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. Marietta deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

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

American
Wonderful (449 reviews)
Steak
Wonderful (229 reviews)
Italian
Wonderful (52 reviews)
Tex-Mex
Very good (15 reviews)
American
Wonderful (449 reviews)
Steak
Wonderful (229 reviews)
Italian
Wonderful (52 reviews)
Tex-Mex
Very good (15 reviews)

When to visit Marietta

Marietta in February
Estimated hotel price
$101
1 night at 3-star hotel
Marietta in February
Estimated hotel price
$101
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

Plane

When flying to Marietta, you’ll arrive at Atlanta De Kalb/Peachtree (PDK), which is located 15 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Marietta departs from Orlando and takes around 1h 37m.

Train

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.

Car

Another option to get to Marietta is to pick up a car rental from Atlanta, which is about 16 miles from Marietta. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Kyte, among others, in Atlanta.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Marietta, including Megabus, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Birmingham, the bus ride to Marietta takes 150 miles and will cost you around $26. From Charlotte, the ticket costs about $48 for a journey of 285 miles.

Plane

When flying to Marietta, you’ll arrive at Atlanta De Kalb/Peachtree (PDK), which is located 15 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Marietta departs from Orlando and takes around 1h 37m.

Train

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.

Car

Another option to get to Marietta is to pick up a car rental from Atlanta, which is about 16 miles from Marietta. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Kyte, among others, in Atlanta.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Marietta, including Megabus, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Birmingham, the bus ride to Marietta takes 150 miles and will cost you around $26. From Charlotte, the ticket costs about $48 for a journey of 285 miles.

Airlines serving Marietta

Lufthansa
Good (4,555 reviews)
KLM
Good (844 reviews)
SWISS
Good (908 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,345 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,570 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,274 reviews)
Air France
Good (966 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,536 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (480 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,898 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,474 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,616 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Finnair
Good (878 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (821 reviews)
LOT
Good (676 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,135 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (907 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (826 reviews)
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Where to stay in Marietta

Average rates range from around $185 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $149 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
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, 875 reviews)
$149+
Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Kennesaw
3 stars
Excellent (8.9, 133 reviews)
$175+
Best Western Atlanta-Marietta Ballpark Hotel
2 stars
Excellent (8.4, 1826 reviews)
$96+
Hyatt Place Atlanta Cobb Galleria
3 stars
Excellent (8.4, 816 reviews)
$120+
Hyatt Regency Suites Atlanta Northwest
3 stars
Excellent (8, 1049 reviews)
$129+
DoubleTree By Hilton Atlanta Windy Hill Ballpark
4 stars
Good (7.8, 474 reviews)
$133+

Renting a car in Marietta

Renting a car in Marietta costs $52 per day, on average, or $103 if you want to rent if for 2 days. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 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 4 miles from the city center.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 21% cheaper than airport locations in Marietta.

Expect to pay $3.82 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 $45.88 and $61.17. Full-size (Jeep Wrangler Unlimited or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Marietta, while also 57% cheaper than other types, on average.

Renting a car in Marietta costs $52 per day, on average, or $103 if you want to rent if for 2 days. Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 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 4 miles from the city center.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 21% cheaper than airport locations in Marietta.

Expect to pay $3.82 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 $45.88 and $61.17. Full-size (Jeep Wrangler Unlimited or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Marietta, while also 57% cheaper than other types, on average.