Smyrna in Cobb County, Georgia serves as home to more than 53,000 people. Smyrna got its name from the Book of Revelation in the Bible, after the name of one of the Apostle Paul's seven churches in Asia. It is nicknamed the "Jonquil City" after the fragrant short-tubbed yellow flowers with narrow leaves that bloom abundantly in the city during the spring. See what the city has to offer by booking a bus rental and charter in Smyrna, Georgia!
Here are the top places you should see and visit in Smyrna:
1. Smyrna History Museum. Get a bus rental and charter in Smyrna, Georgia and visit the Smyrna History Museum, located in a replica of the Smyrna Train Depot. The train depot was built in 1910 but was demolished in 1959. The museum houses a collection of thousands of photographs, artifacts, publications, historical and genealogical research materials, and even oral histories, all coming from both the city and Cobb County.
2. The Cox/Armstrong Civil War Collection. The City of Smyrna installed three displays that contain selections from the Civil War artifacts collection of Gerald Cox. These are displayed at the Smyrna City Hall, the Smyrna Public Library, and Brawner Hall. Cox was an Atlanta Civil War artifacts collector who came from a family of Civil War historians.
3. Silver Comet Trail. Enjoy the great outdoors and go walking, running, skating, biking, or hiking along this wide paved trail. It has rest stops every several miles and there are areas that are shaded with trees, as well as areas that are sunny.
4. Downtown Smyrna. You can also hop on a bus rental and charter in Smyrna, Georgia and check out the downtown area. Downtown Smyrna has the 20th Century Veterans Memorial just adjacent to the city-owned public library and the new playground.
Downtown Smyrna also has the Village Green and the Market Village, which are both models of redevelopment and revitalization. Village Green is a town center where you can find the Community Center, the Library, an arboretum, retail and office spaces, the city hall, a public safety facility, and adjacent private housing.
Meanwhile, Market Village features a village appeal, with 16 townhomes and 40,000 sq. ft. of retail space. Market Village is the heart of the downtown area and the new social center wit shops and restaurants.
5. Fox Creek Golf Course and Driving Range. This executive 18-hole course and driving range has elevated tees and nice practice greens. It is a great facility for all skill levels. You can also play golf at the 18-hole Legacy Golf Links. They have extra-large holes for beginners and kids.
6. Parks. Smyrna also has parks where you can just relax and enjoy the outdoors with the entire family. There's Rose Garden Park, Ward Park, Chuck Camp Park, Brinkley Park, Lake Court Park, Cobb Park, and Whitfield Park, among others. Meanwhile, if you want to go shopping, you can check out Cobb Center Mall and Cumberland Mall.
Explore the city and experience its small-town charm.