Dawsonville is a small town in the state of Georgia, with a population of 619 residents, according to the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Dawson County. The city was incorporated in 1859. The city is known for the auto racing circles for its long tradition of involvement in the sport and it celebrates every October with the yearly festival aptly named by locals as the Mountain Moonshine Festival. The city hall also has an extravagant racing theme. It is a charming little town, where tourists can enjoy some time off admiring the historical buildings and the surrounding landscapes.
Dawsonville Kangaroo Conservation Center. The center was established more than 30 years ago in Georgia, as a wildlife preserve focusing on the conservation of specific species and improving captive husbandry. Establishing breeding populations of as many species as possible in captive collections or protected naturalized habitats, in different areas of the world, the center helps increases the chances of survival of the species. This place is great for children and adults alike, since they can learn about the kangaroos. Children have also got the opportunity to pet and feed the baby kangaroos.
Dawsonville Paradise Valley Club. Located in the beautiful rolling hills of North Georgia, Paradise Valley cates to nudist, naturist and clothed guests. Snuggled between a line of swaying pine and oak trees in a beautiful mountain valley, Paradise Valley Resort welcomes travelers for overnight visits, weekend vacations and extended stays. Tourists can be pampered by the full time massage therapist and enjoy a delightful meal in the full service restaurant. Alongisde other tourists attractions, this a perfect vacation destination, a weekend getaway or day's outing.
Georgia State Parks. Spectacular scenery and hiking trails make this particular park one of Georgia's most popular state parks. The parks also holds the Amicalola Falls, at 729 feet, being the talles cascade in the Southeast. Visitors have choices on how to best view the tumbling waters, ranging from an accessible pathway to a challenging trails with straircases. An 8.5 mile trail leads from the parks to Springer Mountain, the southern end of the Appalachian Trail.