Top 10 MARTA Stations for Tourists

Top 10 MARTA Stations for Tourists

If you’re planning a trip to Atlanta and intend to ride the train to avoid driving in the city, there’s plenty to see and do without a car. However, not all MARTA stations are in hot spots with things to see and do. To help you decide where to go, here is a list of stations … Continue reading “Top 10 MARTA Stations for Tourists”

7 Safest Atlanta Neighborhoods Near MARTA Stations

7 Safest Atlanta Neighborhoods Near MARTA Stations

Atlanta neighborhoods aren’t equal when it comes to crime. If you’re planning to buy a home or looking for place to rent, knowing which areas are safer than others can help you narrow down your choices. See below to explore Atlanta’s safest neighborhoods that are also convenient to MARTA stations for greater peace of mind at home and … Continue reading “7 Safest Atlanta Neighborhoods Near MARTA Stations”

Tips for Taking MARTA to the Inman Park Festival

Tips for Taking MARTA to the Inman Park Festival

One of Atlanta’s largest festivals, the Inman Park Festival and Tour of Homes takes place the last weekend in April in the historic Inman Park neighborhood. Several streets are closed to make room for the sprawling artist markets, multiple live music stages and the Saturday parade. MARTA is a great option for getting to the … Continue reading “Tips for Taking MARTA to the Inman Park Festival”

MARTA Parking

MARTA Parking

MARTA parking is available at most train stations, with free daily parking for commuters or choose from nine stations that provide overnight parking for $5 or $8 (view long-term parking options). See the list below for all stations with parking to get directions and plan your trip. North Atlanta/North Georgia For commuters traveling on Ga. 400 and from neighborhoods such as … Continue reading “MARTA Parking”

MARTA to Maddox Park

MARTA to Maddox Park

Maddox Park is a medium-sized park at 1115 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway NW, directly across from the Bankhead MARTA station. The park has basketball and tennis courts, playground, swimming pool and the future BeltLine trail. There are plans to update and enhance the park along with the development of the BeltLine. To get to Maddox Park, get on a westbound Bankhead … Continue reading “MARTA to Maddox Park”

MARTA to the BeltLine Eastside Trail

MARTA to the BeltLine Eastside Trail

The BeltLine is Atlanta’s rail to trail/transit project that circles intown Atlanta neighborhoods. Plans include paved trails and a transit system, and the Eastside Trail, which stretches from Piedmont Park south to Memorial Drive near Glenwood Park, is the largest BeltLine segment complete at this time. MARTA currently crosses this trail in several places.  Choose … Continue reading “MARTA to the BeltLine Eastside Trail”

MARTA to the Candler Park Music and Food Festival

MARTA to the Candler Park Music and Food Festival

The Candler Park Music and Food Festival is a 10-minute walk away from the Edgewood/Candler Park MARTA station and features two days of music performances. Tickets are required for entry, and a VIP option is available. MARTA Directions Take a blue or green line train to the Edgewood/Candler Park MARTA Station (green line only travels … Continue reading “MARTA to the Candler Park Music and Food Festival”

MARTA to the Inman Park Festival

MARTA to the Inman Park Festival

The Inman Park Festival takes place the last weekend in April next to the Inman Park MARTA station on the blue/green rail line. There’s a large parade on Saturday at 2 p.m. and all weekend long you can enjoy music on several stages and a large artist market in the historic Victorian neighborhood. There are several ways … Continue reading “MARTA to the Inman Park Festival”

Super Bowl 2019: 5 things to know about MARTA service

Super Bowl 2019: 5 things to know about MARTA service

Super Bowl 2019 is fast approaching. Fans will be descending on Atlanta, so expect traffic unless you opt to ride MARTA. Here’s what you need to know about schedules, commute options, parking and more over Super Bowl weekend. 1. Pre-Game and Protect Your Fare If possible, buy fare for the entire Super Bowl weekend before … Continue reading “Super Bowl 2019: 5 things to know about MARTA service”

Iconic Atlanta food near MARTA

Iconic Atlanta food near MARTA

Want to make the most of your trip to Atlanta? Be sure eat at one of the city’s iconic food spots or enjoy cuisine that Atlanta does best, including soul food, barbecue, Asian and American gastropub. Here are the top restaurants to check out that are in walking distance of MARTA stations for a car-free … Continue reading “Iconic Atlanta food near MARTA”

