Attractions

Marietta offers numerous outdoor and indoor attractions suitable for all ages. In addition, there are numerous attractions just minutes from Marietta, Georgia.  View our list below to check out some of the highlights, and also be sure to visit our Marietta calendar to find special events happening in Marietta this month.

Marietta Square
4 Depot St NE
Marietta, GA 30060

Marietta Square is located in historic downtown Marietta, Georgia. In the center of Marietta Square is Glover Park, home to many great concerts, events, and more. The Square is surrounded by numerous restaurants, shops and attractions; making it a “must see” location in Marietta.

See Also: Marietta Square restaurants, Marietta Square shopping

Marietta Confederate Cemetery
381 Powder Springs Street
Marietta, GA 30060
770-794-5606

The Marietta Confederate Cemetery was established during the Civil War and is the final resting place for the more than 3,000 soldiers who died in battle in and around Marietta, Georgia. The cemetery is on a hill overlooking downtown Marietta.

Marietta Gone With The Wind Museum: Scarlett on the Square
18 Whitlock Avenue
Marietta, Georgia 30064
770-794-5576

The Gone with the Wind Museum has an extensive collection of Gone with the Wind movie memorabilia and features the sights and sounds of Atlanta during the Civil War and Reconstruction, narrated by Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler. Admission: $7 Adults, $6 Seniors & Students, $5 Groups of 15 or more

Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm, Closed Sundays

Six Flags White Water
250 Cobb Parkway North
Marietta, GA 30062
770-919-8303

Six Flags White Water is the Southeast’s largest waterpark and was recently named one of the top ten waterparks in the country. White Water has one of the world’s tallest freefalls and features more than forty slides and twenty rides as well as activities for all age groups.

Mountasia Family Fun Center
175 Barrett Pkwy
Marietta, GA 30066
770-422-7227

Miniature Golf, Bumper Boats, Go Karts, Arcade

Brunswick Zone
2749 Delk Rd SE
Marietta, GA 30067
770-988-8813

Bowling, Cosmic Bowling, Arcade

Dave and Busters
2215 D and B Dr SE
Marietta, GA 30067
770-951-5554

Restaurant and “Million Dollar Midway” featuring 200 Game Arcade, Billiards, Shuffleboard, Skeeball, and More.

Monkey Joes
50 Barrett Parkway Suite #111
Marietta, GA 30066
770-792-2244

Monkey Joes in Marietta (near Kennesaw) features an oversized indoor inflatables playground.

The Big Chicken
12 Cobb Pkwy. N
Marietta, GA 30062
770-422-4716

If you are driving by on Cobb Parkway (U.S. 41) or Roswell Road, you can’t miss the local landmark known as The Big Chicken. The Big Chicken towers over a KFC Restaurant and is a reference point for locals when giving directions to places in the area.

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is a 2,884 acre park featuring over 17 miles of trails spanning from Kolb’s Farm in Marietta to just north of the visitor’s center in Kennesaw. Kennesaw mountain was home to some of the heaviest fighting of the Atlanta Campaign of the Civil War. At this national park, you can take a hike, watch the wildlife, take a picture, watch a living history demonstration, and more. The top of Kennesaw Mountain rises 1800 feet above sea level and provides spectacular views of downtown Atlanta and the surrounding area.

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Visitor’s Center
900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr.
Kennesaw, GA 30152
770-427-4686

The park is open from dawn to dusk year round, and the Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30am-5:00pm. On weekends during daylight savings time, 8:30am-6:00pm. The building is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Around Marietta Attractions

While visiting Marietta, you may also be interested in some of the attractions that are only minutes away from the city of Marietta.

Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker St
Atlanta, GA 30313
404-581-4000

The Georgia Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world and features numerous habitats and exhibits showcasing animals from and around the world – and a few from Georgia.

World of Coca-Cola
121 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-676-5151

The World of Coca-Cola features interactive exhibits, museum history, and soft drink tasting of Coca-Cola products from around the world.

Zoo Atlanta

Admission:
Adult (12+) $17.99;
Senior (55+) $13.99;
Military and College $13.99;
Child (3-11) $12.99
Children 2 and under Free

Parking:
Free

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9:30am-5:30pm
Sat-Sun 9:30am-6:30pm

Address:
800 Cherokee Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

Phone:
(404) 624-5600

Six Flags Over Georgia

Activities:
Rides, Shows, Roller Coasters

Admission:
Season Pass: $74.99
General Admission: $49.99
Senior: $29.99
Child (under 48”): $29.99
Child (2 and under) :FREE

Regular Parking:
$15.00

Hours:
March-October: Daily 10:00am-6:00pm
Hours vary seasonally

Address:
7561 Six Flags Pkwy
Austell, GA 30168

Phone:
(770) 948-9290

Atlanta Botanical Gardens
The Atlanta Botanical Garden features a large variety of plants as well as fountains, a library, animals (including butterflies, geckos, turtles, quail, frogs, and honey bees).

