SE Travel: Captivating Cobb

Captivating Cobb

Cobb County, GA

From roller coasters and water slides to baseball games and mountain hikes, Cobb County has it all. Known as “Atlanta’s Sweet Spot,” everyone in the family will find something to love. You’ll find art, music, shopping, and fantastic food throughout the area, plus 166 miles of trails for nature lovers. Plan your adventure at


Take a break from the hustle and bustle and relax in the fresh air as you wander through the Smith-Gilbert Gardens, boasting 17 acres of carefully curated gardens with thousands of native plants. Special exhibits include the Bonsai
Exhibit, Palladino Camellia Garden, Rose Garden, and Conifer Display. 


Stretch your legs at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Grab a map at the park’s museum and enjoy over 18 miles of dog-friendly trails. Learn about the Atlanta Campaign during the Civil War and retrace history from the battlefield below to the summit overhead atop Kennesaw Mountain.

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Catch a baseball game at the home of the Atlanta Braves, Truist Park. If you’re not in town for game day, ballpark tours offer plenty of baseball history. Connected to the ballpark is The Battery Atlanta where you can make a day of it. From bull riding to fine wines, boutiques, entertainment venues, and dining galore – there’s something for every appetite. 

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If gravity-defying corkscrews are more your speed, head over to Six Flags Over Georgia. New this year is a first-of-its-kind single-rail family racing coaster where trains running on parallel tracks race each other to the finish. Cool off at Six Flags White Water, a 69-acre water park full of slides, lazy rivers, and a giant wave pool.

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Hop along the Cobb Ale Trail and taste local brew from over 19 craft breweries. Enjoy a Braves-themed beer at Terrapin
Taproom, bring your pup to Skint Chestnut
Brewing Company, and learn something new at Schoolhouse Brewing. Visit during March for the annual Bubbles & Brews event. Get to know the spirit makers, breweries, and wineries unique to Cobb. Grab a BrewPass to win prizes along the way. 

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