• Day Trips

  • Young Harris, GA - 15 Minutes

    Crane Creek Vineyards
    Sample the wines at Crane Creek Vineyards while browsing the gourmet food items (916 Crane Creek Road / 706-379-1236).

    O.Wayne Planetarium
    This spectacular public show uses state-of-the-art technology to project a realistic and beautiful starry sky over the entire dome surface (1 College Street / 706-379-5195).

    Brasstown Valley Resort
    Spend the day at a first-class day spa or on a first-class golf course! Brasstown Valley Resort offers dining, golf, and spa services (6321 US Hwy 76 / 706-379-2336).


    Hiawassee, GA - 25 Minutes

    North Georgia Premier Fishing Guide Service 
    Half day trips start at $250. Guided Striped Bass trips on Lake Nottely and Hybrid Bass trips on Lake Chatuge (1775 Murphy Highway /706-745-4802).

    The Ridges Resort & Marina
    A full service marina as well as boat rentals on Lake Chatuge that includes: Pontoon Boats, Fishing Boats, Kayaks, Canoes, Peddle Boats, and Fishing Gear & Live Bait
    (3499 U.S. Highway 76 West / 706-896-2262).


    Blue Ridge, GA - 25 Minutes

    Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge 
    You can zip over 165 acres of North Georgia Mountains in 13 zips over 1 mile of cable, 12 Canopy Decks, 3 Sky Bridges, and 2 Towers (891 Old Cashes Valley Road / 800-251-4800).

    Mercier Orchards
    Bushels of apples fresh from the surrounding orchard! The bakery offers seasonal baked pies in the following varieties: pecan, cherry, pumpkin and peach. They also have a deli and a store. You won’t want to miss this (8660 Blue Ridge Drive / 800-361-7731 ).

    Noontootla Creek Farms
    A private farm of more than 1,500 acres that offers trout fishing, quail and pheasant hunting, as well as a 12-station sporting clays course (3668 Newport Road / 706-838-0585).


    Murphy, NC - 30 Minutes

    Wagonmaster Adventure Ranch
    Visit a fun park and a gem mine! There are no admission fees and the playground and picnic areas are free. There is a paintball and air soft BB arcade, a putt-putt course and the Salty Dog Gem Mine (359 Adventure Ranch Road / 828-494-9521).


    Andrews, NC - 55 Minutes

    Ridge Runner Ziplines
    Fully guided zipline tour with gear and training provided (750 Wakefield Road / 828-421-8119).

    Ask about whitewater rafting companies on the Ocoee, Nantahala, and Chattooga Rivers!