Rome-Area Pumpkin Patches & More

[Updated Oct 2020] It’s that time of year filled with football games, cider, and crunching leaves!  We are excited to celebrate this special season by making some memories. Here are are a few places you can do that within an hour of Rome: Creekside Farms  Open Weekends through Nov 1 Hours: Friday: 5-10 pm Saturday:…

Rome E.C.O. Center

The Rome-Floyd ECO Center. Located at Ridge Ferry Park on Riverside Pkwy in Rome Photo Credit: E.C.O. Center What is the E.C.O. Center? Rome City and Floyd County use a lot of water; because of the amount of water we use the city and county are federally required to have a water education program in…

Picture of the pocket National forest sign

What is “The Pocket”?

Have you heard others mention going to “The Pocket”? As a recent transplant The Pocket sounds like a secret location that only locals know of. It reminds me of “locals only” beaches in other states. The Rome Georgia with Kids team decided it was time to investigate this “pocket.” Here’s what we found… Photo Credit:…

Rome Sports Opportunities

With the energy it takes to choose and keep track of sports and their accompanying information, you may as well have been a member of the team (or at least you’re hustling as hard). Luckily, we’ve saved you some trouble and  compiled a list of sports and athletic opportunities for kids around Rome, including the seasons to register them. 

Internet Safety

Internet Safety Have you considered your family’s internet safety lately? When I worked in the middle school I was shocked how much my students knew about skirting the rules when it came to the internet. Did you know that with some internet routers if you directly connect with an ethernet cord it can bypass your…

Preparing for School in 2020

2020 has been a year. The year that never seemed to begin and yet is halfway over. As summer ends we start to prep for the back to school season. Parents this year are faced with a difficult choice on how to proceed with schooling. We updated the Education and Childcare resource in the beginning…