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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Jonesboro. The warmest months in Jonesboro are July and April, when temperatures reach 99 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 8 ˚F. The wettest month in Jonesboro is May with 6.79 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.99 inches of rain.
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At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of the best providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. AllTheRooms has 446 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Jonesboro, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A vacation in Jonesboro can be budget-friendly - the cheapest price accommodation is available at $10 a night. An average vacation rental in Jonesboro costs on average $224 per night.
If you want to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 207 accommodations in Jonesboro that have WiFi. 36 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 21 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Jonesboro, you'll want to pick from 244 places to stay that provide parking. 22 hotels and vacation rentals come with a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in one of 33 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
195 of the places to stay in Jonesboro have been rated by previous guests. They rated 34% as excellent or good. 178 accommodations allow instant booking.