CityPass Atlanta: Best MARTA itineraries

CityPass Atlanta: Best MARTA itineraries

If you are planning to check out Atlanta’s major attractions and museums, CityPass is a way to prepay for admission tickets and get a discount on the places you already planned to visit. Combined with commuting on MARTA while in the city, you can save money by avoiding a car rental fees and cost of … Continue reading “CityPass Atlanta: Best MARTA itineraries”

MARTA to Cheese Fest Atlanta

MARTA to Cheese Fest Atlanta

Cheese Fest Atlanta in an annual fall event with over 100 small producers of fine artisan cheeses and specialty foods from around the world. Near the BeltLine Eastside Trail and the North Avenue MARTA station, the festival takes place in the Historic Old Fourth Ward Park and features unlimited food samples, live music and cash bars … Continue reading “MARTA to Cheese Fest Atlanta”

10 Must-Eat-At Restaurants Near MARTA

10 Must-Eat-At Restaurants Near MARTA

One of Atlanta’s hidden treasures is the food. You can’t walk far without stumbling into a great restaurant, and fortunately, satisfying Southern cuisine abounds. If you’re commuting on MARTA, here are the top restaurants near rail stations that we would recommend to friends and family based on our personal favorites and restaurant ratings. Note: Restaurants … Continue reading “10 Must-Eat-At Restaurants Near MARTA”

Breakfast and Brunch Restaurants Near MARTA

Breakfast and Brunch Restaurants Near MARTA

In Atlanta, brunch and breakfast restaurants are all over the city — and many are also near rail stations. So if you’re hankering for eggs, grits and other morning staples, grab your Breeze card and take your pick of these Atlanta breakfast spots near MARTA. Buckhead At the Buckhead MARTA station on the red line, choose from three … Continue reading “Breakfast and Brunch Restaurants Near MARTA”

NFC Championship 2017: 3 Tips for Riding MARTA to the Georgia Dome

NFC Championship 2017: 3 Tips for Riding MARTA to the Georgia Dome

The Atlanta Falcons play the Green Bay Packers this Sunday at the Georgia Dome — the last football game to ever be held in the venue. There’s no doubt that the event will draw a large crowd, so if you don’t have parking reserved or don’t want to deal with traffic, MARTA is a great commute … Continue reading “NFC Championship 2017: 3 Tips for Riding MARTA to the Georgia Dome”

Transit-Friendly Housing for Atlanta College Students

Transit-Friendly Housing for Atlanta College Students

Back to school for local college students often involves finding housing. Luckily, many of Atlanta’s universities are located near transit, providing an opportunity for students to save money by not having a car. See below for a list of some of Atlanta’s schools and recommended areas to look for off-campus housing that’s close to transit. … Continue reading “Transit-Friendly Housing for Atlanta College Students”

Apartments

Apartments

Searching for an apartment in Atlanta? Explore Atlanta apartments and other rentals near MARTA stations for a transit-accessible lifestyle. For additional information and planning, view our neighborhood guide.    Near MARTA (10 minutes or less walking distance from a station) Jump to Location: Downtown| Midtown | Buckhead | Northeast | Perimeter| East| West| South Atlanta Downtown Downtown Atlanta is walkable, … Continue reading “Apartments”

Atlanta Homes for Sale Near MARTA

Atlanta Homes for Sale Near MARTA

Ready to buy a house or condo in Atlanta? View current real estate listings by MARTA station to find housing near transit in downtown, Midtown, Buckhead, Perimeter Center, Northeast Atlanta, Decatur, Eastside, Westside and South Atlanta. Downtown Atlanta Five Points/Peachtree Center Station For easy access to multiple MARTA stations and affordable housing, downtown Atlanta is the place to be, although … Continue reading “Atlanta Homes for Sale Near MARTA”

MARTA to the Shaky Knees Festival

MARTA to the Shaky Knees Festival

The Shaky Knees Festival is a multiple-day music event that takes place in Central Park near the Civic Center and North Avenue MARTA stations on the red and gold lines. You can walk to the festival in 10 or 20 minutes depending on the station you use, ride a bus or rent an e-scooter or bike to the … Continue reading “MARTA to the Shaky Knees Festival”

MARTA to Westview Cemetery

MARTA to Westview Cemetery

Westview Cemetery at 1680 Ralph David Abernathy SW is a short walk away from the West Lake MARTA station on the blue rail line. Established in 1884, the cemetery is the largest in the Southeast and contains some of Atlanta’s most prominent citizens including Asa G. Candler, founder of Coca-Cola; Mayor William B. Hartsfield and author of … Continue reading “MARTA to Westview Cemetery”