Our Magazine Issues
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the blessings in our lives, and a big one for me is the warm and welcoming atmosphere they have created here at the Blue Ridge Inn. Angie, Cheri’, Dani, Kelly, Kyle and Saundra all play an integral role in making your stay here an unforgettable experience.
Our Appalachian Mountains, shrouded in ancient mystique, whisper tales of eerie folklore. These mountains, which stretch across the eastern United States, are among the oldest in the world, their craggy peaks dating back hundreds of millions of years. Their age, much like the Scottish Highlands, gives rise to a rich tapestry of legends and tales. In the Appalachian tradition, one can encounter stories of witches, ghosts, and spirits that bear a striking resemblance to their
No matter the time of day or time of year, walking these 133-year-old halls never disappoints. Because we look at every nook and cranny of the venerable old inn as an opportunity to surprise and delight our guests, there’s always something interesting to catch your eye. There are so many stories that have unfolded in these halls, and so many more yet to happen. Our hope is that all of our guests find their stay
As anyone who has visited the inn can attest, we aren’t a run-of-the-mill bed & breakfast. The Blue Ridge Inn feels more like a small boutique hotel nestled in the North Georgia mountains. With its eight distinct, gently themed rooms, it’s more like a collection of charming stories waiting to be discovered. Latest issue here
We’ve re-imagined a staid, traditional, Southern bed & breakfast as a boutique mountain inn with a vibrant coffee lounge, a vintage curiosity shop, collabs and themed weekends with local businesses, redesigned guest rooms… all right in the middle of downtown Blue Ridge, just 90 minutes north of Atlanta. If you have never stayed at a b&b, here’s what you have been missing out on. We’ve put together five reasons why we think you should start
Our North Georgia region, encompassing Tennessee and North Carolina, is teeming with an exceptional and diverse community of makers who contribute immense value to the artistic landscape. From potters molding clay into unique vessels, woodworkers crafting everything from cutting boards to fine furniture, and painters capturing the beauty of the surrounding landscapes to quilters, cross-stitchers, and embroidery artists creating vibrant textiles, the creative spirit thrives in the Southern Appalachians. Check out Our Makers Issue here.
Feeling a little spring fever? Are you ready to get back to the great outdoors, al fresco dining, and fantastic springtime events? We sure are. With daffodils popping up all over town to herald the new season, it’s a perfect time for a getaway. Here’s our Spring Issue, packed with great reasons to visit Blue Ridge now. Come to the mountains!
Step back into Victorian times this Valentine’s with our cozy, elegant Rose room. With antiques and soft, warm textures the Rose room captures the romance of a bygone era. Featuring an original fireplace and mantle, a Cal King four-poster canopy bed, and a large en suite bathroom, you’ll enjoy whiling away your Valentine’s weekend in absolute comfort.
We’ve expanded our gift shop to include vintage and antique finds for you and your home. Unique, considered gifts for you to give, or meaningful objects for your home. Handpicked in Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina (mostly), these pieces evoke a nostalgia for an era you may not have actually lived through, but speak to you nevertheless.
We’re excited to announce the creation of our new lobby lounge: Mountain Mama’s Coffee Lounge A big beautiful space with 15′ ceilings, lounge area, co-working area and outdoor patio serving delicious coffees and treats from 7:30am-3:30pm every day. Open to both guests of the inn and wayfaring strangers who may discover our hospitable location, we hope you’ll come by for coffee and conversation. Open now.
Blue Ridge is the trout fishing capitol of Georgia and with over 100 miles of trout streams nearby, we always recommend ordering the trout from any local restaurant. We’ve perfected our smoked trout dip recipe and offer it to you on your arrival, paired with kettle-cooked potato chips and a cold six pack of local beer. $50
One Sunday each month the inn hosts a fun gathering for our Sunday Saloon Series. Open to both guests and visitors at no charge, this one hour presentation series brings together experts from various fields, storytellers and musicians. Every Saloon (yes we’re pronouncing it sa-loon since we’re serving drinks and don’t want folks to think we’re cutting hair at a salon 😆) hosts an interesting lineup of presenters with a Q&A between each one. Mark
Take a (virtual) visit to the inn at any time by enjoying our curated playlists on Spotify. Playlists include: Classical Mornings, Jazzy Mornings, Classic Rock in the Afternoon, Music Mix in the Afternoon and Christmas at the Inn. The rooms have QR codes next to the bedside speakers to easily allow you to stream these carefully selected tunes while you are staying with us.
