5 days in Historic High Country Itinerary

5 days in Historic High Country Itinerary

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Ellijay
— 2 nights
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Fort Oglethorpe
— 1 night
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Cartersville
— 1 night
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Ellijay

— 2 nights
Ellijay is a city in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States. On the 1st (Sat), relax in the rural setting at Panorama Orchards & Farm Market, then gain insight at Build an Ark Animal Rescue, then do a tasting at Engelheim Vineyards, and finally experience rural life at Mountain Valley Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: let the kids burn off some steam at Vets Memorial Park, then relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ellijay trip itinerary maker app.

Thomaston to Ellijay is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In August in Ellijay, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Fort Oglethorpe.

Things to do in Ellijay

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Fort Oglethorpe

— 1 night
Fort Oglethorpe is a city predominantly in Catoosa County with some portions in Walker County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get great views at Rock City, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rock City Gardens, and then take in the history at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fort Oglethorpe day trip website.

You can drive from Ellijay to Fort Oglethorpe in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Fort Oglethorpe can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cartersville.

Things to do in Fort Oglethorpe

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cartersville

— 1 night
Cartersville is a city in Bartow County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Booth Western Art Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Tellus Science Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Red Top Mountain State Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Euharlee Covered Bridge.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cartersville vacation maker website.

Getting from Fort Oglethorpe to Cartersville by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Cartersville, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cartersville

Museums · Nature · Childrens Museums · Parks

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