Georgia Mountain Dreams

Tourists Flock to Blue Ridge Mountains as a Georgia Staycation Alternative

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 28, 2008

Escape to Blue Ridge™ (, a leader in North Georgia cabin rentals has experienced stronger than expected second quarter performance. The company expects continued growth and strong performance for the remainder of 2008.

Like many other states Georgia residents are altering their spending behavior in response to increasing oil prices, inflation risk and decreased consumer confidence. In a recent radio campaign, Gov. Sonny Perdue has urged Georgia residents to consider a staycation this summer. In Atlanta many residents have opted for a backyard vacation while others have downsized long distance travel and beach destinations.

A Value-Price Georgia Staycation Alternative:
A staycation alternative that many consumers have discovered is a mountain vacation in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Part of the Appalachian Mountains, the Blue Ridge Mountains are located in the states of Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. These mountains are covenanted for those seeking Blue Ridge Mountain north Georgia activitiessuch as hiking, fishing, boating, rafting, canoeing. For those seeking a quieter vacation–various attractions, festivals and local wineries await you.

“The value we are able to offer the consumer is making Escape to Blue Ridge™ and mountain vacation travel an attractive option this summer,” explains Pamela Miracle of Escape to Blue Ridge™. “Consumers are looking for increased value. The Blue Ridge area provides added value because so many of the local attractions are either free or inexpensive. The abundance of local state parks is also attracting consumers to make a reservation.”

Those looking to return to a simpler way of life will enjoy what the Blue Ridge Mountains have to offer. The nature is beautiful and there are several state and national parks within a short drive of your Blue Ridge Mountain cabin rental. The opportunities to create lasting memories are endless.

Popular Regional Vacation Destination:
Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains has long been a popular regional vacation spot. The area is becoming increasingly popular among Florida travelers that are looking for an alternative to traveling to Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg, TN. Increasingly the area is also becoming a well-visited holiday destination. Those looking to makeBlue Ridge Georgia cabin rental reservations are advised to plan early because spots for 2008 are reserving fast.

Celebrating Over 100 Years of Visitors:
Travelers have been coming to Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains for over one hundred years. In that time the region has seen a lot of growth, but has preserved its charm and character. An initial popular destination for its therapeutic mineral waters–today tourists come for fishing, water sports and other outdoor adventure. Those seeking a change of scene, but not a change of comfort will be impressed by the recent expansion of sophisticated restaurants that have opened, many by experienced Atlanta restaurants entrepreneurs.

For more information about North Georgia Mountain Cabin Rentals visit or call 1-866-618-2521.

About Escape to Blue Ridge™:
Escape to Blue Ridge™ specializes in privately owned upscale North Georgia cabin rentals. Located in Blue Ridge, GA the Blue Ridge Mountain cabin rental company provides exceptional customer service and offers concierge services to help make your vacation more memorable. For reservations and availability, visit


By Gary Boyd

A boy from the coastal plains of Texas who fell in love with the mountains and valleys of the Appalachian Mountains.

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