• "Great American Main Street Award® Winner"
    - National Main Street Center, Inc. 2016
  • "The South's Best Small Towns 2017"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2017
  • "4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
    - USA Today Travel 2014

  • "4th Best Underground Attraction"
    - USA Today 2016 - Consolidated Gold Mine
  • "Best Wine Town Runner Up, Southern Dream Towns"
    - Garden & Gun Magazine 2012
  • "10th Best Historic Small Town"
    - USA Today 2016
  • "10th Best Course You Can Play in Georgia - Achasta"
    - Golfweek Magazine
  • "Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2012
  • "Wine Tasting Room Capital of Georgia"
    - Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015

  • "National Main Street City"
    - National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • "Official Appalachian Trail Community"
    - Appalachian Trail Conservancy 2010
  • "Georgia's Premier Sports Cycling Community"
    - Georgia General Assembly Resolution 2005
  • "Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849

News for Tourism News

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Art by Rayneri is exhibiting the watercolor artwork of artist Oscar Rayneri in the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Visitors Center through September. Oscar specializes in historic buildings and local scenes, as well as florals and other natural subjects. His display in the Visitors Center includes framed limited edition prints, as well as matted prints of historic buildings, scenery, and local ...read more
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
MSautee Nacoochee Center will feature creative artwork by the Chestatee Artists in the Hallway Invitational Exhibition beginning August 3 through September 30.  An opening reception was held on Sunday, August 5.  Original works featured by members of Chestatee Artists will include: Holly Adams - acrylics, Anna Elrod - ceramics,  James Daniel, Sr. - acrylics,  Phyllis Ellis - acrylics,  Judy Linn - ...read more
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Friday, August 10, 2018
These are pictures from my exhibit at the Welcome Center in April, May and June!  It was great to display works that depict the Dahlonega area.  I have several pictures of my donkey available (two in fact) that are 8x10's framed that go for $98 each!  I don't normally frame with glass oils, but these were small and needed  framed with glass to show off their cuteness!  ( only one  picture will be ...read more
Categories: Community News, Tourism News, Member News
Friday, August 03, 2018
**NOW OPEN** The Dahlonega Square Hotel Lobby now proudly presents the DSH Tasting Room. Guests, visitors and Dahlonega locals can now enjoy Kaya Vineyard and Winery premium wines while sitting in the historic lobby. Our knowledgeable wine experts will both educate and entertain. Come for a taste, enjoy a glass and leave with a bottle! 
Categories: Community News, Member News, Recently Featured, Tourism News
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The 18th Annual Gold Party "Fit for Royalty" will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018 at Blue Mountain Vineyards at 184 Turkey Hill, Dahlonega, Georgia. Please join us for a fun evening of dinner, music, and live & silent auctions while supporting Community Helping Place. Reception begins at 6:00 p.m with dinner at 7:00 p.m. Black tie is optional. Tickets are $70 per person. Please RSVP by ...read more
Categories: Community News, Tourism News, Member News
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Outlaw Jerky announces our new DAHLONEGA JERKY COMPANY small-batch recipes inspired by the local flavors of North Georgia!  Come in the store for a tasting!We offer wholesale pricing to businesses, and an extra B2B discount for Dahlonega-Lumpkin Chamber member businesses.  Our Taste Local Flavor Recipes are inspired by the farm-to-table culinary experience, with a twist.  We incorporate locally ...read more
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