National Travel and Tourism Week is May 2 – 10, 2015! Keep reading for a list of Georgia attractions that are offering specials in honor of the occasion.
Road to Tara Museum
Clayton County: May 2-9 The Road to Tara Museum is discounting tour prices for the museum and historic bus tours. Admission to the museum will be $3.20, and historic bus tour prices will be $32 per two people (or $16 for individual riders).
Coweta County: May 9 the Coweta County RVIC is hosting a walking history tour of the downtown Newnan area. Tour to include stops in some of the local restaurants.
Dahlonega: May 5, 10:30 a.m. Travel Rally Day ceremony, including a ribbon cutting for the Lumpkin County Historical Markers App created by volunteers and an announcement about being the “Wine Tasting Room Capital” of Georgia.
Dalton/Whitfield County: May 6, 10:30 a.m., Dalton Convention Center (DCC). Recap of 2014 at CVB and DCC, big check presentation, and the launch of a new brand campaign.
Douglasville: May 8, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Visitors are invited to join the Douglasville Welcome Center for a Tourism Celebration Day. Enjoy light refreshments, games, giveaways and more.
Gainesville: May 6, 12 p.m. The CVB and Main Street Program present “Blue Skies and Apple Pies.” During a free concert on the square, the groups will roll out the Mobil Tourism Kiosk and give out 100 free fried apple pies from Jaemor Farms.
Helen, Georgia. Photo by Davenport346 via Flickr
Helen: May 9, 6-9 p.m. Helen will be offering a street dance downtown on the Market Platz. Two bands, food and crafts will be available. For more information, visit helenga.org.
Kingsland: May 1, Kingsland will host the Annual Kingsland Royal Arrest at the Georgia On My Mind Day celebration at the Kingsland/St. Marys VIC. During the Annual Kingsland Royal Arrest, local police officers pick a random car coming into the VIC, and the town rolls out the red carpet. The city mascot, Kingsley, presents a visitor with a gift basket from the area. There will also be a live radio broadcast on KBAY 106.3 radio.
Macon I-75 RVIC: May 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The I-75 RVIC will celebrate National Tourism Week with Macon on My Mind Day. In case of inclement weather the event is canceled.
Peachtree City: May 2-10, the Peachtree City Convention & Visitors Bureau plans to give away two-for-one coupons to the Southern Hollywood Film Tour for visitors who come by the visitor center during the week. In a May 1-8 photo contest, visitors who submit photos via the Visit Peachtree City Facebook Page, Instagram #ptcnttw2015, or email email@example.com will be entered to win GOPRO Camera, and the winning photo will be used in marketing material for Visit Peachtree City. Photos must contain a golf cart and have been taken in Peachtree City.
May 2: Free Clocktower and trolley tours
May 3: Free tours continued and launch the Roman Holiday tour season
May 4-7: Recognize Superstars of Service award winners at their work places
May 6: “Adults Run the Bases” at Rome Braves Game and free museum entry at the newly revamped Rome History Museum
May 8: Rome Grown Farmers market/picnic lunch/live music at the Labrynth
May 9: Launch new gamification app “Visit Rome Georgia”
Sandy Springs: May 6, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism is celebrating National Tourism Week with an Open House at the Welcome Center, located in the Parkside Shopping Center -Suite A-118 at 5920 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, Georgia. Directly above the Welcome Center is the Anne Frank Exhibit, which includes 600 photographs and more than 8,000 words that tell the story of young Anne Frank.