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Ellijay is a small town nestled in the north Georgia mountains on the fringes of Chattahoochee National Forest. It is the perfect destination for those seeking to escape into the wilderness and reconnect with nature for a while. Glimmering rivers and gentle streams pour out of the mountains and flow through luscious valleys and down into rich and prolific bottomlands.

Because of its fertile soil, Ellijay and the surrounding areas are home to several wine vineyards and apple orchards. In fact, Gilmer County is often referred to as “The Apple Capital of Georgia,” producing over 30 different varieties each year. Whether you come for the apples or the outdoors, Ellijay is the perfect place to plan your next vacation. Surrounded by pristine wilderness yet not too far from the modern conveniences of the city, an RV rental from Ellijay is a great way to get your next adventure started.

The Great Outdoors

While in Ellijay, outdoor enthusiasts should check out Springer Mountain. This popular spot is known for being the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. Rising 3,780 feet above sea level, Springer Mountain gives those who reach its summit the opportunity to view the Blue Ridge Mountains from a spectacular vantage point. Even if you don’t plan on making the 2,200+ mile trek to Mount Katahdin in Maine via the Appalachian Trail, Springer Mountain is worth a visit next time you rent an RV in Ellijay.

Another place to visit is Amicalola Falls State Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. The park’s namesake, Amicalola Falls is the tallest cascading waterfall in the eastern United States. Visitors can enjoy views of the surrounding area from the parking lot situated at the top of the falls, but for the most spectacular scenes, hike down the 600 steps to the overlook bridge. From there, visitors will be rewarded with a thorough view of the 730-foot falls, which cascade over the rock in multiple tiers. The park boasts several miles of hiking trails, including the Appalachian Approach Trail to Springer Mountain. If you rent a motorhome in Ellijay, you can also enjoy camping at the park’s full hook-up campground.

Another state park near Ellijay is Fort Mountain State Park in Chatsworth. Less than half an hour's drive outside of Ellijay near the Cohutta Wilderness, this Georgia state park is home to a wall that spans over 800 feet in length. While experts don’t agree as to whether the wall was used by Native Americans as a fortification against more hostile tribes or if the wall played a role in ancient ceremonies, visitors to Fort Mountain State Park can likely all agree that this state park boasts some of the most beautiful trails in Georgia. The trails meander through hardwood forests speckled with blueberry thickets and cross multiple streams, marking Fort Mountain State Park an astonishing place to experience. You can also camp at one of the 70+ full hook-up campsites with the Ellijay motorhome rental.

RV Parks

When you book an RV rental near Ellijay, you can reserve a spot at one of the local RV parks. One option is Plum Nelly Campground in Ellijay. This no-frills campground has a few amenities and its location near several attractions makes it a viable option. The RV park features pull-through RV sites with full hookups including 30 and 50 amp electrical service. For your convenience, there is a laundry facility and there are private bathrooms on site.

Another possibility when you book an RV in Gilmer County is Doll Mountain Campground. This heavily-wooded north Georgia campground is situated on the banks of Carters Lake. Here, visitors can enjoy boating, fishing, or paddling while at Doll Mountain Campground. The campground has campsites outfitted with a picnic table, fire pit, and full hookups. Other amenities include hot showers, flush toilets, a playground, a boat ramp, and a dock. Bring your pets, too, because they’re allowed at Doll Mountain Campground.

Exploring the City

Ellijay is located near Georgia’s wine country and there are several vineyards in and around the area. The vineyards, nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Appalachian Mountains, provide the ideal environment for growing quality wine grapes. Enjoy tasting local wine while soaking in magnificent views of the north Georgia mountains.

Besides being a large producer of Georgian wines, Ellijay is known for its apples. Spend a few hours picking apples in one of the town’s orchards or cuddle up with your favorite book in the shade of an apple tree. One of the local orchards has a bakery featuring freshly-made apple products, a petting zoo, and other activities for guests to enjoy. Another orchard in the area has been in operation since 1947 and has over 60 acres of apple trees and 10 acres of peach and nectarine trees. Come to the farm to pick some fresh fruit or sample some of the homemade products at the orchard’s store.

Ellijay is just an hour's drive away from Atlanta. In Georgia’s capital city, you will find everything you expect from a sprawling city. Home to the Mercedes Benz Stadium, the historic MLK house, and one of the largest aquariums in the world, if you’re up for a little road trip when you book a camper rental in Ellijay, Atlanta should definitely be one of the stops on your list.

RV Rentals in Ellijay, GA

Ellijay, GA is the perfect spot to start your next road trip.

There are many popular rentals in Ellijay. Outdoorsy's Ellijay RV rental marketplace allows renters to choose from rental options from professional RV rental agencies as well as RVs for rent by owner.

RV and Motorhome Rentals Nearby

Nearby to Ellijay are a number of National, State and Local parks. Travelers can easily rent RVs and motorhomes near Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, and Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area.

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Frequently Asked Questions


What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

Security, for one. Outdoorsy helps protect RV owners and renters with excellent support and insurance options, and a secure platform for listings, communication, and payments. There are plenty of other reasons though, like roadside assistance, detailed listings, and a wide variety of RVs to choose from.

