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Trip Ideas

Feb20

Experience the Science of Things to Come in Dahlonega

Written by // Lesley Simanton-Coogan Categories // Trip Ideas, Festivals & Events, Misc

Looking for something different to do with the family?  How about building a house for butterflies or honeybees?  The 3rd annual Dahlonega Science Festival (Vision 2020 – The Science of Things to Come) takes place on the weekend of March 6-8, 2020.  The festival features science-themed events that are free and open to the public.  There are dozens of events for all ages.

Jan01

Dahlonega: The Ultimate Hallmark Town

Written by // Courtney Randolph Categories // Arts & Live Music, Trip Ideas, Festivals & Events, Sip & Dine, Shopping, Misc

Dahlonega: The Ultimate Hallmark Town

Happy New Year! This year, we want to look back and remember the recognition we have received across a few well-known websites and magazines, such as the Travel Channel, the American Journal Constitution, and more! See why magazines and websites call Dahlonega "The Top Hallmark Christmas Town".

Feb11

10+ Things You Can Do in Dahlonega This Month With Your Valentine

Written by // Courtney Randolph Categories // Arts & Live Music, Trip Ideas, Festivals & Events, Sip & Dine, Shopping, Misc

10+ Things You Can Do in Dahlonega This Month With Your Valentine

Looking for that perfect girls getaway this February? What about that perfect romantic dinner spot for you and your special date? Well look no further, because we have the perfect date activities, restaurant picks, and so much more. Dahlonega, also known as the historic heart of the North Georgia mountains, is about an hour drive from Atlanta and is also the perfect hideaway. Click here for 10 things you can do this Valentine’s Day in Dahlonega, Georgia.

Sep11

The Delight of Dahlonega

Written by // Maggie Garred Categories // Trip Ideas

The Delight of Dahlonega

By guest writer Maggie Garred.

The first thing I noticed as I drove into the town square was the magnificent North Georgia Mountains. I found Dahlonega, the small town nestled in these mountains, to be delightful at every turn. As I explored Dahlonega, it proved itself to be jovial, festive, and full of activity. I had assumed there would be a town square with nice places to eat, but I soon dismissed my expectations as I stumbled upon art galleries, wine tastings, and so much more.

Aug27

Photographing Waterfalls: How to Make the Most of Your Camera

Written by // Tom Lamb Categories // Trip Ideas, Outdoor Adventures, Misc

Photographing Waterfalls: How to Make the Most of Your Camera

North Georgia is blessed with an abundance of water flowing through the Appalachian Mountains. When this water encounters hard caprock or a particularly steep section, the result is often a waterfall or cascade. Waterfalls become a destination for hikers and sightseers. In fact, many of the hiking trails here in the mountains exist only to lead to a waterfall.

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