north georgia mountains: Do you love the outdoors? - 08/25/18 02:39 PM
If you love the outdoors, then you will love Blairsville, GA. A quaint town in the heart of the North Georgia Mountains. A place where you will experience some of Georgia's most beautiful landmarks. Climb Higher.... Visit Brasstown Bald... the highest point in Georgia. Hike the Appalachian Trail.... Blairsville is home to over 80 miles of the trail, including the only portion that passes through a man-made structure. Swim, paddleboard, boat, ski, tub, wakeboard or fish on 4,180 acres of pristine Lake Nottely. Cook out, camp, ride paddle boats, play putt-putt and swim in the 20 acres lake with beach at stunning … (2 comments)

north georgia mountains: Spring Cleaning in the North Georgia Mountains - 04/07/15 04:01 AM
Spring has arrived in the North Georgia Mountains. It is a time for renewal and rejuvenation. So why should your home be any different? After several months of being closed up for the winter dirt and dust has probably built up in your home. Now is the perfect time to give your home new life and do some deep cleaning.
Below you will find some helpful tips to help get you started:
– Deep clean or replace your door mat. You don’t want to track dirt into your newly cleaned home.
– Shampoo carpets and clean upholstery.
– Mop hard surface flooring.
– Wash walls, … (1 comments)

north georgia mountains: Fun February in the North Georgia Mountains - 02/04/13 04:47 AM
The SNOW that we received over the weekend got me thinking about all of the great things to do this time of year in the North Georgia Mountains. 

Here are my picks for FUN February Activities
 in the North Georgia Mountains

Fire & Ice Chili Cook off & Ice Sculpting Event -  Saturday, February 18, 2013 from noon until 5 PM
Come out for some hot and cool fun during this annual event in Blue Ridge, GA!
Amazing ice sculptures all over town and live carving demonstrations on Blue Ridge's Downtown City Park.
Sample the hot stuff from dozens of local chefs and aspiring … (0 comments)

north georgia mountains: It's Springtime in the Mountains! - 03/24/12 03:06 AM
Hello friends!    If you know me well, you know that I'm a Spring & Summer girl! I have to force myself outside if it's even remotely cold or dreary. Lucky for me, this past winter in the North Georgia/Western North Carolina mountains was a mild one and temperatures are already in the 70s (a little unusual for this time of year, but I love it!). The first day of Spring was this past Tuesday (March 20th) and folklore says "Don't say that spring has come until you can put your foot on nine daisies." Well...... it's safe to say that … (0 comments)

north georgia mountains: Christmas Buffet at Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris, GA - 12/18/11 06:12 AM


Family Christmas Day Buffett at Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa in Young Harris, GA


Let Brasstown Valley Resort's team of culinary experts do the cooking for your family (no mess, no clean up!).

The entire lodge will be decked out in all of it's finery for the Holidays with over 25 decorated an lit Christmas Trees, a Gingerbread Village and an expanded Train Display.


Bring your camera and get a special family photo for your scrapbook while you are there


A copy of the Christmas Day menu, along … (3 comments)

north georgia mountains: Southern Tree Plantation Fall Fun in Blairsville, GA - 10/18/10 07:18 AM
Southern Tree Plantation Fall Fun
Come to the North Georgia Mountains for Fall Fun at the Southern Tree Plantation 
Events include pumpkins, hayrides, petting farm, marshmellow roasting, mountain crafts, maze, playground, pony rides, kids train ride.
Fridays 12-6, Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 12-6
For more information, call 706-745-0601 or visit
Located in the heart of the North Georgia Mountains in Union County, Southern Tree Plantation is an active plantation growing thousands of pumpkins and Christmas trees. The Plantation is loaded with fun activities and things to do during our Fall and Christmas seasons. We are open to the … (0 comments)

north georgia mountains: Blue Ridge Community Theatre - 01/28/09 08:11 AM

If you are in the Blue Ridge, GA area, make sure to visit the Blue Ridge Community Theatre located at 11 Mountain Street Blue Ridge, GA 30513. For more information, please call 706-632-9223 or visit They put on great shows in one of the most beautiful areas of the North Georgia Mountains.

north georgia mountains: Historic Home and Farm in North Georgia - 01/23/09 04:19 AM
This Historic home, located in the Heart of the North Georgia Mountains comes with a history as colorful as its beautiful setting. A wonderful farm that has been meticulously maintained. The home has been up-dated and renovated with approximately 4000 sq ft of living space. A lovely stone fireplace in the family friendly eat in kitchen, reminds you of the "good ole days." A perfect rocking chair porch wraps around the house. Perfect equestrian area with fenced pastures, two creeks and a stocked, spring fed pond. A large heated garage/workshop could easily be turned into a perfect barn. A … (5 comments)

north georgia mountains: Lake Nottely in Blairsville, Georgia - 01/22/09 09:23 AM

Lake Nottely is an absoultely gorgeous lake located in the North Georgia Mountains (Blairsville, GA). Construction of Lake Nottely began on July 17, 1971 and was completed on January 14, 1942. The lake consists of 4,180 acres with a majority of the shoreline being US Forest Service land. It is 20 miles long with 106 miles of shoreline. The average summer water elevation is 1776 (full pool).  Nottely is well known as a great fishing destination, especially for those looking to catch striped bass. It's also an excellent place for water skiing, wake boarding, tubing and all types of water activities.

north georgia mountains: Ready to Sell, Getting the Exterior Ready - 01/22/09 08:46 AM
When getting your home ready to sell, sprucing up the exterior can have a major impact on getting buyers in the door. One of the biggest decisions is whether or not to paint/stain the exterior. When you look at the home from across the street or from a distance, does it look old and faded? If so, it is often a very good investment to paint/stain the outside because it really spruces up the appearance of a house.
When deciding what color to paint, it should not be something unusual, but a color that fits in well with the neighborhood … (2 comments)

north georgia mountains: Wordless Wednesday - North Georgia Mountains - 01/21/09 07:08 AM
Photo taken from Hightop Mountain Estates in Blairsville, Georgia

north georgia mountains: North Georgia Mountain Home with Fantastic Views - 01/05/09 08:50 AM


Located in Blairsville, GA with close proximity to the Blue Ridge area, Northeast Georgia Board of Realtors MLS 179062 - Absolutely PHENOMENAL Lake & Mountain Views as far as the eye can see. Prow-front log sided cabin with custom interior and exterior fireplaces. Built in 2006. 1.36 acres. 2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths plus full ready to be finished basement, stubbed for 3rd bath. Located within easy access of both Blairsville and Blue Ridge. This view will knock your socks off !!!!!!!!!!!! $335,000


north georgia mountains: A few tidbits about Union County and the Blairsville, GA area - 12/18/08 03:26 AM

Did you know that Union County is home of Georgia's Highest Mountain??? Brasstown Bald is 4,784 feet above sea level with panoramic views of four states! It houses a museum and exhibit, picnic areas, a bookstore and walking trails. The views are absolutely stunning!

Vogel State, Georgia's oiginal state park, was built in 1927 and is located just 11 miles south of downtown Blairsville at the base of Blood Mountain in the middle of the Chattahoochee National Forest. Camping Life Magazine listed the park as one of the top 25 public US campgrounds in 2000. The … (4 comments)

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Karyn Smith Woody

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