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

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

Old Fourth Ward Park

MARTA to the Historic Old Fourth Ward Park

The Historic Old Fourth Ward Park is across from Ponce City Market and next to the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail. Features include a stormwater pond, playground and regular festivals and events, including Oktoberfest. The two closest MARTA stations to the Old Fourth Ward Park are Inman Park on the blue/green line and North Avenue on the red/gold … Continue reading MARTA to the Historic Old Fourth Ward Park

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)

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

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)

Chastain Park Buckhead

MARTA to Chastain Park

Chastain Park is a beautiful park in Buckhead next to a MARTA bus route (but it is not in walking distance of a train station). Park amenities include a golf course, sports fields, tennis center, swimming pool, playground, amphitheatre and horse park. Explore the various options for getting to the park on transit below. MARTA … Continue reading MARTA to Chastain Park

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