Explore Unlimited Fun In North Georgia Mountains

Blue Ridge, Blairsville and Hiawassee in Georgia and Murphy, Hayesville in North Carolina

Your playground awaits! In our spick-and-span and comfortable Blue RidgeBlairsville and Hiawassee Cabin Rentals, you’re in the heart of breathtaking views, pristine nature, and adventures sure to please you and your family. You will be able to easily find some of the best places to eat in North Georgia and North Carolina Mountains Region, from traditional Southern home cooking and BBQ to fine dining.

  1. Excellent North Georgia hunting and fishing, including fly fishing. Experience the amazing excitement of catching your dinner.
  2. Scenic mountain motorcycle rides just minutes from your biker-friendly cabin with paved roads all the way. Visit the waterfalls and famous motorcycle trails.
  3. Tours of fine area wineries and vineyards on Georgia’s Wine Highway and enjoy our Enchanted Mountain Retreats Preferred Wineries Map.
  4. Exhilarating Zip Lines and Canopy Tours with panoramic mountain views for newbies like children to professional for Mom & Dad.
  5. Breathtaking sites for hiking and mountain biking aficionados.
  6. Plenty shopping, galleries, spas and so many more things to do in the Blue Ridge, Blairsville and Hiawassee areas to relax and enjoy.
  7. Explore Blairsville's Scenery in Fall.

Enchanted Mountain Retreats is proud to serve and welcome guests from literally all over the world to the lush, natural beauty found in North Georgia Mountains Region. Unlike many other vacation getaways in the southeast, we offer all budgets wide variety of things to see and do in and around the mountains area. Below are some resources that we hope will help you well in scheduling your outdoor adventures during your vacation.

[We have compiled a collection of trends, insights, and statistics regarding the behaviors and preferences of travelewho have visited our cabin properties over the years. To help plan your visit to the North Georgia Mountains, we created a helpful guide.We hope you will find this information both valuable and engaging.]
An essential guide to enjoy US National Parks


Spending at least two hours a week in nature is associated with good health and wellbeing.

Source: Nature.com Scientific Reports


The parks are the country’s treasures. From Yosemite’s mountains and ancient sequoia trees to Acadia’s rocky headlands along the Atlantic coastline, US national parks are loved by locals and feature on the bucket lists of many travelers. They are some of the most breathtaking places to spend time outdoors.  


Click here to visit a great website: An essential guide to enjoy US National Parks.




Splash Island is designed to ensure every “Splasher” has an amazing experience and is the perfect attraction for those seeking over-the-top adventures, mind-blowing acrobatic thrills, and safe, yet fun, athletic challenges.

Located in Hiawassee, GA, this place offers Mind-Blowing, Adrenaline-Pumping, Out-of-this-World Fun for People of All Ages!

Great for Birthday Parties and Special Events.


3379 US Highway 76

Hiawassee, GA 30546





Horseback Riding @ North Georgia Mountains













Many horseback riding companies offer enjoyable trip for everyone of all ages and skill levels. Choose from a variety of options, including a one-hour journey and other types of rides: carriage rides, hay rides, moonlight rides, overnight rides with camping, wilderness rides... there's something for everyone, even the most amateur rider.

Our suggested companies are:

A Step Above Stables (Blairsville, GA)

Appalachian Trail Rides (Mineral, Bluff, GA)

Blue Ridge Mountain Trail Rides at Hells Hollow (Blue Ridge, GA)





Add to the peace and relaxation of your mountain visit with a trip to some of the beautiful North GA wineries and vineyards in our area. Georgia’s Wine Highway is rapidly becoming known for its fine family vineyards.

 Sip award-winning Georgia wines, enjoy a meal, and drink in the view. Many North Georgia wineries and vineyards offer wine tastings and winery tours. Some area vineyards also have restaurants.

Learn more about vineyards and wineries in the North Georgia Mountains:

Georgia Wine Country Map and Events Calendar

Wineries & Distilleries in Union County

Purple Foot Wine Club


Area wineries and vineyards:

Cartecay Vineyards – Ellijay, GA

Crane Creek Vineyards – Young Harris, GA

Frogtown Cellars – Dahlonega, GA

Serenberry Vineyards – Morganton, GA

Tiger Mountain Vineyards – Tiger, GA

Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery – Dahlonega, GA 

Willow Creek Falls and Vineyard – Blue Ridge, GA

 Bacchus on the Lake - Hiawassee, GA

North Georgia Mountains Location MapMap Painted By Ken Winters
Motorcycling Road Rides @ North Georgia Mountains

Find the best motorcycle roads, trips and challenging adventures. Get ready for espectacular rides in North Georgia Mountains.

Our suggested companies are:

Motorcycle Roads & Rides in Georgia

Mountain Rides in NE Georgia


Project Chimps is the newest chimpanzee sanctuary in the United States and was founded to provide lifelong exemplary care to 200 former research chimpanzees at its sanctuary on 230+ acres of forested land in the Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia. Today, Project Chimps is home to 96 chimpanzees and we are working to move nearly 100 more to permanent sanctuary. The sanctuary is occasionally open to the public for special events and group tours.

Our suggested reference link is:




Hiking & Backpack @ North Georgia Mountains

The Appalachian Trail (AT) crosses 14 states on its journey up the East Coast, but it begins (or ends, depending on your direction) in Georgia. Springer Mountain has served as the starting point for countless adventures and as a celebratory finale for those completing the 2,200-mile hike from Mount Katahdin in Maine.


