MARTA to Freedom Park

Freedom Park is composed of several linear parks and paths/bike trails that stretch from near downtown to Little Five Points/Candler Park.  The main greenspace referred to as Freedom Park is located where Freedom Parkway dead ends at Moreland Avenue in Little Five Points. The closest MARTA station is Inman Park station on the blue/green rail … Continue reading MARTA to Freedom 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

MARTA to the Horizon Theatre

The Horizon Theatre is near the Inman Park MARTA station at 1083 Austin Avenue NE. The theatre is located in the back of the Little Five Points Community Center, formerly a school, and features theatrical performances and plays. Directions Take a blue or green line train to the Inman Park station Follow the signs to the Inman Park … Continue reading MARTA to the Horizon Theatre

MARTA to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding Hospital

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding is near the Georgia State MARTA station at 35 Jesse Hill Jr.  Drive SE.  It is about a three block walk from the station and near streetcar and bus stops. View directions and map below. Train + Walking Directions Take a blue or green line train to the Georgia … Continue reading MARTA to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding Hospital

Summer Shade Festival

MARTA to the Summer Shade Festival

The Grant Park Summer Shade Festival takes place every year at the end of August. There is a large artist market, food, live music, 5K and kids zone. For additional family fun, Zoo Atlanta is also in the park if you want to combine destinations into one trip. The closest MARTA station to the festival … Continue reading MARTA to the Summer Shade Festival

BeltLine Bus Tour

MARTA to the BeltLine Bus Tour

Bus tours of the BeltLine, Atlanta's 22-mile rails to trails project, depart from the Inman Park MARTA station on Saturday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Registration is required and private tours are available by request. Directions Take a blue or green line train to the Inman Park station. If traveling from the red or gold line, transfer to … Continue reading MARTA to the BeltLine Bus Tour

Castleberry Hill Atlanta

MARTA to Castleberry Hill

Castleberry Hill is an eclectic and artistic neighborhood just southwest of downtown Atlanta near the Mercedes-Benz Stadium and three MARTA stations (see area map). The Castleberry Hill Art Stroll is a regular event, and there are numerous historic warehouse buildings in the area along with restaurants and unique housing options. Getting to the neighborhood from … Continue reading MARTA to Castleberry Hill

Krog Tunnel

MARTA to the Krog Tunnel

The Krog Tunnel is one of Atlanta's more off-the-beaten-track attractions closest to the Inman Park MARTA station on the blue/green rail line.  It is known for its graffiti that is equally artwork and advertisement space for local area events. Located where Old Fourth Ward, Inman Park and Cabbagetown meet near the intersection of Dekalb Avenue … Continue reading MARTA to the Krog Tunnel

Sweet Auburn Royal Peacock Mural

MARTA to the Sweet Auburn Heritage Festival

The Sweet Auburn Heritage Festival takes place each fall on historic Auburn Avenue near downtown Atlanta. The festival highlights the history of the historic street and has an artist market, live entertainment and a kids zone. There are several options for getting to the event on transit: Train The closest MARTA stations are the Georgia State and … Continue reading MARTA to the Sweet Auburn Heritage Festival

MARTA to the Candler Park Music and Food Festival

The Candler Park Music and Food Festival is a 10-minute walk away from the Edgewood/Candler Park MARTA station and features two days of music performances. Tickets are required for entry, and a VIP option is available. MARTA Directions Take a blue or green line train to the Edgewood/Candler Park MARTA Station (green line only travels … Continue reading MARTA to the Candler Park Music and Food Festival

Inman Park Village

MARTA to the Inman Park Village

The Inman Park Village is located on N. Highland Avenue near Elizabeth Street in the Inman Park neighborhood. You'll find condos, apartments, shops and restaurants here as well as the BeltLine Eastside Trail and the Freedom Park PATH trail. Restaurant highlights include the Parish, Fritti, Sotto Sotto, Hampton + Hudson Bread & Butterfly and Barcelona … Continue reading MARTA to the Inman Park Village

