Local Area Guide: Activities and Things to do and see around Bearadise Retreat and Buck Valley Lodge.

 


Biking in Ellijay    
Biking in and around Ellijay

Mountain biking activities abound in this lovely area of Ellijay and Blue Ridge, Georgia.

 

Canoeing, Rafting, Kayaking in Ellijay    
Canoeing/Rafting/Kayaking

Water, water everywhere! Rivers abound in this area and along with the many rivers, there are many activities, such as rafting, kayaking, tubing and canoeing.

 

Chamber of Commerce (Blue Ridge & Ellijay)

Downtown Square - Ellijay, Georgia    

Explore Gilmer & Fannin Counties where the magic of our environment will entrance you, the warmth of our people will captivate you and the past meets the present in perfect harmony. We are known for many things: beautiful, lushly forested mountains; crisp, fresh apples; meadows blanketed in wildflowers; incredible outdoor opportunities on land and on water; a serene way of life; and communities that welcome newcomers and visitors with open arms. Come_experience the magic of the North Georgia Mountains.

 

Hiking Trails

Hiking in Ellijay    

Maps and resources for hiking in the area

 

Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding in Ellijay 

Horseback riding trail rides and lessons around North Georgia.

 

Lake Activities

Lakes and Water Activities in the Ellijay area    

Experience Carters Lake in Ellijay or Lake Blue Ridge and all the beauty and activities they have to offer.

 

Local Attractions

Local Attractions in and around Ellijay, Georgia    

There is always something fun for everyone to do in and around Ellijay and Blue Ridge!

 

Shopping

Shopping the the Ellijay area    

 

Spas

Spas in the Ellijay area    

Need a little help relaxing and unwinding? Visit an area spa!

 

State Parks

State Parks in and around Ellijay    

Information about the state parks in the mountains of north Georgia.

 

Vineyards

Local vineyards in Ellijay    

Visit the beautiful vineyards of the North Georgia Mountains.

 

Fishing & Hunting

Fishing and hunting in the Ellijay area    

The north Georgia mountains are packed with lakes and streams that are famous for a variety of sport fishing. Hunting is also a popular sport in the mountains.

 

Restaurants

Restaurants in Ellijay and Blue Ridge    

Ellijay and Blue Ridge offer a variety of unique local dining experiences as well as many chain restaurants to choose from.

 

Apple Houses

Apple Orchards and Apple houses in the Ellijay area    

Here is a list of the wonderful Ellijay and Blue Ridge apple houses. In season, most allow you to pick your own and many offer fresh fried pies and apple bread and fresh in-season produce.

 

Festivals And Events

Festivals and Events in the North Georgia Mountains    

Festivals and events are always a good time here in the North Georgia mountains with the fresh air, great people and activities! Please call the fair, festival or event to verify that you have the most current information, dates and times.

 

Golf

Golf courses in and around Ellijay, Georgia    

A comprehensive list of courses in the North Georgia area for your golfing enjoyment!

 

Arts & Entertainment

Discover the Arts in the North Georgia Mountains    

The Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association (The Art Center/ Galleries on West Main) is passionate about art. Our Art Center Team is devoted to bringing new exhibits, new events, and new programs to our community through art and culture. We boast the largest Gallery Experience in the North Georgia Mountains. Come enjoy the Blue Ridge Art Experience!

 

In Cabin Services

Catering and in-cabin massages    

Gourmet catering, right at your cabin. Canoe deliveries, right to your cabin. Click for more information.