Historic High Country

Historic High Country

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Let's Go to Historic High Country

Just a quick drive from Atlanta, and you're in northwest Georgia's Historic High Country with the towns of Carrollton, Cartersville, Ellijay and Rome.

Overview

Windows to the past can be found all across Northwest Georgia in the Historic High Country region, the Land of Sights and Legends.

Discover the many possibilities:

  • Enjoy – amusement parks and outdoor sports
  • Discover – the legacy of Georgia's land and her Civil War heritage
  • Explore – streams, lakes, orchards and wineries

As a major settlement for Native Americans, a plethora of historical sites are scattered across the rolling hills and rippling waterways of the Historic High Country. Immerse yourself in the history and enjoy the legacies.

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Attractions

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  • Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum

    This 170-acre estate of Berry College founder Martha Berry includes a magnificent Greek Revival home, gardens, museum, trails and much more. Oak Hill, Martha Berry's home, remains today as it was prior...

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  • West Georgia Museum of Tallapoosa

    West Georgia  Museum has something for all ages. A look back at the late 1800 early 1900 era, including replicas of old stores, a barber shop and bank, will take you back to an earlier time. For the youngsters...

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  • Booth Western Art Museum

    Booth Western Art Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is a 120,000-square-foot museum located in Cartersville. Guests are invited to see America's story through contemporary Western artwork...

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  • Serenberry Vineyards

    Serenberry Vineyards is a great little winery and vineyard near beautiful Blue Ridge. Visit our grapevines, each with its own personality, and experience the simple and serene pleasures that the North...

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Events

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  • Roman Roast on the River

    Everyone is invited to the 5th Annual Roman Roast on the River Barbeque Competition and Festival on May 10-11. Roman Roast is part of the Southern BBQ Challenge.  Friday's festivities feature wing tasting...

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  • Waterfest XIV

    CRBI's 14th annual paddlesports and environmental education extravaganza is set for May 2-3, 2014, at Rome's Ridge Ferry Park on the Oostanaula River. Join us for paddle-powered fun, including our 13-Mile...

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  • Rock City's Southern Blooms Festival

    For the sixth year, this festival will be fresh with garden tours, food demonstrations, make-and-take workshops, celebrity guests, local food and wine, regional music and the most beautiful blooms in the...

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  • Oak Ridge Boys at Mill Town Music Hall

    The Oak Ridge Boys have one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. They have scored 12 gold, three platinum, and one double platinum album, plus one double platinum single...

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Places to Stay

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  • Barnsley Resort

    Located 60 miles north of Atlanta, Barnsley Resort welcomes guests into a relaxed setting of incomparable service. Encompassing 3,300 acres, the historic and fabled Barnsley Resort offers a unique experience...

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  • Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham - Rome

    This beautifully renovated 1890s warehouse, with original wood floors, brick walls and large sky-lit atrium, is Rome's most unique hotel property. Each of our well-appointed studios and suites has a charming...

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  • Aska Lodge Bed and Breakfast

    Aska Lodge Bed and Breakfast, set in the North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains, offers luxury accommodations and is only 1.5 hours from both Atlanta and Chattanooga. Trip Advisor's No. 1 B&B in Blue Ridge...

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  • Red Top Mountain State Park

    This popular park on Lake Allatoona is ideal for swimming, water skiing and fishing. Visitors can bring their own boats or rent from nearby marinas. A sand swimming beach is nestled in a cove and surrounded...

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