The true south, Jonesboro, just a few miles from Atlanta is the official home of Gone With the Wind. People flock here in search of Scarlett O'Hara and Tara, immortalized forever in the novel and film. Aside from Scarlett, there is plenty of natural beauty in the parks, reservoirs, and lake.
Gone with the Wind fans can join a historic tour and learn all about the history of Jonesboro and how Margaret Mitchell was inspired by her own childhood summers to write the masterpiece. Walk through histoic home Stately Oaks Plantation, built in 1839 and get a real sense of the time period when Tara would have existed. Visit the Road to Tara Museum and see exhibits, manuscripts, and reproduction costumes. Those seeking outdoor adventure can head down to The Beach, a six-acre lake with a recreation area. People can also play golf on several different courses, fish in the reservoirs, or wander the trails of the parks.
Visit in spring for beautiful sunny days between May and late June.
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If you want an internet connection during your stay in Jonesboro, then you can choose from over 154 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. We have 30 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 11 accommodations that have gyms. Driving to Jonesboro? Then choose one of the 180 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 16 places to stay come with a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 24 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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