Blairsville, Georgia is a small mountain town in the Appalachian Mountains. For many people who live inrnlarger cities, these mountains provide a simple escape from life’s daily stresses. Stunning sceneryrnamong Northeast Georgia’s gentle peaks and beautiful creeks and rivers makes this region a naturalrnparadise. Encompassing nearly two-thirds of Blairsville, the Chattahoochee National Forest has windingrntrails that lead visitors through scenic mountains, rushing rivers, and cascading waterfalls. This is wherernyou can step back in time with nature and walk where the Cherokee Indians once lived. ThernChattahoochee National Forest boasts scenic attractions such as Helton Creek Falls, TrackrockrnArchaeological Area (site of ancient Indian petroglyphs), and Brasstown Bald – Georgia’ s highest peak.rnThe Russell-Brasstown Scenic Byway and the Southern Highroads Trail offer outstanding scenery. NearbyrnVogel State Park with its Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is a longtime favorite for camping or arncozy cabin retreat. Blairsville\'s Town Square is frequently the venue for annual events such as thernDowntown Spring Arts & Crafts Festival, the Memorial Day Parade, the Green Bean Festival, thernBluegrass Festival, the Sorghum Parade, Hometown Halloween on the Square, and the ChristmasrnParade. Everyone is invited to these family oriented celebrations! Just south of the Square, thernHistorical Society develops and maintains the Mountain Life Museum. It is home to the 1906 GrapelrnMock House, the 1861 Payne Cabin, and annual events such as the Mountain Market and HeritagernFestival. Look for live animals, heritage demonstrations, and hands-on activities such as panning forrngold.