Dalton Historic High Country

Dalton is affectionately called the “carpet capital of the world,” but its main attractions lie outside the carpet showrooms. Dalton’s charming downtown offers numerous shopping and dining choices. In fall, experience the annual arts festival, Battle of Tunnel Hill Civil War Reenactment and Prater's Mill Country Fair. Civil War and Cherokee attractions are also a short drive away.
  • Experience the magic of a single moment

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  • Cherokee Brewing and Pizza Company - Craft beer at its best!

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  • Hike one of our many Trails

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  • Nob North Golf and Country Club

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  • See how real Moonshine is made - The Dalton Distillery

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  • Taste Cyra's Downtown Dalton

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Discover the history and natural beauty of the Carpet Capital of the World. We may be known for our carpet, but we are so much more than that. From the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains to the Gateway of the Civil War in Georgia, Dalton abounds with adventure. Just 5 miles north is the historic Western and Atlantic Railroad Tunnel and Heritage Center, and only a 25 minute drive further is the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. The nearby Cherokee sites of New Echota and the Chief Vann House are some of the best preserved Native American sites in the area. Dalton's charming downtown, with numerous unique shopping and dining choices, is great for an afternoon of shopping and dinner. Dalton's attractions include: Festivals, Fine Arts, Civil War history, and Prater's Mill Country Fair. Make Dalton your destination with hundreds of hotel rooms, lots of restaurant choices and easy access along I-75.

Visitor Information Center

305 S. Depot St.
Dalton, GA 30720

Located along I-75, Exits 328 to 341. Also accessible via Hwys. 76 and 52, and the most western point of the Appalachian Foothills Parkway.

Visit Website

Phone: 706-270-9960

Dalton Trip Ideas & Inspiration

The dining information on this page is supplied by the Georgia Restaurant Association.