Free family fun can be found in and around Blairsville, GA all year long. If you are on a tight budget like most families these days do not despair. There are many places around the North Georgia Mountains to enjoy year round.
Listed on the website for the Blairsville Chamber of Commerce are fun indoor as well as outdoor activities that any age can enjoy. Whether you want to spend a day or a week, Blairsville is just under two hours north of Atlanta. Many of these awesome free attractions are small family owned type businesses so call ahead for appointments.
Free family indoor fun
The Byron Herbert Reece Farm and Heritage Center - Thursdays are free for the family but there is a $3.00 admission fee all other days. You can visit the gift shop and see the exhibits that are displayed. This popular Blairsville destination is not only fun but educational as well. Throughout the year they offer free and paid exhibits on a variety of topics such as soap making, herbal, remedies, and wild edibles.
Logan Turnpike Mill - Another fun free activity where you can learn how stone ground grits which are made using corn grown by local farmers. Owners George and Cecilia Holland offer a short demonstration for free if you make arrangements ahead of time. Watching this antique mill in action can be a lot of fun for the entire family. You can also shop their store for a variety of stone ground products made right at the mill.
Free family outdoor fun
Sleepy Hollow - Outdoor family fun would not be complete without visiting one of North Georgia’s most unique attractions. The enchanted garden is one of Blairsville’s best attractions not only for kids but adults as well. The Woodland Fairy Village is free and kids love it.
Lasso the Moon Alpaca Farm – Another great free family adventure in the North Georgia Mountains is the chance to touch and pet the adorable alpacas. Make arrangements ahead of time as this is a private farm and not a petting zoo.
Blairsville offers plenty of free and adventurous activities for the entire family. Take a trip to the beautiful mountains of North Georgia for an unforgettable fun filled day.
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