It’s time to turn up the romance with some unique date ideas that are sure to impress your special someone. So whether you are looking for an evening of luxurious wining and dining or an outing filled with hands-on activities, Cobb County has you covered. Cobb is Atlanta’s Sweet Spot for date night!
Couples that appreciate art will love the Marietta Murals. First, wander with your date through Marietta Square, an area that has been named the Best Town Square by readers of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and discover the 12 unique murals listed by the Marietta Arts Council as part of the tour. Next, grab dinner at one of the area’s highly-rated restaurants. Taqueria Tsunami and Thaicoon & Sushi Bar are located along the Square and ranked in the top five restaurants in Marietta according to TripAdvisor. Finally, round out the evening with a world-class performance at The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre or Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square.
Learn to dance along to a different tune at the Rock Steady Ballroom of East Cobb. This team of professionals teaches everything from the Waltz to Western line dancing. Those who have retired their dancing shoes may prefer a date night at the Marietta Cobb Museum of Art instead. Browse through the galleries and discuss which pieces are most impactful to you. If you want an unforgettable dining experience, there is no better place in Metro Atlanta than Canoe. This upscale restaurant has the ambiance to spare and food that has been featured on “The Best Thing I Ever Ate.” Top the night off with a craft cocktail at one of Cobb’s Speakeasies- Eleanore’s or The Third Door. Just don’t tell them we spilled the beans. ;)
Your S.O. won’t be the only thing making your heart race if you decide to try this date idea! Hike 2.1 miles (round trip) up and back down Kennesaw Mountain for breathtaking skyline views from rocky cliffs, or take a longer stroll around Battlefield Trail for 11 miles of soaring summits and vast meadows. If hiking isn’t your thing, try a leisurely stroll through Smith-Gilbert Gardens, a 17-acre property with more than 3,000 species of plants. After working up an appetite, you are going to need something hearty to eat. The Nest Kennesaw offers tasty, filling BBQ with a huge outdoor beer garden and tap list. End the date on a sweet note with a cone from Frozen Cow Creamery.
Take the sports-lover in your life on a date they will never forget in Atlanta’s Sweet Spot. Get tickets to experience one of the professional sports teams that play in Cobb County, like Atlanta United 2 orThe Atlanta Braves. If watching a game is unavailable, You can always take a tour of Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves. With artifacts and exhibits distributed throughout the ballpark, it is a definite must for any Braves or baseball fan. Grab traditional concessions at the game or head over to Murph’s, a fan-favorite restaurant owned by Braves legend Dale Murphy. End the evening by getting in on the action at Good Game powered by Topgolf Swing Suite. They offer cocktails and a full slate of gaming options, including the popular Topgolf target game, Zombie Dodgeball, Soccer, Hockey Shots, and Baseball Pitching Carnival Classic.
Cobb County has a wide range of activity options for couples looking for a rush! Take the controls and experience life as a pilot in a biplane, enjoy the thrill of skydiving (without the scary jumping out of a plane part) at iFLY Indoor Skydiving, or strap in for a roller-coaster ride at Six Flags Over Georgia. Then, when your feet land firmly back on the ground, get your foodie fix and dine at local restaurants that serve cuisine from all over the map. The locations featured in our “Around the World in Eight Eateries” blog create international fair that will impress even the most seasoned traveler.
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