Shop, Play and Stay in Dahlonega…The Heart of the North Georgia Mountains. Enjoy history, charm, fine dining, local wines and unique retail stores in a beautiful and historic atmosphere. Dahlonega’s Public Square, with multistory businesses and services organized around the landmark historic Gold Museum, is one of the south’s most quaint and active town centers. 

Known for its gold history, Dahlonega is now golden in other ways. While the gold mines and the historic gold museum are popular day-trip destinations for families, culinary adventures broaden the appeal. Diners enjoy 17 downtown restaurants, and the word is out about the growing premium wine industry. Downtown Dahlonega, organized around the landmark historic gold museum, is a remarkably quaint and active town center. One hundred shops, restaurants, and other businesses attract more than three hundred thousand visitors each year. Any way you look at it, downtown Dahlonega is a mountain treasure and the gold standard in regional attractions