Places to visit & Things to do in Cherokee, Cobb County and Surrounding areas

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Real Estate Agent with One Realty Group Edge - The Sanders Team 279103

Below is a list of Places to Visit and Things to do in Cherokee County, Cobb County, and the surrounding areas.  If you are moving to the area contact me for information on local homes for sale.  ~Lorrie Thomas RE/MAX Town & Country  

 

Welcome to Olde Towne Woodstock  http://www.oldetownewoodstock.com/www/default.aspx
and also http://woodstockdowntown.net/  

info on the Woodstock Downtown project http://www.tunspan.com/cutsheets/Urban%20Design%20and%20Town%20Planning/Downtown%20Woodstock.pdf  

Cherokee Batting Range http://www.cherokeebatting.com/  

Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History  

Kennesaw Mountain  http://www.nps.gov/kemo Most complete Civil War battlefield of the 1864 Atlanta Campaign. The 2889-acre site hosts living history demonstrations from Memorial Day-Labor Day, the largest commemorating the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain's anniversary (June 27, 1864). Activities range from birdwalks to Civil War clothing exhibits, including an 18-minute film and new state-of-the-art museum.  

Barrett Parkway http://walkscore.com/get-score.php?street=barretty+parkway+kennesaw+ga  & Town Center Mall  

Hickory Flat Public Library - 2740 E Cherokee Drive Canton, GA 30115  

Movies http://movies.go.com/movietimes/theaters?zip=30189&radius=20

  • GTC Cherokee 16 Cinemas - 355 Cinema View Drive Woodstock, GA 30189
  • AMC Barrett Commons 24  - 2600 Cobb Place Ln. NW Kennesaw, GA 30144
  • Regal Town 16 - 2795 Town Center Drive Kennesaw, GA 30144
  • Carmike Riverstone 15 - 1395 Riverstone Parkway Canton, GA 30114
     
Dixie Speedway is a 3/8-mile banked clay oval that hosts stock car racing. Everything from National Event to Weekly Races, Bombers, Sportsman, Cruiser Cars, and the Superfast 600 Horsepowered Late Models that headline the feature event each week. There's even a chance for the fans to test their skill in one on one, single lap spectator racing with the only qualifications needed: your car, helmet, seat belt, plus a roll bar.  Location: 150 Dixie Drive Woodstock, GA 30189

Cagle's Dairy Farm Tours Georgia's only producer/processing dairy. Children and adults visit the baby animal facilitiy, milk Ms. Rosy and see the milk processing plant/facilities after visiting the cows on a hayride. See how milk gets from the cow to you in about one and one/half hours. All milk produced on the farm is processed at the farm before delivery to customers. $7.00 each two years and over. Check out date availability, special events in the Spring and Fall on http://www.caglesdairy.com/  or call 770 345-5591  Location: 362 Stringer Road Canton, GA 30115  
 
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area   http://www.nps.gov/chat

The Recreation Area lies within four counties, north and northeast of downtown Atlanta, Georgia. It consists of 16 land units along a 48-mile stretch of the Chattahoochee River. In addition to providing recreational activities such as fishing, hiking, picnicking, and boating, the park contains a wide variety of natural habitats, flora and fauna, nineteenth century historic sites, and Native American archeological sites.
 

Cherokee County Community Links http://www.cherokeega.com/cherokee_community.cfm

Cherokee County "A great place to live, work, and play" http://www.cherokeega.com/

Georgia's Online Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Guide  http://www.n-georgia.com/cherokee_co.htm  (Horseback riding, Bike Trails, Covered Bridges, Waterfalls, County Parks, State Parks, Festivals and Events)

 

Ice Skating Rink http://www.iceforum.com/
Roller Skating Rink & Playzone http://sparklesrollerrinks.com/kennesaw.htm
 

SpeedZone Atlanta   - 3005 George Busby Parkway Kennesaw, GA 30144

Attractions: Slick Trax, Turbo Track, Grand Prix Track, Top Eliminator Dragsters, gameroom, and restaurant

 

Cherokee Little Theater  
84 North St, Canton, GA - (770) 704-9909Directions
 

Lake Allatoona http://allatoona.sam.usace.army.mil/
http://www.greatlakesofgeorgia.com/allatoona/
http://www.notatlanta.org/allatoona.html
http://www.parkmarine.com/ Boat Rentals 

 Georgia's Ancient Indian City - Etowah Indian Mounds http://www.notatlanta.org/indian_city.html   and while you are visiting the Indian Mounds you may see something in the foreground releasing steam into the air out of gigantic smoke stacks, it's The Bowen Plant  http://georgiapower.com/about/pdf/Plant%20Bowen%20brochure.pdf  

Dobbins Air Force Base (in Marietta)  http://www.dobbins.afrc.af.mil/library/atlantaafweek/index.asp  

Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville) http://www.boothmuseum.org/aboutus.htm  

Georgia Aquarium http://www.georgiaaquarium.org/  

Fernbank Museum of Natural History http://www.fernbankmuseum.org/  & IMAX  

World of Coca-Cola Museum http://www.woccatlanta.com/  

Cobb Galleria  Calendar of Events http://www.cobbgalleria.com/calendar/calendar.cfm  

Turner Field "Home of The Braves" http://www.ballparks.com/baseball/national/turner.htm  

The Fox Theatre http://www.foxtheatre.org/  

Cobb Enery Performing Arts Centre  http://www.cobbenergycentre.com/  (events such as, Gordon Lightfoot, David Copperfield, Lord of the Dance, and much more...)

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Very informative! Love it!

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