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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Nature
“The Berry campus consists of more than 27,000 acres of land - including fields, forests, and Lavender Mountain - making it the largest contiguous college campus in the world. The campus is also home to a large population of deer, has more than 80 miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails, and two disc golf courses; all are open to the Berry community and to the public.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Always open with Jazz every Tuesday and Trivia every Thursday! A great local place to meet up and have a great time.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cemetery
“An amazingly beautiful historic cemetary right off the river overlooking the city of Rome”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Downtown Rome is located between the Etowah, Ostanaula & Coosa rivers and has the 2nd widest main street in the state! Since it's establishment in 1834, downtown Rome has continued to flourish and is the heart of the community! Rome is designated a "Great American Main Street City"! Experience southern dining at one of our many restaurants - a taste and budget for everyone! Experience the vibrant nightlife or take a stroll by the river. Enjoy downtown events such as the Downtown Saturdays series, a Broad Street Block Party, play in the streets at Streets Alive, shop at an Art Walk, watch pets parade down the street, and much, much more! Rome is the largest city in and the county seat of Floyd County, Georgia, United States. Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, it is the principal city of the Rome, Georgia, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Floyd County. It is the largest city in Northwest Georgia and the 19th largest city in the state. Rome was built at the confluence of the Etowah and the Oostanaula rivers, forming the Coosa River. Because of its strategic advantages, this area was long occupied by the Creek and later the Cherokee people. National leaders such as Major Ridge and John Ross resided here before Indian Removal. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Right in downtown, this little coffee shop has a lot of great flavors to try! Grab a coffee and walk up Broad street to explore the shops!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Craft beers, bottles, and wine - there's a little bit of everything. There is a cute outdoor area too!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of our favorite lunch spots. Great sandwiches and salads, not to mention the cheese grits and homemade oatmeal pies. YUMMY!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Privately owned and operated with excellent sandwiches and relaxed atmosphere.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“The Oak Hill home, built in the 1880s is the Greek Revival mansion of Martha Berry, founder of Berry College. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Shares a shopping center with TJMaxx, Ross, Barnes and Noble, and Michaels.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Some of the best French toast I've ever had! Their dinner menu is also delicious.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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  • 1 local recommends
Dessert Shop
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  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Always open with Jazz every Tuesday and Trivia every Thursday! A great local place to meet up and have a great time.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of our favorite lunch spots. Great sandwiches and salads, not to mention the cheese grits and homemade oatmeal pies. YUMMY!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Privately owned and operated with excellent sandwiches and relaxed atmosphere.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Some of the best French toast I've ever had! Their dinner menu is also delicious.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“The only place you can go for Thai is the only place you will need to be. Every dish is full of flavor!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends
Sandwich Place
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“It's great! Monthly wine tastings at reasonable pricing. Nice menu and wine list. ”
  • 2 locals recommend

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