Fun is just around any corner in Acworth. Civil War and history buffs will
enjoy the Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park which commemorates the
Atlanta Campaign and stages Civil War reenactments. The Southern Museum
of Civil War & Locomotive History is a Smithsonian affiliate which features a
reproduction of a 1900’s locomotive factory, a depiction of the Great
Locomotive Chase, and more. Both are just 5 miles from Acworth.
Go West while staying in the South at Booth Western Art Museum which
displays contemporary Western art, illustrations, sculpture, movie art, and
Civil War art. Etowah Indian Mounds is a well-preserved Mississippian period
site which interprets the life of early natives. Visit Rose Lawn Museum, the
beautifully restored Victorian mansion of the renowned evangelist Samuel
Porter Jones. Weinman Mineral Museum showcases a real fossil dig site
where you can find sharks’ teeth, trilobites, real and replicated bones, and
more. All these attractions are just 13 miles outside Acworth.
Spend a day swimming, boating, fishing, hiking or camping around lakes
Allatoona or Acworth, or venture south to nearby Atlanta to visit the Gone
With The Wind Museum, Six Flags White Water – Atlanta, Six Flags Over Georgia,
Atlanta History Center, CNN Center, Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola,
Philips Arena, Georgia Dome, Turner Field and the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta
Cyclorama, and Stone Mountain Park. Golfers will enjoy the challenges that the
top-rated Cobblestone Golf Course offers. Families can picnic and play in Acworth’s
13 parks, 9 softball/baseball fields, and 2 football fields.