Rome is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and is the county seat of Floyd County, in Georgia. It is home to more than 37,000 people, making it the 19th largest city in the state. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the metropolitan, hop on a charter bus in Rome, Georgia and enjoy the natural beauty and southern charm and heritage of the city.
First, get a glimpse of the city's very rich past by getting on a charter bus in Rome, Georgia and visiting its many historical venues and landmarks.
Take a picture with the historic City Clocktower, which has been watching over the city since 1872. Then visit the Rome Area History Museum in the heart of Historic Downtown Rome. You can see exhibits that showcase the city's past, including collections of artifacts and items that date back from the time of the Native American and early settlers, and the Civil War.
Of course, after the history museum, explore the rest of Between-the-Rivers Historic District or Downtown Rome. The area lies between the three rivers - Etowah, Oostanaula, and Coosa Rivers - and is the site of the city's founding in 1834.
You can also visit Cave Spring Cave and step back in time as you check out this natural limestone cave's stalagmites and other formations.
Other historic sites and museums in the city you might want to visit include:
Rome also has a strong arts community, with groups like the Rome Area Council for the Arts and the Rome Symphony Orchestra.
Other than Between-the-Rivers Historic District, Rome also has other districts that are included in the National Register of Historic Places: East Rome Historic District, Jackson Hill Historic District, Lower Avenue A Historic District, Mt. Aventine Historic District, South Broad Street Historic District, and Upper Avenue A Historic District. You can get on a charter bus in Rome, Georgia and tour these historic areas.
If you have kids, you can take them to the Rome-Floyd E.C.O. River Education Center at Ridge Ferry Park, where they can see aquariums featuring fishes, turtles, and frogs that are native to the three rivers. You can also see indigenous plants right outside the center.
You can also let them play at the Ridge Ferry Park Playground or let them swim at the Northside Swim Center. And if you want to take the entire family to see a movie, you can go to the Rome Cinemas.
And if you are looking for some outdoor fun, you can go to places like Cedar Creek Park, where you can go fishing, camping, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking, and golfing, among other activities. You can also check out Lock & Dam Park, which has facilities or features for camping, picnics, fishing, and many others. Other outdoor venues worth checking out include Marshall Forest, Rocky Mountain Recreation Area, Stonebridge Golf Club, The Pocket Recreation Area, Jackson Hill Trail System, Gunby Equine Center, Downtown Heritage Trail System, and Callier Springs Country Club.