Ellijay Historic High Country

Let Ellijay be your basecamp for adventure. This small town will put you right in the middle of great trails, rivers, orchards, and vineyards. Ellijay is also home to the Georgia Apple Festival and the Georgia Apple Blossom Festival. Visit our small town for your next big adventure.
  • Bring your best friend to explore the mountains

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  • Gennett Poplar, the state record Tulip Poplar Tree

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  • Cover 2016-17 Explore the Ellijays Visitor Guide

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

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  • Come Relax in the Mountains!

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  • Delicious apples from Georgia's Apple Capital.

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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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  • Mountain Biking Capital of Georgia

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

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  • Beautiful Apple Blossoms at R & A Orchards

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  • Gather with friends around the campfire

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  • Paddle Boarding Carter's Lake

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Visit the North Georgia mountains, and experience our acclaimed trails, take a pontoon on Carters 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 Ave.
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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