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Top 3 Fun Attractions in Blue Ridge GA That You Need to Experience

The Waterside at Blue Ridge offers everything you need for a relaxing vacation among the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains! In addition to all of the wonderful hiking and fishing opportunities, there are plenty of awesome attractions in the area that are delightful for all ages!  Here are the top 3 fun attractions in Blue Ridge GA that you need to experience during your vacation:

1. Escape Blue RidgeEscape room

See if your family and friends have what it takes to escape the themed rooms at the Escape Blue Ridge! If you are new to escape games, these are exciting adventure games where you are “locked” into a room! You must solve a series of puzzles to escape the room within a set time limit. The escape rooms at the Escape Blue Ridge are family-friendly games where children can even get into the action! The Game Master will control your game and provide you with clues if you are stumped. You can even ask the Game Master to make the game harder! The Escape Blue Ridge is located at 389 West First Street and is just minutes from the Waterside at Blue Ridge!

2. Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

Another one of the top attractions in Blue Ridge GA that you need to experience during your vacation is the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway! This pleasant railway excursion takes you on a scenic 25 mile round trip journey. It winds and follows along the spectacular Toccoa River. The roundtrip is 4 hours long. During the right, you can choose to relax in the vintage, climate controlled cars, or  step outside to enjoy the weather in the open air rail cars. The ride starts at the historic depot in downtown Blue Ridge. Then stops for a layover in McCaysville, Georgia and Copperhill, Tennessee. This is actually just one town with two names! It has two names because it is located directly on the state border! During your 2 hour layover, you can have lunch or explore the town.

3. Capt’n Joe’s Lake Adventurespeople having fun on lake blue ridge sunset

The best way to enjoy the Blue Ridge Lake is to get out on the water with Capt’n Joe’s Lake Adventures! Capt’n Joe and his first mate Sue have a motto to “relax, enjoy, be happy,” which is their goal for you. You can take a 2 hour Lake Tour on the boat for the opportunity to see wildlife around the shoreline. Some of the animals you see may include deer, bear, turkey and many bird species. If you prefer a laid back day of fishing, sign up for a half or full day of Fishin’ with Capt’n Joe! The Blue Ridge Lake offers catfish, sunfish, trout, smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. While catching is not guaranteed, Capt’n Joe’s Lake Adventures does have the tools and experience to provide you with the best opportunity to catch something!

Now that you know all about the top attractions in Blue Ridge GA, check out all of our rentals and book your stay today to stay close to the fun! We look forward to seeing you soon at Waterside at Blue Ridge!

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