Dahlonega: 22 minutes away
Historic Dahlonega Square
Southern Living Idea House
Historic Holly Theatre http://www.hollytheater.com/
I also have two gold pans, I can leave you some books and links on you tube to show you how to pan for gold…and you can try it out in the creek in the backyard,
Rivers/State Parks: 25 minutes
Amicalola Falls, the very beginning of the Appalachian Trail http://www.gastateparks.org/info/amicalola/
Edge of the World (15 min.)
I don’t have a link, but this is our families favorite spot on the river, it has a ½ mile trail along the river ending at a spot where there are class VI rapids. Truly beautiful! Here is a picture...
Dawsonville/ Dawson County Links Outdoor
Outlet Mall 10 min.
Cherokee Indians and Tellus Museum
These places are a little further away from where we live but really great! The drive is about 1 hr 45 min.
New Echota, beginning of the “Trail of Tears” http://ngeorgia.com/ang/New_Echota_Historic_Site
Etowah Indian Mounds
Tellus, Northwest Science Museum
Kangaroo Conservation Center (15 min.)
Chestatee Wildlife Preserve (30 min)
Pick your own blueberries (no link, but if you’re interested, I’ll leave you directions, it is only $4.00 a gallon This is August and September