Explore Rome, Georgia
Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and traversed by three rivers that flow through the region, Rome is a town with supreme natural beauty, gorgeously preserved architecture, and interesting cultural attractions. Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Rome is in the heart of the city, and within walking distance, you can reach local shops, great cafes, and riverside parks. Visitors may also want to pay a visit to the Chieftains Museum to learn about the history of the Native Americans who originally inhabited the area, or explore the sprawling campus of Berry College, filled with beautiful buildings, winding trails, and the Martha Berry Museum.
Just next door to our property is the Forum River Center, which plays host to fun events, concerts, and more, and slightly further will bring you to State Mutual Stadium, where you can catch a minor league baseball game. These attractions just scratch the surface of what awaits you in Rome, Georgia. Our knowledgeable team can offer further insight into local activities to make your trip an unforgettable one!
Spanning 27,000 acres, Berry College has the world’s largest campus, and a visit here would make a great addition to any Rome, Georgia trip. Founded in 1902 by Martha Berry, this prestigious liberal arts college has beautiful grounds filled with walking trails and stately historic buildings. The campus is also home to Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum, a place where visitors can tour Martha’s historic home and explore exhibitions in the museum. Keep an eye on their calendar for interesting events too!
Nestled between the Etowah, Ostanaula, and Coosa Rivers, you’ll find a charming historic district that dates back to 1834. The tree-lined streets are filled with carefully restored Victorian homes, local businesses, a vintage train depot, and one of the oldest landmarks in the city, the Clocktower. As you wander the streets, make sure to pop into some of the great local restaurants and shops that call the area home. You’ll soon discover that Southern hospitality is plentiful around here!
For a slightly off-the-beaten-path activity, we recommend a visit to nearby Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Situated atop Myrtle Hill, this historic cemetery offers unparalleled views of Rome and provides a glimpse into the heritage of the city. Spread across six tiers and 32 acres, Myrtle Hill Cemetery is the final resting place for 377 soldiers from the Civil War and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As you wander the grounds, try to spot the 35 different species of trees that grow here!
- Forum River Center 0.2 mi
- Rome Area History Center 0.3 mi
- Myrtle Hill Cemetery 0.4 mi
- Clock Tower 0.5 mi
- Rome Tennis Center - Downtown 0.7 mi
- Floyd Medical Center 0.8 mi
- Shorter University 1.7 mi
- Oak Hill & Martha Berry Museum 2.0 mi
- Chieftains Museum 2.3 mi
- Darlington Boarding School 2.4 mi
- State Mutual Stadium 2.6 mi
- Redmond Regional Medical Center 2.9 mi
- Berry College 3.5 mi
- Rome Tennis Center at Berry College 4.3 mi
- Stonebridge Golf Course 5.9 mi
- Moe’s Original BBQ 0.1 mi
- Crawdaddy 0.2 mi
- Brewhouse Music & Grill 0.2 mi
- Harvest Moon Cafe 0.2 mi
- Jefferson’s 0.3 mi
- Jamwich 0.3 mi
- River Dog Outpost 0.3 mi
- La Scala Mediterranean Bistro 0.4 mi
- El Zarape Mexican Restaurant 0.4 mi
- Yummy Thai 0.4 mi
- Aventine 0.5 mi
- Doug's Deli Downtown 0.5 mi
- Provino’s 1.2 mi