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Cherry-Log is located in the northwest high country of Georgia's Blue Ridge Mountains. It is part of the 432-square miles that make up Gilmer County. Home of the Apple Festival, an annual event held in October, Gilmer County is the Apple Capital of Georgia. Over 600,000 bushels of apples are harvested here each year. Cherry Log is just one of the small communities located in the heart of this stunningly beautiful countryside. Gilmer County is known for its' lush forested mountains, meadows and wildflowers, and, of course, orchards and orchards of apple trees. Recreational activities abound, including mountain biking, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, camping, scenic drives and much more. You'll find lots of mountain cabins, campgrounds and romantic retreats near Cherry Log. This is a rustic, tranquil area, a nature lover's paradise. There's lots of history in the area, too, from the Cherokee Indian Nation and the Trail of Tears, to the Civil War and the Great Depression. Parts of Gilmer County remained unchanged. This is what draws people to the area - the mountains, rivers and streams that seem virtually untouched by time.

Surrounding areas: Blue Ridge, Georgia (6.9 mi), Ellijay, Georgia (7.9 mi), Blue Ridge Lake, Georgia (9.5 mi), Amicalola Falls, Georgia (17.1 mi), Carters Lake, Georgia (18.9 mi), Jasper, Georgia (21.7 mi), Suches, Georgia (21.9 mi)

Cherry Log Vacation Rentals

Cherry Log Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Comfort Inn & Suites83 Blue Rdg OverlookBlue Ridge, GA6.9 mi.(706) 946-3333
Douglas Inn & Suites1192 Windy RDG RdBlue Ridge, GA6.9 mi.(706) 258-3600
Ramada Ltd-blue Ridge30 Overview DrBlue Ridge, GA6.9 mi.(706) 632-4444
Stratford Motor Inn79 Maddox CirEllijay, GA8.7 mi.(706) 276-1080
Days Inn1100 BurkemontMorganton, GA10.1 mi.(828) 430-8778
Best Western Copper InnUS Hwy 64Ducktown, TN17.7 mi.(423) 496-5541
Chief Vann Motel ChatsworthHwy 411 SouthChatsworth, GA21.6 mi.(706) 695-2911
Key West Inn Chatsworth501 Maddox PkwyChatsworth, GA21.6 mi.(706) 517-1155
Scottish Inn1279 Hwy 411 SChatsworth, GA21.6 mi.(706) 695-6894
Microtel Inn And Suites171 H Mullins CtJasper, GA21.7 mi.(706) 299-5500
Super 8100 WhitefieldJasper, GA21.7 mi.(706) 253-3297
Trails End CabinsRt 1 Box 253Turtletown, TN24.0 mi.(704) 494-4610
Holiday Inn Express333 Fisher StBlairsville, GA25.1 mi.(706) 745-6844
Seasons InnBox 10 On The SQBlairsville, GA25.4 mi.(706) 745-1631
Howard Johnson Dahlonega1010 MTN DrDahlonega, GA28.7 mi.(706) 864-4343
Days Inn Dahlonega1065 Chestatee StDahlonega, GA29.2 mi.(706) 864-2338
Holiday Inn Express835 S Chestatee StDahlonega, GA29.2 mi.(706) 867-7777
Super 8-dawsonville205 N CTR LnDawsonville, GA29.2 mi.(706) 216-6801
Days Inn754 Hwy 64 WMurphy, NC29.3 mi.(828) 837-8030
Econo Lodge100 Ter StMurphy, NC29.3 mi.(828) 837-8880
Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites130 Holiday DrMurphy, NC29.3 mi.(828) 837-1111
Bed & Breakfast
Angels Landing Inn94 Campbell StMurphy, NC29.4 mi.(828) 835-8877

