Captivating Cobb

When it’s time to sneak away and find hidden treasures off the beaten path, we’re fortunate to live in a region rich in culture and personality. In the Southeast, even the smallest towns can be home to a bounty of historic sites and alluring attractions. So if you’re hoping to find a perfect getaway, peruse this selection of not-to-be-missed attractions in nearby towns and create your ideal hideaway.

 

Cobb County, GA

Georgia’s Cobb County may be home to Atlanta favorites like Truist Park and Six Flags Over Georgia, but there’s much more to this county than first meets the eye. Here, you’ll find history and hiking, the arts and family-friendly attractions, brews and baseball – there’s truly something for everyone! When the sun sets, renowned restaurants and exciting nightlife await. Plan your adventure at travelcobb.org.

ROOT FOR THE HOME TEAM

Home to the World Series champions the Atlanta Braves, Truist Park is a state-of-the-art, 41,000-seat ballpark offering stunning views, foodie-worthy concessions, and lots of fun activities for the entire family. Tours are available year-round. 

 

 

EXPLORE NATURE

Lake Acworth and Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park are popular destinations for walking, biking, and picnicking, while Smith-Gilbert Gardens – the City of Kennesaw’s 17-acre botanical garden – boasts thousands of curated and rare species, from bonsais and conifers to roses and daffodils.

girls on a roller coaster at six flags over georgia

 

BEAT THE HEAT

For more than 50 years, Six Flags Over Georgia has been THE place for affordable family entertainment. Six Flags White Water is the Southeast’s largest water park and the perfect spot to beat the heat with more than 20 rides and 40 slides. 

bar tender serving a glass of whiskey in Cobb County, GA

 

COMPLETE THE COBB ALE TRAIL

Cobb’s craft beverage scene is booming, featuring some of the leading Southern craft beverage makers. Check out all 19 (and growing) breweries to plan your next adventure by visiting tinyurl.com/CobbAleTrail.

mother and sons taking a selfie at Marietta Square in Cobb County, GA

 

SIGHT-SEE ON THE SQUARE

At Marietta Square, you can explore a multitude of museums, experience restaurants and nightlife, tour local breweries, catch a show at a local theater, and shop at Marietta’s unique boutiques. Don’t forget to make a wish at the fountain in Glover Park and enjoy being at the center of it all. 

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