The Blue Ridge Mountains are a prominent mountain range, which spans over the course of various US states including Georgia and North Carolina. They are a part of the Appalachian Mountains, peaking at Mount Mitchell in the latter state. They are known as the Blue Ridge Mountains, due to the idea that the mountain range has a slight blueish tint from afar! Have a browse of the available unique weekend trips around the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are guaranteed to give you a brilliant day out with your loved ones by your side. Whether you are searching for a trip full of adventure or something a little more relaxing, the Blue Ridge Mountains offer both! Check out the range of wonderful outdoor activities in the mountains, including cycling, hiking and gem panning. There is certainly something to amuse everybody!