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Area Overview

Welcome to Atlanta's Sweet Spot. Cobb County is the destination more and more visitors are choosing for a day of play, a weekend of adventure or a week of fun for kids of all ages. Culturally vibrant, refreshingly diverse, easily accessible and effortlessly hospitable, it's everything you love about being close to a world-class city, with the warmth and history of your favorite neighborhood.

Atlanta's sweet spot is alive with energy and innovation. And it's where you're poised to make the most of your leisure time or event. History and charm blend with the contemporary and progressive, offering an appeal to all ages and interests. Big attractions, history, sports, shopping, dining, arts and entertainment, outdoor adventure - Cobb has it all.

Discover Cobb. And find a sweet spot for a truly successful trip.

Includes Cities/Towns: Acworth, Atlanta, Austell, Kennesaw, Mableton, Marietta, Powder Springs, Smyrna.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













Marietta Square: Find out why it's hip to be square at this vibrant spot alive with specialty shopping, dining, museums, theater and events year round.

Silver Comet Trail: Take a walk, run, hike or bike ride on this scenic, paved, recreational nature trail that begins in Smyrna. But don't go too far, you could end up in Alabama!

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park: Ahead of Gettysburg and others, this park is the most visited Civil War site in the U.S. because of its rich history. Hike, picnic, bike or run among this beautiful 2,923 acre park.

Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History: Did you know one of the greatest spy stories in American history happened right in Cobb County? Learn more about the Great Locomotive Chase at this prestigious Smithsonian Affiliate.

Six Flags Over Georgia: Test your bravery with a ride on the Dare Devil Dive Roller Coaster that has a 10-story vertical lift followed by a terrifying beyond vertical first drop at this icon of Southeastern family entertainment.

Six Flag's White Water: Enjoy the lazy days of summer and relax on the Lazy River or slide down one of the world's tallest water free-falls. Come dive into the South's largest water park.

Cobb's Culinary Scene: Find out why the Food Network has become a regular guest in Cobb County. Visit award winning and nationally recognized restaurants like Henry's Louisiana Grill and Marietta Diner.

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre: Ranked as the 23rd top theatre venue in the world by Pollstar, enjoy a Broadway show, concert, opera or a performance by the Atlanta Ballet.

Cultural Activities





Ballet, art, the symphony, theatre...Cobb has it all! Spend time in one of our beautiful museums; hear our own Georgia Symphony Orchestra; enjoy a performance by the Atlanta Ballet; or see a play at the Theatre in the Square. The cultural options are endless.

Attractions






SWEET ALL AROUND. Share a smile with a beluga whale. Enjoy an evening of live music under the stars. Minutes from downtown Atlanta, Cobb offers the world-renowned hospitality, attractions and history to make your visit a completely fulfilling experience.

Transportation



CobbLinc provides local bus service within Cobb County and commuter bus to and from Downtown and Midtown Atlanta.

Services operate Monday through Saturday. Breeze Cards can be used by passengers to transfer between the MARTA system. Breeze Cards can be used for non-transfer trips as well, if they are loaded with stored cash value or a CobbLinc fare product.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  29.3  39.8  50.3  5.5 "
 February  31.9  43.6  55.4  5.0 "
 March  38.8  51.2  63.7  5.7 "
 April  45.5  58.8  72.0  4.2 "
 May  54.6  66.7  78.9  4.4 "
 June  62.5  73.9  85.4  4.0 "
 July  67.0  77.9  88.7  4.5 "
 August  66.0  76.8  87.5  4.3 "
 September  59.8  70.9  82.1  3.8 "
 October  47.3  59.9  72.6  3.4 "
 November  38.9  50.9  62.8  4.0 "
 December  31.9  42.8  53.6  4.2 "

Best Time To Go:

Spring and fall.

Cool, mild Winters. Summers are Hot and Humid. Spring and Fall are beautiful.

Accommodations


With 13,500 hotel rooms in Cobb, there's a spot with your name on it. Family-friendly suites. Luxurious, boutique-style hotels. Extended stay options. Explore Cobb's variety of convenient and comfortable accommodations and find the place that fits your style and price range.

Costs

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