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Ellijay Historic High Country

This Gilmer County town is a paradise of forests, rivers and streams, historic ambience and Southern charm. While away the days on a front-porch rocking chair as you gaze upon the Appalachian foothills or stroll quaint streets lined with gracious, grand homes. Ellijay, also home to the Georgia Apple Festival, will definitely capture your heart.
  • Gennett Poplar, the state record Tulip Poplar Tree

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  • Mountain Biking Capital of Georgia

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  • Come Relax in the Mountains!

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  • Ellijay offers beautiful mountain cabins to rent for a getaway from one of our many cabin rental companies

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  • Pick Your Own Apples in the Apple Capital of Georgia during the Fall Apple Season

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Nestled in the foothills of the legendary Appalachian Mountains, and on the route of the Appalachian Foothills Parkway, Ellijay is a paradise of forests, rivers and streams, historic ambience and Southern charm.

Experience miles of trails for hiking, biking, and camping or stroll the quaint streets lined with homes that are gracious grande dames of a bygone era.

Shops galore, fine dining, a seemingly endless array of recreational activities and a world-renowned Georgia Apple Festival - all within a physical world that will capture your heart.

Visitor Information Center

696 First Avenue
East Ellijay, GA 30540

From Atlanta, take I-575 north; it becomes Hwy 515 and goes to Ellijay. East-west routes include Hwys. 52 and 76.

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Phone: 706-635-7400

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