• "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, January 28, 2020
Dahlonega Literary Festival Announces 2020 Events  This year’s Dahlonega Literary Festival (DLF) is March 6-7.  In it’s 17th year, DLF kicks off Friday night with a Songwriters Café and ends late Saturday afternoon with headliner sessions by best-selling authors Cassandra King (Conroy) and Karen White.  Other events: Bill Curry, football great speaks at the luncheon on Saturday; author Rona ...read more
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Monday, January 27, 2020
We are Canopy + the Roots, a social house upstairs serving both members and guests with Costa-Rican coffee, tea, Kombucha, locally-crafted pasteries and baked goods. Check out our Dahlonega skyline merch, logo tanks, tshirts, hats, hand-crafted macrame jewelry, plant hangers and accessories, chocolates, mugs, and YETI products. Downstairs is our intimate listening room, the Roots, for live ...read more
Categories: Member News, Community News, Tourism News
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Chestatee Artists Folk School is set to offer art and craft workshops for the weekend of March 27-29, 2020. This is an opportunity to release your creativity while having fun. No experience is required and all levels of skill are welcome. The classes will be offered in a variety of mediums, like painting, leather arts, drawing, wire wrapped jewelry, basketry, mixed media, and more. The location ...read more
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Friday, January 24, 2020
Valentine’s Special Events and PackagesForrest Hills Mountain Resort: Valentine Elopement Eventhttps://www.facebook.com/events/2521425111411485/ Throw caution to the wind and just get married!!!Don’t go to the courthouse! Say your vows in a romantic setting. Ceremonies will either be outside in the garden or in the chapel depending on the weather. Up to 10 guests permitted. Advance reservations ...read more
Categories: Member News, Community News, Tourism News
Friday, January 24, 2020
Chestatee Artists members are displaying artwork in the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Visitor Center. The works on display are for sale and prints from several artists are also available. Come and check out the artwork through March 31, during Visitor Center hours. The display may rotate art work during the display period. Current artists with artwork on display are Holly Adams, Jim Fambrough, Judy ...read more
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