"4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
- USA Today Travel 2014
"Wine Tasting Room Capital of Georgia"
- Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015
Site of the first major U.S. Gold Rush and the Heart of Georgia Wine Country, Dahlonega offers an authentic, mountain getaway only an hour north of Atlanta. Our guests and locals alike enjoy outstanding arts and gold medal wineries, original architecture and gold history attractions, outdoor adventure and a Golden Bear signature golf course and the University of North Georgia with its signature gold steeple. As a destination hub in the heart of the North Georgia Mountains, Dahlonega plays host to year round weddings, waterfall and wildlife seekers, and world renowned bicycling events.
Experience our live music and theater, local shopping and dining, heritage museums and tours, and seasonal festivals. We invite you to join the fun and unwind along our trails, on our rivers, and in our relaxing lodging accommodations. From the National Forest to the National Registered Downtown Historic District, welcome to award-winning Dahlonega… “It’s Pure Gold”!
Join us on July 4, 2015 to celebrate Independence Day family-style in Dahlonega's historic downtown. Do you remember being a child and what the 4th of July meant? Because at the 4th of July Family Day Celebration, that is what still happens in Dahlonega.
The day is filled with fun activities, including a 5k/10k race and Family Fun Run, a patriotic ceremony, watermelon eating contest, classic car show, live music and more! Gather around the square for our parade then find the perfect spot to view the incredible fireworks display from! Learn more...
Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau | 13 South Park Street | Dahlonega, GA 30533 | (706) 864-3711 or (800) 231-5543