Georgia On My Mind Day Is June 22

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Georgia On My Mind Day at the Georgia Visitor Information Center in Ringgold will feature tourist destinations, attractions, hotels, and more on Friday, June 22, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

The Ringgold Georgia Visitor Information Center is at 2726 I-75 South.

Participants will include:  Villa Rica Main Street, Ellijay/Gilmer County CVB, Georgia State Parks, Woodstock CVB, Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce, Discover DeKalb, Visit Sandy Springs, Georgia’s Rome, Visit Henry County, The Georgia Winery Association, Fort Oglethorpe Tourism Association, Marietta Visitors Bureau, Chattanooga & Chickamauga National Military Park and the Cartersville-Bartow County CVB. 

Georgia On My Mind Day allows local communities and tourism partners to showcase their destinations to visitors and residents traveling to or through Georgia.  Visitors can learn about Georgia’s tourism destinations and natural resources while sampling Georgia-made products.  

For more information email Ringgold@georgia.org or call 706-937-4211.

 


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