MARTA to the Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival

The Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival is free family festival in Woodruff Park, just a short walk away from the Five Points MARTA station and the Peachtree Center MARTA station. Enjoy artists and DJs at this two-day event. Tip: Trains operate every 20 minutes on the weekend, so be sure to download the MARTA on … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival

Origin Market Atlanta

MARTA to Origin Market

Origin Market is an independent and family-owned business at 117 MLK Jr. Drive, just a three-minute walk from the Five Points MARTA station. The focus is on fresh and healthy food, and you can stop by for breakfast, lunch, a bakery treat, fruit and other snacks. As a perk, it's near government offices, including City … Continue reading MARTA to Origin Market

Lolita K. Beyah, lawyer

MARTA to Beyah Law, LLC

Lolita K. Beyah is an experienced Atlanta trial attorney zealously representing clients in cases involving family law, divorce, child support, criminal, DUI, traffic citations, personal injury and general civil litigation. Her office is located at 44 Broad Street NW near both the Five Points and Peachtree Center MARTA stations if you're looking for a transit-accessible … Continue reading MARTA to Beyah Law, LLC

MARTA to Blossom Tree

Blossom Tree is a casual Korean restaurant in downtown Atlanta at 64 Peachtree Street NE. Near the Five Points MARTA station, this restaurant is convenient to Georgia State University and downtown office buildings, but is only open on weekdays. All trains stop at the Five Points MARTA station. Take the Peachtree Street exit out of … Continue reading MARTA to Blossom Tree

Fulton County Government Center

MARTA to the Fulton County Government Center

The Fulton County Government Center is near the Georgia State and the Five Points MARTA station at 141 Pryor Street. Many city services can be found here, including: Fulton County Tax Commissioner Car registration and title Motor vehicle tags Early voting Five Points Directions Take any train to Five Points. Go to street level and exit via Peachtree … Continue reading MARTA to the Fulton County Government Center

South Broad Street Atlanta

MARTA to Elevate Atlanta

Elevate Atlanta is a downtown public art event next to the Five Points and Garnett MARTA stations at 91 Broad Street. In addition to visual art, performances, an artist market and food trucks are part of the festivities. The Five Points station is on all rail lines and has more pedestrian traffic than Garnett. Use the Peachtree Street … Continue reading MARTA to Elevate Atlanta

Atlanta's first Union Station

MARTA to the Atlanta Zero Milepost

Atlanta's Zero Milepost marks the true center of the city where railroads once brought the region to life. Formerly the terminus of the Western & Atlantic Railroad, the zero milepost is now hidden in an underground parking lot, reflecting the Atlanta car culture that developed in the mid-1900s. A more true Underground Atlanta than the nearby touristy destination … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta Zero Milepost

Cafe Lucia Atlanta

MARTA to Cafe Lucia

Cafe Lucia is a beautiful coffee shop in downtown Atlanta in the historic Fairlie-Poplar neighborhood at 57 Forsyth Street NW. Inside the Healey building, the coffee shop carries local roasted coffee, and fresh to order breakfast and lunch sandwiches. The closest MARTA stations are Five Points on all rail lines and the Peachtree Center MARTA station on the red … Continue reading MARTA to Cafe Lucia

Hotel Row Historic District Atlanta

MARTA to the Hotel Row Historic District

Atlanta's Hotel Row Historic District contains buildings from the first business district in Atlanta that date back to the early 1900s at 205 through 235 Mitchell Street. Formerly hotels that provided accommodations to passengers arriving at the Terminal Station on nearby Spring Street (torn down and replaced by a government building), today the buildings are somewhat … Continue reading MARTA to the Hotel Row Historic District

MARTA to the State Court of Fulton County

 The State Court of Fulton County is at 185 Central Avenue SW in between the Georgia State and Five Points MARTA stations. If you receive jury duty summons for Fulton County, this is the place to go. Things to Know All trains stop at Five Points MARTA station (view station map)The walk is quieter, slightly … Continue reading MARTA to the State Court of Fulton County

Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Atlanta

MARTA to the Catholic Shrine of Immaculate Conception

The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at 48 Martin Luther King Jr. SW is a historic attraction in downtown Atlanta closest to the Georgia State MARTA station. It is Atlanta's first Catholic church, although the original structure is no longer standing, but did survive Sherman's burning of Atlanta thanks to Father Thomas O’Reilly. Because the church was … Continue reading MARTA to the Catholic Shrine of Immaculate Conception

Mammal Gallery Performance

MARTA to the Mammal Gallery

The Mammal Gallery is an art and performance venue at 91 Broad Street SW near the Five Points MARTA station. In addition to a variety of shows, including music, dance and comedy, there's art exhibits and event rental space. Only a block away from the MARTA station, the venue is an easy destination to get … Continue reading MARTA to the Mammal Gallery

MARTA to the Richard B. Russell Building

The Richard B. Russell Federal Building is in downtown Atlanta at 75 Spring Street SW. On the site of Atlanta's former Terminal Station, the building contains federal government offices and is in between the Garnett and Five Points MARTA stations. From Five Points The walk is better from the Five Points MARTA station due to increased … Continue reading MARTA to the Richard B. Russell Building

