Atlanta Kite Festival

MARTA to the Atlanta World Kite Festival and Expo

The Atlanta World Kite Festival promotes family fun each year with kite flying in Piedmont Park. If you've never flown a kite before, you can learn here. The festival also includes a kid zone, pumpkin decorating area, costume contest, music, food and artist market. The closest MARTA station to the festival is the Midtown MARTA … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta World Kite Festival and Expo

MARTA to Emory University Hospital

The Emory University Hospital is on the Emory University campus at 1364 Clifton Road NE. The nearest MARTA station is the Lindbergh Center MARTA station on the red and gold rail line, although a transfer to a bus (free from MARTA rail) or shuttle is required. Choose from the following commute options: Bus 6 from the Lindbergh Center … Continue reading MARTA to Emory University Hospital

Midtown Promenade

MARTA to Midtown Promenade

Midtown Promenade is a popular shopping center at 931 Monroe Drive, across the street from the Grady High School stadium, Piedmont Park and next to the BeltLine Eastside Trail. Current tenants include Trader Joe's, Richard's Variety Store, Tuesday Morning, Starbucks, MetroFresh, Mellow Mushroom, UPS Store, F.R.O.G.S. Cantina, The Independent, Highlander, Desi Spice Indian Cuisine, Apres … Continue reading MARTA to Midtown Promenade

MARTA to the Peachtree Latino Festival

The Peachtree Latino Festival is an annual event in Piedmont Park. The event features live Latin music, dancing, art and vendor booths and a children's play area. The Midtown MARTA station on the red and gold rail line is closest to the park. From Midtown, walk east on 10th Street toward Peachtree Street for about four blocks or 15 minutes. … Continue reading MARTA to the Peachtree Latino Festival

MARTA to Hyatt Atlanta Midtown

The Hyatt Atlanta Midtown at 125 10th Street is about a block from the Midtown MARTA station on the red/gold rail line.The hotel has an indoor pool, fitness center and car rentals on site. Additionally, enjoy short walks to Piedmont Park, the Midtown Nightlife District and the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum. Directions Take a red or gold line train to … Continue reading MARTA to Hyatt Atlanta Midtown

Morningside Atlanta

MARTA to Morningside

Morningside is an intown Atlanta neighborhood filled with attractive older homes next to Piedmont Park and Virginia Highland. There's a small commercial area on N. Highland Avenue near the intersection with Lanier Blvd. with restaurants and businesses including Doc Cheys, Family Dog (a restaurant with regular live music), Alon's Bakery and Natural Body Day Spa. Saturday mornings … Continue reading MARTA to Morningside

Taste of the Highlands Atlanta

MARTA to A Taste of the Highlands

Virginia Highland is a popular Atlanta neighborhood that hosts A Taste of the Highlands each year in May at John Howell Park.  Food samples from the area restaurants and drinks are included in the ticket price.  Students rates are available and tickets go up if you purchase the day of the event. MARTA bus 36 travels … Continue reading MARTA to A Taste of the Highlands

Midtown Arts Cinema

MARTA to the Midtown Arts Cinema

The Midtown Arts Cinema is a neighborhood movie theater at 931 Monroe Drive near the Midtown MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. The theater is in a shopping center with restaurants including F.R.O.G.S. Cantina, Mellow Mushroom, The Highlander, The Independent and Apres Diem. Plus, you can buy beer and wine on site. … Continue reading MARTA to the Midtown Arts Cinema

Virginia Highland Tour of Homes

MARTA to the Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes

The Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes is an annual event during the winter holiday season that provides an inside look at the homes in the historic Virginia Highland neighborhood. In addition to viewing the architecture and interior design, local restaurants provide food tastings along the tour route as an extra feature. Purchase tickets online or on one … Continue reading MARTA to the Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes

