If your team’s upcoming event is taking place at Hobgood Park, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to enjoy fun, teambuilding activities. Although Hobgood Park is located in the suburbs of Woodstock, a quiet city in the Atlanta metropolitan area, there’s no shortage of things for you all to do after your team is done competing for the day. If you and your team are feeling particularly adventurous and want to spend some time in the great outdoors, consider visiting one of the many beautiful parks that can be found all throughout Woodstock. There are plenty of indoor attractions in Woodstock as well in case the weather happens to take a turn for the worse during your team’s downtime.

Much like the city it’s located in, Hobgood Park offers plenty of natural beauty and a variety of amenities. Just a few of the many features available at Hobgood Park are four lighted softball diamonds, six baseball diamonds, one artificial turf athletic field, and four tennis courts. In addition to this array of well-equipped sporting venues, you and your team can also enjoy a variety of other amenities during your visit to Hobgood Park. These include two horseshoe pits, a playground, a half-mile running and walking track, three pavilions, and four picnic areas, one of which includes a grill. From the time your team spends competing at Hobgood Park to the time you all spend bonding at some of the area’s fantastic, kid-friendly attractions, your trip to Woodstock will be fantastic from start to finish.


Things to Do

Dixie Speedway

For high-octane fun in Woodstock, put the pedal to the metal and head to Dixie Speedway. For over 45 years this charming racetrack has been the place to go in Woodstock for family-friendly entertainment that’s as affordable as it is exciting.

Dixie Speedway hosts a variety of events weekly. These include dirt track racing, monster truck shows, demolition derbies, and more. If you’ve got a team with a need for speed, then you need to go to Dixie Speedway during your visit to Hobgood Park! 150 Dixie Dr, Woodstock, GA 30189


Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

Hobgood Park - Travel - Hotels4TeamsAll aboard an educational journey that details the compelling relationship between railroads and the Civil War at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History. This unique museum is located only a short drive away from Hobgood Park in the nearby city of Kennesaw.

As a Smithsonian Institution affiliate, the collection at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is second to none, featuring a variety of amazing artifacts related to the Civil War such as supplies and weaponry used by both Union and Confederate soldiers and the General, an iconic steam locomotive that was stolen by Union spies as an attempt to disrupt Confederate railways. 2829 Cherokee St NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144


Town Center at Cobb

If you and your team are looking for a great place to shop during your stay in Woodstock, look no further than Town Center at Cobb. With over 175 stores, you’re bound to find whatever it is you’re looking for. From department stores like Macy’s, Sears, and JCPenny to a wide selection of specialty stores and a food court with plenty of great options, Town Center at Cobb has something for everyone in your group. 400 Ernest W Barrett Pkwy NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144


AMC Barrett Commons 24

Don’t let a rainy day in Woodstock spoil your fun. Instead, keep your team entertained for a couple hours at AMC Barrett Commons 24. This popular theater is where Woodstock locals go when they want to watch the latest blockbusters in comfort. AMC Barrett Commons 24 is more convenient than the average theater as well, since 24 auditoriums means that there’s bound to be a showtime for the movie you all want to see that fits perfectly into your team’s busy schedule. If you’re looking to make your theatergoing experience even more exciting, opt for an IMAX or RealD 3D showing. You’ll feel as if you’re a part of the movie! 2600 Cobb Place Ln NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144


Red Top Mountain State Park

The area around Hobgood Park runs abound with natural beauty. During your visit, get into the heart of the great outdoors at breathtaking Red Top Mountain State Park. This vast, 1,776-acre park is the perfect place to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, or simply admiring the rich, unspoiled beauty of nature with your team. With seven picnic shelters dotted throughout the park, it’s a great place to enjoy lunch or a quick snack outdoors as well. If you’re traveling to Woodstock with a team of younger players, they’ll have a fantastic time climbing, swinging, and sliding up and down one of the three playgrounds that can be found in Red Mountain State Park. 50 Lodge Rd SE, Acworth, GA 30102


Lakepoint Station

With all of the fun attractions and activities there are to enjoy at Lakepoint Station, an action-packed family entertainment center located in nearby Cartersville, you could practically spend your entire trip there, let alone a few hours.

