The following activities can be done alone or in small groups, and away from crowds and other groups of people.
If you are interested in visiting Cobb County, Georgia, we are ready to welcome you! Ensuring the safety of our residents and our visitors has always been a priority, but now more than ever, we want to make sure that you can experience Cobb County in a way that’s most comfortable for you.
No matter what your comfort level is, always remember to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) including staying home if you are sick, washing your hands frequently, and wearing a mask when you are around others.Be sure to call or visit the website of any attraction that you are interested in visiting for the most up-to-date information on operating hours, safety procedures, and other special announcements.
Experience the rich history of our region by exploring the landmarks and landscapes that tell Cobb County’s story. Jump in the car and use this guide to discover a few of the wonderful historic sites located just outside the Atlanta perimeter like the Concord Covered Bridge and the Berlin Wall.
Discover Cobb County’s diverse architecture and Civil War history as you follow one of three tour routes winding through its six cities. The blue route heads north into Kennesaw and Acworth. The green route travels toward Powder Springs and Austell. And the red route winds through Smyrna and Vinings. All self-guided tours can originate (for driving) at the Marietta Welcome Center.
Kennesaw Mountain, and its surrounding National Battlefield Park, is a nearly 3,000 acre area of outdoor space, trails, and history. The site preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign. Although the Visitor Center is temporarily closed, the park is open for those looking to explore the outdoor elements of one of Cobb County’s most visited attractions.
The warmer weather is officially here, which means it’s a perfect time for a picnic. Cobb County and its cities are home to dozens of parks with sprawling green spaces that allow you to stretch out with your blankets, games, and some good eats. Grab food to-go from one of many local restaurants that Cobb County is known for!
The Silver Comet Trail is a quiet, non-motorized, paved trail that’s perfect for walkers, hikers, bicyclists, rollerbladers, horses, dog walkers, and everything in between. Starting in Smyrna and ending at the Georgia/Alabama line, this trail offers plenty of space for outdoor lovers to get away and become one with nature.
Known by locals as ‘Shooting the Hooch’, journeying down the Chattahoochee River is must for anyone visiting Cobb County. Tubing is one of the most popular options for exploring the river.
Don’t forget to share sweet photos of your Cobb County adventure with us by using #AtlantasSweetSpot on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Your photo could be featured on our social media pages! For even more ideas of things to do, check out our ‘Open for Business’ blog, browse our calendar of events, or read through our expansive list of activities in Cobb. To see more Social Distancing resources in Cobb County, click here.