Rich in history and invested in its future, Marietta is a vibrant spot alive with specialty shopping, eclectic dining, museums, theater and events year round. Only 15 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta, Marietta offers visitors unique local attractions. At the epicenter of the City, you will enjoy Marietta Square where you can take a stroll among fantastic restaurants and night spots, see a show at The Strand Theater, and shop Marietta’s unique boutiques to your heart’s content.
More Marietta ideas for your visit:
- For the foodies, don’t miss out on Marietta Food Tours – guided tour of seven locally owned and operated eateries.
- Get your boot on it! Marietta is now home to Atlanta United FC Soccer Club’s new headquarters and training facility.
- How about a historic discount? Explore Marietta’s unique heritage and cultural museums with the Marietta Heritage Passport – This discount pass allows you entry into Marietta’s three renowned heritage museums – the Marietta Gone with the Wind Museum: Scarlett on the Square; the Marietta Museum of History and the Root House Museum.
- Brewery Tour: Red Hare Brewing was the first craft brewery to offer beer in cans in Georgia and prides itself with making craft beer for everyday people. Take a tour and taste of their brew house situated in an 11,000 square foot warehouse.
Marietta is located in central Cobb County and is the county’s seat and largest city. The city has six historic districts, some on the National Register of Historic Places. Downtown is the town square and former location of the county courthouse. The square is the site of several cultural productions and public events, including a weekly farmers’ market.