9 Ways To Make The Most of Your Visit To Blue Ridge, Georgia This Winter

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Winter is the perfect time to get away completely and enjoy all Blue Ridge has to offer. Usher in your stay in a cozy cabin, take in some spectacular events, explore nature and indulge in some of the area’s best wine and craft beer.

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Here are 9 ways to enjoy a winter getaway in Blue Ridge

First things first, book a cabin. With many lodging options available, you will find a spot that meets the needs of your group or family. From spacious cabins for multigenerational families to cozy creekside retreats perfect for couples, there is a plethora of choices ranging from luxury to rustic. Click here to see Blue Ridge lodging options. 

Ice Sculpture blue ridge.

From annual winter events to live music around town, there’s always something happening in Blue Ridge. There is a full list of winter happenings you don’t want to miss on the Blue Ridge site.

Taste the region by stopping in a local winery or brewery. With several to choose from, you’ll find some new favorites. Many offer live music on the weekends, stunning mountain views and food trucks on site. Don’t forget to pick up a few extra bottles to take back to your cabin.

Hike in Blue Ridge

Take a hike with the family. There are endless opportunities to explore the natural beauty of Blue Ridge. With 300 miles of hiking trails, including the Appalachian Trail terminus and three local waterfalls, it is easy to embark on a memorable adventure easily accessible from your Blue Ridge cabin. Here is an overview of area trails.

Spend a cozy evening at home! Think smores by the fire, football on the tv and some fun family games. Stop in Chester’s Provisions and pick up everything you need for a quiet evening in. Featuring specialty foods, local wine, craft beer and entertaining essentials, you’ll have everything you need for a low-key evening.

hiking in blue ridge

Take advantage of the stunning scenery. Make your trip to Blue Ridge even more memorable by capturing some selfies amid the area’s most stunning backdrops.

Discover the local flavors. A common theme among area restaurants is sourcing local ingredients. From local trout and barbecue to fried apple pies and biscuits and gravy, the Blue Ridge culinary scene has so much to offer. 

The fried apple pies at Mercier Orchards is worth the trip. Plus, the orchard has an adorable gift shop in addition to wines, hard ciders, and fresh fruit.

Take a scenic drive. Drive in any direction from Blue Ridge and you’ll be met with beautiful scenery and gorgeous views.  

Serenity in the Mountains spa.

Treat yourself to a relaxing day at Serenity in the Mountains. This full service day spa encourages you to sit back, relax, and take full advantage of the spa experience.

Whether you are looking for a hot stone facial, a relaxing massage, or just a manicure Serenity in the Mountains has any service you’d like. There is also a salt cave and a relaxation room that you can easily spend a couple hours relaxing in.

Honestly a visit to the spa is the perfect way to start or end your vacation. i’ve often thought of making the drive from Michigan back to Blue Ridge just to visit this spa. Yes, it’s that good.

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