"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”!
Dahlonega's 26th Annual Mountain Top Rodeo, coming to town on June 19-20, 2015, will be a highlight on the Rodeo circuit not only for all the competitive action, but also for the breathtaking beauty of it’s North Georgia Mountain location.
The event is a PCA sanctioned rodeo featuring eight different events, including Bareback Bronc Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Ladies Barrel Racing, Ladies Breakaway Roping, Tie Down Roping, Team Roping, and Bull Riding. Fun for the entire family! Learn more...
Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau | 13 South Park Street | Dahlonega, GA 30533 | (706) 864-3513 or (800) 231-5543