When planning Georgia weekend getaways, visitors should be sure to check out the state's various mountains. The top 3 mountains in Georgia worth visiting are the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Lookout Mountain and the Great Smokey Mountains.
Visitors to the Blue Ridge Mountains can stay at one of the Georgia Cabin Rentals or in a bed & breakfast for the duration of their visit. While there, they can see the Toccoa River, which flows into the Ococee River. This is a great place to go trout fishing and white water rafting.
Anyone that visits the Blue Ridge Mountains during the summer will be able to enjoy a warm day that turns into a cool night. In the spring, the temperature at Blue Ridge Mountains is generally in the 70s or 80s. Fans of cold weather will want to visit during the winter to see the mountains blanketed with snow, providing a relaxing backdrop for their vacation.
Other mountains in Georgia include the Great Smokey Mountains, with more than 800 miles worth of trails. Visitors can participate in educational programs run by rangers. The Great Smokey Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in America.
Another mountain worth visiting is Lookout Mountain. Visitors can take a tour of Ruby Falls, which is the deepest cave in the United States. Ruby Falls contains an underground waterfall, which is the largest one that the public has access to. While at Lookout Mountain, visitors can take a ride on the Incline Railway, the steepest railway in the world that transports passengers.