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Cartersville Travel Guide

North of Atlanta just off I-75 is where you’ll find Cartersville, a fun vacation destination where everything is just peachy. A gateway to the metro area and the mountains in north Georgia, this city with a population of a little over 100,000 offers a wide range of interesting things to do both indoors and out. The area attracts athletes of all levels to the LakePointe Sporting Community, the Southeast’s premier indoor sports facility, as well as active types with its scenic parks and trails. Cultural enthusiasts should plan on spending a day at one of the Smithsonian-affiliated museums or take in a production at the historic Legion Theatre on West Main Street. Diverse dining is also in store with restaurants serving everything from steaks to savory Southern fare.

Things to Do in Cartersville

Downtown is the commercial and cultural hub and features several notable attractions starting with The Booth Museum, which has the distinction of being the world’s largest permanent exhibit for Western art. Visitors will encounter engaging exhibits and artifacts of American history from presidential portraits and letters to the contemporary works of Andy Warhol. A short drive away, the Tellus Science Museum is known for its natural history and space-related offerings including the Bentley Planetarium and the beautiful gems of the Weinman Mineral Gallery. Also not to miss are the Barton History Museum and the Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site. Now for nature, Allatoona Lake is a good bet with a marina, boats and stunning surroundings. Just outside of the city, Red Top Mountain State Park also offers a gorgeous backdrop for all sorts of activities including swimming, water skiing, and fishing -- and don’t forget that there are also surrounding parks and hiking trails for exploring. As for shopping, be sure to leave extra room in the suitcase for souvenirs, gifts, or even an antique find from specialty shops such as the Cohutta Fishing Company.

Best Time to Visit Cartersville

Travelers who want to avoid the humidity in the summer and chilling cold in the winter may want to make their plans around the shoulder months of early May to mid-June and mid-August to early October.

Price and Availability Index in Cartersville

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Cartersville is in July, while the cheapest month is in December. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Cartersville is in the high season in July. Cartersville has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Cartersville tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Cartersville tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Cartersville

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Cartersville. The warmest months in Cartersville are June and May, when temperatures reach 93 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 13 ˚F. The wettest month in Cartersville is May with 7.57 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.5 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Cartersville

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, priceline, VRBO and more. We have 352 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Cartersville ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Cartersville comes in at $20 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $111 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 70 accommodations in Cartersville that have WiFi. 21 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 12 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Cartersville by car, be sure to choose from 69 accommodations that provide parking. We have 20 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 25 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Cartersville AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 40 places to stay from Airbnb, 16 accommodations from priceline and 16 places to stay from VRBO.

173 of our accommodations in Cartersville have been reviewed and rated. 67% are rated excellent or good. 37 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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