welcomeTO ELLIJAY, GA
The secret is starting to get out about Ellijay, Georgia. The historic Downtown area and its proximity to so many great activities and culture make Ellijay a great adventure no matter your age or interests.
Downtown Ellijay is right in the middle of all the action. When you first arrive the downtown district reminds you of a town from an earlier time. The people are friendly, the pace is slower and the fresh oxygen-filled mountain air flows freely through your system. As you walk through the historic downtown area you start to notice everything that is going on. Ellijay is everything you want in a small town.
You name it, we’ve got it. From hiking to camping and activities for the kids, we have it. Did you know that Gilmer County is the mountain biking capital of Georgia? Downtown boasts a full-service bike shop for all your needs. Whitepath golf course is just a 10-minute drive up highway 515. Fishing and all types of watersports are right at your fingertips.
Ellijay is home to no fewer than eleven apple orchards, so whether you like your apples sweet, tart, golden, or rosy, you’re sure to find the perfect locally-grown treat! Apples are always in season from August through November, and Ellijay is proud to host the Georgia Apple Festival every year.
Accommodations – You can drive up for the day, stay for a long weekend or spend your vacation in Ellijay. Once you come to the mountains and settle into the slower pace of life, you may want to stay awhile or better yet, buy a home where the air is clean and the folks are friendly. Ellijay has all the resources needed to make your dreams come true. For more detailed information about where to stay in Ellijay please click here.
A LITTLE HISTORY . . .
Ellijay comes from the Cherokee language and means “new ground”. That is fitting today because Ellijay may not be well known to folks wanting to explore the mountains of North Georgia.
The downtown area is becoming discovered by more and more people wanting to experience the small-town atmosphere.
Downtown Ellijay can take you back to a time when things were slower and at the same time offer exciting experiences for everyone in the family.
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