The Perfect Girl’s Trip is all Within Minutes of Downtown Ellijay, GA

When was the last time you escaped every day life with your best friends?

College? Before the kids were born? The last time someone got married?

The getaway you all deserve is probably *very* overdue. Luckily for you, the perfect place is likely a lot closer than you think.

Perfectly situated in the Southern Appalachians, Ellijay, Georgia is the ultimate destination for any girls’ getaway.

Picture this: you wake up in a cute Airbnb on a quiet street downtown.

After spending a leisurely morning catching up over coffee, you head out Boardtown Rd for a tour of Ellijay Mushrooms‘ grow houses. After your tour, you pick up mushroom-themed goodies like mushroom coffee, mushroom-shaped propagation vases for your house plants, and the cutest accessories along with some award-winning shiitake and oyster mushrooms for dinner.

(Pro tip: for an even better experience, hit up Ellijay Mushrooms during the late summer or fall for flower picking in their gorgeous flower field!)

Before you head back downtown, stop by Roo Mountain Vineyards to take in the stunning panoramic views of the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Of course, the main event at Roo is sampling their decadent array of wines. You can’t go wrong with any of their wines, but the Clutch and Syrah are always crowd favorites. You will want to follow them on social media to see when their awesome barrel room events are running for a truly unparalleled day at Roo.

Once you’re back downtown, you can’t go wrong with lunch or dinner (or both!) at The Roof of Ellijay. Their cute cocktails (or mocktails, if you prefer) are perfect for sipping while you enjoy rooftop views of downtown Ellijay, Georgia! Once it’s time to eat, you’ll enjoy munching on their elevated Southern favorites like succulent meatloaf and fresh Appalachian trout.

After a day of fun, it’s time to turn in at your Airbnb. And, lucky for you, The Carriage House at 41 North is just a short walk from The Roof!

After a day of shopping at local boutiques, you’ll love browsing the works of talented local artists at 29 North while sipping the best of Ellijay wine. 29 North has thoughtfully curated the best of Ellijay wine and art in their gorgeous gallery. Keep an eye on their calendar for chances to upgrade your experience at 29 North with an art class or by visiting when they have an Oyster Bar pop-up!

The ultimate girls’ weekend doesn’t have to stay in the group chat forever. And the best part? All these awesome spots are within 5 miles of Downtown Ellijay.

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