...and the Blue Ridge Mountains! Family fun from all the top towns in Northeast Georgia!
This image is from Sky Valley Georgia - the highest 'city' in Georgia!
With each of our Blue Ridge Mountain towns we provide you with some things to explore / things to do - some very unique! Check out our town list below!
Each Blue Ridge Mountain town includes the top 5 places to find good food! Use our Top 5 list to plan your trip! Check out our town list below!
Located just of the square in Dahlonega Georgia is a fascinating and historical gold mining 'diving bell'.
This is a must visit on your walking tour around Dahlonega. Check it out in Hancock Park.
Watch the video history of this Diving Bell we just uploaded on our vide page: [Tour North Georgia Videos]
From the first gold rush in America, beautiful waterfalls and vista and now fine wine - North Georgia has it gong on!
Check out our new North Georgia Wine Tour! [Go There Now!]
North Georgia Historical Sites
Tour North Georgia will include the top historical sites in the area. One of the top - Track Rock Gap: Track Rock Gap is believed to contain Mayan ruins. North Georgia has been definitively linked to the Mexican Mayan ruins by way of Mayan Blue. Some Mayan Blue analyzed in Mexico is composed of indigo dye and clay from Georgia. Track Rack Gap is in the Track Rock Gap Archaeological Area in the Brasstown Ranger District of the Chattahoochee National Forest in Georgia...
more to come!
At the time of the arrival of settlers from Europe, it was inhabited largely by the Cherokee. The counties of north Georgia were often scenes of important events in the history of Georgia. It was the site of many American Civil War battles, including the Battle of Lookout Mountain and the Battle of Chickamauga, leading up to the Atlanta Campaign.
The highest of Georgia's Appalachian Mountains are near the North Carolina border, including Brasstown Bald, the highest point in the state. The northwest contains part of the eastern Tennessee seismic zone, and small earthquakes have been felt as far away as Atlanta. The foothills gradually flatten out toward the south. Much of metro Atlanta is hilly as well, especially on the north and west.
Major rivers include the upper Chattahoochee River, upper Savannah River, Etowah River, far upper Flint River, upper Coosa River, and upper Oconee River. Smaller tributary rivers are the Little River, Chestatee River, Chattooga River, Tallulah River, Tugalo River, Oostanaula River, Coosawattee River, Cartecay River, Ellijay River, Conasauga River, Toccoa River, Sweetwater Creek, upper Tallapoosa River, upper Yellow River, Nottely River, and small headwaters of the far upper Hiawassee River and Little Tennessee River.
The TourNorthGeorgia.com home offices are located in the Chestatee area of North Georgia. The new Tour North Georgia weather station is located in a great location - an old farm meadow with no obstructions and good elevation above the ground. The elevation of the weather station is 1173'. The stations is an Ambient Weather model WS-2902C. Please scroll down for a Desktop weather dashboard.
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