Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site Located in Cartersville, northwest part of the state. This area was home to several thousand Native Americans from 1000 A.D. to 1550 A.D.. Etowah Mounds is the most intact Mississippian Culture site in the Southeast. This site protects 6 earthen mounds, a plaza, village site, borrow pits and defensive ditch. Less than 10 percent of this site has been excavated. There is a museum with artifacts and a film, a gift shop and picnic tables. Open Wednesday through Saturday.
The 6th Cavalry Museum - Located on the Post's original parade ground - polo field. The 6th Cavalry Museum preserves the rich military history of the "Fighting Sixth" Cavalry, stationed at The Post at Fort Oglethorpe 1919 - 1942.
Rock City - Located atop Lookout Mountain, Rock City is a true marvel of nature featuring massive ancient rock formations, gardens with over 400 native plant species, and breathtaking "See 7 States" panoramic views.
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway - Passengers arriving in McCaysville, Georgia, and Copperhill, Tennessee, can look forward to visiting two states during their one hour layover. Shopping and dining opportunities await them. The McCaysville City Park at the edge of the Toccoa River is a great place for the kids to play and feed the ducks.
Cohutta Springs Conference Center - Programs are enhanced by our wildlife rehabilitation center, cave exploration, low and high ropes courses, and rock climbing. Water activities, such as skiing, boating, and swimming provide a refreshing change of pace.
Dalton Little Theatre - One of the oldest continuing theater groups in Georgia, DLT was started in 1869. Several hit performances throughout the year for the whole family to enjoy!
Funky Chicken Art Project - Started off being a dilapidated chicken house out in the middle of nowhere. In January, 1995, transformation began to turn it into an art gallery and an outdoor sculpture garden for whimsical, contemporary, and quality works of art.
Gold'n Gem Grubbin - Come pan your own gold and gemstones, right where the old timers fought off the Cherokee Indians in the early 1800's. Come and enjoy the fascinating history of our country's first major GOLD RUSH.
Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park - With eighty-five years of history and excitement, Lake Winnepesaukah is dedicated to providing a family fun atmosphere that's close to home and at a price the average family can afford.
Northeast Georgia History Center - By collecting, cataloguing and preserving historical items, the center maintains a unique collection of the history of this region and provides a forum for engaging and educating an increasingly diverse audience by presenting exhibits, conducting programs, and enabling research.
Rose Lawn Museum - This beautifully restored Victorian mansion was once the home of nationally renowned evangelist Samuel Porter Jones. The home was developed into a museum to house the writings and memorabilia of Sam Jones and Rebecca Latimer Felton, another Bartow Countian distinguished for her role in history as the first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate.
Georgia Mountain Fairground - Plays host to several popular annual events including the Georgia Mountain Fair, the Georgia Mountain Roots Music Festival, the Superstar Concert Series, the Georgia Mountain Fall Festival and Georgia's Official State Fiddler's Convention.
Blue Ridge Community Theater - The purpose of the Blue Ridge Community Theater is to provide an environment which fosters and inspires growth and creativity in people of all ages and cultures through a broad theater arts program.
BabyLand General Hospital - Birthplace of the original Cabbage Patch Kids. BabyLand General Hospital welcomes over a quarter of a million visitors each year. Some babies born in the late 70's and early 80's are on display in the father's waiting room. Lunch in the cafeteria is always a treat for the kids.
Cool River Tubing Co. - Scenic 1 hour or 2 and a half hour floats down the Chattahoochee River. The facility also offers waterslides.
Enota Mountain Retreat - Enota is the perfect mountain escape to spend time with your friends and family. Enota is a non-profit conservation facility committed to preserving the beautiful land with a number of accommodations including cabins, full hook-up RV sites, pop-up & tent sites.
Gold City Corral & Carriage Service - Enjoy horseback riding, a dinner wagon ride complete with entertainment, or carriage service.
Lanier National Speedway - Opening its doors as a dirt facility in 1982, Lanier National Speedway soon became known as a racing showplace. After paving the track a few years later, and a growing list of events year after year, Lanier National Speedway is now known as: Home of the BIG CHEESE.
Pine Mountain Gold Museum - Bring the family and enjoy a day in the park, a picnic in the covered pavilion, panning for gold, a tour of the intact ruins of Pine Mountain's gold mines on the mountain and a viewing of the museum exhibits.
Tellus Science Museum - Stare into the mouth of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, catch a glimpse of a saber-tooth cat and discover how life on Earth began in the Tellus Fossil Gallery. From Kitty Hawk, North Carolina to the Moon, the Science in Motion Gallery will propel visitors through 100 years of changes in transportation technology.
Tunnel Hill Heritage Center - Whether you come with your family, a school field trip or just by yourself, you'll enjoy the artifacts and memorabilia in the museum. From there, it's only a short drive to the historic 1850 Western and Atlantic railroad tunnel entrance.
Ty Cobb Museum - The museum fosters education and understanding of baseball and Ty Cobb by providing art and memorabilia, film, video, books and historical archives. The museum also houses the Franklin County Sports Hall of Fame.
Georgia Racing Hall of Fame - The museum, recognized by the state legislature as the official home of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, recognizes prominent members of Georgia's racing heritage.