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Ellijay Cabins & Vacation Rentals

Ellijay Travel Guide

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.

Things to Do in Ellijay

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.

Best Time to Visit Ellijay

For good weather to explore the outdoors, visit Ellijay during the warm summer months.

Cabins in Ellijay

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.

Price and Availability in Ellijay

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Ellijay is in July, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Ellijay is in the high season in July. Ellijay has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Ellijay tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Ellijay tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Ellijay

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ellijay. The warmest months in Ellijay are April and June, when temperatures reach 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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Vacation Rentals in Ellijay

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Glamping Hub and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 1,300 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Ellijay ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Ellijay is available at $25 per night. A typical accommodation in Ellijay costs on average $177 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Ellijay, then you can choose from over 588 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 14 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 75 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Ellijay? Then choose one of the 526 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 65 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 353 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Ellijay accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 6 providers, including 389 places to stay from Airbnb, 175 accommodations from VRBO and 38 places to stay from Glamping Hub.

744 accommodations in Ellijay have been reviewed: 56% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 625 places to stay right now.

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