Spring Activities

Spring is the most beautiful time to visit the North Georgia mountains and experience the beauty of Blairsville-Union County. Warmer weather is the perfect time to go for a hike, explore waterfalls, visit Vogel State Park or Brasstown Bald, and relax on an unforgettable trip with your family.

Check out the Spring Itinerary to get some ideas for your mountain getaway!

Festivals

Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival
April 13 - 14

Georgia Mountain Wine & Jazz Festival
TBD

Blairsville Arts, Crafts, & Music Festival
May 26 - 27

Memorial Day Parade
May 26

Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games
June 9 - 10

Things To Do:

Vogel State Park

Visit one of Georgia's most beloved State Parks for hiking, camping, paddle boats, putt-putt, fishing, cottage rentals, bike rentals, a playground, and more! See Tryhalta Falls, easily accessible via one of our hiking trails, and experience the natural beauty that abounds in north Georgia.

Brasstown Bald

Brasstown Bald offers guests a unique view from the highest peak in Georgia. Opening in early spring, the Brasstown Bald Observatory allows guests to see four states and a breathtaking view of the mountains, even spying downtown Atlanta on a clear day.

Golfing

Enjoy one of the local golf courses, like Butternut Creek Golf Course, conveniently located in the middle of Blairsville with stunning views of the mountains from each tee.

Horseback Riding

Spring provides equestrians and horse enthusiasts with perfect weather for a beautiful ride. Local stables can set you up with a gentle steed to take you on an extraordinary ride to spy flowers, blossoming trees, and nature awaking to a new season.

Hiking

Spring is a great season to go hiking, as nature comes back to life. Take the easy routes through our picturesque Meeks Park or choose a hardcore trail that traverses streams, scales mountains and descends into deep gorges. The most famous trail in the area is the Appalachian trail. Accessible from several locations within Union County, the AT winds 80 miles through the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Geocaching

Looking for an outdoor activity that the whole family can enjoy? Geocaching is a great way to explore North Georgia, including the areas you might have overlooked. There are trails all over Georgia, including Blairsville’s own Vogel State Park. For an outdoor activity with lots of family fun, geocaching can’t be beat.

Wineries

Blairsville is home to one of the best wine-growing regions in the country. Schedule a tour of one of the excellent wineries in our area and see what all the fuss is about. Check out our Wineries and Distillleries page for a complete listing of the wineries in and around Blairsville-Union County.

Moonshine Distillery

Blairsville-Union County is home to Grandaddy Mimms, a unique moonshine distillery with deep roots in the history of the area. Schedule a tour to learn about the company's story and sample a little moonshine!