1. Ride the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Downtown Blue Ridge at the Historic Depot. Ride the train alongside the beautiful Toccoa River. Fun for the whole family. Call 877-413-8724 or visit Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
2. Visit Huck's General Store
500 East Main Street, Blue Ridge. Fill your bag with “penny candy” at Huck’s General Store, a special place for kids – and adults too! See their website at: Huck’s General Store.
3. Sweets and Treats
While you’re in downtown Blue Ridge, treat yourself and the kids to some homemade fudge at The Chocolate Express, 634 East Main Street, or a cupcake at The Sweet Shoppe, 576 East Main Street. Visit Jasper's Junction just up the road for ice cream and bakery goods and Riverwalk Sweets in The Copper Basin for a variety of nostalgic and fun candies and popcorns.
4. Take a Waterfall Hike on the Appalachian Trail
Take a hike to Long Creek Falls on the Appalachian Trail. Find directions on our hiking or waterfalls self-guided tour maps. Self Guided Tour Maps
5.Visit Mercier Orchards and Deep Roots Orchard
Only 1 mile from Blue Ridge on Georgia Highway 5, Mercier's has tractor tours and u-pick strawberries, blueberries and apples in season. Yummy fried pies, apple cider, apples, peaches, jams and preserves. At Deep Roots Orchard you can enjoy U-pick, wagon rides, fried pies, the mercantile and events like movie nights.