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Three trips to take through Georgia’s wine country
Here's how to take a wine tasting journey through the Dahlonega Plateau, the scenic wineries of Northeast Georgia, and apple-icious Ellijay.
In the quiet waters of the Chestatee River, cancer survivors find peace with fly fishing
Georgia Women Fly Fishers has hosted Casting for Confidence, a free, annual, day-long retreat that teaches fly fishing basics to female cancer survivors, since 2002. “This is the time to release all other fears and concerns. I can attest you’ll let it all go once you see this beautiful space.”
How Dahlonega earned its name from Georgia’s gold rush
On August 1, 1829, Gold had been discovered in Georgia. Several years later, the General Assembly changed the name of Licklog, the county seat of present-day Lumpkin County, the epicenter of the Georgia gold rush, to Dahlonega—similar to the Cherokee word for gold.
16 ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in metro Atlanta
Fireworks, food, movies, live music, the Peachtree Road Race, and more—here are several reasons why Atlanta is one of the best places to be on July 4.
Ten Favorite Mountain Towns in the South
Some of our picks are celebrated locales; others may be new to you. All share these essential elements: natural splendor, a colorful history, and a slate of interesting places to drink, dine, and do a little shopping.
Three things to know about Kurt Thomas
He’s opened for Sugarland, Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, and Darius Rucker. But with his latest album, Give It Hell Tryin’, the Dahlonega native is poised to make his own name.
Dine in Dahlonega
Located just an hour north of the perimeter, Dahlonega offers a little something for everyone. From charming shops and restaurants around the Square to mountain trails for cycling and hiking to award-winning wineries on...
Boom! 16 Fourth of July festivities around Georgia
From the mountains of North Georgia to the marshes of the coast, there is no shortage of Independence Day celebrations in the Peach State. Here are a few highlights:St. Simons Island:Sunshine Festival 5k and...
Experience Southern Appalachian Culture at Dahlonega’s Bear on the Square Festival
Celebrate Dahlonega's rich Southern Appalachian culture at the Bear on the Square Festival April 17 through 19. This charming town sixty miles north of Atlanta annually hosts a lively weekend full of bluegrass music,...
Om My Goodness: Spotlight on Dahlonega Spa Resort
I feel indulgent. Ice-cream-for-breakfast indulgent. Make that ice-cream-and-Champagne-for-breakfast indulgent.
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