so much to do & See



Georgia Wine Country’s Vineyard & Winery Tours

Did you know that Georgia had Vineyards? Well, Northern Georgia boast many wineries in the Dahlonega area. And they are all within a short drive of Barefoot Hills.

Dining in Dahlonega

Downtown Dahlonega and the areas surrounding offer many delicious options for dining.  Known for casual fine dining, there are all types of cuisine from restaurants receiving high praise in the region and nationally.  Just a 10-minute drive from Barefoot Hills, enjoy the local spots and get a taste of Dahlonega as the amazing mountain it is!


We host hundreds of cyclists annually and we’re happy to help you plan your routes. The North Georgia mountains offers lots of elevation change without having to adapt to altitude, so it’s the perfect place to train. Dahlonega is home to the Six Gap Century and Three Gap 50. This popular century road ride boasts over 11,000′ of climbing!

We’re available for individual cyclists as well as clubs, organizations and training camps.

The 6 Gap Century

Cyclists come from miles away to ride the 6 Gap Century. And Barefoot Hills is located right on the route of the 6 Gap. If you’re looking to train for the 6 Gap there is no better place to stay then Barefoot Hills.

Shopping in Historic Downtown Dahlonega

Dahlongea is steeped in history. Downtown Dahlonega is picture perfect to be sure.

Small town stores dot Main Street. The Gold Museum sits at the center of the traffic circle through town. Antiques, window shopping, and good dining are all available in Dahlonega!

Fly Fishing

Enjoy a guided fly fishing experience in a world class environment! Located on a private farm along the Chestatee River, this experience is great for beginner anglers and the most seasoned.

Kayak Rentals

Explore Lake Zwerner and Yahoola Creek or paddle down the Chestatee in one of our kayaks. Perfect outing for families and other groups looking for a shared adventure!

discover Gold

Experience Gold Fever in Dahlonega! The Gold Fever Package offers discounted tickets to local gold attractions where you can learn about the history of the Dahlonega Gold Rush, explore an underground gold mine, and try your hand at panning for gold yourself!

Purchase a Gold Fever Package and Enjoy One Admission to Each:

  • Crisson Gold Mine

    – One pan of the ore for gold panning

    – One 2 gallon bucket of the ore for gemstone grubbin’

    – One glass vial to hold your gold

    – One admission to a tour of Georgia’s only working 126-year old stamp mill

Slackpack the Georgia Appalachain Trail

Utilize Barefoot Hills as your home base while you hike a section of the Appalachian Trail. Enjoy a good night’s rest, eat breakfast, pack your bag, and then let us shuttle you to the trail. We’ll have a predetermined meet up point for you based on your experience, skills, and condition. We’ll pick you up there at an arranged time and bring you back to Barefoot Hills for another good nights rest before bringing you back in the morning to complete another section. This is a great way to ease your way into backpacking!

Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail with Barefoot Hills Hotel

Available February 15, 2021 – May 31, 2021

Learn more about our Thru-Hiker Package, available at our Hiker Hostel property.

Available February 15, 2021 – May 31, 2021


– One night in one of our accommodations

– Please choose multiple shuttles in the quantity tab if you’re bringing multiple people in your party

* North Springs MARTA pickup is every day at 2:30pm
* Gainesville pickup is Wednesday at 3:00pm
**Please note that all MARTA and Greyhound bus station shuttles are non-refundable

Please note tax is 12% (5% hotel and 8% sales) 


Enjoy a self guided horseback ride throughout the Dahlonega countryside! With well manicured and marked paths and plenty of horses to choose from, this is a great chance to see the outdoors from a new perspective.

Our Sip & Stay package is the ideal wine weekend experience for two in Dahlonega – the heart of Georgia Wine Country.

*Valid for Friday Check-ins


  • 2 nights | standard guest room accommodation
  • 2 wineries | choose between Wolf Mountain, Montaluce Winery, Kaya Vineyard, and Frogtown Cellars Vineyard