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There are many local rafters who are ready to help make your trip down the river a success. There’s the Nantahala Outdoor Center, the Paddle Inn Rafting Company, WILDWATER, and Carolina Outfitters, to name a few. Book your journey down the Nantahala now!
The GSMP features a striking diversity of wildlife including hundreds of species of birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians, in addition to what may be the two most attractive sights of all: black bears and elk. There are numerous opportunities to enjoy God’s spectacular creation from the hiking trails that snake through this spectacular mountain range.
Fires Creek is in Haysville, NC – only an estimated 20 minutes drive from Peachtree Cove RV Park.
The Murphy Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday from April through October. Located at the L&N Depot, the Market is in down-town Murphy and offers a view of the country town’s centre; it is about 10 minutes from Peachtree Cove RV Park.
Murphy’s Farmer’s Market features locally sourced crafts and produce. Any given market day you can find 40+ vendors offering fruits, veggies, plants, jam & jellies, baked goods, meat, chicken, handmade gifts, and more.
Saturdays, 9am-1pm | L&N Depot, Railroad St, Murphy, NC 28906
The Union County Farmer’s Market offers a wonderful array of local fresh produce. The market isn’t limited to produce, however: you can also find a spread of delicious baked goods, spices, cheeses, and other natural foods. Additionally, many vendors offer hand and locally-made crafts such as pottery, art, and soap.
148 Old Smokey Rd., Blairsville, GA
Saturday: 7am – 1 pm | Tuesday: 2pm – 6pm
The Blairsville Sorghum Festival has been a part of Blairsville’s heritage for more than 49 years. This festival takes place every year on the 2nd and 3rd weekends of October. Blairsville is an easy 25-30 minute drive from Peachtree Cove RV Park.
The Georgia Apple Festival is an arts and crafts show in Ellijay, GA, and easy one hour drive from Peachtree Cove RV Park. The 2019 Georgia Apple Festival will be held at the Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds on October 12-13 and 19-20. See below for more details.
- 1729 South Main Street, Ellijay, Georgia 30540
- Saturday: 9am-6pm, Sunday: 9am-5pm
- Adult Admission: $5, Children 10 years and under are free
The Mountain Heritage Festival takes place every year in Blairsville, GA over Labor Day Weekend. The Festival commemorates the history and culture of Union County with activities such as basket making, chair caning, gold panning, quilting, spinning, and activities for children.
August 31, 2019: 9am-5pm | September 1, 2019: 9am-5pm
Mountain Life Museum, 25 School Street (one block south of Blairsville’s town square), Blairsville, GA
Andrews, NC hosts an annual Christmas on Main Street that kicks off the holiday season. The event features 100+ vendors, pancake breakfast, food court, bake sale, live entertainment, children’s activities, photos with Santa, decorated trees for sale, church bells, and a Christmas tree lighting. It’s the authentic, small-town Christmas spirit every year!
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Downtown Andrews is about 15 minutes from Peachtree Cove RV Park.