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Things to Do

All within 30mins of Bleu Canoe


Go Hiking

Hemlock Falls – 2miles (round trip) Moderate

Angel Falls – 1.75miles (round trip) Easy (1st falls) Moderate (2nd falls)

Minihaha Falls – 0.4miles (round trip) Easy

Raven Cliff Falls – 4.6miles (round trip) Moderate

Dukes Creek Falls – 2miles (round trip) Moderate

High Shoal Falls – 2.4miles (round trip) Moderate

Unicoi State Park – Hiking, Zipline, Archery and more

Smithgall Woods State Park – 28 miles of  trails with variety of length and difficulty

Tallulah Gorge State Park - numerous trails with variety of length and difficulty

Shop & Eat 

Clayton (25min) - Clayton features our favorite boutique shops, art galleries and outfitters. Be sure to check out Wander North, Cage-Free Boutique and Reeve's Hardware for our favorite gifts. Re-fuel at Fortify Pi, Universal Joint or Grapes and Beans. Then finish off with a cold one from Currahee Brewing.

Helen (25min) - Themed after a Bavarian mountain town, Helen provides a great day of entertainment. Tube down the river, play a round of mini golf, check out the ropes course or fill up at one of the many candy stores!

Lakemont (30min) - The scenic drive to the tiny town of Lakemont brings you by all three Georgia Power lakes. We recommend planning lunch at Alley's ol' Store and checking out the local shops. Then combine your visit with a hike or swim at Lake Rabun Recreation Area in the afternoon.

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Helen, Georgia
Tiger Mountain Vineyards

Have a Drink

Tiger Mountain Vineyards, Tiger, GA - Make sure  and check their website if planning a visit, in addition to tastings they sometimes serve lunch or have great music on Saturdays! (706)782-4777

Terra Incognita Vineyard -Great mountaintop views, open till 9pm, so go catch the sunset.

Creekstone Winery, Sautee Nacoochee- (706) 878-0004

Habersham Winery- Helen, GA- Has a cute little shop too, make sure and hop across the street and visit Nora Mill Granary and check out the river while there. (706) 878-9463

Moonrise Distillery - Clayton, GA - (706) 708-3075

Currahee Brewing - Clayton, GA - also a good one to check for events or go play a game next door at Daddo's Shenanigans (706)782-2306

Alpine North Georgia Wine Tours - Don't want to drive? This tour will pick up at Bleu Canoe. Wineries vary. Lunch can be included. (706) 969-7123

Get Wet 

Unicoi State Park - Swimming, paddle board, kayaking and hiking 

Lake Rabun Recreation Area - Swimming and hiking

Wildcat Creek Sliding Rock - Creek with sliding rock and wading pool

Anchorage Marina, Lake Burton- kayak, canoe, motorboat rentals (706) 782-3013 


Bear Gap Outfitters, Lake Rabun- kayak, canoe, motorboat rentals (706) 782-4438

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