Sleep Inn & Suites At Kennesaw State University
1454 George Busbee Parkway
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: (678) 223-7290
Fax: (678) 290-1299
The Lazy Guy Distillery is a small, first-generation craft distillery that has laid its roots within a 19th-century house and barn in Kennesaw. The distillery prides itself in producing small-batches of whiskey, brandy and bourbon from Georgian fruits and wheat to create spirits that boast a bold, unique and refined flavor while remaining true to tradition. The distillery offers tastings and tours of the facility to all who may be interested in learning more about the spirit and what goes in to producing it. Some popular Lazy Guy spirits include the General Whiskey, Side Track Bourbon and Kennesaw Lightening Whiskey.
Established in 2011, Burnt Hickory Brewery might be a small micro-brewery but it has carved a niche for itself with its amazing beers. Take a tour and get a glimpse on how they make their brew.
Adams Park spans across 33 acres (13.35 hectares). It features lighted baseball and softball fields, a soccer field, a playground, tennis courts, picnic spots, a community center, trails and batting cages. It is also the base of the Kennesaw Baseball Association.
Spread across 42 acres (16.99 hectares), Swift-Cantrell Park is considered to be the biggest of its kind in the town. This community park features a dog park, picnic spots, pavilions, trails, water features, playgrounds, a skateboard ramp and restrooms.
Smith-Gilbert Gardens is nestled in the 1880 Hiram Butler House. The dream project of Mr. Richard Smith and Dr. Robert Gilbert, it is spread across 16 acres (6.47 hectares). This beautiful garden has more than 3000 varieties of plants and many are rare species. Stroll their shaded trails and discover segmented parts of the garden. You will also find water features, sculptures and tea-house on your way.
This national park is located on the site of the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, the last significant victory for the South during their defense of Atlanta in 1864. Centered around the namesake mountain, which rises to 1808 feet (551 meters), the park features over 16 miles (26 kilometers) of mapped trails as well as a museum commemorating the historic battle. Picnic sites, battlefield markers and monuments are peppered throughout the forested mountainside, which features great views of Atlanta in clear weather. Maps detailing the trails and battle history are available from the visitors center.
This little patch of green in the heart of the city offers a refreshing respite from the urban bustle. Despite its size, the park is beautifully landscaped, and features a gazebo and a fountain. The park also houses the Woodstock War Memorial. Thanks to its location, The Park at the City Center is a convenient meeting point for the city folk, and hosts to numerous events like concerts and festival celebrations throughout the year. Check website for more.
Located north of the city center, Olde Rope Mill Park is a picturesque recreational park by the river. The lush park offers numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts from mountain biking to fishing and canoeing. The Taylor Randahl Mountain Bike Trail within the park, is extremely popular, and attracts amateur as well as professional bikers from all over the region. Besides, this the park has beautiful waterside picnic pavilions as well as decks to spend a carefree day outdoors. Check website for more.
Located across Old Stilesboro Road is Eagle Pointe Church, a community church that was founded in the early 1900s. Its mission is to strive for the betterment of people and spread the message of love and peace. As a part of this endeavor, it organizes variety of events that involve the local people mainly the youngsters. The church also runs a pre-school that believes in providing quality education to kids. For more details, check website or call ahead.
Located in the heart of the city, this beautifully landscaped expanse is one of the city's favorite recreational spots. Spanning 25 acres (10.11 hectares), Laurel Park offers something for everyone. Kids will love their own little play area replete with a duck pond. For those into sports, the park offers 13 well-maintained tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, a basketball court as well as shuffleboard facilities. If you simply wish to relax and take in the outdoors, there's a picnic area as well. Check website for more.
Housed in a restored railroad depot that dates to 1898, this rustic center should be your first stop in Marietta, Atlanta's closest and most distinguished suburb just northwest of town. View the Center's seven-minute video on the history and culture of Cobb County, then browse their library of informative brochures on area attractions, restaurants, accommodations and tours. Whether you come to Marietta to relax, shop, or catch a glimpse of some of the finest residential architecture in Georgia, a quick stop at the Marietta Welcome Center is a good start.
Marietta Square is the town square and center of all creative and community events. The lush green surroundings, landscaped area and gleaming fountain make for a pleasant sight. It also has a toy train engine playground for kids to enjoy, while parents take a stroll around. However, highlight of the square is the Gazebo, that is an ideal background for your family photographs or wedding video. Evening Concert Series and Brown Bag Concerts, farmers market, public events, weddings and similar events are regularly held here.