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Dalton, Georgia - long known as the "Carpet Capital of the World" is beginning to make a reputation as a vacation destination for history and railroad fans. For travelers that love history and the Civil War, Dalton is a great homebase to study Sherman's Atlanta Campaign. Northwest Georgia is home to more Civil War sites than any other location outside of Virginia. Dalton is also close to a variety of Native American historical sites including both of the Cherokee National Capitals - New Echota & Red Clay. In nearby Chatsworth is the amazing Cheif Vann House built in 1802 and home to 2 generations of Cherokee chiefs. For railroad fans Dalton is quickly becoming "the" destination in North Georgia. The mainlines for the CSX and Norfolk Southern railoads run directly through downtown Dalton and actually cross each other in front of the train viewing platform at the Dalton Freight Depot and Visitors Center. Also, in Downtown Dalton you can dine in the historic 1852 Western & Atlantic Depot home today of the famous Dalton Depot Restaruant. Enjoy train wathcing as you dine from an extensive menu. Just north of Dalton in Tunnel Hill is the historic 1850 Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel. Built completely by hand and 1,477 feet long the tunnel was the first railroad tunnel in the south. Today, you can take a guided tour through its entire length and listen for modern trains that pass only 100 feet to north in the modern tunnel completed in 1928. Dalton is also home to dozens of bicycle trails for both road and mountain biking. Hiking trails such as the Pinhoti and Disney are just a mile or so form most of Dalton's hotels. Dalton is located just south of Chattanooga, Tennessee and 1 hour north of Metro Atlanta along I-75 at Exits 333 & 336. With dozens of wonderful hotels and dinning options all within walking distance to each other along I-75 and Walnut Avenue, Dalton is a great place to stay and see all of what North Georiga and East Tennesee have to offer.
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Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park
National Park in Fort Oglethorpe, GA USA
National Military Park.
Historic Downtown Dalton, GA
Shopping in Dalton, GA USA
Shopping, Dining, Historic Sites.
Tunnel Hill Heritage Center and Historic Railroad Tunnel
Historic Site in Dalton, GA USA
Civil War and Railroad Historic Site.
Dalton Convention and Visitors Bureau
Visitor Bureau in Dalton, GA USA
Visitor Information for Dalton and Northwest Georgia.
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites
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Americas Best Value Inn & Suites (In LaFayette). Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed.
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Hotel in Dalton, GA USA
Americas Best Value Inn And Suites (In Dalton). Free Internet, Pets Allowed.
Motel in Dalton, GA USA
Baymont Dalton (Near Dalton State College). Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast.
Best Western Battlefield Inn
Motel in Fort Oglethorpe, GA USA
Best Western Battlefield Inn (Near Lake Winnepesaukah). Outdoor Pool, Pets Allowed.
Movie Cinema in Dalton, GA USA
Carmike Battlefield 10
Movie Cinema in Fort Oglethorpe, GA USA
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Best Time to Visit Dalton
The best time to visit Dalton, Georgia is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the mid 70's and highs in the mid 80's. Nights are mild with lows in the mid 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 50's and highs in the upper 60's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's.
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