You won’t have a hard time finding new experiences in East Cobb, an unincorporated community located around 16.5 miles north of Atlanta, GA. From a massive baseball stadium to a Civil War battlefield, the place is a treasure trove of activity.
Check out these 6 things to do in and around East Cobb:
- Catch a baseball game at Suntrust Park
See the Atlanta Braves batter up at Suntrust Park. This 41,000-seat ballpark has all the makings of a classic baseball stadium, but with many modern amenities to give fans a one-of-a-kind experience.
Just outside Suntrust Park, you’ll get to The Battery Atlanta, a 1.5 million-square-foot entertainment district. Here, you can grab a famous H+F Burger from Linton Hopkins, and go ziplining at Hope and Will’s Sandlot. You can also catch a live concert at the new and improved Coca-Cola Roxy Theater or stay for a luxurious night at The Omni Hotel.
- Explore the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Go back in time as you walk around the preserved Civil War battleground at Kennesaw Mountain. Here, you’ll get to learn all about the first people in the area, its lush and green landscape, and the momentous battles fought during the Atlanta Campaign.
This beautiful location is more than just a historic battlefield, however. Rolling hills, spacious fields, and over 20 miles of trails make this the perfect place for outdoor recreation. If you want a fun challenge, hike up to historical spots in the park like Kolb’s Farm, Pigeon Hill, and Cheatham Hill.
- Take the family to Six Flags Over Georgia
Fun and excitement await at Six Flags Over Georgia, a theme park with rides inspired by DC Comics and Looney Tunes. At 290 acres, it is the largest amusement park in Georgia.
Start your day of thrills by dropping down the 200-foot Acrophobia at 50 miles per hour. Then, turn up the adrenaline by swinging 147 feet into the air on Pandemonium spiraling 360° on THE JOKER Chaos Coaster. You also won’t want to miss JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis, a cutting-edge ride that lets you go head to head with Lex Luthor and The Joker.
If you’re looking to beat the heat, you’ll be happy to know that Six Flags is home to the Hurricane Harbor water park. Here, you can go down twisting water slides at Bonzai Pipelines, hit the waves at Calypso Bay, and dive down a zero-gravity wave slide at Tsunami Surge.
- Visit Marietta Square
Many people flock to the city of Marietta to visit the town square, a bustling cultural and commercial center that’s filled with places to see and things to do.
If you’re into live entertainment, you can watch mind-blowing theatrical shows at Out of Box Theatre, or laugh-out-loud comedies at the New Theatre in the Square. Meanwhile, you can immerse yourself in Marietta’s rich history and culture by visiting the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art or by going on the Black Heritage Walking Tour.< You can also get a taste of Marietta’s delicious beers in breweries like Red Hare Brewing Company and Glover Park Brewery. Don’t forget to visit Marietta Square’s famous farmers market every Saturday for the freshest produce in Georgia.
- Fish at Lake Acworth
Lake Acworth is a 260-acre manmade lake that has been a fisherman’s paradise for years. It’s open year-round, giving fishermen plenty of opportunities to snag largemouth bass, channel catfish, red ear sunfish, and 15 other fish species.< The lake is also a popular spot to learn how to kayak and paddleboard, or simply go for a swim. You won’t see any gas-powered motorboats zooming around and swimming is roped off with floats, so you’ll be sure to have a fun and safe time.
- Go on a food tour
Hungry in East Cobb? No worries. The city is packed with hidden gems that will keep you coming back for more.
If you’re in the mood for barbecue, the lip-smacking smoked brisket and pulled pork at Sam’s BBQ-1 have you covered. Meanwhile, the best burgers and tacos in town can be had at Moxie Burger. For sushi, go for the mouthwatering rolls at Sakura Sushi.
East Cobb is also home to must-try fine dining restaurants. Check out Seed Kitchen & Bar for flavorful New American fare and creative cocktails. If you’re looking for seafood, the inventive fish dishes at Drift House & Oyster Bar are sure to delight.
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