Things You Can Do in North Georgia During Summer

Posted by Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals on Thu, Jul 29, 2021

There are many interesting destinations you can visit in North Georgia during the summer months. There is just no shortage of it! Here are some of the nice places to visit in North Georgia during the warmer months.

1. Feel like watching a movie outdoors? Watch a movie at one of Georgia's last drive-in theaters


Swan drive-in theater is one of the four drive-in theaters still operating in Georgia. This is at 651 Summit St, Blue Ridge Georgia.

2. Go tubing through Alpine Helen


Summer months are the best when it comes to tubing! Tubing in Helen, Georgia along the Chattahoochee River is a rite of passage and a must thing to do while in the Bavarian city. 

3. Try one of the longest swinging bridge


A 270 foot-long swinging bridge over the Toccoa River near Blue Ridge, the Swinging Bridge over the Toccoa River is a popular destination for day-hikers. Providing short and pleasant walks, the trails to access the bridge are located on each side of the river.

4. Visit the waterfalls at the Amicalola State Park


A gorgeous 729-foot waterfall, the Amicalola Falls is the highest in Georgia. The State Park is set in a rolling and vibrant-green southern Appalachian Mountains. No wonder it is one of the popular places to visit in Georgia!

5. Explore the mountains and hills through ziplining


What better way than watching views from the top? An exciting way to explore the vast mountain, hills, and forests of North Georgia, ziplining allows you to go through scenic landscaping and aerial bridges. This is a fun activity for families!

And if you love heights, stay in one of Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals' luxurious treehouses after your summer activities. 

6. Watch the Georgia mountain view with a glass of wine in hand


Home to over 20 vineyards and wineries, there are plenty of choices in North Georgia. Every summer, there are annual winery events and festivals.

7. Enjoy nature's bounty in a botanical garden


Botanical gardens offer a journey into the magical realm of nature. Explore some of the top flora collections in the world at the botanical gardens in North Georgia.

8. If you're into cars, how about a visit to a car graveyard?


Old Car City, the world's largest known classic car junkyard, is located in White, Georgia. The junkyard is family-owned and operated.

9. Fruit picking because why not?


Mercier Orchards is a 300-acre orchard where you can pick your own seasonal fruits. It is the best place for fruit picking in the state which started way back in 1943.

10. Swim in the most picturesque mountain lake in the state


Lake Blue Ridge is a 3,290-acre lake where 80% of its shoreline is sitting in the National Forest. You can swim, kayak, paddleboard, or do any water activity.

11. Family fun at the Lilly Pad Village


Take your kids to The Lilly Pad Village where you can do gem mining, fishing, and mini-golfing in a scenic mountain atmosphere. Your kids will love it!

Where are you going this summer? These are the Summer Holidays in North Georgia:

June 1 – Ninobah, The Day of the Advent of the Georgian Baptist.

July 16 – Day of spiritual love or Gergetoba.

August 28 – Saint Mary's Day

Topics: Helen Georgia, Family Vacations, Things To Do, North Georgia
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