A Real Georgia Gem
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Historic Cartersville is a real Georgia Gem. Not only will you get Southern Charm, but history comes alive in Cartersville with museums, restored Victorian-era homes, and a vibrant shopping and dining district downtown.
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Day 1 – Cartersville, GA
Arrive today in Historic Cartersville, GA, a Real Georgia Gem. Cartersville is a gateway to the metro area and the North Georgia mountains with easy access from Interstate 75.
Check into your Cartersville hotel for a two-night stay. Tonight, enjoy dinner at The Original Steak & Rib House. (D)
Day 2 – World’s First Coca-Cola Outdoor Wall Sign – Booth Western Museum of Art – Free Time Downtown Cartersville – Savoy Automobile Museum – Victorian Mansion Tour & Dinner
First stop this morning will be in downtown Cartersville to see the World’s First Coca-Cola Outdoor Wall Sign. Painted on Young Brother’s Pharmacy in 1894 by a Coca-Cola syrup salesman named James Couden who picked up a paintbrush to create the first-of-its-kind sign. This is the perfect photo op to capture your visit to downtown Historic Cartersville.
Next, visit the Booth Western Art Museum housing the largest permanent exhibition space for Western art in the United States and is the second largest art museum in Georgia. This 120,000 square foot Smithsonian Institution Affiliate allows visitors to See America’s Story through Contemporary Western art, Civil War art, more than 200 Native American artifacts, and a Presidential Gallery.
With an emphasis on Western artwork, much of the museum depicts Western culture as seen through the eyes of artists from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. See paintings and sculpture in the Enduring Traditions gallery experience a 100 year overview of early Western art with examples of work by George Catlin, Charles M. Russell, Frederic Remington and more.
Then enjoy free time in downtown Cartersville for lunch on own and shopping. With 14 chef-owned restaurants and a variety of boutique shops and galleries, Cartersville’s charming, walkable downtown is perfect spot for an afternoon of shopping.
This afternoon you visit the Savoy Automobile Museum. Opened in December 2021, this world-class museum lets you explore the history and diversity of automobiles through changing exhibits, educational programs and engaging experiences. It has a 37-acre footprint comprised of three buildings: the main museum structure at 65,000+ square feet with four exhibition galleries, a presentation theatre, and on-site café, a storage garage at 30,000+ square feet, and an outdoor pavilion for car shows.
End the day with a dinner tour at one of the area’s historic Victorian Mansions: Rose Lawn Museum or Grand Oaks. (Mansion will be based on availability)
The Rose Lawn Museum is a beautifully restored Victorian mansion that was once home to renowned evangelist Samuel Porter Jones, for whom Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium (Union Gospel Tabernacle) was built. Rose Lawn Museum houses the writings and memorabilia of Sam Jones and Rebecca Latimer Felton, a Bartow Countian who became the first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate (1922). Guests can see a dress fashioned by Mrs. Felton, that inspired Gone With The Wind’s “Scarlett” to create her own from “Miss Ellen’s portieres.”
Grand Oaks is a lavish manor with an eclectic, Victorian-styled interior and plush, scenic grounds is the perfect way to finish your travel back in time. Take a tour, then enjoy fine cuisine presented in buffet-style dining. (B,D)
Day 3 – Depart for Home or Add an Extra Day for Atlanta
Groups can depart for home today following breakfast or add an extra day for Atlanta Sightseeing. (B)