MARTA to the Edgewood Retail District

The Edgewood Retail District is a walkable shopping area with restaurants, specialty shops and big chain stores such as Kroger, Target, Lowes, Ross Dress for Less, Barnes and Noble, Bed, Bath and Beyond and Best Buy. Bus 102 travels to and through the district or walk less than 15 minutes from the Inman Park/Reynoldstown or … Continue reading MARTA to the Edgewood Retail District

Candler Park Fall Fest music stage

MARTA to the Candler Park Fall Fest

The Candler Park Fall Fest takes place in Candler Park, a short walk from Edgewood-Candler Park MARTA station. The festival includes a 5K, music/entertainment and an artist market. Biking? Use the Stone Mountain PATH trail if you are commuting from downtown, Old Fourth Ward, Inman Park, Little 5 or Decatur. Or you can take your bike … Continue reading MARTA to the Candler Park Fall Fest

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Atlanta

MARTA to the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Atlanta

The Hilton Garden Inn at 275 Baker Street is in downtown Atlanta near the Dome/GWCC/CNN MARTA station on the blue/green rail line. The hotel features free WiFi, fitness center and outdoor and indoor pool. Directions If you are coming from the airport, take any departing train to the Five Points station and follow the signs … Continue reading MARTA to the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Atlanta

Embassy Suites Downtown Atlanta

MARTA to Embassy Suites Downtown Atlanta

Embassy Suites Downtown Atlanta is near the GWCC MARTA station at 267 Marietta Street. The hotel provides a complimentary breakfast and other amenities include a pool, fitness facilities and business center. Next to Centennial Olympic Park, the hotel also has more greenspace views than other hotels in the city. The nearby MARTA station is on the blue/green rail … Continue reading MARTA to Embassy Suites Downtown Atlanta

MARTA to the Variety Playhouse

The Variety Playhouse is an intimate music venue at 1099 Euclid Ave NE near the Inman Park MARTA station. Built in 1940 as a movie house, the venue hosts a variety of shows and concerts in the heart of Little Five Points. Train Directions Take a blue or green line train to the Inman Park … Continue reading MARTA to the Variety Playhouse

Cabbagetown Atlanta

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 … Continue reading MARTA to Cabbagetown

Glenn Hotel Atlanta

MARTA to the Glenn Hotel

The Glenn Hotel is near the GWCC MARTA station on the blue/green rail line at 110 Marietta Street NW. Highlights include the SkyLounge rooftop bar and free WiFi. Directions Take a blue or green line train to the GWCC MARTA station. If you are traveling from the airport, take any train to the Five Points … Continue reading MARTA to the Glenn Hotel

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

Grant Park Atlanta park

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 … Continue reading MARTA to Grant Park (the park)

MARTA to Candler Park (the park)

Candler Park is both a neighborhood and a park near the Candler Park MARTA station on the blue and green rail line. The park is about a 10-minute walk from the station and has a public swimming pool, basketball courts, golf course and playground. There are also festivals held there throughout the year including the Candler Park … Continue reading MARTA to Candler Park (the park)

MARTA to Grady Hospital

Grady Hospital is in downtown Atlanta at 80 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, a 5-minute walk away from the Georgia State MARTA station (view station map). It is the largest hospital in Georgia and is known for its trauma center. Plus, Grady Hospital is an extremely transit-friendly place to work. View latest job openings. Tip: If … Continue reading MARTA to Grady Hospital

Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC)

MARTA to the Georgia World Congress Center

The Georgia World Congress Center is an event and convention center near the GWCC/CNN station and Vine City MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. It's an easy MARTA commute, and many downtown Atlanta attractions are in walking distance if you want to combine your visit with sightseeing. Explore transit options below. Note that after … Continue reading MARTA to the Georgia World Congress Center