Plan For Vacation in Marietta

Plan For Vacation in Marietta

American workers let 768 million vacation days go unused in 2018. How can we help America put those vacation days to use? By encouraging them to plan. Research shows that individuals who plan are more likely to use all of their time off, take more vacation days at once and report greater levels of happiness.

Looking to plan a vacation to Marietta but don’t know where to start? We’ve put together a guide for planning the perfect vacation to our gem of a city.


As a remarkable city filled with a rich history, Marietta is constantly evolving and growing to offer more to our visitors and residents. With museums, music, live theatre, hiking trails, parks and more, there is always plenty to do. Spend a day or two visiting Marietta’s museums. From the Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum to the William Root House Museum and Gardens, every member of the family can find a museum to love. With several breweries in the Marietta area, you can taste and tour to your heart’s content at Red Hare Brewing Company or Glover Park Brewery near the Marietta Square. Spend the evenings playing games at Andretti Karting and Games or throwing Axes at American Axes.


Arts and culture are at the heart of entertainment in Marietta. Home to several theaters, you’ll never have to go too far to enjoy the best performances in town. Don’t miss film classics at the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, first-class comedy and drama at New Theatre in the Square, or thought-provoking performances at Out of Box Theatre. Browse locally owned galleries for one-of-a-kind art pieces. If you happen to vacation during the first Friday of each month, you’ll be able to catch the Marietta Square Art Walk.


One thing you’ll notice about the restaurants in Marietta is the incredible variety catering to practically every foodie’s desire. Hungry for comfort food or farm-to-table cuisine? It’s in Marietta. Prefer Colombian and sangria or dreaming of Italian and vino? You’ll find it here. Love an old-school classic burger steeped in Southern charm? Look no further. Don’t miss out on seeing one of Georgia’s most famous landmarks – The Big Chicken. Marietta’s newest addition, the Marietta Square Market, is conveniently located off the square and offers 17 restaurant options and two local retailers.


Marietta is close to all the popular attractions in metro Atlanta and offers outstanding room options at practically any price point. Convenient to thrilling games at Truist Park, easily accessible to major highways, and appropriate for any occasion, we have the ideal accommodation for your stay. Contact the Marietta Welcome Center for assistance in locating excellent lodging options for your next vacation!

We hope this guide will inspire you to plan your vacation in Marietta! Be sure to share your photos with us by using #VisitMariettaGA.

*Statistics from U.S. Travel Association.