Downtown Blue Ridge Visitor Center
Make your first stop the new Downtown Blue Ridge Visitor Center at 282 West Main Street. The center is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and has all the information you need to plan your visit, plus free Wi-Fi, places to sit and relax (or do a little work). There are two public restrooms.
The Blue Ridge Depot
As the home of the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, the historic railroad depot remains the central focus in downtown Blue Ridge. Although the first depot burned, the present station was built in 1906. You can see the train depart the station at 11 a.m. most days in season.
Blue Ridge City Park
Downtown Blue Ridge City Park is the heart of downtown Blue Ridge. The park is a popular place for picnics, community gatherings and festivals. Take the kids to the great new playground at the intersection of East Main and Church Streets.
Historic Fannin County Courthouse - The Art Center
The historic Fannin County Courthouse, built in 1937, is the home of the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association's Arts Center after a complete renovation, much of which was done by volunteers. Be sure to walk through the galleries inside the Art Center, and see the exhibits in the restored court room. The Art Center has rotating exhibits, so there is always something new.
Baugh House Museum
The Baugh House Museum, 411 West First Street, is operated by the Fannin County Heritage Foundation. It is open to the public Tuesday - Saturday from 10:00 to 4:00. The home was built by James Baugh in 1890. Baugh was a brick mason and the bricks were made out of clay from the back yard. For more information, call 706-258-2645.
Blue Ridge Historic Walking Tour
Learn more about the history of Blue Ridge by downloading a self guided Historic Walking Tour of Blue Ridge at the link below.