Cartersville

Travel Guide

Enjoy outdoor activities, explore ancient Native American sites and check out the other cultural and natural attractions in this picturesque city in Northwest Georgia.

Delve into thousands of years of history, hike along forest trails or over rolling hills and visit the Native American burial mounds that Cartersville is known for.

The Cartersville area has a long, fascinating history. Go to the Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site, once home to thousands of Native Americans. See large earthen mounds that date from A.D. 1000 to A.D. 1550, a village site and plaza. Inside the museum find hand-carved stone effigies and artifacts made from wood and seashells.

Visit Bartow History Museum, housed in the 1869 Courthouse in downtown Cartersville. Browse old photographs, documents and newspapers and hear oral testimonies that cover more than 200 years of Bartow County history. While in the downtown area, don’t miss the Coca-Cola sign on the wall of Young Brothers Pharmacy. Dating back to 1894, the sign is the world’s first painted outdoor wall advertisement for the famous drink. Gaze up at the 40-foot (12-meter) fossil of a Tyrannosaurus rex at the Tellus Science Museum.

If you are into art, devote at least a few hours to exploring the Booth Western Art Museum. View the work of 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century artists that touch on themes such as the Civil War and cowboys and cowgirls. The museum’s Presidential Gallery contains signed letters from every president of the United States.

Explore Cartersville’s outdoor recreation options. Hike through more than 15 miles (24 kilometers) of forested trails at Red Top Mountain State Park. Go for a refreshing swim in its 12,000-acre (4,856-hectare) Lake Allatoona and make use of the lake’s picnicking, camping and boating facilities.

Enjoy the sports facilities and Olympic-size swimming pool in Dellinger Park or kayak or canoe on the Etowah River. Try wakeboarding while pulled by an overhead cable on the lakes of Terminus Wake Park.

Cartersville is 55 miles (88 kilometers) north of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and less than an hour away from Atlanta. The city is within easy reach of some of the most popular destinations in the south, including Nashville and New Orleans.

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Cartersville
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Cartersville
2 out of 5
1348 Joe Frank Harris Parkway SE, Cartersville, GA
The price is AU$99 per night from 1 Nov. to 1 Nov.
Situated in Cartersville, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Cartersville Medical Center and within 6 miles (10 km) of Rose Lawn Museum and Booth Western Art ...
3.8/5 Good! (985 reviews)
"Very small room no refrigerator no microwave"

Reviewed on 13 Oct. 2021

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Cartersville
Hilton Garden Inn Cartersville
Hilton Garden Inn Cartersville
3 out of 5
24 Liberty Dr, Cartersville, GA
The price is AU$144 per night from 22 Nov. to 22 Nov.
Situated near the beach, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Bartow History Museum and Booth Western Art Museum. Rose Lawn Museum and Cartersville Medical ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (441 reviews)
"Great stay. Wish the curtains would close out the sun in the window."

Reviewed on 17 Oct. 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Cartersville
Tru By Hilton Cartersville, GA
Tru By Hilton Cartersville, GA
2.5 out of 5
25 Overlook Parkway, Cartersville, GA
The price is AU$145 per night from 1 Nov. to 1 Nov.
Situated in Cartersville, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Cartersville Medical Center and within 3 miles (5 km) of Bartow History Museum and Booth Western ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (50 reviews)
"Very professional staff."

Reviewed on 10 Oct. 2021

Tru By Hilton Cartersville, GA
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Cartersville
Home2 Suites by Hilton Cartersville
3 out of 5
1320 East Main Street, Cartersville, GA
The price is AU$205 per night from 1 Nov. to 1 Nov.
Situated in Cartersville, this aparthotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Bartow History Museum, Booth Western Art Museum and Rose Lawn Museum. Allatoona Lake is ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (234 reviews)
"Everything was awesome"

Reviewed on 9 May 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton Cartersville
Newly Renovated 2 Bed Loft Downtown Cartersville
Newly Renovated 2 Bed Loft Downtown Cartersville
101 W Main St, 1, Cartersville, GA
Located in the heart of Cartersville, this historic apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Bartow History Museum, Booth Western Art Museum, and Rose ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Great downtown location
"We stayed for almost 3 weeks while we were renovating our house. It was perfect. Such a great location and perfect for our family."

Reviewed on 16 Aug. 2021

Newly Renovated 2 Bed Loft Downtown Cartersville
2BR Newly Renovated Loft In Downtown Cartersville
2BR Newly Renovated Loft In Downtown Cartersville
101 W Main St, 2, Cartersville, GA
Located in the heart of Cartersville, this historic apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Bartow History Museum, Booth Western Art Museum, and Rose ...
5/5 Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Work retreat
"My co-workers and I gathered at the property for a team retreat. Such a huge space! We were able to easily spread out, plug in and knock out some work together. The internet was a bit in-and-out, but it was super fast when connected. The space is absolutely beautiful. We found that the best parking ..."

Reviewed on 7 Aug. 2021

2BR Newly Renovated Loft In Downtown Cartersville
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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