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8 of the Best Things to do While Visiting Rome this Spring

Posted February 26, 2016 by Georgia's Rome in Life in Rome, Lists

When in Rome, do as the Romans do! We asked our locals what they are looking forward to this spring; here is a list of favorites:

1. Visit Broad Street

downtown rome people

Whether you’re shopping, dining or taking a stroll, downtown is always full of activity with many fun events for families.


2. Cool Off at the Town Green

town green urban riverfront

A popular downtown hotspot to beat the heat. Perfect for when you are spending the day in downtown Rome!.


3. Enjoy a Rome Braves Game


See tomorrow’s major league stars! Rome Braves start their 2016 season on April 7. Check out the full schedule here.


4. Visit Rome’s City Clocktower

clocktower portrait

The iconic symbol of the city stands high above Rome and offers visitors a spectacular view! Learn more about the clocktower and when it’s open to tour.


5. Tour Berry College


The world’s largest college campus is home to a beautiful landscape and features over 40 miles of trails for hiking and biking.


6. Explore one of the many parks and trails in Rome.

Burwell Creek Trail Head Heritage Trails

Speaking of trails, Rome has a plethora of parks and trails all over to satisfy the nature lover in all of us.


7. Explore Myrtle Hill Cemetery

Myrtle Hill 1

A well-known historic cemetery with astounding architecture and sculptures as well as scenic views of Rome. Learn more.


8. Paddle or Tube on Rome’s Rivers

_MG_9340 kayak paddleboard outdoors river

Whether you’re into kayaking, canoeing or paddleboarding, a day on the water is a great way to enjoy the nation’s most diverse ecosystem! Explore Rome’s rivers. You could even rent tubes for a lazier day on the river from River Ratz!

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  1. Gail Wilson, March 2, 2016:

    where can you rent canoe’s and paddle board’s ?

  2. Nic Diaz, March 2, 2016:

    You can rent from the Coosa River Basin Initiative. Also, River Dog Paddle Co. might still rent.

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