This is one of the most popular trails in the region and can be found in the Aska Adventure Area off of Aska Road. Enjoy nature in all of its natural beauty.
Shady Falls Trail – Found off of beautiful Shady Falls Road, this trail is frequented by locals quite often.
Long Creek Falls - Found off of Appalachian/Benton MacKaye – Down a side trail off of the Appalachian and Benton MacKaye trails, Long Creek Falls can be found. Long Creek Falls is the most popular waterfall in Fannin County. If you’ve never seen this breathtaking beauty, put it on your “to-do” list.