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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ellijay. The hottest month in Ellijay is June, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 14 ˚F. The wettest month in Ellijay is January with 4.25 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.32 inches of rain.
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If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 584 accommodations in Ellijay that have WiFi. 10 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 78 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Ellijay? Then choose one of the 517 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 62 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 356 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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