Things to do in Kennesaw GA

Kennesaw, Georgia. Kennesaw is a city in Cobb County, Georgia, United States, located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area. It had a population of 29,783 according to the 2010 census.

Residents of Georgia pay an annual total price of $18,879 to attend Kennesaw State University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,078 for tuition, $11,467 room and board, $1,500 for books and supplies and $1,834 for other fees.

It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 32,166, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 602 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Kennesaw State University's ranking in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2.

Kennesaw is a city northwest of Atlanta, Georgia. The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History displays weapons and a steam locomotive. To the southeast, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park has Civil War monuments and trails. Swift-Cantrell Park includes a skate park and playgrounds. To the northwest, forested Red Top Mountain State Park juts into Lake Allatoona, and offers trails and a beach.

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Kennesaw Mountain

Mountain with hiking & an overlook

Mountain featuring hiking trails & a scenic overlook, plus an interpretive center at its base.

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Civil War site & visitor's center

Preserved site of an 1864 Civil War battle, with a visitor's center featuring a film & artifacts.

Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Botanical garden, art & learning center

Vast garden features 3,000 plant species, contemporary sculptures, a historic home & varied classes.

Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

Historical haven with exhibits & hiking

Smithsonian affiliate with hands-on permanent & traveling exhibits on the Civil War-era railroad.

Swift Cantrell Park

Playgrounds, dog park & trails

Playgrounds, trails & picnic pavilions in a 130-acre recreation area including dog & skate parks.

Bangkok Cabin

Curries, noodles & other Thai dishes served in a house with a colorful interior & porch seating.

3413 Cherokee St NW

Comfort food · Outdoor seating · Healthy options

Caper's Restaurant and Bar

Restaurant drawing a loyal crowd with its American menu & genteel, Mediterranean-style ambiance.

1635 Old 41 Hwy NW Ste 403

Happy hour food · Comfort food · Outdoor seating

First Watch - Kennesaw

Cafe chain for health-minded breakfast, brunch & lunch options such as omelets, salads & soups.

3815 Cherokee St NW

Comfort food · Breakfast · Healthy options

Sweet Tomatoes- Barrett

1125 Ernest W Barrett Pkwy NW

Closed ⋅ Opens 11AM

Taj Mahal Grill

Indian curries, veggie options & a lunch buffet in an unadorned space with a few booths.

1200 Ernest W Barrett Pkwy NW #236

All you can eat · Comfort food · Small plates