Jarrell Plantation Historic Site Hours: Thursday-Saturday / 9AM-5PM Last tour begins at 4PM. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. www.GeorgiaStateParks.org/JarrellPlantation Admission: $4-$6.50 Group rates available with advance notice.
Located 45 minutes north of Atlanta near Cartersville, Georgia, Red Top Mountain State Park, on Lake Allatoona, is ideal for swimming, water skiing, and fishing. Named for the soil’s rich red color caused by high iron-ore content, Red Top Mountain was once an important mining area.