Exploring Around Town

Shops & Boutiques


From chic boutiques to unique antiques, gourmet foods to art galleries, Blue Ridge shopping has something for everyone.


The House of Threads

Blue Ridge Mountain Outfitters


Blue Ridge Olive Oil Company

Folk Apothic

Blue Ridge Cotton Company

Wineries & Breweries


The winery and brewery scene is not to be missed.   Here's a few of our local favorites:

Serenberry Winery

Bear Claw Vineyards

Grumpy Old Men Brewery

Fannin Brewing Company

Copperhill Brewery

Buckbald Brewing

Our Favorite Restaurants


The culinary experience in Blue Ridge may range from casual to upscale, but it's always delicious!  Here are some of our favorites:  

Black Sheep (dinner/Sat & Sun brunch)  

Harvest on Main (lunch/dinner)  

Cucina Rustica (dinner)  

La Pizzeria (lunch/dinner)   

Toccoa Riverside Restaurant (lunch/dinner)  

Treo/The Cellar@ Treo (lunch/brunch/dinner)

The Vine - Wine Bar & Bistro (lunch/dinner)

Rum Cake Lady (lunch)

Blue Ridge Marina Boat Dock Bar & Grill (lunch/dinner)

Music & Arts


Looking for live music, art, and theater activities? Visit The Art Center of Blue Ridge

Events Around Town


So much to do! 

Check out this list of local events

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway


For a unique family friendly exploration take a ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway