Destination guide

Travel to adventurous Dawsonville

The area's festivals and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Dawsonville. This city's mountain views, shopping and camping draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Dawsonville

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Dawsonville a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Atlanta Motorsports Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Chestatee Golf Club (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Hampton Golf Village (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Countryland Golf Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Montaluce Winery & Restaurant (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Chestatee Wildlife Preserve & Zoo (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dawsonville

Travelers appreciate the captivating mountain views and beautiful waterfalls, which is just a taste of what Dawsonville has to offer. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dawsonville is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gibbs Gardens (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Amicalola Falls State Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Sawnee Mountain Preserve (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Lake Lanier (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Mary Alice Park (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Lake Lanier Islands (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dawsonville

Fly into Athens, GA (AHN-Ben Epps), the closest airport, located 55.8 mi (89.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Dawsonville?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,211 vacation rentals near Dawsonville. From 574 Cabins to 539 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dawsonville for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Dawsonville?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Dawsonville:

  • Walnut Mountain: 82 vacation rentals
  • Foxfire Estates: 60 vacation rentals
  • Ridges Over the Lake: 20 vacation rentals
  • Eagle Mountain: 22 vacation rentals
  • Raccoon Ridge: 28 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Dawsonville?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Dawsonville. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Amicalola Falls: 1,899 vacation rentals
  • Amicalola Falls State Park: 828 vacation rentals
  • North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall: 416 vacation rentals
  • Chestatee Golf Club: 404 vacation rentals
  • Atlanta Motorsports Park: 408 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dawsonville listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Dawsonville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 574 Cabins in Dawsonville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dawsonville include:

  • Houses: 539 rentals available
  • Cottages: 574 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 574 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Lodges and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dawsonville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 300 vacation rentals with pool available in Dawsonville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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