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5 of the Best Places in the North Georgia Mountains to see a Bear

You can see a bear anywhere in Georgia. Literally we've seen bears in downtown Blairsville, outside of Gainesville near Lake Lanier, and wandering the road just outside of Helen. We've done a lot of roaming - whether it's hiking or driving - and we've seen our share...

Rabun County Historical Society

Our Mission The Rabun County Historical Society collects, preserves and displays an extensive range of materials that document our 200-year history. Our museum houses a growing collection of artifacts, photographs and records that illustrate the major historical...

Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce

Small town...big vision, big ventures, big views, big values. Gilmer County has the best of both worlds – a calming, peaceful way of life; yet culture and technology to rival the biggest city. Our citizens are united in their love of daily small town life,...

Fannin County Chamber of Commerce

If you live anywhere in the southeast, you're within driving distance of Blue Ridge, only 90 miles north of Atlanta via I-575 on the Georgia-Tennessee-North Carolina line. With 106,000 acres of Chattahoochee National Forest, 300 miles of hiking trails and 100 miles of...