Admission:
Adult $12;
Senior $9;
Student $7;
Child (3 and under) Free

Hours:
Open Tuesday – Sunday
April – October: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
November – March: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m

Address:
1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone:
(404) 876-5859

Lake Lanier Islands
Beach and Water Park

Admission:
Season Pass: $64.99
Regular Admission (Monday thru Friday / 42 inches and taller)
$27.99 Regular Admission (Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays / 42 inches and taller) $29.99
Regular Admission (After 3 p.m.) $13.99
42” and Under $17.99
Senior Citizens (55+) $17.99 Children 2 and under Free

Parking:
$8.00

Hours:
(May – Sep) Sun-Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-7pm

Address:
7000 Holiday Rd
Lake Lanier Islands, GA 30518

Phone:
(770) 932-7233

Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain, Skyride Cable Car, Riverboat Cruise, Laser Light Show, Railroad, Antebellum Plantation, Miniature Golf, Treehouse Ropes Course, 4D Theater, Museum

Admission:
Pay Per Activity
Adult: $9.00
Child: $7.00
Other activities may cost differently

Hours:
Hours Vary Seasonally

Address:
6867 Memorial Dr
Stone Mountain, GA 30087

Phone:
(770) 498-5690

Chattahoochee Nature Center
Hiking, Live Animal Exhibits and programs, river walk.

Admission:
Adults: $10.00
Senior (65 and older): $7.00
Student (age 13-12): $6.00
Child (3-12): $2.00
Children 2 and under: Free
Members: Free

Hours:
Mon-Sat: 10:00am-5:00pm
Sun: 12:00pm-5:00pm

Address:
9135 Willeo Rd
Roswell, GA 30075

Phone:
(770) 992-2055

Centennial Olympic Park and Underground Atlanta
Centennial Olympic Park features a grassy park with picnic space as well as a fountain. Underground Atlanta features numerous shops and restaurants

Admission:
Free

Hours:
Daily 7am-11pm

Address:
285 International Blvd,
Atlanta, GA 30313

Phone:
(404) 222-7275

Yellow Game Ranch
The Yellow Game Ranch offers a magnificent photo opportunity and a chance to meet wildlife on a close and personal basis.

Admission:
12 Years and Up:$8.00
Ages 2 to 11:$7.00

Hours:
Daily 9:30am-6:00pm

Address:
4525 Highway 78
Lilburn, GA 30047

Phone:
(770) 972-6643

Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta offers hands on learning and is ideal for children age 8 and under

Admission:
Adults and Children (2+) $12.50;
Child (1 and under) Free

Hours:
Mon-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat-Sun 10am-5pm

Address:
275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Phone:
(404) 659-5437

Brunswick US Play
Brunswick US Play features bowling, billiards, and arcade games

Admission:
Free, pay as you play

Hours: Mon: 10:00am-1:00am
Tues-Wed: 10:00am-Midnight
Thurs: 10:00am-1:00am
Fri-Sat: 10:00am-3:00am
Sun: 11:00am-Midnight

Address:
775 Cobb Place
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Phone:
(770) 427-7679

Andretti Karting
Andretti Karting features superkarts, race classes, rock climbing, a zip line and ropes course.

Admission:
Races are $22.95 for adults and $15 for juniors and membership is $7.

Address:
11000 Alpharetta Hwy
Roswell, GA 30076

Phone:
(770) 992-5688

Sun Valley Beach
Waterslides, Fountain, Diving Platforms, Zip Lines, Swinging Ropes, Playground, Picnic Area, Concessions, Miniature Golf

Admission:
Daily: Adult: $17.95
Child (2-11): $14.95
Season Pass: $79.95
Seniors (65 yrs and up) $50.00
Miniature Golf: $5.00 per game

Hours:
Mon-Sat 10-8

Address:
5350 Holloman Rd
Powder Springs, GA 30127

Phone:
(770) 943-5900

Ice Forum
Skating, Hockey, Birthday Parties, Video Games, Concessions, Skating Classes

Admission:
General: $7.00
Child (5 & under): $3.00
Figure Skate Rental: $3.00
Hockey Skate Rental: $3.00

Address:
3061 George Busbee Pkwy
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Phone:
(770) 218-1010