If you could envision your perfect life right now, what would it look like? For many, it would be waking up every morning to panoramic mountain views, surrounded by lush pine trees and pristine lakes. The only noise you would hear would be the sound of nature right outside your window. Rush hour would be a thing of the past, and the closest thing you would experience to a traffic jam would be getting to and from town during a seasonal festival. If this laidback, tranquil lifestyle sounds appealing, look no further than North Georgia.
Nestled at the southern peaks of the Appalachian Mountains, North Georgia has some of the most beautiful mountain towns you will find anywhere in the country, especially in Fannin County and Gilmer County. Many of these scenic mountain communities are just a short drive to some of Georgia's most naturally beautiful sites, including the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest and Springer Mountain, the starting point of the famed Appalachian Trail. It also boasts some of the region's best wineries and breweries. North Georgia truly has something for everyone. And with remote work becoming more readily available, there's never been a better time to move to North Georgia.
Why you need a relocation specialist
So, what is a relocation specialist, and how will working with one help you find your dream home?
A relocation specialist is an experienced real estate agent specializing in real estate transactions in your local area. They also help buyers handle many of the practical details that come with moving to a brand-new area, such as recommending local service providers and offering additional resources to their clients. Their mission is to make your move to a new area as seamless and worry-free as possible. By working with a relocation specialist, you are teaming up with a trusted agent who will go above and beyond to ensure you find the right home in your ideal community.
North Georgia communities
How do you know which community is right for you? The best way to figure that out is to explore for yourself. Spend as much time as you can in some of the different towns in Fannin County, especially when special events and festivals are on the calendar. No matter the time of year, there's always something to look forward to!
By exploring the different communities, you can discover your new favorite restaurants or meet your future neighbors. Need more insight into the area? Your real estate agent is a wealth of information about the local area! Choosing the right community can be overwhelming, but knowing more about some of the area's most prominent towns could help you narrow down your search.
Located just outside Blue Ridge, Mineral Bluff is a tiny, tranquil town with less than 250 residents to its name. Mineral Bluff is known for having the best mineral springs in the region and is considered one of North Georgia's hidden gems. And with its proximity to Long Creek Falls, Long Range Mountains, and the Tallulah Gorge State Park, Mineral Bluff is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.
- Grumpy Old Men Brewing
- Fannin Brewing Company
- Long Creek Falls
- Mineral Bluff Depot
- Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park
If you love fishing, grab your fishing rods and reels. Blue Ridge is one of the country's premier trout fishing destinations, especially in April when they host Blue Ridge Troutfest & Outdoor Adventures, one of the biggest celebrations in town. Blue Ridge also has many concerts and live shows throughout the year. No matter what you're into, you will find it in Blue Ridge.
- Blue Ridge Park
- Blue Ridge Community Theater
- Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Center
- Mercier Orchards
- Old Toccoa Farm
That said, being out on the water isn't the only way to relieve stress in Morganton. It's also the perfect place to get an adrenaline rush — especially if you love driving. Did you know Morganton is one of the few places you can drive a tank? It's true. At Tank Town USA, you can not only drive a tank, but you can also (legally) run over cars! So whether you prefer to be on the water or driving a tank, there's something for everyone in Morganton.
- Morganton Point Recreation Area
- Lake Blue Ridge
- Tank Town USA
- Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
- Serenberry Vineyards
Find your dream home in North Georgia
*Header photo courtesy of Laura Elleby