Fall in North Georgia

Georgia's northeastern mountains are part of the Blue Ridge range, a spine of the Appalachians, which runs from Virginia through North Carolina and extends for almost a hundred miles into Georgia. In the fall, thousands of people make this highland region a favorite destination—where hiking, whitewater paddling, breathtaking vistas, and traditional crafts and foods like candied apples are all accessible and provide entertainment for the whole family.

Appalachian Trail
The Appalachian Trail is the world's longest continuous hiking trail that is mai...

Georgia Mountain Fair
The Georgia Mountain Fair is held every summer in Hiawassee, the seat of Towns C...

Rock Climbing
What Georgia lacks in quantity of rock-climbing opportunities, it more than make...

Tallulah Falls and Gorge
Located in the  mountains of northeast Georgia, Tallulah Falls rose to prom...

Waterfalls
Georgia has a wide variety of waterfalls: some are high with sheer drops, some a...

Whitewater Paddling
Whitewater paddling is one of the fastest-growing outdoor recreational activitie...

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