MARTA to Sylvan Hills

Sylvan Hills is a neighborhood in Southwest Atlanta near the Lakewood/Fort McPherson MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. Established in the 1920s, the neighborhood has long-time residents and young professionals along with affordable real estate, including bungalows and homes built in the '50s and '60s. There isn't a great deal of commercial or … Continue reading MARTA to Sylvan Hills

MARTA to Georgia Public Broadcasting

The Georgia Public Broadcasting building at 260 14th St NW is near the Arts Center MARTA station on the red/gold rail line. All northbound and southbound trains stop at this station, including all trains from the airport. Walking time is about 13 minutes from the station. Follow the signs to West Peachtree Street to exit the station … Continue reading MARTA to Georgia Public Broadcasting

Old Fourth Ward Public Art

MARTA to Old Fourth Ward

Old Fourth Ward is an urban and artsy Atlanta neighborhood just east of downtown. As a transitional area, there's low-income tenants, hip housing, parks and nightlife spots. Some of the more popular destinations include the Old Fourth Ward Park, Ponce City Market and the Beltline Eastside Trail, which forms the neighborhood's eastern border. Two MARTA stations are near the area: … Continue reading MARTA to Old Fourth Ward

Skyview Atlanta Ferris Wheel

MARTA to SkyView

SkyView is Atlanta's Ferris wheel at 168 Luckie Street NW. The closest MARTA station is Peachtree Center on the red/gold line, and the GWCC MARTA station on the blue/green line is also in walking distance. The ride is open daily and is near other downtown attractions including the CNN Center tour, Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola … Continue reading MARTA to SkyView

MARTA to the LEGOLAND Discovery Center

The LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Atlanta is located inside Phipps Plaza, near both the Lenox MARTA station on the gold rail line and the Buckhead MARTA station on the red line (Buckhead is slightly closer). There are play areas, LEGO exhibits, rides, tours and a cinema. The center can also be reserved for parties and has an … Continue reading MARTA to the LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Avondale Estates

MARTA to Avondale Estates

Avondale Estates is a neighborhood and city east of Decatur that was named after the birth place of William Shakespeare. Popular with families, the neighborhood has a small commercial district with Tudor-style architecture, a variety of restaurants and businesses, and a large park with a lake. There are two MARTA stations near Avondale Estates: Avondale and Kensington on the blue rail … Continue reading MARTA to Avondale Estates

MARTA to Tucker

Tucker, GA is a neighborhood and city northeast of Atlanta, near the intersection of I-85 and I-285. The closest MARTA station is Doraville on the gold line, and the Chamblee and Brookhaven MARTA stations are also nearby. All three stations offer daily parking for commuters. Note that MARTA has cut bus service during the pandemic. If … Continue reading MARTA to Tucker

MARTA to Toco Hills Shopping Center

Toco Hills Shopping Center is in North Druid Hills at the intersection of North Druid Hills and Lavista Road at 2205 Lavista Rd NE. Some of the major tenants in the area include Publix, Office Depot, Ace Hardware, Pet Supermarket, Pike Nurseries, CVS Pharmacy and Game Stop. There's also a L.A. Fitness across the street and … Continue reading MARTA to Toco Hills Shopping Center

Courtyard Atlanta Downtown

MARTA to Courtyard Atlanta Downtown

Marriott's Courtyard Atlanta Downtown is conveniently next to the Peachtree Center MARTA station at 133 Carnegie Way. The hotel features an exercise room, free WiFi, cafe and meeting space. Take any red or gold line train (including any train from the airport) to the Peachtree Center station. Follow the signs to the Ellis Street exit, and after … Continue reading MARTA to Courtyard Atlanta Downtown

Waffle House Museum

MARTA to the Waffle House Museum

The Waffle House Museum sits on the site of the first Waffle House at 2850 E. College Avenue. The museum is less than a 10-minute walk away from the Avondale MARTA station on the blue rail line. Tours are available by appointment only. MARTA Directions Take a blue line train to the Avondale MARTA station. … Continue reading MARTA to the Waffle House Museum

East Decatur Station

MARTA to East Decatur Station

East Decatur Station is a commercial center in walking distance from the Avondale MARTA station on the blue rail line. Tenants include Jazzercise, The Sweatbox, Duck's Kitchen, Figo Pasta, Corner Pub, Three Taverns Craft Brewery, Decatur Fine Art Gallery and Decatur Healing Arts. Follow the signs to South Parking Lot after exiting the fare gates. At street … Continue reading MARTA to East Decatur Station

MARTA to the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Midtown

The Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Midtown is a short walk from the Midtown MARTA station at 97 10th Street NW. The hotel features meeting space, outdoor pool and fitness center. To get there on MARTA, take a red or gold line train to the Midtown station. All northbound and southbound trains stop there. From the main … Continue reading MARTA to the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Midtown

