Blairsville Farmer’s Market
Located on Hwy 515, the outdoor market is the place to meet the locals and enjoy the freshest local produce, honey, baked goods and arts and crafts. Open Tuesdays from 2 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. 706-781-8802. ucfarmesmarket.com
Grandaddy Mimms Distillery
Grandaddy Mimm’s Distillery offers authentic moonshine, based on the Mimm’s recipe from the 1930’s. You will be able to taste Grandaddy Mimm’s corn whiskey, apple brandy, apple brown betty and peach cobbler moonshine. Located at 112 Wellborn St. Blairsville.
Rising 4,784 feet above sea level is Georgia’s tallest mountain. Its incredible 360 degree view allows you to see Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and South Carolina. Take a ride on the Brasstown National Scenic Byway. Hike or drive to the top. 706-896-4137. www.cfaia.org
Byron Herbert Reece Farm & Heritage Center
The Reece Farm, located on Hwy 19/129 between Blairsville and Vogel State Park. Take in the history of early Appalachian living from a famous farmer and poet’s history and childhood home. 706-745-2034.
Vogel State Park
One of Georgia’s oldest and most beloved state parks, Vogel is located at the base of Blood Mountain. Enjoy the beautiful 22-acre mountain lake with beach and paddleboard rentals. Also see Tralyta Falls near the park’s entrance. Highway 19/129 outside Blairsville.