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Top 10 Must Do's in July!! In Blue Ridge, GA
Water, water everywhere... Georgia's Blue Ridge is the perfect place to cool off and get away completely! Hot summer fun awaits you in our cool mountain waters, from mountain streams with cascading waterfalls, wild rivers, rushing whitewater and the gorgeous emerald green waters of Lake Blue Ridge. Have a blast at our Fourth of July celebrations and at lots of unique local events. Enjoy a weekend getaway or the best summer vacation ever!

1. See the Lake Blue Ridge Fireworks, Saturday, July 1
The Lake is the hot spot for fireworks! And days of fun over the long holiday weekend. Here are links to all the activities:
o Fireworks in Downtown McCaysville Friday 6/30
o Firecracker Special Train Ride Friday 6/30
o Fireworks at Lake Blue Ridge Saturday 7/1
o 4th of July Parade in Downtown Blue Ridge Saturday 7/1
o Lake Blue Ridge Boat Parade Sunday 7/2
o Blue Ridge Freedom 5k-10k Tuesday 7/4

2. Tube the Toccoa River
Tubing on the Toccoa! It's a favorite family fun adventure for hot July days. Our tubing outfitters have all you need. Here's are links:
o More Tubing Info
o For more ways to enjoy the waters, Click Here

3. Kayak or Paddleboard on Lake Blue Ridge
Lake Blue Ridge has beautiful misty mornings and spectacular sunsets for you to enjoy by kayak or paddleboard. Bring your own boat or board, or rent one from a local outfitter.
o Kayak Rental Info
o For more ways to enjoy the waters, Click Here

4. Rent a pontoon for the day
Rent a pontoon from Lake Blue Ridge Marina for a half or full day and spend some cool water time on the lake. Click Here

5. Fish the Trout Capital of Georgia
Hire a fishing guide and learn to fly fish on the Toccoa River... or on small, pristine mountain streams. Our professional fishing guides know all the best spots! For a full listing Click Here. And our free Water Self-Guided Tours show the best fishing access points, you can download them Right Here.

6. Swim in clear, cool mountain waters
Take a swim in Lake Blue Ridge or wade into the crisp, cool Toccoa River. More info on where to go is easy and free with our Self-Guided Tours, Download Here.

7. Hike to a waterfall
Take a hike along beautiful mountain trails to a sun dappled wilderness waterfall. We show you where all the best hikes and waterfalls are with our free Self-Guided Tours. Click Here to Download.

8. Raft the Ocoee River
Jump into the most famous whitewater in the southeast with our great rafting outfitters. Click Here for Info.

9. Explore the Toccoa River
Get our self-guided tours and trace the Toccoa from its headwaters to the dam and beyond all the way to McCaysville Our two water maps show the Toccoa above and below the dam at Lake Blue Ridge. Or try the Toccoa River Canoe Trail, a full day adventure through pristine wilderness. Click Here.

10. Picnic at Horseshoe Bend Park
Bring a picnic and spend the afternoon in a shady, cool water spot. Georgia's Blue Ridge has some of the best picnic spots, from Pickin' in the Park at Horseshoe Bend Park, to shady spots along the Toccoa River like Sandy Bottoms, to waterfalls with amazing cool mist and shady places to picnic. Find the spots with our Self-Guided Tours, Download Here, or visit our Welcome centers for advice from locals.

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