Things to Do in Rome, GA


You may know Rome, GA for the famous Martha Berry Museum, but it’s far from the only attraction you’ll find in our little corner of the south. In fact, there are tons of exciting things to do in Rome, GA! No matter where your main interests lie, you’ll love the options you have when you pay us a visit.

Arts and Culture

  • Rome Symphony Orchestra – Rome is home to the oldest symphony in the south. They’ve been one of our town’s main attractions since 1921.
  • Rome Little Theater – Interested in plays and musicals? The Rome Little Theatre, housed in a location built in 1929, is a great place to spend a night out.
  • Rome International Film Festival – Since 2003, the Rome International Film Festival has attracted guests from all over the world.

If you’re a history fan, you might also be interested in visiting Cedartown or taking a trip through Calhoun County.

Outdoor Adventures

  • Cave Spring – The limestone Cave Spring is home to the famous “devil’s stool” rock formation, and it’s temperature always gravitates around 57 degrees. It’s open from May to September, so it’s the perfect place to spend a summer day if you’re willing to go for a short drive.
  • Labyrinth of Rome – Need a place to relax? Spend a day walking the single meditative path you’ll find at the Labyrinth of Rome. You won’t get lost, but you might end up lost in your thoughts!
  • Lock and Dam Park – If you’re camping for the weekend or want to spend a day fishing, consider the Lock and Dam Park.
  • Garrard Park – Garrard Park covers a 123-acre area just outside of Rome, and most of it is traversed by several of the most exciting mountain bike trails around! There’s also a 1.2-mile walking trail for those who like to slow down and take in the views.

Our Favorite Restaurants in Rome, GA

  • Harvest Moon Cafe – The Harvest Moon Cafe actually combines three different venues: a restaurant, a rooftop bar, and a music venue. Whichever you choose to visit, you’re guaranteed to fall in love with the food.
  • Jamwich – The team at Jamwich claims to produce “music for your mouth,” and as silly as that sounds, we’ve found it hard to disagree! Fresh ingredients, clever recipes, and great prices make this place the best sandwich joint in town.
  • Bistro 208 – Undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in Rome, GA, Bistro 208 features a wonderful rotating menu based on the seasons of the south. This contemporary fine dining location is open for both lunch and dinner.

Riverside Toyota Has You Covered

Need more options? If you’re willing to make a short drive, you might want to check out the best restaurants in nearby Cartersville. If you’re visiting for the weekend, we can also connect you to some of our favorite hotels in Rome, GA, the best restaurants in Rome, as well as the best hiking locations in Cartersville, GA! Just contact us today to get the local recommendations you’ve been searching for.

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