Directions to The Claremont House – Southern style, with lots of important information to make sure you don’t get lost. If you prefer, visit a map website but be sure to type in the address as listed below, or you might end up in Shannon or who knows where. They have very nice disclaimers on most of those sites, so print these out and bring them along.
906 E 2nd
Rome, GA 30161
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Travel North on I-75, take Exit 290 Rome/Canton, Turn LEFT at the bottom of the ramp onto GA 20. You will pass some hotels, gas stations, and a Wal-Mart. The road ends at a stop light, turn LEFT. Immediately veer RIGHT up the on ramp to US 41/US 411. There will be two stop signs at the top of the ramp. Be careful merging here as there is no merge lane. You are now in Cartersville and will travel about 2 miles pass more gas stations and small businesses. Just past the Holiday Inn Skytop Bill Board you will exit RIGHT onto US 411 South (SR-20) towards Rome. You will travel along this road for 18 miles. There is not much on this road. It leads straight into Rome. You will be within the city limits for a while before car dealerships and hotels pop-up. Once you pass the car dealerships and hotels stay in the center lane, this will lead you to merge RIGHT onto US 27. Very soon, TURN LEFT onto 8th Street This is the first stop light you come to, there is a Taco Bell on the corner. You have turned onto a street with houses and some businesses. At the first stop light TURN LEFT onto East 2nd Avenue. The Greater Rome Bank will be on the opposite side of the road. Travel past the YMCA and through 1 stop light then look to the right. Claremont is the second house on the right, travel just past the house and TURN RIGHT onto 10th Street. TURN RIGHT into the first drive way (there is a bare wood picket fence and an antique five globe lamp.) Come in through the back door. It helps to ring the bell if you do not see someone right away.
Travel South on I-75. After entering Georgia take EXIT 312, Keep RIGHT to stay on ramp and turn RIGHT onto SR-53. You will remain on 53 for about 23 miles. It will bring you straight into downtown Rome – it becomes Broad Street. You will find historic buildings full of great restaurants and shopping. Turn LEFT onto East Second Avenue. Travel for about one mile. After passing the YMCA on the right, watch to the right for the Claremont House on the next block. Travel just past the house to East 10th Street, turn RIGHT. Turn RIGHT into the first driveway, and park in the back.