Roswell, GA, USA

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Roswell, GA, USA

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Modern spirit, Southern soul in Roswell

Discover the beauty of the Georgia backwoods, visit stunning historic homes, and enjoy Southern hospitality – all just half an hour from Atlanta – in the family-friendly city of Roswell. Roswell vacation rentals range from antebellum homes just off the town’s main historic main square, to secluded ranches nestled among the ancient chestnut, poplar, and hickory trees. Explore this beautiful area’s vibrant heart, busting with independent eateries, and fun activities to keep the whole family entertained.

Exploring the historic heart of Roswell

From your Roswell vacation rental, you can take a self-guided walking tour to explore downtown, or navigate the city’s Historic District on a trolley tour. The Roswell Cultural Arts Center hosts live music throughout the year, including the popular LIVE! In Roswell concert series. Close by, Old Mill Park has hiking trails to explore and the ruins of Roswell’s former mills. From there, you can cross the Vickery Creek Covered Pedestrian Bridge to the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. This park attracts many visitors to enjoy the great outdoors, and to fish the Chattahoochee River for its trout, bass, and catfish.

Grand old attractions in Roswell

Roswell has some stately antebellum homes open to the public: Barrington Hall, the Smith Plantation, and Bulloch Hall – the childhood home of President Theodore Roosevelt's mother, Mittie Bulloch. These restored homes of the town’s “founding families” showcase the lives of these dynasties as well as the area’s turbulent history. It’s also possible to explore the sights of Atlanta from your Roswell vacation rental. Given Roswell’s location a half-hour’s drive north of Atlanta, it’s easy to explore the Georgia state capital, including Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site, Georgia Aquarium, or High Museum of Art.

A year of fun in Roswell

The city of Roswell plays host to numerous events throughout the year. During February, Roswell celebrates its African American history and culture with a series of unique and fun events in the Roswell Roots Festival, one of the largest celebrations in the state of Georgia. June, meanwhile, sees the Roswell Magnolia Storytelling Festival come to town, thrilling listeners with tall tales, folk tales, and family stories. Then, come fall, Roswell’s streets buzz with the excitement of Roswell’s October Wine Festival.

Natural grandeur near Roswell

The city of Roswell has several parks with almost 1,000 acres of greenery and facilities. You can explore local history and hike the trails at Old Mill Park, while, in summer, Riverside Park is the place to head to cool off at its splash pad, or enjoy the fishing, kayaking, hiking, or biking to be had there. Or, rent tubes and float down the Chattahoochee River from Powers Island to Paces Mill – the free Roswell River Parks Shuttle will take you to your favorite spots along the river. The Chattahoochee River Water Trail was the first river named a National Water Trail, so don’t miss the opportunity to canoe, raft, or kayak along its pristine waters.