Ellijay and North Georgia Tourist Information

Georgia Apple Festival, (Ellijay Apple Festival), Apple Arts on the Square
Ellijay & North Georgia Area Attractions, local restaurants, local lodging and things to do.

Ellijay Apple Arts on the Square.....

 Location is at 1 Broad Street on the downtown Ellijay square the 2nd & 3rd weekends of October. Stroll around downtown Ellijay and enjoy the sites. There are typically 50-60 vendors up the street by the Courthouse. There is of course plenty of apples, local food vendors and a wide variety of other unique arts and crafts. The second weekend is the downtown parade which is one of the biggest in the area. In 2013, "Ellie Mae", Donna Douglas from the Beverely Hillbillies was the Grand Marshall.

Ellijay Apple Arts on the Square

Georgia Apple Festival (Ellijay Apple Festival)...

 Location is at the Lions Club Fairgrounds on 1729 South Main the 2nd & 3rd weekends of October. There are around 300 vendors that participate each weekend with music, car shows, entertainment and of course about any kind of specialty products from the vendors.

Georgia Apple Festival (Ellijay Apple Festival)

Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce... Ellijay Tourist Information

Ellijay Area Attractions

Zip Line Canopy Tours
Ocoee Whitewater Rafting
Carter’s Lake
Carter’s Lake Marina
Fort Mountain State Park
Amicalola State Park
Appalachian Trail on Springer Mountain
Ellijay Mountain Bike Trails
Hiking Trails in Ellijay, Ga.
Tubing, Kayaking, River and Water Activities
Ellijay Market Place
Benton Mackaye Trail Association
Mountain Valley Farm...Grass Fed Georgia Beef

Ellijay Restaurants

There are a variety of locally owned and operated restaurants in the downtown Ellijay square area. Sue’s, White Columns, Ellijay Restaurant and the Davis House are the local favorites for Country Cooking. Most chain restaurants are located in East Ellijay. Local BBQ favorites are:

Poole’s BBQ
Bigun’s BBQ
Pink Pig Restaurant
Wolf Creek Canyon BBQ is right off the square in downtown Ellijay

Movie Theater and Outdoor Drive-in

East Town Cinema
Swan Drive Inn

Lodging, Motels, Cabin Rentals, State Park Lodges, Places to Stay

Ellijay and North Georgia Cabin Rental
Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Helen Cabin Rentals
Stratford Inn
Best Western
Budget Inn

Gilmer County Chamber list of North Georgia area lodging, resorts, campgrounds, cabin rentals, bed and breakfast, motels, inns.

Georgia Pick Your Own and All About Apples

Pick Your Own
All About Apples


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Opening date: mid July through December 23 | Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 12:30pm-5:30pm

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