Here are a few lists we’re certainly proud to be included on in the last year:

Named one of the "9 Georgia Getaways Perfect for a Girls' Trip" Southern Living
PERFECT for a girls' weekend, Dahlonega offers 8 wineries, 12 tasting rooms, restaurants, cozy hotels, air bnbs, and more! Check out this article to see why Southern Living loves Dahlonega.

Named one of the “6 Atlanta Date Nights Better Than Dinner and a Movie” -AJC
There's so much to do in Dahlonega, Atlanta's beautiful backyard! See why the American Journal Constitution also mentioned Dahlonega's Desoto Falls as one of their "7 Spectacular Spring Hikes You Won't Want to Miss" (read more). 

Named one of the “25 Most Stunning Mountain Towns in America” -Readers Digest
"A dreamland set in the North Georgia Mountains, Dahlonega wows with its breathtaking scenery and rustic charm. The ambiance is authentic and welcoming—it's not a place you have to put on airs." Read more on why Readers Digest named Dahlonega the #1 Most Stunning Mountain Town in America!

Named one of the “Top 10 Vacation Spots in the Georgia Mountains” – Trips to Discover
Come to the "Heart of the North Georgia Mountains" also named one of the most "beautiful and relaxing" regions in the state. See why Dahlonega is one of the best Vacation Spots in the Georgia Mountains!

Named one of the “Best Fall Couple Getaways” WSB-TV
Towns surrounding Atlanta offer destinations perfect for an adults-only getaway. Dahlonega and our surrounding county is full of things to do during the fall.

Named one of the “10 Best Small Towns to Visit This Christmas” Travel Channel
Dahlonega is known for its local traditions. From it’s annual Lighting of the Tree to the hometown parade taking place on the first Saturday of December to its wine samplings, Dahlonega has something for everyone! For that reason, Travel Channel named us one of the best small towns to visit this Christmas.

Named one of the "Top 25 Hallmark Christmas Towns" by
"Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the small town hosts a month-long Old-Fashioned Christmas featuring carriage rides, caroling and a holiday market."

The list continues to grow for reasons why one should visit Dahlonega, so be sure to plan your next trip today! Visit to plan your visit or find more information about our upcoming events, attractions, and more!

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