5 days in Ellijay Itinerary

5 days in Ellijay Itinerary

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— 4 nights


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Ellijay is a city in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Deals Gap (in Robbinsville), Cades Cove (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and Highlands Aerial Park (in Scaly Mountain). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Build an Ark Animal Rescue, stop by Fly Shop Company, let the river carry you with Rolling Thunder River Company, and do a tasting at Engelheim Vineyard.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ellijay trip maker app.

Tallahassee to Ellijay is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tallahassee in August; daily highs in Ellijay reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ellijay

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Blue Ridge, Deals Gap, Dry Falls, Cades Cove, Rolling Thunder River Company
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Build an Ark Animal Rescue ©
Build an Ark Animal Rescue
Rolling Thunder River Company ©
Rolling Thunder River Company
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove