Kennesaw offers numerous outdoor and indoor attractions suitable for all ages. View our list below to check out some of the highlights, and also be sure to visit our Kennesaw calendar of events to find special events happening in Kennesaw each month.
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is a nearly 3,000 acre park featuring over 17 miles of trails. The visitor’s center features information about the area as well as a Civil War items and information. From the top of the mountain, you can see downtown Atlanta and the surrounding area. Read More…
Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History
Featuring “The General” from the Great Locomotive Chase during the Civil War, the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History tells the story of our railroads through special exhibits, archives, library, and museum collections. Read More…
Smith-Gilbert Gardens (formerly Smith-Gilbert Arboretum)
Visitors can explore the home and gardens surrounding an 1880s plantation home. Over 3,000 plant species and 30 sculptures by nationally known artists are available for exhibition and study. Read More…
Swift-Cantrell Park features 42 acres of land and is the City of Kennesaw’s largest community park. The park contains two age-appropriate playgrounds, three picnic pavilions, a one mile asphalt trail, a half mile inner-loop asphalt trail, a splash pad, a dog park, a lighted skatepark, a fitness station, and free Wi-Fi. Open daily from 7am to 10pm. Read More…
Zuckerman Museum of Art
The Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art (“ZMA”) is an on-campus art museum at Kennesaw State University featuring a diverse permanent collection as well as rotating exhibits & events.
492 Prillaman Way, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Museum of History and Holocaust Education
The Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University presents public events, exhibits and educational resources focused on World War II and the Holocaust in an effort to promote education and dialogue about the past and its significance today.
3333 Busbee Dr NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Town Center at Cobb
Often referred to as Town Center Mall, Town Center at Cobb opened in 1986 and was the largest mall in Georgia at the time. The mall features anchor stores Macy’s, Sears, JCPenny, and Belk as well as a food court, kids play area, and over 175 additional stores. Read More…
Leone Hall Price Park
Leone Hall Price Park spans 243 acres on both sides of Allatoona Creek and on both sides of Stilesboro Road. Price Park is a passive park (no ball fields) with natural trails, meadows, Allatoona Creek, and plenty of wildlife.
4715 Stilesboro Rd, Kennesaw, Georgia, 30152
Noonday Creek Trail
The Noonday Creek Trail is a 7 mile scenic trail that connects Bells Ferry Road with Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The paved trail is accessible to cycling, walking, or jogging and includes bike sharing at the Bells Ferry Trailhead as well as at Aviation Park and Town Center Park.
Big Shanty Park
Big Shanty Park features baseball and soccer fields as well as tennis courts and an art center.
2050 Kennesaw Due West Rd NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152
Noonday Park features soccer & football fields plus a BMX track and picnic pavilion.
489 Hawkins Store Rd NE, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Featuring bowling, billiards, an arcade, and more.
775 Cobb Place, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Sky Zone Trampoline Park
650 Airport Rd, Vernon Commons Suite 105, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Adventure Air Sports Kennesaw
425 Ernest W Barrett Pkwy NW #3500, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Jumping World Kennesaw
4200 Wade Green Rd NW #224, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Features three mini-golf courses, outdoor karting, indoor arcade, and more.
175 Ernest W Barrett Pkwy NW, Marietta, GA 30066
Around Kennesaw Attractions
While visiting Kennesaw, you may also be interested in some of the attractions that are only minutes away from the city of Kennesaw.
With over eight million gallons of water and sixty exhibits featuring some of the planet’s most unique animals and plant life, there is more than enough to see and experience while visiting this state of the art facility. From the children-friendly exhibits that feature interactive activities which allow them to get up close and personal with marine wildlife to the awe-inspiring attractions that capture the true beauty of the complex world that exists underwater, the Georgia Aquarium is a life-changing experience waiting to happen. Read More…
225 Baker St, Atlanta, GA 30313
World of Coca Cola
The museum features interactive exhibits, Coca Cola history, a gift shop, and a soft drink tasting of 60 different flavors from around the world like Inca Cola from Peru, Fanta Melon Frosty from Thailand, Mezzo Mix from Germany, Stoney Ginger Beer from South Africa, Smart Apple from China, and the notorious Beverly from Italy. Read More…
121 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Six Flags Over Georgia
A world-class amusement park featuring numerous rides, shows, and of course roller coasters.
7561 Six Flags Pkwy, Austell, GA 30168
Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Featuring lush gardens, picturesque fountains, a library, and animals including butterflies, geckos, turtles, quail, frogs, and honey bees.
1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Lake Lanier Islands
Featuring a sandy beach, water park, golf, horseback riding, and camping.
7000 Holiday Rd, Lake Lanier Islands, GA 30518
Stone Mountain Park
Featuring the world’s largest exposed granite monolith, with relief carving of Confederate notables, numerous hiking trails around and up the mountain, a playground, riverboat cruise, skyride cable car, a laser light show, a railroad, an antebellum plantation, miniature golf, treehouse, 4D theater, and museum.
6867 Memorial Dr, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Chattahoochee Nature Center
Featuring live animal exhibits, educational programs, hiking, a boardwalk along the Chattahoochee river, and numerous outdoor activities.
9135 Willeo Rd, Roswell, GA 30075
Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Hands on Learning ideal for children age 8 and younger.
275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Andretti Indoor Karting and Games
Featuring superkarts, race classes, rock climbing, zip line, a ropes course, and more.
1255 Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30062