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Going on a scenic vacation in the winter can be whimsical, but it can also get cold! If you love the idea of a white Christmas or a mountain getaway but aren’t sure about the chilly temperatures, you’ve landed on the right blog! Here, we’ll tell you about our favorite ways to stay warm in the North Mountains so you can make the most of your trip without a shiver. So, read on, take notes, and get packing! 

Learn more about all the wonderful things you can do in North Georgia in our free Vacation Guide. This exclusive guide features all our favorite recommendations for local restaurants, shops, events, museums, outdoor activities, and more! 

Here’s How to Stay Warm in the North Georgia Mountains in the Winter 

Pack the Right Items 

The first thing you need to think about before heading out on a winter getaway is what to pack. Indeed, the best way to stay warm in the North Georgia mountains is to layer up! After all, the last thing you want is to wish you had packed more sweaters than you did. On average, temperatures vary from 24 degrees at the lowest to a high of 52, so knits and coats are your best friends. Here are some more items you’ll want to pack: 

  • Gloves 

  • Hats and beanies 

  • Tights 

  • Warm pants 

  • Scarves 

  • Rain jackets 

  • Winter coat 

  • Wool sweaters 

Treat Your Taste Buds to a Warm Drink 

Another delicious way to stay warm in Blue Ridge is to treat your tummy to a hot cocoa! Get in your car and drive downtown to Three Sisters Fudge and get ready to taste one of the best hot chocolates in North Georgia. It’s a great stop if you find yourself shopping downtown or on your way to a fun outdoor activity! 

Do you know you can also make your own hot cocoa from the comfort of your Morning Breeze Cabin Rental? Follow this recipe right here and you’re sure to end up with a delicious result. 

Morning Breeze Hot Chocolate 

  • 1/3 cup of dark cocoa powder 

  • 1/3 cup of whole milk 

  • A pinch of cinnamon 

Bring the milk to a simmer in one pan. Slowly pour the melted chocolate into the simmering milk, making sure to stir rapidly. Take the pan off the stove and continue to stir, sprinkling in the cinnamon, until you obtain a smooth mixture. Pour into your favorite mug and enjoy! 

Snuggle Up by a Fireplace 

One of our favorite ways to stay warm in North Georgia is to snuggle up by a fireplace. Picture this: You and your significant other lounging on a plush sofa, cuddled up in a blanket and sipping on a glass of red wine to the sound of crackling logs. You can watch your favorite movie on the HD T.V. or listen to a jazz playlist as you finally spend the quality time you’ve been dreaming of for months.  

Have a Warm Stay at Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals 

Do you know what’s even better than a winter stay in the North Georgia mountains? It’s a winter stay in one of Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals’ warm propertiesPack your favorite sweaters and fuzzy socks and make one of them your home for the season. Plan a romantic getaway with your better half or a fun family vacation with your loved ones and let the fresh air of the Blue Ridge lift your spirits up. Did we mention our cabins are within minutes of downtown and its fun attractions? So, what are you waiting for? Start planning your dream winter getaway today!