John Lewis Hero Mural in Atlanta

MARTA to the John Lewis Mural

The John Lewis Mural in Atlanta is painted on a building in downtown Atlanta at 219 Auburn Ave NE, about a 10-minute walk from the Georgia State MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. In the historic Sweet Auburn district, there are several other sites to visit nearby including the Sweet Auburn Curb Market … Continue reading MARTA to the John Lewis Mural

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

Jackson Street Bridge Atlanta

MARTA to the Jackson Street Bridge

The Jackson Street Bridge is one of the off-the-beaten-path attractions in Atlanta. The bridge itself isn't the focus, but rather the skyline view from the bridge. It's a great spot to take a picture and the view also has a claim to fame as one of the shots from the TV series "The Walking Dead". … Continue reading MARTA to the Jackson Street Bridge

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

Stone Mountain Park

MARTA to Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain is a popular tourist attraction with a literal stone mountain that can be climbed, a lake, hiking trails and more. Special events are also held here throughout the year. It is not near a MARTA train station, but there are several commute options on MARTA. Things to Know The walk from bus 119 … Continue reading MARTA to Stone Mountain Park

Georgia State Capitol

MARTA to the Georgia Capitol

The Georgia State Capitol building at 206 Washington Street SW is only one block away from the Georgia State MARTA station on the blue/green rail line. The gold-dome building houses the Georgia General Assembly and also contains the Capitol Museum. Take a blue or green line train to the Georgia State station. If you are traveling from … Continue reading MARTA to the Georgia Capitol

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

Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site

MARTA to the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and Historic Site is in downtown Atlanta at 450 Auburn Avenue NE. Near the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue and green rail line, the site includes exhibits, Dr. and Mrs. King's tomb, Ebenezer Baptist Church, King's birth home tour and the King Center. There are several ways … Continue reading MARTA to the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site

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