"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. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Dahlonega offers expansive mountain vistas, roaring waterfalls and bubbling streams, postcard-worthy wineries and an abundance of entertainment.
Whether your perfect day involves wading knee-deep in the river panning for gold, strolling through art galleries, shopping in one-of-a-kind boutiques, or sipping perfection expressed in Georgia wine, Dahlonega is guaranteed to please.
Experience historic tours and attractions, stroll our delightful Downtown -- listed on the Historic Register -- adventure through the Chattahoochee National Forest, and enjoy live music, theater and arts entertainment year-round at venues and seasonal festivals. When the sun goes down, rest your head at one of our relaxing lodging accommodations.
Plan your visit to award-winning Dahlonega today and discover why “It’s Pure Gold”.
Chestatee Artists, Inc., a Dahlonega non-profit art organization, will present a new festival the third weekend in May on May 21 & 22, 2016. Formerly known as the Mountain Flower Art Festival, the new name for this event is Dahlonega Arts & Wine Festival. Focus is on bringing in high quality arts and crafts to downtown Dahlonega, as well as having a Wine Garden for sampling fine local and regional wines. Learn more...
Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau | 13 South Park Street | Dahlonega, GA 30533 | (706) 864-3711 or (800) 231-5543