A little preview of our Porch & Parlor shop and some of the fun items we are carrying. In addition to branded gifts like t-shirts and wine glasses, we’ve also worked with local makers to stock a great selection of charcuterie boards made from North GA hard woods and pottery items. Visit us at the inn and online.
We’re celebrating the natural world that surrounds us in North Georgia with room names that reflect the landmarks and nature of the area. Tallulah (gorge), Toccoa (river), Springer (mountain), Sycamore (tree) and Larkspur (flower) are some of the new room names here at the Inn. We’ve put a lot of thought into this decision and don’t take it lightly, but we believe this a big step in the right direction.
If you’re looking for live music on your visit, or holiday festivities, or performing and visual arts happenings, or local craft shows… the Visit Blue Ridge events page is your best resource for keeping up to date and making sure you don’t miss a thing: www.blueridgemountains.com/events/
If this is your first time coming to our Bed and Breakfast, then you are in for a real treat! When you arrive to our 1890 Victorian-Style house, the high ceilings, ambiance, and attention to detail will leave you in awe. Here, we are all about pampering our guests, and making them feel like royalty throughout their entire stay. We ensure that our guests are completely satisfied by giving them the best experience ever. That’s
You are going to be amazed at all the improvements we have made at the Blue Ridge Inn. We’ve taken the last month to renovate many rooms at the Inn. We are so proud of all these renovations and we know you will too. Some of the changes are: Totally renovated the Grande room with new bathroom which includes new designer shower, luxurious spa soaking tub, new vanities, and designer lighting. The bedroom has a
We miss you all!! We can’t say that enough. It’s been very quiet around the Inn for the past 2 months and we’re ready to get back to it. Our big announcement –We are excited to announce that we are going to re-open on June 1st, 2020.We look forward to welcoming you back. The global outbreak of COVID-19 has disrupted so much of our lives, and we want to help you get back to normal,
If this is your first time coming to our Bed and Breakfast, then you are in for a real treat! When you arrive to our 1890 Victorian-Style house, the high ceilings, ambiance, and attention to detail will leave you in awe. Here, we are all about pampering our guests, and making them feel like royalty throughout their entire stay. We ensure that our guests are completely satisfied by giving them the best experience ever.
Whether you are planning a getaway with your loved one to celebrate your anniversary or your birthday, Blue Ridge Inn should be on your list of top destinations. We help make your special day an extra special one. A fancy dinner and celebratory hotel stays have become a common choice. Therefore, Impress your loved one with something extra special this time. Plan a romantic getaway and enjoy the special moments at the Blue Ridge Inn
When life gets too busy, a weekend trip to Blue Ridge is all you need. You don’t have to always plan an escape to exotic locales, sometimes it’s best to blend in with nature and enjoy the little things. between work, raising a family, cooking, and cleaning, you will need to find some time out for yourself. So, get ready to leave behind all your stress and go on a getaway to relax and unwind.
Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe it’s already 2020, and even harder to believe it’s already twenty-two days behind us. As always the new year comes with great fanfare and slips away so quietly. But here we are in late January while February will be here before you know it. As we start another year at the Blue Ridge Inn, we look back and review how we did this past year and define a
We’ve reimagined a staid, traditional, Southern bed & breakfast as a boutique mountain inn with a vibrant coffee lounge, a vintage curiosity shop, collabs and themed weekends with local businesses, redesigned guest rooms… all right in the middle of downtown Blue Ridge, just 90 minutes north of Atlanta. If you have never stayed at a b&b, here’s what you have been missing out on. We’ve put together five reasons why we think you should
The 10th annual Blue Ridge Chili Cook-off is just around the corner on Saturday February 15th. This is the annual Winter festival come rain or shine. Last year it was a very nice day with warmer than normal temperatures. We hope for the same or better conditions this year. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a fun day in the park. It’s fun to taste all the yummy chilis from local and professional chefs,
Valentine’s Day at the Blue Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast What are you planning for Valentines’s Day?? Our romantic inn is the luxurious backdrop to countless engagements, honeymoons, anniversaries, baby-moons and even small wedding parties and elopements. The historic charm of our Victorian combined with fireplaces and warm personal service is the perfect combination for making your romantic fantasies come true. We offer customized experiences for our guests on our Specials page, from a Special Occasion Package, Romance
“The Stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St Nicholas soon will be there. ” We’ve been working to decorate our Inn with the spirit of the holidays. It’s a beautiful site to see with the tree, stockings, tinsel, garland and wreaths. We hope you have time to come join us to celebrate the holidays in Blue Ridge. Come spend a few days or weekend to enjoy shopping in downtown,