MARTA to Chomp and Stomp

Chomp and Stomp is annual chili cook-off and festival in Cabbagetown in between the Inman Park and King Memorial MARTA stations. In addition to plenty of chili tasting, enjoy live bluegrass music or run the 5K. There are several ways to get to the festival without driving (and you don’t want to drive anyhow because […]

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MARTA to the Village Theatre

Village Theatre is an improv comedy club and performance venue that is a short walk away from the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. In addition to long and short form improv shows, you can sign up for comedy improv classes here. Nearby restaurants include Bada Bings, which is just a […]

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MARTA to the Grant Mansion

The Lemuel P. Grant or L.P. Grant Mansion is a historic Atlanta home in Grant Park at 327 St. Paul Avenue. Grant was a civic leader, major landowner and railroad engineer in the early days of Atlanta. Today the house is one of very few antebellum structures in the city, built in 1856, and was the birth […]

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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 […]

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MARTA to the BeltLine Eastside Trail

The BeltLine is a rails to trail project that encircles intown Atlanta neighborhoods. The Eastside Trail stretches from Piedmont Park south to Memorial Drive and is the largest BeltLine segment complete at this time. MARTA currently crosses this trail in several places.  Choose from: King Memorial Station Take a blue or green line train to […]

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MARTA to BaconFest

BaconFest is annual fundraiser for Dad’s Garage Theatre Company. The event is full of bacon, beer and bands… sometimes even Kevin Bacon. The event takes places at 569 Ezzard St SE in Old Fourth Ward. There are a few car-free commute options: Walk The closest MARTA station to BaconFest is King Memorial on the blue/green rail line, which is just […]

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MARTA to Cabbagetown

Cabbagetown is an intown neighborhood next to Oakland Cemetery that’s known for the Krog Tunnel and the yearly Chomp and Stomp chili and bluegrass festival. It is also home to the Cotton Mill Lofts, historic shotgun houses, Little’s Food Store and restaurants including Agave and Carroll Street Cafe. The closest MARTA stations to Cabbagetown are the King […]

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MARTA to Grant Park (the park)

Grant Park is a large public park near downtown Atlanta that has a small lake, swimming pool, playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, baseball field, farmers market, zoo and the Summer Shade Festival that takes place every August. It is a fast developing area with new restaurants and amenities going up on Memorial Drive and in the south […]

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MARTA to Oakland Cemetery

The historic Oakland Cemetery is at 248 Oakland Avenue SE near downtown Atlanta. Next to the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines, the cemetery isn’t just for the dead — there are lively events throughout the year, including Halloween tours, Sunday in the Park and Tunes from the Tombs, a music festival that supports […]

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MARTA to Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta is southeast of downtown Atlanta at 800 Cherokee Avenue SE. It is accessible via two MARTA bus routes and is a 30-minute walk from the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. In addition to animals (include pandas), there is a children’s playground and regular events, including Brew at the […]

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