Picnic Cafe in downtown Dahlonega, Georgia

Welcome to Dahlonega, site of the first major U.S. Gold Rush and the heart of Georgia Wine Country. Dahlonega offers an authentic, mountain getaway only an hour north of Atlanta. 

Guests and locals alike enjoy outstanding arts and gold medal wineries, original architecture and gold history attractions, a Golden Bear signature golf course and the University of North Georgia with its signature gold steeple. As a destination hub in the heart of the North Georgia Mountains, Dahlonega plays host to year-round weddings, waterfall and wildlife seekers, and world-renowned bicycling events.

The city’s historic square is quaint, lively and colorful, as charming as the French Quarter with less hubbub. Stroll through blocks of unique shopping and dining experiences, grabbing a sweet scoop at Connie’s or a coffee at underground arthouse Canopy. Love art? Explore handmade and homegrown goods at Bleu Art Gallery, a collective of local makers. 

Experience our live music and theater, local shopping and dining, heritage museums and tours, and seasonal festivals. We invite you to join the fun and unwind along our trails, on our rivers, and in our relaxing lodging accommodations. From the National Forest to the National Registered Downtown Historic District, welcome to award-winning Dahlonega… "It's Pure Gold"!

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Visitor Information Center

13 S. Park St.
Dahlonega, GA
Local: (706) 864-3711
Free: (800) 231-5543
Dahlonega Travel Guides

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