08 May Top Free Things to Do in Cobb
Sweet Free Activities in Cobb County
Looking for free things to do in Atlanta’s Sweet Spot? Nothing’s sweeter than experiencing the authentic character of Cobb County, Ga. without spending a dime. Here are just a few free ideas of what you can do in your free time. For a full list of activities, please see our Cobb Activities Listing!
The site of one of the most important battles during the Civil War, or the War Between the States, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is a must-see with 17 miles of trails to explore along the battlefield. Named the most-visited Civil War battlefield in the country, this getaway is a perfect way to learn about our history and spend time outdoors and is completely free.
Test your endurance by biking, running, or in-line skating the 60-mile trail. This trail runs through the southern part of the county, beginning in Smyrna, and follows the abandoned railroad line once traveled by the Silver Comet passenger train.
Anchored by Glover Park, Marietta Square is a great place to have a picnic lunch or relax and read a good book. Free concerts are held here throughout the summer. The Marietta Square farmer’s market is open Saturday mornings during the months of May-August. Find great deals on fruits, vegetables, jellies, flowers, local honey and much more. Roaming around Marietta is a fun and free way to spend an afternoon.
This walking tour shows off Folk Art quilt patterns that have been handed down for generations. By displaying this unique art form on historical barns and buildings in our communities we are able to preserve the history of this fading art.
The Chattahoochee River offers outstanding opportunities for outdoor enjoyment. Fish, paddle a raft, canoe or kayak down the river to see wildlife, or just simply relax. Read our complete guide for a float down Cobb’s Eastern border.