Articles tagged with: trip ideas

May30

Get Out and Relax, Take a Trip on One of Lumpkin County’s Rivers

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

Get Out and Relax, Take a Trip on One of Lumpkin County’s Rivers

Dahlonega is surrounded by excellent canoe and kayak opportunities, offering many days of paddling. Whether you are looking for a leisurely float trip on flatwater or an exciting whitewater run, one does not have to look far from the Historic Dahlonega Public Square! There are two kayak and canoe outfitters only minutes from downtown. Or bring your own boat for access to more remote sections of river.

Mar15

Celebrate Like the Irish: Spend St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Dahlonega!

Written by // Brianna Lawson Categories // Arts & Live Music, Trip Ideas, Festivals & Events, Sip & Dine

Celebrate Like the Irish: Spend St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Dahlonega!

How will you be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday this year, so make weekend plans to celebrate in downtown Dahlonega. There are a few celebrations happening here in town, so be sure to participate in them all!

Dec19

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.

Dec02

The Dahlonega General Store Has a Warming Feel of Simpler Times

Written by // UNG English Department Categories // Trip Ideas, History & Heritage, Shopping

The Dahlonega General Store Has a Warming Feel of Simpler Times

Nestled in North Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains sits the small town of Dahlonega.  The site of our nation’s first gold rush in 1828, the city is filled with history and tradition.  The Historic Public Square has kept its timeless feel and character alive with its historical presence, significance, and architecture. The original courthouse, built in 1836, still stands in the center of the square, and the General Store, once a crucial aspect of life in Dahlonega, stands across from it.

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Planning a visit to Dahlonega? Discover what’s new or expected in Dahlonega for mid 2017 and beyond: https://t.co/2Oonv7PRA0

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Check out this neat article in the Gainesville Times about how Dahlonega's Crimson Moon wound up in a country song: https://t.co/tuOmhk4hUt

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Dahlonega's 4th of July was featured in an article, "Little Big Bangs - Small Towns W/Great 4th of July Festivals:"… https://t.co/eZHrah1n0c

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