Ellijay Galentine's Day 2021 Bucket List
Galentine’s Day is a day dedicated to spending time with those friends that never leave your side. It falls on a Saturday this year which is the perfect time to visit Ellijay! From shopping in the square to hiking the beautiful north Georgia mountains, Ellijay has it all for you and your bestfriends to have the perfect day.
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Staying in Ellijay
While spending Galentine’s Day with your friends, why not extend the weekend and spend the whole Friday or even Saturday night in Ellijay. You can rent a small log cabin deep within the mountains for a warm and cozy aesthetic. Or, there are an assortment of cottages to rent right in town if you are in search of something a little closer to the stores and restaurants! Whatever you want, Ellijay has it.
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Farm fresh foods
If you are looking for something fresh to eat while having a fun experience in Ellijay, places like Mountain Valley Farm Store is just one of the many places to shop for locally harvested food. Located in the beautiful Clear Creek Valley, this family-owned business offers delicious homegrown foods ranging from meat to vegetables! There are also an assortment of local orchards that offer a friendly atmosphere and homegrown foods, perfect if you and your friends want the true taste of Ellijay. If you're looking for a sweet treat, take your girls to Raspados Celeste for shaved ice topped with the freshest fruit and preserves.
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There is no doubt every group of friends loves to shop, so why not locally shop at some of Ellijay’s boutique stores! Just in town, there are shops like Belle’s Boutique, The Loving Bull, and WhimZ for your more chic friends to get on-trend clothes, shoes, and jewelry. If you have friends that are more into art and decor, stores like Artful Ellijay and Hometown Florist and Yesterday's Decor provide just that, while featuring local artisans in Downtown Ellijay! Whatever you feel like shopping for, this alluring town has it.
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Ellijay is the perfect place for you and your friends to have Galentine’s Day, but if shopping is not your forte, that is okay because this town offers more than just shopping. If you want a breath of fresh air for the weekend, Ellijay has hundreds of miles of hiking trails in the beautiful north Georgia mountains. The cold weather shouldn't be a bother because, with the variety of scenery, it will be worth the while.
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This Galentine’s Day, give yourself a day off and spend the day or even the weekend in Ellijay with your ‘gals’. From the local stores to the beautiful hiking trails in the north Georgia mountains, Ellijay has it all!