Historic High Country

Historic High Country

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Georgia Residents Smackdown Finalists Announcement

Georgia Tourism is throwing down an all new "Smackdown" challenge for 2012. This year, Georgia tourism professionals are encouraged to assemble teams to work together on a creative proposal that will focus on Georgia residents. 

And the finalists are:

The Caboose Crew - Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Classic Twisters - Classic South Travel Association
The Twisted Lovers - Atlanta Metro Travel Association

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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Events

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  • Christmas at the Cabin

    Yuletide celebrations of the 1800s come to life as demonstrators take you back in time to Christmas at the Vaughan cabin. Santa will be avaliable for photos and Christmas visits.

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  • David Phelps at Mill Town Music Hall 2014

    A graduate from Baylor University, David Phelps is credited among today's most spectacular voices. His seemingly endless vocal range, which extends more than three octaves, coupled with his gift for communicating...

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  • At the Races: Dixie Speedway

    The new temporary exhibition featured at the Cherokee County History Museum and Visitor's Center is At the Races: Dixie Speedway. The exhibit will run from April 16 until July 26, 2014. Dixie Speedway...

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  • 2014 Prance Your Paws for a Cause

    Bring the family and the family pets to Gold Dust Park in Villa Rica, GA on  April 26,2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the annual Parade Your Paws for a Cause. Watch the parade of pets and if you...

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Places to Stay

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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