Rome, Georgia rests in Floyd County and is one of the largest cities in it. Located near the Appalachian Mountains, Rome is known for its Native American heritage and Civil War sites.
Alpharetta is about 60 miles east of town, with Dalton located less than 45 minutes to the north. The city is also just a short drive away from Georgia’s capital Atlanta.
Located in the middle of the city is the Capitoline Wolf. This bronze statue was designed to be a replica of the famous Capitoline Wolf statue in Rome, Italy. While at first, it caused controversy in the city, it has since become a popular attraction. It was also the site of where the Olympic Torch was handed off during the 1996 Olympic relay to Atlanta
Rome offers many beautiful outdoor activities you can explore as well as some luxurious RV parks you can stay at. You’ll also discover many historical sites along the way you can stop by at in this charming Southern city.
The Great Outdoors
This city is home too many unique outdoor locations you can drive your Rome RV rental to, like Cave Spring. This large limestone cave has a rich history. Known for its impressive stalagmites, the cave was once home to an academy during the 1800s which taught local boys farming and mining techniques. While here, you can also check out an old inn and church that still stand.
There are also the Berry College Trails, located around the edges of the Berry College Campus. The trails run over 27,000 acres and include many different types you can follow, all of which range in their difficulty. These trails are perfect for everyone from horseback riders to joggers. There is a map you can grab at the beginning of the trail so you can better plan out your exploration.
You can also explore the Coosa River in your motorhome rental from Rome. The Coosa River is home to many different endangered fish, like the Cherokee Darter. You can tour the river yourself or sign up to take a guided paddle trip down it.
When you book a motorhome in Rome, you'll need a great place to park during your vacation. One option to stay at is the Cedar Creek Park. This park is located near Weiss Lake and offers 62 RV sites. Some amenities you’ll find here are full hookups, canoe and kayak rentals, and WiFi. You’ll even find an auto parts building on the grounds where you can buy some spare RV parts if necessary. In addition to this, the park has a golf driving range you can try out so don't forget those golf clubs!
Nearby is the Calhoun A-OK Campground located a short drive away from Rome and features colorful peacocks roaming its land. This pet-friendly park offers 30 and 50 amp hookups, trash pickup, and electric amenities. You’ll also find a large swimming pool on the grounds you can enjoy after a long day of exploring.
Harvest Moon RV Park is another option for you to park your Rome camper rental. The park offers numerous sites that feature amenities such as 30 and 50 amp options, cable TV, and laundry service. There’s also a rec room for you to grab some snacks or watch movies.
Exploring the City
Rome is home to a variety of attractions you can explore with your RV rental. The Chieftains Museum, also known as the Major Ridge Home, is designed to help tell the story of local Native American history. Inside this 1792 house, you’ll find many different exhibits to view and help you learn more about the previous owner of the home along with local Indian tribes that once lived in the city. The museum also hosts many events during the year to help you better immerse yourself into local history. Keep in mind admission is required to enter.
There’s also the Oak Hill and The Martha Berry Museum which was once the home of Berry College’s founder Martha Berry. Built in 1884, this Greek Revival mansion now serves as a museum that features many different exhibits and galleries. You’ll also find a shop you can visit for souvenirs and some gardens in the back you can tour.
You’ll also find the Cherokee Vann Cabin. This small log cabin, built in the early 1800s, is considered to be an important Trail of Tears attraction. It was recently restored and offers tours inside you can take to view the historic architecture and Cherokee artifacts.
There are many restaurants in Rome for you to grab a bite to eat after a long day, like cafes, Italian places, and a few comfort food eateries. You’ll also find some different restaurants serving cuisines from around the world.
If it's the hot Georgia sunshine you are seeking, consider a luxury motorhome rental in Rome. Enjoy sitting by a campfire, watch a sunset, and take in the spectacular landscape. Rent a travel trailer in Rome, GA and head out to explore the Peach State!