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Mineral Bluff & Morganton, GA

The small town of Morganton, Georgia was founded in 1853, is located just 15 minutes away from Blue Ridge and has so much to offer for a town of just over 300 people. It even at one point (up until 1895) was Fannin County’s seat.

Things To Do In Morganton, Georgia

Lake Blue Ridge From Above with A Boat on it

Morganton Point Recreation Area

Serenberry Vineyards Logo

Serenberry Vineyards

Tank Town USA Logo

Tank Town USA

Cattahoochee Nation Forest Recreation Sign

Morganton Point Recreation Area

Today Morganton is known for the fantastic Morganton Point Recreation Area. The recreation area sits on the shores of Lake Blue Ridge and the day use area offers secluded swimming, hiking trails, picnicking, boating, and fishing. You can also rent Kayaks & paddle boards and purchase snacks, souvenirs, and supplies at The Point.

Pair of Wine Glasses and Grapes

Visit Serenberry Vineyards

Sip away as you try the different fabulous wines from Serenberry Vineyards with their specially designed guided wine tastings. Explore one of their three popular wine flights or enjoy libations by the glass or bottle. Love something you find? Take wine back to your cabin, or ship it home for later.

Tank Driving Over A Car

Tank Town USA

Feeling more adventurous? Want to get your blood pumping? How do you feel about crushing things by tank? Check out Tank Town USA! Learn to drive and operate a real tank and other heavy equipment. They even supply cars for you to crush and run over. Open April through December, and reservations are highly recommended.

Mineral Bluff, Ga

Located only 15 minutes from Blue Ridge, this 400-resident community is best known for its spectacular natural beauty! The things to do in Mineral Bluff may not include amusement parks and state-of-the-art attractions but lend to the most astonishing magical views of mother nature and points of interest. From catching fish at the beautiful Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park to discovering a forgotten love of trains, Mineral Bluff has fantastic things to see and do.

Things To Do Around Mineral Bluff, GA

Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park on the Toccoa River

Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park

The Historic Mineral Bluff Depot

Historic Mineral Bluff Depot

A Family Kayaking the Toccoa River

Mountain Kayaking

Whether you stay here or take a quick trip to the small neighboring town of Mineral Bluff, make sure to stop by the shores of the Toccoa River. Enjoy the riverside scenery and quiet surroundings or maybe take a dip, toss a fishing line or explore by river craft. Mineral Bluff’s charm is it’s remote feel, while being a short drive to Blue Ridge.

If you are visiting at the begging of July, we highly recommend checking out the Historic Mineral Bluff Depot. During this time, the depot does it’s annual “Ride the Rails” fundraiser to benefit Tri-State Model Railroaders and the Historic Mineral Bluff Depot. Head inside and see all the progress on the large “HO Scale” model railroad based on the L&N railroad’s “Old Line”. Then ride a railroad motor car for 5 miles, followed by being able to take a shot at how well you can pump a railroad hand car.

If you want to be close to nature, check out some mountain kayaking, as the Toccoa River has several locations near Mineral Bluff where the waters are slower and are perfect for taking the family kayaking and tubing for the day. If getting wet is not your forte, discover riding horseback on 250 acres of private mountain land. Appalachian Trail Rides provides horseback riding and eco-friendly guided trail rides through the forest of Mineral Bluff.

Book Your Mineral Bluff or Morganton, GA Cabin Rental

Discover the perfect balance of tranquility and adventure just outside the bustling atmosphere of Blue Ridge in the serene settings of Mineral Bluff and Morganton, Georgia. Our collection encompasses a wide range of beautifully appointed mountain cabin rentals tailored to provide you with an unforgettable retreat. Whether you’re looking to stay close to the slight hustle of Blue Ridge or prefer the extra peace and privacy offered in Morganton, we have something for every preference. Dive into our selection of Blue Ridge cabin rentals located in and around Mineral Bluff and Morganton today! Are you seeking inspiration for your North Georgia vacation? Explore Our Guide to Blue Ridge and start planning your ideal getaway.