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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.
  • Bring your best friend to explore the mountains

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  • Gather with friends around the campfire

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  • Mountain Biking Capital of Georgia

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  • Delicious apples from Georgia's Apple Capital.

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  • Gennett Poplar, the state record Tulip Poplar Tree

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  • Beautiful Apple Blossoms at R & A Orchards

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  • Come Relax in the Mountains!

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  • Paddle Boarding Carter's Lake

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  • Bring your best friend to Ellijay, with dog friendly lodging, dining and trails.

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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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  • Challenge yourself with a round of golf at Whitepath Golf Course

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Visit the North Georgia mountains, and experience our acclaimed trails, take a pontoon on Carter's Lake, then relax with friends by the fire in your base camp for adventure. Bring your best friend to lay tracks in the mountains or unwind in a cabin. Escape the ordinary with your family and experience heirloom orchards and tranquil rivers. Taste our farm fresh and homegrown flavors in Georgia's apple capital. Challenge yourself with a round of golf at Whitepath Golf Course, or cast a line in our land of many waters, then find your new favorite craft beer at  River Street Tavern. Treat yourself to a tasting at our family owned vineyards, or discover historic Downtown Ellijay where the quaint antique shops, and local fare will have you reminiscing of the good ole days.  

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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