Explore Kennesaw history at captivating destinations

A city with a history that dates to the Civil War and the age of locomotive transportation, Kennesaw features noteworthy attractions like the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History. At Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, you can see a Civil War battleground from the Atlanta Campaign. In addition to educational opportunities, Kennesaw and the surrounding area offer an eclectic dining scene, shopping destinations like Town Center at Cobb and a variety of annual festivals. Held each April, the Big Shanty Festival is the area's most popular event, known for its art and craft booths, its food vendors, its parade and the Great Greased Pig Chase.
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Cobb Galleria Centre

10.78 mi / 17.34 km from the hotel
This premier conference venue features beautiful architecture, a 144,000-square-foot exhibit hall, on-site restaurants and abundant shopping at the Galleria Specialty Shops.

Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

2.75 mi / 4.43 km from the hotel
Affiliated with the Smithsonian, this museum features a collection from the Civil War and highlights Kennesaw's involvement in the locomotive industry.

SunTrust Park

10.29 mi / 16.56 km from the hotel
Baseball fans won't want to miss seeing the Atlanta Braves play at this stadium constructed in 2016. You can also buy tickets for a behind-the-scenes tour of the park.

Dobbins Air Reserve Base

7.52 mi / 12.09 km from the hotel
Home to the 94th Airlift Wing and the 22nd Air Force headquarters, this base houses more than 10,000 military personnel from the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines

Georgia State University

20.83 mi / 33.52 km from the hotel
GSU, just a short walk from downtown Atlanta, provides more than 100 fields of study that are as diverse as its 53,000-plus student body.

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

2.24 mi / 3.61 km from the hotel
Stop by the visitor center to talk to park rangers about the Battle of Kennesaw, a Civil War encounter between the North and South during the summer of 1864.