Georgia’s favorite mountain town, Blue Ridge, is an easy 90 mile drive North of Atlanta via I-575 and is the gateway into Georgia’s beautiful mountain Highlands. Surrounded by the Chattahoochee National Forest, hundreds miles of hiking trails and 100 miles of trout streams, Blue Ridge is the perfect place for a romantic getaway, family vacation, mountain vacation home, retirement or new location for your business.Blue Ridge was ranked by Southern Living Magazine as one of the 2021 South’s Best Mountain Towns, and 2019 Top Small Mountain Towns for Retirement. There are so many things to do including a ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway that follows the Toccoa River to the town of McCaysville. Downtown you can sample craft breweries, wineries, surprisingly upscale shops, galleries and restaurants. Mountain watersports abound and you can tube or kayak the Toccoa or go whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River.