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Revision as of 01:47, 6 January 2011

Marietta [1] is a city in Metro Atlanta.

Contents

Get in

Travel north on Interstate 75 from Atlanta.

Get around

See

  • Marietta Square, around Church Street (Marietta Parkway can also be used), +1 770 429-1115, [2]. Open all day, every day. Marietta Square is the center of old Marietta, with many shopping and historical attractions including a Gone with the Wind Museum, History Museum, Theater, and a number of shops. There are also a number of events and attractions, including Art In The Park, a yearly art festival showing the local talent. Prices vary depending on attraction.
  • The Big Chicken, 12 Cobb Pkwy N (intersection of Cobb Parkway (US 41) and Roswell Road (S. R. 120)). This KFC restaurant at the city's biggest intersection features a giant steel-sided chicken rising from its roof, and has become a well known landmark in the area.

Do

  • Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum (Scarlett On the Square), 18 Whitlock Avenue (in Marietta Square), +1 770-794-5576, [3]. M-Sa 10AM - 5PM. Houses one of the world's most extensive collections of memorabilia related to both the book and the film. $7 Adults, $6 Seniors and Students.


  • The The Kennesaw House, [4]. - located west of the town square, is one of only two buildings in Marietta not burned to the ground in Sherman's March to the Sea.
  • Six Flags White Water, 250 Cobb Parkway N #100, (770) 424-9283, [5]. A large water park offering a variety of water rides, slides and waterfalls, including Tornado, the Ultimate Storm and Cliffhanger, one of the tallest free falls in the world. Adults $36.99. Children under 48 $26.99. Parking $10.

Buy

  • Meeting Park, [6]. - is a mixed-use development just off the Marietta Square, featuring townhomes, condos, shops, restaurants, and office space.

Eat

  • Aussie Bakery, located in Marietta Square, offers the usual bakery items as well as meat pies and other Australian cuisine. Open for breakfast and lunch.
  • Daabha Indian Cafe, Cumberland Drive (near the Cumberland Mall). Excellent.
  • Falafel Cafe, 950 Cobb Parkway, Suite 100 (behind the Dive Shop), +1 770 419-8999. Open Tu-Su 11AM-9PM. Has the world's best rice, and some mighty tasty kebabs.
  • The Pub Restaurant, [7]. - overlooks the Marietta Resort's championship golf course. Features a full liquor bar.

Drink

Cheerwine, a regional soda from North Carolina, can often be found in and around Marietta.

Sleep

  • Comfort Inn, 2100 Northwest Pkwy. I-75 & Delk Rd, (770) 952-3000, [8].
  • Quality Inn, 1255 Franklin Road SE, Marietta, GA, US 30067, 770-955-0004, [9]. A fine Marietta, GA hotel, Quality Inn Atlanta/Marietta hotel boasts quality Atlanta-area accommodations, amenities and services. For a boutique hotel in Marietta, GA offering great hotel discounts and specials in Marietta, Georgia, choose the lodgings at Quality Inn Atlanta/Marietta.
  • Best Western Marietta Inn & Suites, 639 Franklin Road SE, +1 678 355-5050 (fax: +1 678 355-5050), [10].
  • Courtyard Atlanta Marietta/I-75 North, 2455 Delk Road, +1 770 956-1188 (fax: +1 770 933-0489), [11].
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1775 Parkway Place Se, +1 770 428-4400, [12].
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 2265 Kingston Ct (formerly Delk Rd), +1 770 952-7581, [13].
  • Motel 6 Atlanta - Marietta, 2360 Delk Road, +1 770 952-2395 (fax: +1 770 956-7502), [14].
  • Motel 6 Atlanta Northwest - Marietta, 2360 Delk Road, +1 770 952-8161 (fax: +1 770 984-2307), [15].
  • Hyatt Regency Suites Atlanta NorthWest, 2999 Windy Hill Rd. (off I-75), [16]. Newly renovated.

Get out


Routes through Marietta
ChattanoogaKennesaw  N noframe S  AtlantaMacon


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