Cartersville Bartow CVB
Located North of Atlanta on I-75

770.387.1357

Blog

Remembering Georgia’s First State Park for African Americans

2017-05-26T11:41:44+00:00

Georgia’s first “Negro” State Park was created on Allatoona Lake in 1950, when John Loyd Atkinson, a Tuskegee Airman in World War II, sought a recreational facility for black Americans. The nearest African American recreational site, American Beach, was a 700-mile round trip from Atlanta. He had tried unsuccessfully on his own to get permits [...]

Etowah Artifacts Return to Georgia for First Time in 100 Years: Tellus Science Museum Exhibit

2016-10-28T18:06:50+00:00

Hidden away in the vaults of the Smithsonian for nearly 100 years, artifacts from the Etowah Indian Mounds have returned to Georgia for a special exhibit at Tellus Science Museum. The exhibit, From Clay to Copper: Minerals and Artifacts of Etowah will be on display November 5, 2016-October 1, 2017. The never-before-seen exhibit features more [...]

New 54-Room Inn and Conference Center Planned for Barnsley Resort

2016-10-14T15:09:06+00:00

A new 54-room inn and conference center has been announced for award-winning Barnsley Resort with an anticipated opening date of fall 2017. Upon completion, the resort will have a total of 150 guest rooms and suites as well as 15,500 square fee of indoor meeting space bring 100 new jobs to the luxury resort in [...]

The Tellus Science Museum: Fun for the Whole Family

2016-08-15T12:53:52+00:00

Families looking for fun places to visit should consider a trip to the Tellus Science Museum. Among the most popular tourist attractions in Cartersville, this museum features several educational attractions and regularly hosts events that can be entertaining and informative for the whole family. Bentley Planetarium The museum’s state-of-the-art digital projector will take you and [...]

What to See at the Booth Western Art Museum

2016-10-14T15:09:06+00:00

If you’re looking for fun and educational things to see in Cartersville, be sure to stop by the Booth Western Art Museum. This local attraction features art and exhibits that take you back to the time when the West was settled. It is just one of the many excellent places to visit in Georgia. Carolyn [...]

Euharlee History at a Glance

2016-08-15T12:53:52+00:00

If you are looking for things to do near Cartersville, consider taking a short drive to Euharlee, Georgia. The town features picturesque, small-town charm and a unique history. Keep reading for an overview of Euharlee’s rich heritage and the discoveries to be made there. Native American Origins The town’s name is derived from a Native [...]

LakePoint: A Revolution in Sports

2016-10-14T15:09:06+00:00

LakePoint sporting community and town center is a top destination for families in search of outdoor attractions in Cartersville. LakePoint is the home to numerous youth sports tournaments and competitions each season. It is also a favorite destination for pro and college sports scouts in search of new players. Watch this video to learn about what [...]

Spotlight on the Etowah Indian Mounds

2016-08-15T12:53:53+00:00

When you visit Cartersville, check out the various historical attractions the city has to offer. From the various museums to the majestic Etowah Indian Mounds, you won’t be disappointed in the many attractions in Cartersville. On your sightseeing tour, you must add the Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site to your list. Pre-historic native peoples [...]

Trails to Discover at Red Top Mountain State Park

2016-10-14T15:09:06+00:00

Whether you’re taking a break from the convention center or looking for things to do with your family, take some time to visit the parks near Cartersville. When you visit Red Top Mountain State Park, you’ll find a multitude of activities such as boating, shopping, putt-putt golf, camping, and hiking trails. There are a variety [...]