Hurt Building Atlanta

MARTA to the Hurt Building

The Hurt Building is a historic office tower in downtown Atlanta at 50 Hurt Plaza. Built between 1913 and 1926, it was one of the country's earliest skyscrapers at 17 floors. Recently it was a filming location for the TV series "The Walking Dead". The closest MARTA station to the Hurt Building is Five Points, … Continue reading MARTA to the Hurt Building

Fairlie-Poplar Historic District Atlanta

MARTA to the Fairlie-Poplar Historic District

The Fairlie-Poplar Historic District in downtown Atlanta was built in the late 1800s as "Atlanta's new modern fireproof business district". In between the Five Points and Peachtree Center MARTA stations, this area of downtown has the most historic and renovated buildings in the city. In addition to a variety of architectural styles, Fairlie-Poplar also has … Continue reading MARTA to the Fairlie-Poplar Historic District

Woodruff Park

MARTA to Woodruff Park

Woodruff Park is a downtown Atlanta park that is conveniently in between the Five Points and Peachtree Center MARTA stations. Features include several water fountains, chess court, small playground, free yoga classes on Saturday mornings and an open-air reading room with books, magazines and games.  On the last Friday of every month, bicyclists gather here … Continue reading MARTA to Woodruff Park

Georgia Railroad Freight Depot

MARTA to the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot

The Georgia Railroad Freight Depot is the oldest building in downtown Atlanta at 65 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Built in 1869 not long after the Civil War, the freight depot is currently used for a variety events including the Atlanta Hip Hop Festival, The Pancakes & Booze Art Show and Uncorked & Untapped and is conveniently … Continue reading MARTA to the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot

Fairfield Inn and Suites Downtown Atlanta

MARTA to Fairfield Inn and Suites Atlanta Downtown

Fairfield Inn and Suites Atlanta Downtown is across the street from the Five Points MARTA station at 54 Peachtree Street SW. The first five floors of the hotel are part of the historic Connally Building, and amenities include free breakfast, free WiFi and an onsite fitness center. To get there on MARTA, take any train, including … Continue reading MARTA to Fairfield Inn and Suites Atlanta Downtown

Martin Luther King Jr Day

MARTA to the MLK Day March and Rally

The Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally takes place annually on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in downtown Atlanta. Open to all, the march assembles above the Peachtree Center MARTA Station at Peachtree and Baker Streets at 1:15 p.m.  Note that MARTA trains and buses will operate on Saturday schedules on the holiday. Train … Continue reading MARTA to the MLK Day March and Rally

MARTA to Downtown Restaurant Week

Atlanta Downtown Restaurant Week features special multiple-course meals at fine dining restaurants for a discounted price.  Participating restaurants change each year, but below is a quick guide to downtown restaurants closest to MARTA that have participated in the past. Peachtree Center Station Alma Cocina Atlanta Grill (Ritz Carlton Hotel) Azio Downtown Benihana Meehan’s Public House … Continue reading MARTA to Downtown Restaurant Week

Masquerade Atlanta Club

MARTA to the Masquerade

The Masquerade is one of Atlanta's popular music destinations formerly in an old mill on North Avenue. The new location is in Underground Atlanta/Kenny's Alley near the Five Points MARTA station, making it an easy rail commute. Directions Take any train to the Five Points MARTA station. Go to street level and exit via Peachtree Street. … Continue reading MARTA to the Masquerade

MARTA to the Apex Museum

The Apex Museum at 135 Auburn Avenue showcases African-American history just off the Atlanta Streetcar line and near the Peachtree Center MARTA station. The museum has a variety of exhibits and storytelling events. MARTA Directions Take a red or gold line train to Peachtree Center and follow the signs to the Ellis Street/Peachtree Street East exit. At street … Continue reading MARTA to the Apex Museum

MARTA to the German Bierfest

The annual German Bierfest takes place in Woodruff Park in between the Five Points and Peachtree Center stations on the red/gold rail line and off the new streetcar route (see area map). If you are traveling on the east-west, blue/green lines, exit at Five Points and follow the signs to street level then to the Peachtree Street exit. Turn left … Continue reading MARTA to the German Bierfest

MARTA to Atlanta City Hall

City Hall is located downtown near the Five Points, Georgia State and Garnett MARTA stations (see area map).  The closest station is Georgia State on the blue/green rail line, though if you are coming from the north/south, exiting at Five Points or Garnett removes the need to transfer trains. From Georgia State Take the Piedmont Avenue exit … Continue reading MARTA to Atlanta City Hall

Rialto Center for the Performing Arts

MARTA to the Rialto Center for Performing Arts

The Rialto Center for the Performing Arts is a music and performance venue in downtown Atlanta near the Peachtree Center MARTA station on the red and gold line. Georgia State University performance groups and international artists commonly perform here. MARTA Directions Take a red or gold line train to the Peachtree Center MARTA station Follow the signs to … Continue reading MARTA to the Rialto Center for Performing Arts