Decatur, Georgia cemetery

MARTA to the Decatur Cemetery

The Decatur Cemetery, near the Decatur MARTA station, is on the National Register of Historic Places, with old burial sites, greenspace, pond and trail that leads to the nearby Glenlake Park. Second Sunday strolls and some ghost tours are offered seasonally. Walking time is approximately 8 minutes from the train station. Directions Take a blue … Continue reading MARTA to the Decatur Cemetery

Atlanta Daily World Building

Historic Sites Not to Miss at Each Atlanta Streetcar Stop

Planning to ride the Atlanta Streetcar and love history? Check out this guide to the top historic sites at each stop to explore the rich past of downtown Atlanta. If you're new to the streetcar, learn how to ride to get details on fares and other things to know. Note that streetcars operate approximately every 10 … Continue reading Historic Sites Not to Miss at Each Atlanta Streetcar Stop

Mary Mac's Tea Room

MARTA to Mary Mac’s Tea Room

Mary Mac's Tea Room is a landmark Southern restaurant at 224 Ponce de Leon Avenue near the North Avenue MARTA station. The restaurant opened in 1945 and is the only remaining tea room in the Atlanta area. Plus, there's made-from-scratch Southern comfort food that will satisfy any appetite. The restaurant is about a 10-minute walk away from … Continue reading MARTA to Mary Mac’s Tea Room

Springvale Park Atlanta

MARTA to Springvale Park

Springvale Park is a large neighborhood park and historic site near the Inman Park MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. In addition to walking trails, pond and a large playground, the park is a Civil War site. Directions Take a blue or green line train to the Inman Park station Follow the … Continue reading MARTA to Springvale Park

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

Krog Street Market vendors

MARTA to the Krog Street Market

The Krog Street Market is an indoor market with dining and retail inside part of the historic Stove Works factory complex at 99 Krog Street. You can shop for specialty gifts and items, enjoy a beer at Hop City or grab a bite to eat one of many restaurants -- both casual counters and sit-down table-service eateries. … Continue reading MARTA to the Krog Street Market

Downtown East Point

MARTA to Downtown East Point

Established in 1887, East Point, Georgia is a small city southwest of Atlanta that was once the easternmost point of the Atlanta & West Point Railroad. The historic downtown area has a variety of restaurants across the street from the East Point MARTA station on the red/gold rail line, and free events, festivals and a farmer's market take place throughout … Continue reading MARTA to Downtown East Point