Every one is so nice! Lots of nature, shopping & Restaurants.
Traffic can be troublesome
Well what can you say about a town whose most notable feature is a building that looks like a chicken.
There are 5-6 different areas that you can go in this park, from long walks through grassy plains, to walks through the woods with eerie creek areas, to local history houses from the Civil War time, to fantastic Cemetaries and lots more---many places to just walk, with trails through woods, open areas, behind huge mansions, and up and down the...more
The museum depicts the time of Andrews and group that stole the train-General from the Confederates; the famous manufacturing plants and old time stores in town; the arms used in the wars, and many other sites. The building was a manufacturing plant for knitting, then a hotel and later boarding house. It closed in 1979. Fee to enter is $5 and it is...more
There is a local farmer's market here at the Marietta Square every saturday morning starting around 8:30 AM in the summer, normally selling out around 11:00 for the local items. There are locally grown vegetables, fruits, and other items such as soaps, homemade jerky, fresh-made bacon and salamis (MMMM!), fresh eggs, fresh lemonade and lots more. I...more
"Y'all Come Eat" is the name of the new exhibit at the Marietta Museum of History starting January 28th and running for a year. They will have displays about local foods, restaurants, kitchen utensils and more for the cooking/history buff. They are open Monday thru Saturdays from 10-4, and are right off the Marietta Square.more
Main square is a wonderful place to park and stroll around. The park in the middle is the anchor for the tourists and locals, alike. There is the theater (now a stage for events that is called Grand Strand), the museum, and a lot of restaurants and shops.The square dates back before Civil War era, and was the focal point for trading and cultural...more
Located just off I-75 North at Windy Hill Rd, this must be a business person's dream---easy access...more
I have not stayed here, but I cannot recommend Hilton for anyone after the last Hilton stay I had...more
My car was broken into staff did not do anything to help Maggie said read the fine print park at...more
Just opened in Marietta right across from the Confederate Cemetery, this small spot has delicious pastries, breads and other French imported goodies, also a great breakfast/lunch spot with omelets, french toast, french eggs benedict, and lots more....Run by a lovely French woman and lots of gorgeous staff folk----can get crowded so go early if you...more
This is right on the square and humming during the saturday farmers market. They have omelets, waffles, crepes and other breakfast goodies changing to soups and sandwiches and more for lunch. Especially nice to sit outside and watch the market bustle!updated august 2011-----really good omelets, and we also had the morning quiche, with honey ham and...more
A good but not fancy place for a family Italian meal, or a date night. There are coupons available in the local papers and they also have an early bird special dinner price. Full bar and no TV's----kid friendly and not too expensive.Veal, pastas, salads, sausages and more.....updated august 2011---Had a good linguini with meatballs and "gravy", and...more
Brother John has a sandwich/Po-Boy shop behind a Citgo Station on Powder Springs St. It used to be the car wash, and now sells homemade po-boys with catfish, whiting, shrimp, oysters, or whatever. They are huge and can feed 2 easily---the bread is delicious and his tasty spreads make the sandwich spicy and delectable! He also does alligator, rice...more
If you need a carwash, or a minor repair, or an oil change when in the area, Car Spa has more than one location and this one at the corner of Windy Hill and Hiway 41 in Marietta is perfect. They have deals on their website so you should print one of those to use if needed. Alot of times they offer a free carwash with oil change.more
While you are in the area, if you have any needs about glasses or contacts, this is the place....I went in to buy some new glasses and they had a deal, 2 pair for about $120 including a new eye exam. I picked out some regular glasses and also picked out some Raybans (really cool looking!) and got both prescription pairs for about $140. The real...more
When I stayed there not only did my car got broken into but there was a man begging for money and there was hacker staying on the 2nd floor I saw 2 lady taking turns going in and out with different man.
Right next to the town is the huge mountain that is also the Federal Park. It was the scene of a large battle for Atlanta during the Civil War when General Sherman came through here. There are walking paths and also a road to the top of the mountain. At the foot of the mountain is a great museum operated by the Parks Service-depicting the Civil War...more
Ok, and this time I am *really* not making this up. There are actually two residences on this old road which is at least a mile or two long. I passed here in the winter at which time you could actually recognize this as an abandoned two-story dwelling covered with dead vines. At least I hope it's abandoned. Now in the summer, it is completely...more
The Big Chicken stands 57 feet tall and is a well know landmark through out the area and further. It was built back in 1963, by Tubby Davis to bring in business to his resturant Johnny Reb's Chick, Chuck and Shake due to the growning competition. The eyes go around and the beak opens & closes at all times, in 1974 Jonny Reb's went under and KFC (...more
See the 'Big Chicken.' Kindy corny, but this is the landmark that will be mentioned if you ask anyone for directions. It is just a huge mechanical chicken in front of a KFC resturant. I have only lived here a couple of years but it is very convenient to Atlanta and Buckhead. It's north of Atlanta, so if I an ever camping in the North Georgia...more