What a great getaway and such a short drive from Northeast Georgia and Atlanta area. Several major roads lead right to this quaint and charming destination. I recently visited Blue Ridge for one of the many festivals they host over the year. There is always good live music in the park and at several of the restaurants. www.facebook.com/mightyquinnproductions
I think you will just love the vibe in Blue Ridge, Copper Hill and McCaysville. If you are looking for food truck vendors, they always have some interesting choices. And the ice sculptures, can you imagine this at your wedding. The local chamber of commerce can provide you with a business name of where they get the ice sculptures. You can visit their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/fireandicechilicookoff/
and I am sure they do Instagram too! Blue Ridge has many hip restaurants with top rated chefs. I have dined at #theBlacksheeprestaurant #whiskeyandwater #harvestonmain #mysticmountainpizza and more are opening every day to add to their appeal. There are shops for finding a terrific style or bargain, antiques if you like that, kitchen shops, fresh local grown items and many more. It has all the home town charm and now a new #Hampton Inn overlooking the Blue Ridge Scenic Railroad. You can kick back and enjoy the sights from their rooftop bar. I have not been yet but I am sure you can enjoy great food and specialty drinks there too.
You know if you have an outdoor enthusiast, Blue Ridge has many opportunities for hiking, biking and being surrounded by beautiful scenery. There are even stores that sell just outdoor items if shopping is your pastime. You just have to pick a direction to explore. Just a few miles away you can enjoy river front dining with more shopping on the Tocca River in McCaysville, Ga /Copperhill, TN. Take a photo on the state line.
My best advice would be to go hungry, stay late and now you can spend the night right there in the middle of everything. I will be checking it out too!