Ellijay is a small town and the county seat of Gilmer County, Georgia. It is a perfect short-break destination for those looking for tranquility, stunning natural landscapes, and charming small towns. Ellijay is a real natural paradise since it is surrounded by forests, crystal clear rivers, and nestled in the Appalachian foothills. As you can imagine, there are many spots for hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, and kayaking. If you love apples, don’t miss the famous Georgia Apple Festival that takes place in the area every spring. If you are planning to stay in Ellijay and you are looking for discount hotels, then Budget and Ellijay Inn are two very good low-cost accommodation options that you should consider.