What makes Lakepoint Station a particularly unique is its theme. Throughout the facility you’ll find references to railroads and mining, two industries central to the history and economy of Northern Georgia. In fact, Lakepoint Station is actually located right next to an active railroad, so there’s a good chance you’ll catch a glimpse of a train as it thunders by while you enjoy a game of mini golf on one of Lakepoint Station’s two 18-hole courses. If the weather isn’t suitable for a game of mini golf on one of their outdoor courses, Lakepoint Station also offers a nine-hole indoor course, complete with eye-popping obstacles lit by black lights.

In addition to mini golf, Lakepoint Station also features a laser maze; an arcade with over 50 of the hottest new games; and Clip ‘n Climb, an aerial obstacle course that offers an exciting new twist on rock climbing.

After having so much fun, you and your team are probably going to need to refuel. When you do, grab a bite to eat at St. Angelo’s Pizza. St. Angelo’s Pizza is restaurant located onsite at Lakepoint Station. Their menu features pizza, wings, salads, gelato, and more as well as a great beer and wine selection for the adults in your group. 77 Old Allatoona Rd SE, Cartersville, GA 30121


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Places to Eat

J.D.’s Bar-B-Que

The moment you pull into the parking lot of J.D.’s Bar-B-Que, you’ll be drawn in by the aroma of smoke and hickory wood burning low and slow. It’s this smoke that gives the barbeque that they’re serving at J.D.’s its signature succulence and flavor. Their menu features barbeque staples such as chopped pork sandwiches, beef brisket, baby back ribs, and smoked chicken as well as plenty of sides and a couple of tasty surprises like a chili slaw dog, a fried chicken bacon wrap, and an avocado wrap thrown in for good measure. 6557 Bells Ferry Rd, Woodstock, GA 30189


El Ranchero Mexican Restaurant

Everything served at El Ranchero Mexican Restaurant is like a fiesta for your taste buds. Whatever your favorite Mexican dish is, there’s a good chance you’ll find it on their menu. They’ve got nachos, quesadillas, enchiladas, chimichangas, burritos, tacos, fajitas, and much, much more, all prepared using fresh, flavorful ingredients. For any picky eaters on your team, El Ranchero also has a kids’ menu with some more familiar options like chicken fingers and French fries. 1025 Rose Creek Dr, Woodstock, GA 30189


Mellow Mushroom

Despite their name, the flavor of the food at Mellow Mushroom is anything but mellow. After all, they’ve been serving up fresh, stone-baked pizzas and a variety of other delicious dishes since they opened their first restaurant over 40 years ago in 1974.

Start your meal off by mellowing out with one of their delicious appetizers. The appetizer selection at Mellow Mushroom includes everything from pretzel bites and garlic cheese bread to hummus, bruschetta, and spinach artichoke dip. For your main course, you and your team can enjoy one of their imaginative specialty pies or customize your own if you’re feeling especially mellow. Other entrée options include calzones, hoagies, burgers, and salads. 2370 Towne Lake Pkwy, Woodstock, GA 30189


Izumi Asian Bistro

Hobgood Park - Travel - Hotels4TeamsWhen Woodstock locals are looking to enjoy delicious Asian cuisine prepared using fresh ingredients and authentic recipes, there’s a good chance that they’re headed to Izumi Asian Bistro. This popular restaurant offers a taste of cuisine from China, Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

On the menu at Izumi Asian Bistro you’ll find a wide variety sushi rolls that range from familiar options like California, eel, and shrimp tempura rolls to specialty rolls filled with taste bud-tantalizing ingredients like flash-fried spicy salmon, cucumber, spicy mayo, and eel sauce. In addition to their exceptional selection of sushi, Izumi Asian Bistro also serves dishes like fried rice, pad Thai, and pho. 2035 Towne Lake Pkwy, Woodstock, GA 30189


Although Hobgood Park is located in a largely suburban area of Georgia, there’s plenty for you and your team to do whenever they aren’t competing. From indoor and outdoor attractions to beautiful scenic parks and crowd-pleasing dining options, you’ll all be surprised with just how much the quaint city of Woodstock has to offer. Simply take a look around and you’re bound to find something cool and exciting to enjoy during your stay.