Ellijay is packed with exciting recreational activities for outdoor enthusiasts. The city's location at Coosawattee River, near to Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains means Ellijay is a haven for hiking, boating and exploring. Ellijay is also known as the Apple Capital of Georgia, holding a popular festival every year that attracts lots of tourists. In downtown, the boardwalk leads visitors to all of the best shops and restaurants in the city, with everything from cafés and wineries to al fresco dining.
For outdoor enthusiasts, hiking to the top of Amicalola Falls is a must. These are the tallest cascading waterfalls in the region and there are over 600 steps up the staircase to the very top, with rewarding views that are unforgettable.
For water activities, vacationers can go kayaking or tubing down Ellijay River or relax at Carter’s Lake where there is a beach and the chance to swim. For history buffs, head to Fort Mountain State Park, which has archaeological sites and plenty of fun hiking trails.
For good weather to explore the outdoors, visit Ellijay during the warm summer months.
Experience more of Georgia in the quaint town of Ellijay, Georgia. Tucked away in the shadows of the Blue Ridge Mountains, find the peace and quiet you’ve been looking for with vacation rentals near the town of Blue Ridge. Outdoor adventures are minutes away from mountain cabins with access to nearby Amicalola Falls and Fort Mountain State Park where you can hike, fish, tube or swim. Plan your stay at vacation rentals in Ellijay around the annual Georgia Apple Festival held every year since 1971. Known as the Apple Capital of Georgia, you’ll witness the hometown charm of Ellijay, GA with homemade crafts, live music and of course, apples.
Nearby rentals offer the best selection of pet-friendly cabin options in the area. Find the perfect Ellijay cabin rental in this charming small town. Luxury cabins with stunning mountain views and hot tubs that are a 90-minute drive from Atlanta are the ideal spot to get away from it all for the weekend. Enjoy Southern comfort in the mountain and browse available cabin rentals.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ellijay. The hottest month in Ellijay is April, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 10 ˚F. The wettest month in Ellijay is December with 8.49 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 1.37 inches of rain.
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Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Ellijay can pick from 594 places to stay that provide WiFi. 14 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 78 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Ellijay, you'll want to pick from 534 places to stay that provide parking. 61 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi
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