MARTA to the King Plow Arts Center

The King Plow Arts Center is located at 887 West Marietta Street NW, in between the Bankhead and Midtown MARTA stations. The Center contains businesses, studios and art venues including Actor's Express. This commute is best for MARTA with Uber, as currently no bus routes travel to King Plow, but two routes do come fairly close. Uber/Lyft … Continue reading MARTA to the King Plow Arts Center

MARTA to West End Park

West End Park, home of the Malcom X Festival, is located in the West End neighborhood at the intersection of Lawton Street and Oak Street. The park has a playground and greenspace. The closest MARTA station is the West End MARTA station, which is about a 20-minute walk away. Exit the station on Lee Street … Continue reading MARTA to West End Park

MARTA to the BeltLine Westside Trail

The Atlanta BeltLine's Westside Trail is now open near Washington Park and in West End. A part of a popular rails-to-trails (with room for transit) project, the finished trail will be 22 miles in length and connect with the existing Eastside Trail. Choose from the following commute options to the Westside segment: Ashby MARTA Station Take a blue … Continue reading MARTA to the BeltLine Westside Trail

MARTA to Norcross

Norcross is an Atlanta suburb and historic railroad town northeast of downtown, closest to the Doraville MARTA station on the gold rail line. Near the intersection of I-85 and I-285, the area contains the northern stretch of Buford Highway and neighbors Dunwoody, but it is not MARTA accessible. Due to its location in Gwinnett County, Norcross … Continue reading MARTA to Norcross

Ebenezer Baptist Church

MARTA to Ebenezer Baptist Church

Ebenezer Baptist Church at 407 Auburn Avenue NE was the church where Martin Luther King Jr. preached his messages of non-violence. Near the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue and green rail line, the church remains active today. There are several options for getting there on transit: Walk It is about a 10-minute walk to … Continue reading MARTA to Ebenezer Baptist Church

National Center for Civil and Human Rights

MARTA to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Atlanta's new National Center for Civil and Human Rights at 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd is a short walk from the Civic Center MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. The museum features galleries on the history of civil and human rights, including a rotating Martin Luther King Jr. collection. Directions Take any red or gold … Continue reading MARTA to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights

MARTA to Miami Circle

Miami Circle is an antique furniture and art shopping mecca that's about a 10-minute walk away from the Lindbergh Center MARTA station on the red/gold rail line. In addition to retail, you can go bowling at The Painted Pin, attend a fitness classes (CrossFit, hot yoga), take a dance class (Academy Ballroom) or eat/listen to live music at the one … Continue reading MARTA to Miami Circle

MARTA to Fairfield Inn and Suites Perimeter Center

The Fairfield Inn and Suites Perimeter Center at 1145 Hammond Drive is less than a 10-minute walk from the Dunwoody MARTA station on the red rail line. The hotel features free breakfast and coffee, fitness center and complimentary WiFi access. From the airport, downtown or midtown Atlanta, board a red line, northbound train labelled North Springs … Continue reading MARTA to Fairfield Inn and Suites Perimeter Center

MARTA to Comfort Suites Perimeter Center

Comfort Suites Perimeter Center is located at 6110 Peachtree Dunwoody Road near the Dunwoody MARTA station on the red rail line. The smoke-free hotel provides free Internet access, free coffee, free hot breakfast, fitness center and outdoor pool. To get to the Dunwoody MARTA station from the airport, downtown or midtown, board a northbound North Springs train. … Continue reading MARTA to Comfort Suites Perimeter Center

MARTA to Perimeter Place

Perimeter Place is a shopping center at 4500 Olde Perimeter Way, across from Perimeter Mall and in between the Dunwoody and Sandy Springs MARTA stations. It is anchored by Super Target, Ross and Office Max, and has a variety of casual and upper-scale restaurants to choose from including Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill and Taco Mac. From the Dunwoody … Continue reading MARTA to Perimeter Place

Washington Park Map

MARTA to Washington Park

Washington Park is a large, historic park near the Ashby MARTA station on the blue and green rail line. Park features include outdoor exercise equipment, a large tennis center, natatorium (indoor pool with swimming lessons available), sports fields and playground. Additionally, the Lionel Hampton PATH trail runs along the southern edge of the park and … Continue reading MARTA to Washington Park

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

MARTA to the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

The Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is a historic mansion used for events and art classes at 980 Briarcliff Road NE. Built between 1917 and 1921, the building is on the National Register of Historic Places, and you can enjoy Jazz on the Lawn, Christmas at Callanwolde and the Callanwolde Artist Market here each year. The closest … Continue reading MARTA to the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

MARTA to 7 Stages Theatre

7 Stages Theatre supports international works and new plays and playwrights, especially those with political, social and spiritual importance. At 1105 Euclid Avenue, the theatre  is closest to the Inman Park MARTA station on the blue/green rail line. See below for directions, and note that the north side of the train station is closed until March … Continue reading MARTA to 7 Stages Theatre