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What's around Ellijay, GA


Check out local hikes, campgrounds, parks and more!

Local Hiking Trails

Hiking Trail City State
Virgin Falls Trail Sparta Tennessee
Kennesaw Mountain East and West Trail Loop Marietta Georgia
Raven Cliff Falls Trail Helen Georgia
Fiery Gizzard Trail to Raven's Point Tracy City Tennessee
Chimney Tops Trail [CLOSED] Gatlinburg Tennessee
Alum Cave Trail to Mount LeConte Gatlinburg Tennessee
Grotto Falls Trail Gatlinburg Tennessee
Abrams Falls Trail Townsend Tennessee
Blood Mountain and Freeman Loop Trail Blairsville Georgia
Rainbow Falls Trail Gatlinburg Tennessee

Nearby Campgrounds

Chattahoochee River

attraction Helen, GA
Get outdoors and enjoy nature. You can raft through the rocky shoals, kayak, canoe, fish for trout on the misty waters, or have a picnic. Or if you prefer to enjoy it from Helen, the river runs through town.

Mercier Orchard

attraction Blue Ridge, GA
It is considered one of the best apple orchards in the area. You can pick your own apples, choose from a selection of products such as apple butter, jams, pies, hard cider, or take a wagon ride through the orchard and experience all its beauty. You can also a enjoy a home made meal here.

Unicoi State Park and Lodge

campground Helen, GA
This popular state park offers 53 acre mountain lake with a beach, where you can swim, and enjoy other water activities. Nestled in the north Georgia mountains just outside Helen, you can hike and mountain bike on scenic mountain trails. You can choose from easy trails to more challenging hikes to Anna Ruby Falls.

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

attraction Blue Ridge, GA
Take a train deep into the scenic landscape of North Georgia, starting in the town of Blue Ridge. The total excursion is 26 miles (4 hours roundtrip), where the train follows Toccoa River. You'll be sitting in vintage cars with modern amenities, you can choose between climate controlled rail cars or open-air. You'll visit mountain towns such as McCaysville in Georgia and Copperhill in Tennessee.

Unicoi Springs Camp Resort

campground Helen, GA
Rated as a Five Star Resort by the Coast to Coast System, the Unicoi Springs offers many amenities and beautiful settings. All sites are equipped with patios, picnic tables, water, electric, sewer, and cable. Visitors can also enjoy two pools, sport activities such as basketball, volleyball, badminton, and mini-golf. You'll be close to the Chattahoochee, Nantahala, Etowah and Chestatee Rivers where you can kayak, tube and canoe, or you also hike the Appalachian Trail.

Holiday Travel Park of Chattanooga

campground Rossville, GA
Are you looking for a great place to stay in Chattanooga, Tennessee? If so, why don't you stay at the Holiday Park of Chattanooga? It's located one mile off the 1-75. and has been built on a Civil War Battlefield. It was a skirmish site in 1863, right before the Battle of Chickamauga. If you are a Civil War buff, this place will suit you right down to the ground. This area is full of history and memories of the Civil War. The Chattanooga National Military Park is a great place to visit. Other interesting attractions in the area include the Tennessee Aquarium and 3D Max Theater, the Creative Discovery Museum, the Tennessee Valley Railroad, Ruby Falls, and the Chattanooga Zoo. There are 170 campsites in this RV Park, all with water, electricity, and cable TV. If you fancy staying on site, there is a swimming pool and playground at your disposal. Don't hesitate to book a vacation here. The park was recognized by The Good Sam Travel Guide and Campground Directory as the top family campground in the last three years.

Creekwood Resort Campground and Cabins

campground Helen, GA
Located within the Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounded by the Chattahoochee National Forest, you will have 18 acres of serenity and wilderness. The sites are spacious and private, and the management works hard to making you feel at home. Fishing and swimming are only 3.8 miles away, and you can hike, bike and ride horses on the campgrounds

Dahlonega

attraction Dawsonville, GA
Dahlonega near Roswell, Georgia is the site of a major gold rush in the United States. It is also in the heart of Georgia wine country. This is an authentic mountain retreat where visitors can learn about the region and history. The beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains are the site of this exciting place. Visitors will enjoy that magnificent mountain views, the cascading waterfalls, and the pristine streams. The wineries are spectacular. The staff at the facilities provide the equipment and guide visitors to a stream where they can pan for gold. There are also excellent exhibits at the art galleries and shopping at unique boutiques. Expert guides take visitors on historic tours and to exciting attractions. The downtown area is listed on the Historic Register. In addition, the Chattahoochee National Forest is nearby where visitors can enjoy live music, theater, and arts entertainment all year round. There are also festivals throughout the year with special entertainment for people in the area.

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Recommendations for Ellijay, GA from Outdoorsy Owners


Great little camp ground. State park. lots of hiking, lots of activity's.

Mar 22, 2019

Waterfalls, tallest in the north east, trout stream, mountain views,

Mar 22, 2019