In Cobb County, Georgia, we are all about soaking in quality time with family and friends. While large gatherings have been discouraged by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are still plenty of socially-responsible activities you can enjoy right here in the Atlanta metro area or even from your home while practicing social distancing.
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! Get started
Baseball fans are sure to be entertained by this activity book developed the Atlanta Braves. Help Blooper find his way to Truist Park, match Braves players to their native countries, and more in this baseball-themed booklet available for download from the Atlanta Braves. Get started
Need a fun activity to do with the kids while social distancing? Grab a decorating box from Smallcakes to-go! The $25 box comes with 6 cakes, colorful icing and toppings to create some beautiful treats! This tasty activity is available at Smallcakes East Cobb and Smallcakes West Cobb. Best of all, it supports local business owners!
Though their stores are temporarily closed, you can still enjoy The Escape Game from the comfort of your own home! TEG At Home is a combination of fun games that you can play anywhere. Some, like their monthly mystery games, are completely free for your family to solve! Click Here to start playing.
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. Get started
The museum displays the artifacts from Marietta and Cobb County and their role in world history. It has been featured in shows on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, The Discovery Channel, the History Channel, and the Travel Channel. Take a virtual tour of the Marietta Museum of History for a fun, educational afternoon of social distancing!
It’s getting warmer and a little outside time will brighten up the day and your spirits. Use this time to support local restaurants offering to-go and delivery service. For a list of Cobb County restaurants, click here. Find restaurants offering delivery service through Doordash or Grubhub. Put down a blanket and enjoy some al fresco dining!
The Georgia Ballet is offering free virtual ballet classes every morning at 10:00 a.m. for the foreseeable future. They are streaming class live on their Instagram page. Use this time of social distancing to learn something new! Consider donating to The Georgia Ballet’s COVID-19 Relief Fund on GoFundMe.
Pop some popcorn and join The Strand for a virtual double feature of two classic movies! On Friday, March 27 at 8 p.m., they’ll be hosting a watch party of Charade starring Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant followed by the original 1960 cult classic Little Shop of Horrors at 10 p.m. Watch on their Facebook page or on Twitch at twitch.tv/StrandMarietta. It’s free to watch, but if you’d like to support The Strand consider making a donation here.