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 Vogel State Park
Each season brings something new — Sand a new reason to visit.
Epic Drives
Getting there is half the fun with these scenic drives!
North Georgia’s scenic byways dip, wind and curve through some of the most scenic areas of the state.
GEORGIA MOUNTAIN PARKWAY
Follow I-575 from Atlanta and take in the quaint towns of Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Blairsville, Young Harris and Hiawassee. — georgiamountainparkway.com
SOUTHERN HIGHROADS TRAIL
This scenic loop through the mountains of Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina explores the beauty, diversity and rich history of Appalachia.
— southernhighroads.org
THE GAUNTLET
A favorite of motorcyclists and car buffs, this route features 133 miles of scenic roads and overlooks with plenty of twists and curves. — gauntletga.com
WOLF PEN GAP ROAD
At just 26 miles long, this stretch of GA 180 is one of the most challenging natural routes in the state.
— openroadjourney.com
THE SUCHES LOOP
This demanding route is great for viewing three of North Georgia’s mountain passes — Neel Gap, Hester Gap and Stonepile Gap — and is exceptionally beautiful in the fall. — motorcycleroads.com
RUSSELL-BRASSTOWN SCENIC BYWAY
This 41-mile loop (GA 348, 180 & 17/75) takes you through amazing scenery, plus Brasstown Bald, hiking trails and waterfalls. — n-georgia.com/russell-brasstown-scenic-tour.htm
Russell-Brasstown Scenic Byway
4 Seasons to Play
pring is spectacular and mild, bursting with vivid blooms. Sun-kissed summers are made for the water.
Fall is crisp and filled with brilliant foliage. And winters are fireplace-cozy with just a dusting or two of snow.
Overall, we’re significantly cooler than other cities in the Southeast (and sometimes snowier!) thanks to our higher elevation. We’re protected from hurricanes and tornadoes for the most part. Occasionally we’ll catch the tail end of a tropical storm with heavy rain, or a small funnel cloud will pop up briefly, but these events are infrequent and rarely cause much trouble.
Chamber of Commerce & Welcome Center
129 Union County Recreation Road
Blairsville, GA 30512
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Saturday: 10am-1pm (Memorial Day-October)
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