Founded in 1850, Cartersville, Georgia, rests between Atlanta and Chattanooga at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. A charming small city, Cartersville is carving a niche of its own as a cultural and historical hub for tourism. Headlining are a slew of museums: the Booth Western Art Museum, Tellus Science Museum, and Savoy Automobile Museum. In addition, Cartersville is home to two state parks, Red Top Mountain State Park and the Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site. Despite the attractions, the small town feels connected with a welcoming community.
Like many cities in America’s southeast, Cartersville showcases all four seasons and has a mild climate. With an average of 213 sunny days per year, there are plenty of opportunities for exploring the scenic outdoors. And there’s never a shortage of fun events to go to, places to explore, or food to ingest; the variety of good times at Cartersville occur throughout the year.