Marietta travel guide

Marietta Tourism | Marietta Guide

You're Going to Love Marietta

With a population of 56.579, Marietta is a must-see destination in Georgia, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Marietta has to offer.

Where to Eat in Marietta

If you’re looking for affordable options, Chicken and the Egg (800 Whitlock Avenue) and Aspens West Cobb (3625 Dallas Hwy, Ste. 645) are great picks.

Most popular restaurants in Marietta

Contemporary American
Wonderful (561 reviews)
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When to visit Marietta

Marietta in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Marietta in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Marietta in July, when the average temperature is 78.8 °F, and the highest can go up to 87.8 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 32 °F, with an average temperature of 41 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in March, when precipitation is around 5.5″. In contrast, October is usually the driest month of the year in Marietta, with an average rainfall of 2.8″.

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How to Get to Marietta


When flying to Marietta, you’ll arrive at Atlanta De Kalb/Peachtree (PDK), which is located 24 km from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Marietta departs from Washington, D.C. and takes around 1h 51m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Marietta. The train journey from Marietta to Greenville takes 3h 12m and costs around $33 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about $22 for a 4h 36m trip.


Another option to get to Marietta is to pick up a car rental from Atlanta, which is about 26 km from Marietta. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Turo, among others, in Atlanta.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Marietta, including Greyhound, PandaNY Bus and Megabus. From Chattanooga, the bus ride to Marietta takes 201 km and will cost you around $46. From Albany, the ticket costs about $54 for a journey of 209 km.

Airlines serving Marietta

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
Good (498 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (306 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,200 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,443 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,048 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (131 reviews)
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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Where to stay in Marietta

Average rates range from around $214 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $220 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Marietta

Most booked hotels in Marietta

Drury Inn & Suites Atlanta Marietta
Excellent (8.6, 697 reviews)
Hyatt Place Atlanta Cobb Galleria
Excellent (8.4, 826 reviews)
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Smyrna, GA
Excellent (8.1, 917 reviews)
Hyatt Regency Suites Atlanta Northwest
Excellent (8, 1718 reviews)
DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta - Marietta
Good (7.8, 609 reviews)
Sonesta ES Suites Atlanta - Perimeter Center East
Good (7.4, 1812 reviews)
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Renting a car in Marietta

Renting a car in Marietta costs $51 per day, on average, or $203 if you want to rent if for 4 days. Enterprise, Avis and Hertz are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Marietta is the Hertz branch at 1551 Cobb Parkway South, which is 7 km from the city center.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 29% cheaper than airport locations in Marietta.

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Marietta (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.42 and $60.57.