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Things to Do at Fort Mountain State Park

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One of my favorite places to visit in North Georgia near Ellijay, GA is Fort Mountain State Park. It is located off Highway 52 in the Cohutta Wilderness between Ellijay and Chatsworth. My wife and a couple of kids will typically stay at the cabin, while I take the boys camping. Fort Mountain State Park […]

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Antique Shops in North Georgia – Ellijay, GA

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Antique Shops in North Georgia Are you looking for something to do this weekend in the North Georgia Mountains? Try some of the fun little Antique shops located near the picturesque downtown square in Ellijay, GA.  This little mountain town is dotted by Antique stores, restaurants, ice cream shops, and outdoor adventure stores. If you […]

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Bigun’s Barbecue in North Georgia

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Best Restaurants near Ellijay GA There are lots of Barbecue Restaurants in the North Georgia mountains.  One of my favorite is Bigun’s BBQ just north of Jasper Georgia on Hwy 515. It’s funny how most of the great places to eat are connected to gas stations and this one is no exception.  Don’t let the […]

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Cantaberry Restaurant

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The Cantaberry Restaurant now has two locations.  Historic Downtown Ellijay and Blue Ridge Georgia. The Restaurants are owned by Case and Jessica Bruner, since 2008, they are originally from Athens, Georgia.   Chef Case studied Culinary Arts in Charleston, South Carolina at Johnson and Wales University. We always try to make a lunch stop at […]

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Best Dog Hikes in North GA Mountains – Part 1

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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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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 […]