Acworth GA: 5 SUPER FUN SUMMER ACTIVITIES

Family on Acworth Beach

Acworth is Atlanta’s summer playground! Remember how much fun summer was as a kid? Enjoying the outdoors, seeing the sights, staying out a little later, and just relaxing? Well no matter your age, there’s no better place than Acworth to appreciate all that summer has to offer. You’ve stayed inside all winter, so let’s check out some of the best activities to help you get the most out of summer in Acworth!

1. LAKE ACWORTH AND CAUBLE PARK

Nothing says relaxation like the calm waters of Lake Acworth, where you can make the most of summer by kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding and boating. And no gas-powered motors are permitted, meaning uninterrupted tranquility.

The summer fun continues at one of northwest Georgia’s finest parks! Cauble Park offers a white sandy beach with swimming area, fishing points, a boating ramp, a boardwalk that crosses the lake, rental facilities, two playgrounds and multiple picnic areas.

2. A WIDE VARIETY OF RESTAURANTS

All that outdoor activity will surely work up an appetite, and there’s no better place to satisfy any craving than Historic Downtown Acworth! With several award-winning options among some of the finest, most varied restaurants in the area, you can’t go wrong. From the zesty taste of the Bayou at Henry’s Louisiana Grill, to traditional Southern favorites at Gabriel’s at the Old Mill, to plenty of homemade ice cream, cakes and other sweets, there’s something for every taste! Click here to view all restaurants!

3. PARKS AND TRAILS

What better way to reconnect with nature than being nestled firmly in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains? Summer in Acworth means a bounty of beautifully scenic parks, fantastic walking and hiking trails, and many more outdoor adventures to help you re-energize and escape for some fresh air in the great outdoors. Click here to check out the variety of parks we have.

4. MAIN STREET SHOPS AND BOUTIQUES

There’s nothing quite like spending an afternoon leisurely browsing the many one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques in Historic Downtown Acworth. Whether you’re searching for that unique gift for someone special, looking for a distinctive work of art or just treating yourself to an afternoon of shopping, it’s all here among the downtown shops, boutiques and galleries.

5. SPRING/SUMMER FESTIVALS

Nothing says summer like a festival, and Acworth has a wide variety of exciting events to choose from all season long! Festivals with great food, live music and breathtaking fireworks, classic car cruises through downtown Acworth, awe-inspiring triathlons and more mean a summer of unforgettable memories in Acworth!

The best July 4th Celebration in GA – Great food, family fun and plenty of fireworks right beside beautiful Lake Acworth. The most family-friendly July 4th Celebration in GA!

Check out our full event calendar here!