Our suggested reference links are:

Explore Georgia

Fanin County-Blue Ridge Chamber of Commerce

Benton MacKaye Trail Association

The Swinging Bridge on the Toccoa


Canoeing & Kayaking @ North Georgia Mountains

The crystal clear aquamarine waters of 3,290-acre Lake Blue Ridge make it one of Georgia's most picturesque mountain lakes. The lake was formed when Blue Ridge Dam was constructed on the Toccoa River in 1930. The Toccoa River, one of Georgia’s most pristine trout streams, resumes its flow below the Blue Ridge Dam and travels north into Tennessee, where it is known as the Ocoee River.

 Our suggested companies and reference links are:

Toccoa River Canoe Trail

North Georgia Watersports

Jon Ron Toccoa River Outfitters - Canoe Rentals

Lake Blue Ridge Marina - Boat Rentals

Ziplines Canopy @ North Georgia Mountains

Zipline is one of our top activities for family fun.Go through the mountains from the treetops, zip into the valley, soar over pastures and feel the freedom of flying. Security is the main concenr of all the zipline companies. You really should try it!

Our suggested companies are:

Blue Ridge Canopy Tours

Zip Line Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge

Ocoee River Basin Canopy Tours

Nacoochee Adventures

Sunburst Adventures

Blue Ridge Adventure Park

Massage & Therapy @ North Georgia Mountains



Turn your stay in the mountains into the  chance for resting, pampering yourself, rejuvenation and harmonize mind and body through the massages, facial and body treatments offered by spa's and wellness centers in the region.

Our suggested companies are:

Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa (Young Harris, GA)

Indulge (Blue Ridge, GA)

Teatrees Boutique Spa (Blue Ridge, GA)

Relief Care Chiropractic (Blue Ridge, GA)

Fishing & Fly Fishing @ North Georgia Mountains


Lakes and rivers of the North Georgia Mountains are one of the main attractions for  amateur and professional fisherman from U.S. and even other countries! The streams available in the area, are home to a wide variety of fish like trout, several types of bass, catfish, and much more. Amon the main places for fishing are: Lake Chatuge, Toccoa River, Rock Creek, Noontootla Creek and Cooper Creek.

Our suggested companies are:

Welch's Guide Service (McCaysville, GA)

Reel Angling Fishing Adventures (Suches, GA)

Fly Fishing North Georgia (Blue Ridge, GA)


Golfing 18 Holes @ North Georgia Mountains

Golf courses nestled in the Georgia Mountains are breathtaking as well as preferred by professional golfers. Both private and public 18 hole courses are available, some are even open year round. The natural views and golf courses desing are unbeatable. All of them offer premier golfing experiences!

Our suggested reference links are:

Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa (Young Harris, GA)

Butternut Creek (Blairsville, GA) 

Whitepath Golf Course (Ellijay, GA)


Fresh, untouched and amazing are the waterfalls located near of Blue Ridge GA, Blairsville, GA, and more than 100 waterfalls spanning across the mountains. Each waterfall  offers a trail and different kind of hike for everyone.

Our suggested reference links are:

Learn more about waterfalls in and around Blue Ridge

8 Spectacular Waterfalls in the North Georgia Mountains

View a great area waterfall guide courtesy of the Fannin County Chamber of Commerce.

Union County Waterfalls courtesy of the Union County Chamber of Commerce.

Whitewater Rafting @North Georgia Mountains

When thinking about outdoor adventure paradise, the North Georgia Mountains are your bet.  Every year more than 300,000 people (local and visitors) experince the exciting waves, power and constant flow r of Ocoee River and other rapids.

Our suggested reference links and companies are:

A Rolling Thunder River Company  (McCaysville, GA)

Ocoee Adventure Center (Copperhill, TN)

Ocoee Rafting  (Ducktown, TN)

Tubing @North Georgia Mountains



Float down the river, while you feel the fresh air and the sun warmth on your face. And then... burst with joy and lauhgter  among your friends and family. This aquatic adventure is perfect to share with kids and adults alike. Definitely, Tubing is where excitement meets unforgettable times.

Our suggested companies are:

Toccoa Wilderness Tubing ( Blue Ridge, GA) 

Cool River Tubing (Helen, GA)

Toccoa River Tubing Company (McCaysville, GA) 

Mountain Biking @ North Georgia Mountains

Go further! Certainly, a landscape is not the same when you look it from a car window or riding a bike. The local mountains bring to you the chance to explore mother nature while you exercise a bit.

Our suggested reference links are:

Annual Cycling Events in Georgia

Blue Ridge Mountain Outfitters

Mulberry Gap Mountain Bike Get-A-Way

Biking trails courtesy of the Fannin County Chamber of Commerce


Helen, Blue Ridge and surrounding areas, below you will find a list of suggested companies to plan a trip by train or helicopter.


Scenic Helicopter Tours

8065 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545, USA



Blue Ridge Helicopters

850 Airport Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30046



Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

706 632-8724



Geocaching @ North Georgia Mountains


If an exploration spirit dwells in you, this activity is for you.  Dare to live something different and try geocahing.

Our suggested reference link is:



Aska Adventure Trail Area @ North Georgia Mountains

North Georgia Mountains offer fantastic opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities and get in touch with Mother Nature!

Here are some Links that will help you in your area search:

·         Aska Adventure Trail Area

·         Benton MacKaye Trail Association

·         The Appalachian Trail Starts Here

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