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

BeltLine Eastside Trail

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 … Continue reading MARTA to the BeltLine Eastside Trail

Ponce City Market

MARTA to Ponce City Market

Ponce City Market is a live, work, play destination at 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue near the North Avenue MARTA station on the red and gold rail line. In addition to offices, apartments, shops and restaurants, there is a rooftop with games and a bar. A bus, bike or Lyft/Uber connection is required unless you … Continue reading MARTA to Ponce City Market

Joel Chandler Harris House - Wren's Nest

MARTA to the Wren’s Nest

The Wren's Nest is the preserved home of Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remis stories and creator of Brer Rabbit. At 1050 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., the Queen Anne style house (built around 1870) is a 15-minute walk away from the West End MARTA station on the red and gold lines. Tours are available … Continue reading MARTA to the Wren’s Nest

Six Flags Over Georgia

MARTA to Six Flags

Six Flags Over Georgia is an amusement park just outside of Atlanta. The closest MARTA station is H.E. Holmes on the blue rail line. From there, board bus 201 to get to the park, which is a 12-minute ride. Note that this route is seasonal with only weekend service until May. If you are travelling from … Continue reading MARTA to Six Flags

Center for Puppetry Arts Atlanta

MARTA to the Center for Puppetry Arts

The Center for Puppetry Arts is at 1404 Spring Street NE, a 7-minute walk away from the Arts Center MARTA station. In addition to performances, the museum also has several exhibits, including a large college of Jim Henson's Muppets. MARTA Directions Take a red or gold line train to the Arts Center station Follow the signs … Continue reading MARTA to the Center for Puppetry Arts

The Varsity food

MARTA to the Varsity

The Varsity is one of the largest drive-in restaurants in the world and a classic Atlanta landmark at 61 North Avenue NW. It is a short walk away from the North Avenue MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. Stop by to see the historic site and order hot dogs, burgers, orange drinks and … Continue reading MARTA to the Varsity

Fernbank Museum Dinosaur

MARTA to the Fernbank Museum of Natural History

The Fernbank Museum of Natural History at 767 Clifton Road NE is closest to the Candler Park MARTA station on the blue and green rail line. The museum hosts Martinis and IMAX on Friday nights, and permanent and rotating exhibits can be viewed throughout the week. There are several options for traveling to the museum on MARTA: Bus Connect with bus … Continue reading MARTA to the Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Children's Museum of Atlanta

MARTA to the Children’s Museum of Atlanta

The Children's Museum of Atlanta is a 7-minute walk away from the Peachtree Center MARTA station at 275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive. The museum features interactive exhibits, educational programs and is free the second Tuesday of each month between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. as capacity allows. Things to Know There's a food court above the Peachtree Center … Continue reading MARTA to the Children’s Museum of Atlanta

World of Coca Cola

MARTA to the World of Coca-Cola

The World of Coca-Cola is a popular tourist attraction at 121 Baker Street NW near two train stations. Explore exhibits, taste Coca-Cola products from around the world or watch short films on your visit. As a bonus, the museum is next to the Georgia Aquarium, Center for Civil and Human Rights and Centennial Olympic Park for additional … Continue reading MARTA to the World of Coca-Cola

CNN Center

MARTA to the CNN Center

The CNN Center is next to the GWCC/CNN MARTA station in downtown Atlanta. It is the world headquarters for news network, and the Inside CNN Studio Tour is open to the public. As a bonus, the food court in the building provides quick options for food, coffee and restrooms. Tip: Get a discount on the CNN Center tour and other … Continue reading MARTA to the CNN Center

Atlantic Station

MARTA to Atlantic Station

Atlantic Station is a mixed-used development with retail stores, restaurants, movie theater, grocery, gym, residences and office buildings on 17th Street, closest to the Arts Center MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. Outdoor movies, live music, festivals and other events are regularly scheduled, and you can also view the Bodies Exhibit here. Perks … Continue reading MARTA to Atlantic Station

Panda at Zoo Atlanta

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 … Continue reading MARTA to Zoo Atlanta

Georgia Aquarium

MARTA to the Georgia Aquarium

The Georgia Aquarium is a popular tourist attraction at 225 Baker Street NW near the Peachtree Center and GWCC/CNN MARTA stations. Animals include sharks, whales, a large variety of fish, penguins and sea otters. Special events and meetings also take place here throughout the year including Sips Under the Sea cocktail parties. Things to Know Walking time is less … Continue reading MARTA to the Georgia Aquarium

Atlanta Botanical Garden welcome center

MARTA to the Atlanta Botanical Garden

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is at 1345 Piedmont Avenue, closest to the Arts Center MARTA station on the red and gold lines. In addition to the gardens themselves, there are regular events, including Cocktails in the Garden, art installations and the summer Concerts in the Garden series. Things to Know Walking time is about 25 minutes from the … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta Botanical Garden

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

Centennial Olympic Park

MARTA to Centennial Olympic Park

Centennial Olympic Park is in downtown Atlanta near the Peachtree Center MARTA station on red/gold lines and the GWCC MARTA station (currently closed due to the pandemic) on the blue/green lines. Explore Atlanta Olympics history, view the Fountain of Rings, take kids to the playground and check out events including Fourth of July fireworks and festivals such as the Sweetwater 420 Fest and … Continue reading MARTA to Centennial Olympic Park