Sports & Lifestyle
From high-school football games to the Braves or the Tour De Georgia, we’ve got it all!
Did we mention white water rafting, hiking, biking, fishing and golfing?
This corner of Georgia has some of the best rafting and kayaking in the Eastern United States. The Ocoee rapids, site of the 1996 Olympic whitewater events, are a short drive away. How about a trip to Ellijay to pick apples in the Fall or to attend the Apple Festival?
Chattanooga, Tennessee to the North and Atlanta to our South also provide opportunities like world-class aquariums, concerts and professional sports teams like the Braves, Hawks and Thrashers.
er the great indoors? We have something for you as well. Shopping in the rejuvenated downtown area or at the mall, getting out and about is a breeze in Dalton. The Dalton Little Theater and the Artistic Civic Theater or ACT provide an outlet for budding thespians or veteran actors. Dalton also is very proud of its $2m public library. The library offers services that include children’s story hour.
The Dalton Recreation Center, is operated by the Parks and Recreation Department, would be the pride of any city. It provides over 150 acres of ball fields, tennis courts and a public pool. This same group organizes activities and athletic events such as little league baseball, swimming, football, softball, volleyball, basketball.
The local schools are some of the best in the state. With 9 schools in the city that have nearly 7,000 students, Dalton has much to be proud of in the way of education.
The Youth Theatre in-school program ads an outlet for children interested in the performing arts.
Want to take it to the next level? Dalton is also home to Dalton State College, a four-year college that offers baccalaureate degrees in everything from accounting to Technology Management.
Dalton Chamber of Commerce
Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce
Located 90-minutes north of Atlanta and just 25-minutes from Chattanooga, Dalton is an easy drive away from these 2 great cities.
Sitting at the foot of the mountains, Dalton sports million dollar views from just about anywhere in town.