Cherry Log Weather & Climate

North-Central Georgia, like most of the state, is classified as having a humid subtropical climate. The Chattahoochee River divides the state into separate climatic regions with the mountains to the north being colder than the rest of Georgia. The average temperature for north-central Georgia in winter is 39 degrees F. There is little snowfall in the state, although northern and central Georgia receives more than other areas. Many summer days exceed 90 degrees F., with humidity. Rainfall is widespread and September and October are the driest months. Severe weather in the form of tornadoes and cyclones are possible, but not common.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January - - 6.55 in. -
February - - 5.82 in. -
March - - 6.61 in. -
April - - 4.96 in. -
May - - 5.01 in. -
June - - 4.51 in. -
July - - 5.12 in. -
August - - 4.07 in. -
September - - 4.13 in. -
October - - 4.01 in. -
November - - 5.39 in. -
December - - 5.56 in. -

Cherry Log Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are Lovell Field (CHA) located about 49 miles northwest of Cherry Log in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the Richard B Russell airport (RMG) located approximately 52 miles southwest of Cherry Log in Rome, Georgia, Gwinnett County Briscoe Field (LZU) located roughly 60 miles south of Cherry Log in Lawrenceville, Georgia, the Dekalb Peachtree airport (PDK) located around 62 miles south of Cherry Log in Atlanta, Georgia, and finally the Mc Ghee Tyson airport (TYS) located about 74 miles northeast of Cherry Log in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Cherry Log Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Lake WinnepesaukahRossvilleGA52.6 mi.
American AdventuresMariettaGA57.9 mi.
Six Flags Over GeorgiaAustellGA68.3 mi.
Stone Mountain ParkStone MountainGA68.3 mi.
Lakewood FairgroundsAtlantaGA71.3 mi.
Cherokee Fun ParkCherokeeNC77.4 mi.
Santa's LandCherokeeNC77.4 mi.
DollywoodPigeon ForgeTN84.1 mi.
Rockin' RacewayPigeon ForgeTN84.1 mi.
NASCAR SpeedParkSeviervilleTN88.5 mi.
Ghost Town in the SkyMaggie ValleyNC89.1 mi.
Water Parks
Lake Lanier Island Beach & Water ParkLake Lanier IslandGA46.4 mi.
White Water ParkMariettaGA57.9 mi.
Golf Courses
Whitepath Golf ClubEllijayGA8.0 mi.
Copper Basin Golf ClubCopperhillTN13.9 mi.
Indian Trace Golf CourseChatsworthGA21.6 mi.
Spring Lakes Golf ClubChatsworthGA21.6 mi.
Arrowhead Country ClubJasperGA22.9 mi.
Butternut Creek Golf CourseBlairsvilleGA25.4 mi.
Nicklaus Golf Club At Birch RiverDahlonegaGA29.1 mi.
Cherokee Hills Golf & Country ClubMurphyNC29.6 mi.
Chestatee Golf ClubDawsonvilleGA29.6 mi.
Ski Areas
Scaly MountainScaly MountainNC63.0 mi.
CataloocheeMaggie ValleyNC89.1 mi.
State Parks
Fort Mountain State ParkGA17.0 mi. 
Amicalola Falls State ParkGA17.5 mi. 
Vogel State ParkGA27.5 mi. 
Chatuge State ParkGA35.2 mi. 
Unicoi State ParkGA38.3 mi. 
Kennesaw Civil War MuseumKennesawGA53.9 mi.(History)
National Knife MuseumChattanoogaTN55.2 mi.(Technology)
Tennessee Valley Railroad MuseumChattanoogaTN55.2 mi.(Technology)
Chattanooga Regional History MuseumChattanoogaTN55.2 mi.(History)
Sequoyah Birthplace MuseumVonoreTN56.6 mi.(History)
Martha Berry MuseumRomeGA57.0 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
Tennessee AquariumChattanoogaTN55.2 mi.
Warner Park ZooChattanoogaTN55.2 mi.
Zoo AtlantaAtlantaGA71.3 mi.
Knoxville Zoological GardensKnoxvilleTN85.7 mi.
Greenville ZooGreenvilleSC113.4 mi.
Western North Carolina Nature CenterAshevilleNC118.2 mi.

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