Visitor Guide

Tour Planning

Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism has more than 40 years of experience working with tour operators & group planners. A custom itinerary for a Rome, Ga. tour is a phone call away: 800-444-1834.

Whether it’s a leisurely day touring the largest college campus in the world, fishing on our three rivers, cheering for tomorrow’s major league stars, dining in one of our unique bistros, or touring the Historic Victorian Downtown District – you will certainly discover what makes Rome northwest Georgia’s best kept secret.

Rome, Ga. Tour Basic Itinerary

(This is a recommended itinerary for a group, but can be adapted for individuals)

Day 1

  • Step-on guided tour of the historic “Between the Rivers” District: Points of interest include: Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Capitoline Wolf, Clocktower, Victorian residential area
  • Lunch & shopping on Broad Street in Downtown Rome – 98 percent occupied with locally owned shops & restaurants
  • Chieftains/Major Ridge Home – National Landmark & National Trail of Tears Site: 1796 home of Major Ridge, prominent leader of the Cherokee Nation
  • Dinner: Locally owned restaurant – entertainment
  • Rome Braves Baseball: Class A Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves (season April – September)

Day 2

  • “Miracle in the Mountains” – Tour of Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum: AAA Diamond Rated – The remarkable story of Martha Berry, one of the most admired & respected women in Georgia history. Tour also includes campus of Berry College, world’s largest college campus – 26,000 acres.
  • Roman Holiday Excursion: Tour Rome’s riverways aboard the 48-passenger Roman Holiday. Hear Rome’s rich river history from one of the Holiday’s first mates.
  • Cave Spring – More than 90 sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Named for the cave & natural mineral spring in the center of town. Group can walk inside the cave for a close up view of the beautiful stalagmites & stalactites & the spring which produces 250,000 gallons of water a day. This village is also known for its many antique stores.
  • Dinner: Locally owned restaurant – entertainment

Nearby attractions

Rome is the perfect “hub” for additional sites within a drive time of 30 minutes.