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Five Reasons to Visit Rome Right Now!

Posted February 2, 2018 by Georgia's Rome in Downtown, Events, Feature, Heritage/History, Life in Rome, Outdoors, Things to Do

There are nearly infinite things to do in Rome! Join us as we explore five great reasons to make us your next destination right now!

We are a Great Romantic Destination


A lovely couple pose in front of the Coca-Cola mural downtown

Rome’s gorgeous scenery and off-the-beaten-path hidden gems are perfect for the outdoorsy couple, who like to go that extra mile to explore. We put together a small handy list of just a few of the many things you can do with your partner to make your time here extra special for both of you.

Rome Makes for the Perfect Trip for History Buffs

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Sherman’s officers in Rome during the civil war occupation

Rome has quite the storied past! With tons of visual history since before the civil war all the way to present day, you can discover our rich heritage through photos from our past and explore why Romans are so nostalgic about Downtown buildings.

A Calendar Full of Events Every Single Week

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Concerts & Cocktails Event Series in Downtown Rome

There’s always something new and exciting happening in Rome, so we encourage visitors and locals alike to take advantage of every bit of it! Whether you prefer concerts or festivals, we’ve got you covered! Did you know that you get free tickets to the Rome Symphony Orchestra if you’re staying at the Hampton?

Even if You’ve Been Here Before, Have You Seen Our Hidden Gems?

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House O’ Dreams at Berry college is worth the trip to see one of the best gems in Rome

It’s no secret that Rome has beautiful scenery and exsquisite cuisine. But did you know about some of our not so well known gems? Use this small list to find out about something you might not have seen, and add it to your bucket list!

New Year’s Resolutions Getting Tough? Come to Rome for Renewed Inspiration!


The start of the scenic Kingfisher Trail that runs alongside the Etowah River

Rome is the perfect setting to stick to those New Year’s Resolutions. With a stellar combination of breathtaking scenery and trails, as well as healthful dining options, you can feel good about splurging on your next trip!

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