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Foliage tours to sail on Coosa river

Posted October 15, 2012 by Georgia's Rome in News

Monday, October 15, 2012

GRCVB Contact:

Chris Cannon, Director of Communication

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Foliage tours to sail on Coosa river

ROME, GA. — The public can discover the fun of Rome’s three rivers while admiring the beauty of the fall mountain colors the Roman Holiday, Rome’s public excursion boat, on Sunday, October 28.

The fall foliage tour will allow patrons to explore the Oostanuala and Coosa Rivers, often called America’s most diverse eco-system, while learning about the changing leaves on the banks of the river.

Tickets are $5 for adults and children and leave from the dock located in Heritage Park. The tour will launch at 1:30pm and Brian Roberts will provide commentary on the history of rivers and the ecology of the changing leaves.

The Roman Holiday is a 45-passenger excursion boat owned by the City of Rome and is also available for rental by private groups. Cruise options are unlimited from educational tours to sunset cocktail and dinner parties.

Contact the Rome – Floyd Visitor Center at 706-295-5576 for more information or to purchase tickets.


The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) is the official destination and sports marketing organization of Rome and Floyd County, Georgia. The GRCVB’s mission is to strengthen the economic fabric of the community through tourism development by attracting leisure travelers, conventions, meetings, sports and events.

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Kristi Kent is the Director of Communications for the Georgia's Rome Office of Tourism. She loves Rome because it is a small town that has it all - culture, heritage, beauty and Southern Hospitality! Kristi enjoys spending her free time in Rome's outdoors and she also loves to paint! Her dog Annie, is the unofficial "Paws Permitted" mascot because Rome welcomes all visitors - including the furry ones! Stop by the office and say "Hi" to both Kristi and Annie!

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