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Best 4 Family-Friendly Things to Do in Blue Ridge GA

With scenic views and exciting attractions, Blue Ridge, GA is the perfect place for your next family vacation! Even if you have visited before, you can experience Blue Ridge in a brand new way when you stay with us. Our tiny homes and RV community have everything you need for an unforgettable vacation! We want to help you make the most of your time here. So, we put together a list with 4 of the best family-friendly things to do in Blue Ridge GA.

1. Take a Hike

long creek falls along appalachian trailEnjoying the great outdoors is one of the best things to do in Blue Ridge GA! If you’re looking for a hike the kids will love, you’ve got to visit Long Creek Falls via Appalachian Trail. This in-and-out trail is less than 2 miles and great for hikers of all skill levels. This trail is also dog-friendly, and as long as you keep your pup on a leash, you can all explore it together! The highlight of this trail is without a doubt, the gorgeous waterfall. You and your family can take a break and have a picnic nearby, and snap a few pictures while you’re there!

2. Go Horseback Riding

No mountain adventure is complete without a horseback ride! There are tons of places to go horseback riding in Blue Ridge, and most of them are kid-friendly. Blue Ridge Mountain Trail has something for all riders, from beginner to expert levels. The trail rides typically last about an hour and kids ages 7 and up can participate. The trail will take you alongside bubbling creeks and lush, wooded canopies. It’s the perfect way to reconnect with your family and with nature.

3. Ride the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

train on blue ridge scenic railwayFor a relaxing afternoon with your family, take a ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. The adventure begins when you board the train at the historic depot, in downtown Blue Ridge, GA. This scenic roundtrip winds along the Toccoa River until arriving in the sister towns of McCaysville and Copperhill. There is a 2-hour layover here, which serves as the perfect opportunity for you and your family to go exploring! There will be plenty of time for you to stop for a bite to eat, shop for unique items, or view the river from the old bridge in town.

4. Enjoy Our Community Amenities

Here at Waterside, you’ll have all the comforts of home, and more! We offer incredible community amenities at an affordable price. Instead of spending a bunch of money and eating out, make all of your favorite meals using the community kitchen with a wood-fired pizza oven. After a day of exploring, you can take a relaxing soak in one of our on-site hot tubs. You can also get nice and toasty next to your own private outdoor fireplace. In addition to these fabulous amenities, you will have a beautiful wooded view since we are surrounded by the Chattahoochee National Forest.

We would love to share more of our favorite things to do in Blue Ridge GA when you visit. Start planning your next family getaway today and browse our selection of tiny homes and sites! We look forward to seeing you and your family at Waterside at Blue Ridge!

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