The city of Acworth is surrounded by Lake Acworth and Lake Allatoona, providing a variety of recreational activities including fishing, boating, picnicking, swimming, beaches, and camping. The city is also home to 13 parks, 9 softball/baseball fields, and 2 football fields providing additional outdoor recreational opportunities.
The City of Acworth is also home to many historic buildings and homes, and the preserved downtown area – a Main Street America city – offers a unique glimpse of the past.
Lake Acworth is a 260 acre man made lake located just southwest of the city of Acworth and adjacent to Allatoona Lake. A 1,500-foot long dam separates Lake Acworth from Allatoona Lake. The dam also supports a heavily trafficked bridge on Lake Acworth Drive (Hwy 92).
Acworth Beach is a public beach and recreation area in Cauble Park on the north shore of Lake Acworth. The beach area of the park features a white sand beach as well as a roped off area for swimming. There is no lifeguard on duty. The surrounding park offers boating, fishing, public restrooms, rental facilities, a volleyball net, playgrounds, picnic areas, and more.
Other nearby attractions include:
- Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park
- The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History (home of “The General” and a Smithsonian affiliate)
- Booth Western Art Museum
- Etowah Indian Mounds
- Rose Lawn Museum
- Weinman Mineral Museum
- Gone With The Wind Museum
- Six Flags White Water
- 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
- Stone Mountain Park