Dahlonega is a small city and the county seat of Lumpkin County, Georgia. It was one of the first gold sites during the early gold-rush era. It is a very attractive mountain gateway, and it is only an hour’s drive from Atlanta. Overall, it is a charming small town with interesting architecture, many nearby vineyards, and a popular wedding destination. The North Georgia Mountains offer plenty of first-class opportunities for mountain climbing, hiking, biking, and wildlife observation. While in Dahlonega, it is worth visiting the gold and heritage museums, walking its historic district, and popping into its charming local shops. Of course, we suggest you taste the multi-award winning local wines. Regarding budget accommodation, Hall House is probably one of the chicest Dahlonega. Located in the town square, Hall House has nicely decorated and comfy rooms.