Things to Do in Northeast Georgia | Mountain Towns & Outdoor Adventures


Welcoming hikers, anglers, explorers, wine connoisseurs, foodies, history buffs, artists, and families of all shapes and sizes, Northeast Georgia offers expansive natural beauty and loads of things to do on your memorable North Georgia getaway. Nestled along the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Northeast Georgia features historic mountain towns brimming with Appalachian culture, plenty of outdoor activities in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, plus cozy cabin rentals to rest, relax, and recharge.

Mountain Towns to Visit in Northeast Georgia 

From the stretches of Rabun County (the northeastern-most county in Georgia) to the tip of Atlanta, historic Northeast Georgia towns boast fun things to do with family and friends. Within the Northeast Georgia Mountains, you’ll find craft breweries, moonshine distilleries, wineries, gift shops galore, apple orchards, peach and pumpkin farms, gem mines, museums, art galleries, coffee shops, mom-n-pop restaurants, animal encounters, drive-in theaters, old country stores dating back to the 1800s, and seasonal events with live music!

Outdoor Activities to Enjoy in Northeast Georgia

Outdoor enthusiasts will feel right at home in the North Georgia Mountains, where the Chattahoochee National Forest and state parks offer miles of hiking trails — including the start of the Appalachian Trail. Strap up your hiking boots, clip your backpack, and hike to waterfalls, historic sites, geocaches, valleys, and scenic overlooks. 

Northeast Georgia is home to Brasstown Bald, the highest point in the state, the double cascading Anna Ruby Falls, as well as historic Cherokee mounds. You can go fishing, swimming, boating, and picnicking at Lake Chatuge. Plus, there’s kayaking and rafting along rivers in the area. Additional outdoor activities include mountain biking, soaring on ziplines, and horseback riding.

Northeast Georgia Cabins for YOU

After tasting Georgia wine, panning for gemstones, petting animals, shopping for souvenirs, fishing for rainbow trout, picnicking along the Toccoa River, or exploring the Blue Ridge Mountain trails, return to your Northeast Georgia cabin rental to unwind. Mountain views, steamy hot tubs, home theaters, game rooms, big screen TVs, roaring fireplaces, stone firepits, spacious decks, fully equipped kitchens, grills, and king suites with private bathrooms are the kinds of amenities Georgia Cabins for YOU offers. 

Whether you’re in the Northeast Georgia Mountains for family fun, relaxation with your partner and pets, or a budget-friendly adventure with friends, Georgia Cabins for YOU delivers. Book online or at 1.800.580.5524 anytime! 

Spend quality time with family and friends in the Blue Ridge Mountain towns, forests, parks, and attractions of Northeast Georgia.