Piedmont Park Arts Festival

MARTA to the Atlanta Arts Festival

The Atlanta Arts Festival takes place in Piedmont Park on the second weekend after Labor Day. The festival features an artist market, live music and food around the active oval near 14th Street and Piedmont Avenue. The nearest MARTA stations are Arts Center and Midtown on the red/gold rail line. From Arts Center The Arts … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta Arts Festival

Emory Village

MARTA to the Emory Village

The Emory Village is located next to the Emory University campus on N. Decatur Road and has a small number of restaurants and businesses in addition to special events. Two MARTA bus routes travel here: Bus 6 departs from the Inman Park and Lindbergh Stations Bus 36 departs from the Midtown and Decatur Stations Exit the … Continue reading MARTA to the Emory Village

Trader Joe's Atlanta

MARTA to Trader Joe’s

There are two Trader Joe's grocery stores in walking distance of train stations in Atlanta, and both are also accessible via bus routes. The transit commute comes in handy when trying to avoid the notoriously crowded parking lots. Plus, the Midtown location is next to the Beltline Eastside Trail as another commute alternative. Explore your … Continue reading MARTA to Trader Joe’s

Park Tavern Patio

MARTA to Park Tavern

Overlooking Piedmont Park, Park Tavern is a restaurant, bar and event venue near the Midtown MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. Perks include a large outdoor patio with TVs, ice skating in the winter, cheap beer on rainy days and concerts/festivals including Summer Sunsets, Oysterfest and Lucky Fest. Train + Walking Directions Take a red … Continue reading MARTA to Park Tavern

Michael C. Carlos Museum

MARTA to the Michael C. Carlos Museum

The Michael C. Carlos Museum at 571 South Kilgo Circle is on the Emory University campus and contains artifacts from the ancient world. The museum is not in walking distance from a MARTA station, but there are several ways to get there without a car. Bus There are two buses that travel near the museum, bus … Continue reading MARTA to the Michael C. Carlos Museum

Grady High School Atlanta

MARTA to Henry W. Grady High School

Grady High School is public school in Atlanta at 929 Charles Allen Dr NE. Across from Piedmont Park. the school is near the Midtown MARTA station on the red and gold rail line. Walking time is about 20 minutes -- take the 10th Street exit out of the station, turn right and walk about four blocks. … Continue reading MARTA to Henry W. Grady High School

Virginia Highland Summerfest

MARTA to the Virginia Highland Summerfest

The Virginia Highland Summerfest is a street festival that takes place in early June on Virginia Avenue. The event features live music, 5K and artist market that stretches from N. Highland Avenue to Park Drive/Ponce de Leon Place. Walking Directions The closest MARTA station to Virginia Highland is the Midtown MARTA station at 41 10th Street on … Continue reading MARTA to the Virginia Highland Summerfest

Emory University

MARTA to Emory University

Emory University is a private university five miles from downtown Atlanta. In addition to a hospital and educational facilities, the Michael C. Carlos Museum, concerts and other events are open to the public. The closest MARTA station to Emory University is the Candler Park station on the blue/green rail line, but the school is not in walking … Continue reading MARTA to Emory University

Piedmont Park

MARTA to Piedmont Park

Piedmont Park is one of Atlanta's largest public parks near the Midtown MARTA station and the Arts Center MARTA station on the red and gold lines. Many events and festivals take place in the park including the Dogwood Festival, Atlanta Jazz Festival, Piedmont Park Arts Festival, Atlanta Street Food Festival, Pride Festival, Atlanta Ice Cream Festival and Music Midtown. … Continue reading MARTA to Piedmont Park

Virginia-Highland Atlanta neighborhood

MARTA to Virginia-Highland

Virginia-Highland is one of the more popular and walkable neighborhoods in Atlanta, full of restaurants, bars, boutique shops and nightlife. With a CVS Pharmacy, hardware store, post office, exercise studios and nearby grocery stores, it is also one of the few places where it is relatively easy to live without a car. Don't miss the … Continue reading MARTA to Virginia-Highland