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Ellijay Offer Fun For The Entire Family

Planning a family vacation to Ellijay? Here are some of the top adventures we recommend for families visiting Ellijay, Georgia! Some are right in the heart of downtown Ellijay. Some are a little farther away. But all will add fun, excitement, and special memories to your family getaway in North Georgia! 

Ellijay, GA:

Ellijay Wildlife Rehabilitation Sanctuary
(706) 276-2980
435 Cougar Ln, Ellijay, GA
Established to care for sick and injured wildlife and is home to a variety of animals such as bears and cougars. By appointment only.

Whistle Tree Pottery
(706) 698-1223
10 North Main Street, Ellijay, GA 30540
Paint your own pottery and take home a really personalized souvenir or make a great gift.

Copperhill, TN & McCAYSVILLE, GA:

Ducktown Basin Museum
(423) 496-5778
212 Burra Burra Street, Ducktown TN 37326
In Tennessee’s southeastern corner, on the site of the old Burra Burra Mine, the unique heritage of one of America’s great copper mining communities comes to life once again.

Pickin in the Park - Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park
(423) 496-4653
River Road, McCaysville GA, 30555
Live music jams and pickin’ on the banks of the Toccoa River at the Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park in McCaysville, Georgia. Casual jam sessions for acoustic musicians are held under the trees and pavilions along the Toccoa River at Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park every Thursday evening from 6 p.m. till dusk beginning late May through the end of September. Free admission to musicians of all levels and listeners who appreciate good music. Bring your picnic supper and enjoy the music!

Fairmount, GA:

Moto Mountain ATV Park
12878 Highway 53W, Fairmount GA 30139
ATV Trails and Zip Lines

Murphy, NC:

Fields of the Wood Bible Park
(828) 494-7855
10000 Hwy 294, Murphy, NC 28906 proclaimed Fields of the Wood Park the 2003 Number One Family Attraction in the Srnokies Area! The park is open year round from sunrise to sunset and it is FREE to stop by and tour the grounds. Home of the world’s largest Ten Commandments, alter, and New Testament, also has replica’s of Golgotha and Joseph’s tomb. Hidden Treasures gift shop & the Burger Mountain Cafe are on site. There are also hiking and picnicking spots and any local will tell you Fields of the Woods is a favorite venue for spectacular lighted Christmas displays.

Decker’s Flea Market in Murphy, NC
(828) 837-5753
100 Blairsville Highway, Murphy, NC 28906
A fun place to go and take the whole family, you truly never know what you will find! Handmade furniture & souvenirs, antiques, & collectibles available. New and used merchandise, fresh produce grown by local farmers, hand made purses, scarves & jewelry– they even have livestock! Great food booths with hotdogs, boiled peanuts, nachos, funnel cakes, etc. Open Saturdays & Sundays 7-3:00.

Murphy Skateway Roller/Inline Skating Rink
(828) 835-8443
149 Regal Street Murphy, NC 28906
Indoor roller skating open year-round, great prices and loads of fun! Arcade games and concessions on-site.

Murphy Skateway Roller/Inline Skating Rink
(828) 494-5887
23 Guy Eller Road, Murphy, NC
Air Soft and Paint Ball