here and the beautiful mountain landscape of Blue Ridge is blooming!
There are so many exciting things to see and do, it can seem a bit
overwhelming. If you can't decide where to start, visit our friends at
Blue Ridge Helicopters for a first rate view of it all and be sure check
Top 12 Blue Ridge Spring Experiences! See you soon!
Downtown Blue Ridge - Stroll though town and visit all the great little shops and restaurants. Find historic old buildings like the Baugh House and Art Center, Take a ride on a scenic railway or just sit on one of the many benches and watch the world go by. City Park is a great place to take a picnic.
Scenic Driving Tour, Mountains & Countryside - A twisty turny drive through beautiful mountain and river scenery. From the tumbling Toccoa River alongAska Road to the authentic Appalachian farm community of Dial to the deep forests along Hwy. 60, this drive has it all. It can take 2-4 hours, depending upon how many stops you make and how well you can handle these challenging mountain roads.
Shopping Fun - Little main streets in Blue Ridge and McCaysville/Copperhill plus the little towns of Mineral Bluff and Morganton have loads of unique shopping. All around the area you can find special spots and artist studios for one-of-a-kind purchases.
Mercier Orchards - Blue Ridge on Highway 5 north just a mile and a half out of town. Southern Living Magazine’s favorite roadside apple market and more – best fried pies, home made ice cream and apple cider anywhere. U-Pick events are awesome family fun and a chance to go out in the orchards and pick your own fresh fruit. Expanded shopping holds all kinds of goods, from gourmet meats and specialties to birdhouses, to maps and books, to art, to all kinds of delectible take home foods. And fresh fruits galore. (706) 632-3411 or on the web at http://www.mercier-orchards.com and follow them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mercier-Orchards/108441886766
Information contributed by: Fannin County Chamber of Commerce