Jonesboro (aka the Official Home of Gone With the Wind) is a small city and the county seat of Clayton County, Georgia. It is mostly well-known for it was Margaret Mitchell’s inspiration for writing her best-seller novel ‘Gone with the Wind.’ As you can imagine, dozens of thousands of visitors ‘flood’ the city every year wanting to explore the settings where the character of Scarlett O’ Hara evolved. Jonesboro also has many other exciting attractions, such as the Tara Museum, the impressive Stately Oaks Plantation, award-winning golf courses, etc. Grasp the opportunity to explore the beauty of nature; there are plenty of great fishing reservoirs nearby. The Beach is a beautiful 6-acre lake that was used during the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and was also part of the Hunger Games filming sites. Nowadays, it is a great family recreational area where you can enjoy loads of different outdoor activities. If you are looking for Jonesboro to spend a couple of nights while exploring the area, you should better consider booking a room in nearby Morrow, McDonough or Hapeville. There, you will find many excellent budget accommodation options including Drury Inn & Suites Morrow (3.9 miles from Jonesboro), Home2 Suites By Hilton McDonough (9.2 miles), Maison LaVigne Hapeville (9.7 miles).