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.