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.

When to visit Marietta

Marietta in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 138
1 night at 3-star hotel
Marietta in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 138
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Marietta in July, when the average temperature is 26 °C, and the highest can go up to 31 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 0 °C, with an average temperature of 5 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in March, when precipitation is around 140 mm. In contrast, October is usually the driest month of the year in Marietta, with an average rainfall of 70 mm.

Data provided by weatherbase
Temperatures
Temperatures
Data provided by weatherbase

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 centre The shortest flight to Marietta from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 4h 42m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Marietta. The train journey from Marietta to Greenville takes 3h 12m and costs around C$ 50 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about C$ 40 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 Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Atlanta.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Marietta, including RedCoach, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Columbus, the bus ride to Marietta takes 110 miles and will cost you around C$ 98. From Montgomery, the ticket costs about C$ 38 for a journey of 180 miles.

Plane

When flying to Marietta, you’ll arrive at Atlanta De Kalb/Peachtree (PDK), which is located 15 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Marietta from Canada departs from Vancouver and takes around 4h 42m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Marietta. The train journey from Marietta to Greenville takes 3h 12m and costs around C$ 50 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about C$ 40 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 Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Atlanta.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Marietta, including RedCoach, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Columbus, the bus ride to Marietta takes 110 miles and will cost you around C$ 98. From Montgomery, the ticket costs about C$ 38 for a journey of 180 miles.

Airlines serving Marietta

Lufthansa
Good (4,682 reviews)
KLM
Good (843 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,723 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,197 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,464 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,952 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,377 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,198 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
LOT
Good (675 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Show more

Where to stay in Marietta

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Extended Stay America Suites - Atlanta - Marietta - Powers Ferry Rd and Quality Inn Marietta.

Where to stay in popular areas of Marietta

Most booked hotels in Marietta

Drury Inn & Suites Atlanta Marietta
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 203+
Best Western Atlanta-Marietta Ballpark Hotel
2 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 146+
Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta NW/Kennesaw Town Center
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 191+
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Kennesaw
2 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 180+
Hyatt Regency Suites Atlanta Northwest
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 177+
Sleep Inn & Suites At Kennesaw State University
2 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 138+

Renting a car in Marietta

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 downtown.

Expect to pay C$ 1.37 per litre in Marietta (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 16.36 and C$ 21.81. The most frequently booked car type in Marietta is Full-size (Ford Transit or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Mazda Mazda3 or similar) are, on average, 55% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

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 downtown.

Expect to pay C$ 1.37 per litre in Marietta (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 16.36 and C$ 21.81. The most frequently booked car type in Marietta is Full-size (Ford Transit or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Mazda Mazda3 or similar) are, on average, 55% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.