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Dahlonega

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The city of Dahlonega is the county seat of Lumpkin County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 5,242.Dahlonega is located at the north end of Georgia 400, which connects Atlanta to many suburbs to the north. It is consistently named as a best place to retire by many different publications.In 1828 Dahlonega was the site of the first major gold rush in the United States. The Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site stands in the middle of the town square, housed in the 1836 Lumpkin County Courthouse. From its steps in 1849, Dahlonega Mint assayor Dr. M. F. Stephenson tried to persuade miners to stay in Dahlonega instead of joining the California Gold Rush, saying, "There's millions in it," famously misquoted as "There's gold in them thar hills."Dahlonega is home to a campus of the University of North Georgia.HistoryGold rushIn 1829, Dahlonega became the site of the second significant gold rush in the US and became a boom town of the Georgia Gold Rush.
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Mine
Consolidated Gold Mine
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Crisson Gold Mine
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site
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Duration: 2 hours
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Winery / Vineyard
Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery
4.2
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Dahlonega

Wildlife Area
Georgia Mountain Falconry
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Cavender Creek Vineyards and Winery
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Hiking Trail
Lake Zwerner Trail
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Accent Cellars
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Dahlonega

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Waterfall
Anna Ruby Falls Helen
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Duration: 2 hours
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Wildlife Area
Cades Cove Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Duration: 2 hours
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Mercier Orchards Blue Ridge
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing Ducktown
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Wineries in Dahlonega

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Winery / Vineyard
Habersham Winery Tasting Room
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Winery / Vineyard
Kaya Vineyard & Winery
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Winery / Vineyard
Frogtown Winery
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Winery / Vineyard
Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery
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Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Dahlonega

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Gift & Specialty Shop
The Dahlonega Fudge Factory
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Dahlonega General Store
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Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Gold City Growlers
4.9
Duration: 30 minutes

Kid-friendly things to do in Dahlonega

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Zoo
Chestatee Wildlife Preserve & Zoo
3.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Children’s Museum
Yahoola Cherokee Museum
3.9
Duration: 2 hours

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