Articles tagged with: trip ideas

Oct18

Gold Rush Days Festival

Written by // Josh Waisler Categories // Festivals & Events

Gold Rush Days Festival

Gold Rush Days celebrates the spirit of Dahlonega's mining days in the heart of the town as it is today. Read more to find out what makes this festival weekend so special!

Every year the City of Dahlonega is home to one of the Southeast’s most popular events – Gold Rush Days, which takes place this year on the 20th and 21st of October. Featuring a weekend full of family fun and old-fashioned events, Gold Rush has essentially become Dahlonega’s signature event, and it’s going strong in its 64th year.

Dec24

The Delight of Dahlonega

Written by // Maggie Garred Categories // Trip Ideas

The Delight of Dahlonega

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.

Nov27

It's Christmas Time in Dahlonega

Written by // David Zunker Categories // Festivals & Events

It's Christmas Time in Dahlonega

Christmas, and the entire holiday season, in Dahlonega and Lumpkin County is magical, and national media is noticing. A recent article in Southern Living Magazine – the same Southern Living that called Dahlonega the “Napa of the South” for its burgeoning wine industry, including wineries, wine tasting rooms, and a new Zac Brown-branded distillery – recommended Dahlonega as a Christmas destination not to be missed.

Sep01

Dahlonega Festival Celebrates the Appalachian Trail and Non-Motorized Recreation

Written by // Tom Lamb Categories // Festivals & Events

Dahlonega Festival Celebrates the Appalachian Trail and Non-Motorized Recreation

Fall is fast approaching and if you enjoy hiking, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, horseback trail riding, or any type of non-motorized recreation, there’s a festival designed just for you!

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.

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