Are you or your loved ones planning to travel or live in Roswell, GA? I will not be surprised. After all, Roswell is incredibly charming, and it is also the best place to live in Metro Atlanta! So, you might be wondering what makes Roswell so great then? Or perhaps thinking, “Is Roswell suitable for those in their golden years?” Do not worry because Roswell is perfect for you! Here are some landmarks in Roswell that you have to visit.
International UFO Museum and Research Center
Have you heard about the famous 1947 Roswell Incident? The UFO crash landing in Roswell, rumored to be covered up by the military. If that intrigues you, or perhaps you love the mystery of the unknown, you should visit the International UFO Museum and Research Center! This international attraction features the “Roswell Incident”, and many other memorable events like alleged abductions, crop circles, and the infamous Blue Book. If you prefer a more unique or hands-on experience, you can also join one of the many Roswell UFO tours nearby. One of the more prominent places that these tours will visit is Building 84 at the Roswell Army Air Field. Fun fact! It is rumored that Building 84 holds the remains of the downed UFO and its occupants.
Computer Museum of America
If you are into technology or appreciate history, be sure to check out the Computer Museum of America. Did you know? It is the largest museum built for the achievements in technology and computing on the East Coast! The Computer Museum of America also opened in 1969, on the 50th anniversary of man’s first landing on the moon. Some impressive collection that you can find in this museum includes supercomputer Clay-1 and Apple 1. Did you also know that Clay-1 was used in the birthplace of the atomic bomb in the 1970s?
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
To all the nature lovers, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is for you. Not only is it incredibly charming and picturesque, but it also features a stocked trout river with more than 20 species of game fishes. To top it off, it is also only 10 minutes away from the city center. That means you can easily access the park and enjoy all the sunsets or fishing that you want. It is also the United States’ first National Water Trail. Apart from the water trail, there is also a three-mile fitness trail. That means you can walk along the trail and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
If you love food, you will love Canton Street in Roswell. It is the best of both worlds, where you can experience the wonderful Southern hospitality and a variety of ethnic-based cuisines. Apart from the mouth-watering food, you will also be visually pleased with the old-style street lights, beautiful trees, and veranda-clad buildings along this street. Here is a tip. Visit Canton street during spring to early autumn for the best visual appeal. But if you like a little more excitement, visit the live street events during summer.