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Best Dog Hikes in North GA Mountains – Part 1

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Best Dog Hikes in North GA Mountains

This article combines my two favorite things – Dogs and Hiking.   I’m always looking for some new trails to take my Boxer and my backpack in the North Georgia mountains. I have put together a couple of resources for you to make your search easier. My first resource is from the page off atlantatrails.com […]

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Okinawa Japanese Restaurant

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Okinawa Japanese Restaurant

Relaxed space with traditional decor offering a sushi bar & hibachi tables for Japanese dishes. Located in: Old Orchard Square Address: Old Orchard Square, East Ellijay, GA 30540 http://www.okinawaellijay.com/ My kids and I love this place!!!  You have to go for the lunch special.  It serves delicious full course hibachi meals for around $8 until […]

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River Tubing in North GA

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River Tubing in North GA

Floating down the river in north Georgia is another one of my favorite summertime activities.   Our cabins are located on two great rivers – the Coosawattee River and Mountaintown Creek. You can rent a tube from one of the local companies which will drive you to a put in spot, then come pick you up […]

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North Georgia Canopy Tours

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North Georgia Canopy Tours Since opening in April 2010, North Georgia Canopy Tours has served over 70,000 visitors, become the first Canopy Tour in the world to achieve over 50,000 Facebook fans, added heated and air conditioned teepees, and installed a championship quality 18-hole disc golf course designed by Keith Johnson and John Ritger which […]

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River Street Tavern

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Located in historic down-town Ellijay, The River Street Tavern is open for lunch, dinner and evening get-together’s. We are a small, intimate tavern that offers a family-friendly atmosphere which is loved by locals and visitors alike. You will love our staff and our tavern! We may get a little busy during peak times but we […]

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Poole’s BBQ

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Colonel Poole’s internationally known Bar-B-Q restaurant is truly a modern day explosion – a prime example of SMALL BUSINESS in America. Known around the world as the PIG HILL-OF-FAME, Oscar & Edna Poole began their business in a roadside shack in 1989 on Ga. Hwy. 515 in East Ellijay. GA., 75 miles north of Atlanta, […]

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What to Do in Ellijay GA

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Festivals in North Georgia Ellijay is a special little town nestled in the North GA Mountains, just an hour’s drive from Atlanta. Ellijay is the anglicized form of the Cherokee name Elatseyi, meaning “new ground” or “green space”. Ellijay is a great home base for your North Georgia Mountains visit. Within 15 minutes, you can […]