Top Things To Do In or Near Dahlonega When It Rains

Rainy Day in Dahlonega
Rainy Day in Dahlonega

When the weather doesn’t cooperate with your outdoor plans have no fear!  There’s always something fun you can do.  Here are some ideas!

Visit A Winery

There are 10 wineries to choose from within 20 to 40 minutes of Forrest Hills Resort.  Cartecay Vineyards in Ellijay & the Fainting Goat Winery in Jasper both feature live music on weekends.  Montaluce Winery is the closest to Forrest Hills.  There are also several tasting rooms on the square in Dahlonega.

Moonshine & Racing Hall of Fame

Have a moonshine tasting and tour at the Dawsonville Moonshine Distillery located in the same building at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame.


Shop at the North GA Premium Outlets in Dawsonville with over 100 name brand stores – Discount coupons available at the office!
Visit our gift shop & general store where you can even mine for gems.
Grab an umbrella and shop the Dahlonega Town Square…get some lunch then get an ice cream before heading to the fudge shop.

Learn All About Dahlonega’s Gold History

Check out the Dahlonega Gold Museum, go to Crissons Gold Mine or Consolidated Gold Mines for an underground tour & pan for gold.

Dawson 10 Cinemas in Dawsonville near the Outlets.

See A Movie

Take The Kids!

Escape & Evade  – A family fun center with laser tag, game room and more in Jasper (40 min drive) (833) 529-3782

Dahlonega Butterfly Farm

Visit the brand new Butterfly Farm in Dahlonega featuring an indoor conservatory & welcome center.

Get A Massage.

If you are staying in one of the hot tub cabins at Forrest Hills Resort there’s really no need to go anywhere else.  Just relax and enjoy!