Area Information

There's plenty to do around KSU! Located in the northwest corner of Georgia, Kennesaw State University has easy access to a variety of locations and activities for all interests. KSU is close to so many different cities, such as:

  • Less than 30 minutes away from Atlanta
  • 1 hour south of Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 2 hours east of Birmingham, Alabama
  • 3 hours south of Nashville, Tennessee
  • 3 hours southwest of Asheville, North Carolina
  • 4 hours northwest of Savannah

Atlanta is the largest city near KSU and has plenty to see and do for all interests. Some of its most popular attractions include:

  • Atlanta Botanical Gardens
  • Centennial Olympic Park
  • College Football Hall of Fame
  • Fox Theatre
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • High Museum of Art
  • Mercedes Benz Stadium, Home of the Atlanta Falcons
  • National Center for Civic and Human Rights Museum
  • Shopping at Lenox Mall and Atlantic Station
  • Six Flags Over Georgia
  • State Farm Arena, Home of the Atlanta Hawks
  • Studio Tours at the CNN Center
  • Truist Stadium (Formerly SunTrust Stadium), Home of the Atlanta Braves
  • World of Coca-Cola
  • Zoo Atlanta

For those interested in outdoor activities and nature trails, there are also plenty of options, including:

  • Allatoona Lake
  • Chattahoochee National Forest
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield
  • Noonday Creek Trail
  • Silver Comet Trail
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