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Towns Nearby River Cove Cabins

Enjoy an abundance of fun or leisure activities in nearby quaint mountain towns near the River Cove Cabins.

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!


Murphy, North Carolina

The quaint mountain town of Murphy NC is located along the Hiwassee River having a unique location bordering Tennessee, Georgia & South Carolina means you can visit several states all within a 25 to 30-minute drive. Downtown Murphy offers many restaurants, bistros, ice cream parlors, pizzerias, breweries and pubs. A nice range of locally owned shops, crafts & outdoor markets to explore. You can always take a short ride and visit one of the several wineries in the area, Valley River Wineries, Notley River Valley or Crane Creek Vineyards.

For a little exercise take a peaceful stroll on Murphy River Walk. For fun activities, you can choose from Kayak rentals, E-Bike Tours, Nantahala Outdoor Center and many hiking and biking trails. 

You can always try your luck at Harrah’s Casino offering many table games or slots they have to offer.

Distance: 15 minute drive
Burra Burra on the River

Waterview Restaurant! great place for a cold beverage while overlooking the river and railroad tracks. Large outdoor covered deck, Beer & Wine. Wonderful food the hand battered mozzarella sticks are a great twist on old classic. Fish, Steaks, Burgers and so much more. Bustling enviroment friendly servers and bar staff!

100 Blue Ridge Dr, Suite 100, McCaysville, GA

Distance: 18 miles
Happy Bear Ice Cream and Treats

In the mood for a sweets & treats with the family! Great place for a unique and fun dishes, with patio seating overlooking the river. 

Also serves a nice breakfast great spot to have a morning coffee and bagel. 

100 Blue Ridge Dr, Suite 102, McCaysville, GA

Distance: 18 miles
The Copper Grill

Local Pub feel, Quality Pub Burgers, Sandwiches, Apps. Nice spot to stop in for pint and a Brew!


109 Ocoee St, Copperhill TN

Distance: 18 miles
Twisted Tomato

Serving quality wood fired pizza & traditional italian dishes with there own spin on some of the dishes. Very good high quality ingredients with a rustic flare! Toasted ravioli, mini rice balls are among some of my favorites great with a cold beer. 

100 Blue Ridge Dr, Suite 101, McCaysville, GA

Distance: 18 miles
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

Based in the HIstoric Train Depot in Blue Ridge GA - Great Little Town - Take the 26 Mile trip by rail down the Ocoee river, Stopping in McCaysville/Copperhill for 2 hour layover where you pick from several very good Bars and restaurants.

Fall FOiliage Train & the Holiday Express Train rides are geared towards seasonal fun. 

Distance: 19.8 Miles
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
Distance: 20 Miles
Blairsville, Georgia

A wonderful little town in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. There are an abundance of outdoor activities to enjoy. Over 80 miles of Appalachian Trail, Lakes, Creeks, Rivers and Waterfalls all waiting to be explored by you. Home of the 4,180 Acre Nottley Lake or visit Helton Creek Falls has two waterfalls set in Blairsville’s deep hardwood forest. Stop in to visit some of the many restaurants and wineries, for example, Odem Springs Vineyard, Paradise Hills Winery, Grand Daddy Mimms Moonshine, Pappy’s Riverside Restaurant or the Hole in the Wall. There are many choices to choose from.

Distance: 25 minute drive
Blue Ridge, Georgia

A great little town set up for walking and exploring. Blue Ridge is a main stop for the – Blue Ridge Scenic Railway – with antique trains that will run through mountain villages and amazing views of the Chattahoochee National Forest & Fall Branch waterfalls. Walk the town and visit many of the locally owned restaurants and shops the town has to offer, from mountain nick nacks to fine dining!


Distance: 25 minute drive
McCaysville, Georgia

Wonderful small town to visit while enjoying your stay at stay River Cove Cabins. A very walkable small town with many restaurants and shops to explore. Visit for more details at Riverwalk Shops. Located on the Toccoa / Ocoee River with several restaurants overlooking the river. McCaysville welcomes tourists by any means of transportation arriving by land, river or rrain! Visit the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway for more information.


Distance: 25 minute drive
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
Distance: 60 Miles
Bryson City, North Carolina

With an abundance of public land, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Nantahala National Forest, there’s so much to experience in and around Bryson City. Choose your adventure Great Smokey Mountains National Park, Great Smokey Mountain Railroad, Clingmans Dome, Nantahala River white water rafting, Fontana Lake and all the activities that go along with them.

Distance: 60 Minute Drive

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