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Nantahala National Forest - Blue Ridge Attractions

River Cove Cabins is a great place to stay for convenient access to things to do in Nantahala National Forest & Blue Ridge GA. Enjoy hiking, biking, whitewater rafting or you can even take a railroad tour.  Here is our list of activities with directions from the cabins and contact information.

Appalachian Driving Experiences

While walking downtown Murphy you can stop in and book your forever memory with this unique driving experience! Do something really special.  This exotic sports car driving tour takes you on a premier sports car lead/follow adventure on the open road in a Porche. Several routes to choose from - Tail of the Dragon / Cherahala Skyway!

25 Mile to a 150 Mile Adventure Driving - Price Ranging from $325.00 to $2,500.00 - 2 People per car.

66 Tennessee St, Murphy, NC 28906

(828) 361-9940
Bear Claw Vineyards & Winery, Inc.

Lovely Vineyard set in the Blue Ridge area. WOnderful varietals Full bodied red wine, Vidal Blanc & Treehouse Chardonnay are some of the choices to choose from. Onsite Treehouse built by the TreeHouse guys on the DIY Network unique spot to book for an overnight stay. Live music every weekend see website for talent schedule. Such a great place to sit back and enjoy the wonderful setting with a glass of wine (or 2)

Amish cheese board, Wine Slushy & Wine Truffles available

Tasting prices - Black Bear $12.00 / Polar Bear $17.00 / Grizzly Bear $26.00



2281 Tennis Court Rd, Blue Ridge, GA 30513

(706) 223-3750
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

Restored train offering a 4-hr., 26-mi. round-trip ride, plus themed trips, on a heritage railway. What a fantastic way to see the mountains, the restored cars are in pristine condition. Extended stops in McCaysville GA & Copperhill TN so you can enjoy all the other towns restaurants and shopping have to offer. Truly a fun experience to have with friends and family.

Cost - $42.00 to $62.00 depending on time of year

Multiple discounts available

241 Depot St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513

(877) 413-8724
Cherokee Historical Museum

Peachtree St, Murphy, NC 28906

While walking the downtwon area you should stop into this musuem. They have a wonderful collection of Cherokee Artifacts, antique farm equipment & local artifacts. The musuem also boasts a photo exhibit and has on display over 700 dolls. Well maintained and knowledgable staff!

Open 5 days a week Mon, Wed, Fri until 6:00 pm -- Tues & Thurs 7:30PM 

Admission $3.00 for Adults $1.00 for children

(828) 837-6792
Cupid Falls

401-4498 Bryson Dr, Young Harris, GA 30582

Short 35 Minute drive to lovely waterfall. Great spot for a casual hike with kids and dogs. Watch the kids by the waterfall as it can be wet and slippery. Otherwise its a fun easy walk to see a cool waterfall.

Expedition BigFoot - The Sasquatch Museum


Everyone loves BigFoot stories and sightings so what better place to visit then the Sasquatch Musuem. Really is a fun and interesting place for kids and adults! Educational and entertaining. Fantastic lifesize displays and an educational movies at the Sasquatch Theatre. 


Open 7 days a week from 10:00am to 5:00pm

Cost $8.00 for Adults and $6.00 for children 5 to 12

Children under 5 FREE


1934 GA-515, Blue Ridge, GA 30513



(706) 946-2601
Fields of the Wood

Gigantic monuments include a 30-foot-high Bible at a religious theme park with a gift shop.

What a great spot to walk around, wonderfully maintained. Football field size 10 commandments. Take a walk up the 321 step prayer mountain with 29 biblical teachings displayed on monuments throughout the ascent. The All Nations cross made of flags from around the globe is a great place for photo!

10000 NC-294, Murphy, NC 28906

(828) 494-7855
Historic Mineral Bluff Depot

If you a Model train enthusiast then this is a must see location! Historic Train Depot. Great spot to entertain your kids. You can also ride the rails on there small train that runs thru the mountains.

150 Railroad Ave, Mineral Bluff, GA 30559

(706) 455-8903
Murphy River Walk

Murphy River Walk, Murphy, NC 28906

Simply beautiful walk for those that want the outdsoors but don't want rustic hike through the forest. Paved path that runs most of the town of Murphy all along the river with beautiful views and nice places to sit and relax and have a conversation with friends. Great for those that want to get there daily excersise in a tranquil setting! Get your Zen in while making your body feel good!


Tail of the Dragon

1st Rate Appalachian destination! This is one of the most popular drives in the region, visitors come from all over the country to ride motorcyles or enjoy the trip in the your car! Spectacular stops with mesmerizing views. The huge dragon statue is must stop photo opp! 

17555 Tapoco Rd, Robbinsville, NC 28771

(800) 768-7129

River Cove Cabins Specials

Weekday Special: Stay 3 to 6 nights and receive a 10% discount.

Full Week Special: Stay 7 nights or more and receive a 20% discount.