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 of Events to find special events happening in Marietta this month.
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.
4 Depot St NE, Marietta, GA 30060
See Also: Marietta Square restaurants, Marietta Square shopping
The Battery Atlanta
The Battery Atlanta has shown that the area around the Atlanta Braves stadium is a true year-round destination with food, fun and games for all. Parking at The Battery Atlanta’s parking structures is usually free on non-game days for up to four hours.
800 Battery Avenue Southeast #130, Atlanta, GA 30339
Marietta Confederate Cemetery
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.
381 Powder Springs Street, Marietta, GA 30060
Marietta Gone With The Wind Museum
The Gone with the Wind Museum at historic Brumby Hall 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.
472 Powder Springs St SW, Marietta, GA 30064
The Big Chicken
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.
12 Cobb Pkwy. N, Marietta, GA 30062
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is a 2,923 acre park featuring over 18 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. The park is open from dawn to dusk year round, and the Visitor Center is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm.
900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr., Kennesaw, GA 30152
Chattahoochee Nature Center
Hiking, Live Animal Exhibits and programs, river walk.
9135 Willeo Rd, Roswell, GA 30075