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Marietta is a city located in Cobb County in the northwestern portion of the state of Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the population was 67, 021. It is a principle suburb of Atlanta, and the smallest of the three cities in the Atlanta/Sandy Springs/Marietta metropolitan area. Marietta has a town square that's the site of several public and cultural events throughout the year, as well as a weekly's farmer's market. The community is home to lots of other attractions, as well. The Gone With the Wind Museum, also called "Scarlett on the Square," exhibit's a collection of memorabilia relating to both the book and the movie. Marietta is home to Civil War battlefields, the Marietta National Cemetery and Confederate Cemetery and The Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The William Root House, which is located two blocks from the town square, is one of the oldest homes in Marietta. This beautifully restored home gives visitors a chance to experience how a local family lived in Marietta in the 1850s. Other places of interest in Marietta, include a firehouse museum, the Marietta Museum of History and the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art. The art museum is the only metropolitan Atlanta fine arts museum that focuses on 19th and 20th century American art.

Surrounding areas: Acworth, Georgia (10.7 mi), Allatoona Lake, Georgia (13.2 mi), Atlanta, Georgia (16.9 mi), Thurmond Lake, Georgia (20.8 mi), Stone Mountain, Georgia (24.0 mi), Cumming, Georgia (29.3 mi), Lake Lanier, Georgia (33.8 mi)

Marietta Vacation Rentals




Marietta Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Best Western Marietta Inn & Suites639 Franklin RdMarietta, GA (678) 355-5050
Comfort Inn Marietta3000 NW PkwyMarietta, GA (770) 952-3000
Courtyard By Marriott Marietta2455 Delk RdMarietta, GA (770) 956-1188
Crestwood Suites2353 Barrett Acreek PkwyMarietta, GA (770) 528-9880
Crestwood Suites2030 Roswell RdMarietta, GA (678) 560-6667
Crowne Plaza Atlanta Marietta1775 Parkway PlzMarietta, GA (770) 428-4400
Days Inn Marietta2191 NW PkwyMarietta, GA (770) 952-9863
Days Inn Marietta753 N Marietta PkwyMarietta, GA (678) 797-0233
Drury Inn Atlanta Marietta1170 Powers Ferry Pl SeMarietta, GA (770) 612-0900
Econolodge1940 Leland DrMarietta, GA (770) 952-0052
Extended Stay America1967 Leland DrMarietta, GA (770) 690-9477
Extended Stay America1051 Canton RdMarietta, GA (770) 499-9550
Hampton Inn Marietta455 Franklin RdMarietta, GA (770) 425-9977
Homestead Studio Suites Hotel2239 Powers Ferry RdMarietta, GA (770) 303-0043
Howard Johnson Inn2375 Delk RdMarietta, GA (770) 951-1144
Hyatt Regency Suites2999 Windy Hill RdMarietta, GA (770) 956-1234
La Quinta Motor Inn Marietta2170 Delk RdMarietta, GA (770) 951-0026
Marietta Conference Center & Resort500 Powder Springs RdMarietta, GA (770) 425-2700
Quality Inn Marietta1255 Franklin RdMarietta, GA (770) 955-0004
Ramada Inn Marietta2767 Windy HL RdMarietta, GA (770) 952-3251
Ramada LTD Marietta630 Franklin RdMarietta, GA (770) 919-7878
Sleep Inn Marietta1175 Powers FryMarietta, GA (770) 952-9005
Studio 6 - Marietta #60112360 Delk Rd Ste 301Marietta, GA (770) 952-2395
Suburban Lodge Marietta184 Frey's Gin RdMarietta, GA (800) 951-7829
Super 8 Motel-marietta610 Franklin RdMarietta, GA (770) 919-2340
Wingate Inn Marietta1250 Franklin RaodMarietta, GA (770) 989-0071
Wingate Inn1250 S Franklin RdMarietta, GA (770) 989-0071
Wingate Inn Kennesaw560 Greers Chapel RdKennesaw, GA3.4 mi.(770) 514-7344
Red Roof Inn Kennesaw520 Roberts CT NWKennesaw, GA4.0 mi.(770) 429-0323
Days Inn - Kennesaw760 Cobb Place BlvdKennesaw, GA4.1 mi.(770) 419-1576
Quality Inn- Kennesaw750 Cobb Place BlvdKennesaw, GA4.1 mi.(770) 419-1530
Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta NW/ Kennesaw Town Center895 Cobb Place BlvdKennesaw, GA4.2 mi.(678) 322-1140
Super 82625 George Busbee PkwyKennesaw, GA4.4 mi.(770) 426-0045
Comfort Inn2489 George Busbee PkwyKennesaw, GA4.6 mi.(770) 499-9200
Amerihost Inn Smyrna5130 S Cobb DrSmyrna, GA4.7 mi.(404) 794-1600
Best Western3375 George Busbee PkwyKennesaw, GA5.1 mi.(770) 424-7666
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Kennesaw3425 George Busbee PkwyKennesaw, GA5.1 mi.(770) 427-9700
Country Inn & Suites-carlson2221 Corporate PLZ Pkwy SeSmyrna, GA5.2 mi.(770) 541-1499
Holiday Inn Express Cobb Galleria2855 Springhill PkwySmyrna, GA5.2 mi.(770) 435-4990
Red Roof Inn Smyrna2200 Corporate PLZSmyrna, GA5.2 mi.(770) 952-6966
 
Bed & Breakfast
Shellmont Bed & Breakfast Lodge821 Piedmont Ave NeAtlanta, GA15.5 mi.(404) 872-9290
Oakwood House Bed & Breakfast951 Edgewood Ave NeAtlanta, GA17.6 mi.(404) 521-9320

Marietta Weather & Climate

North Central Georgia's  weather. is impacted by the mountains. Most of the state is humid subtropical, although the weather in winter is colder and snowier in the northern regions. However, even in the mountains, snowfall is moderate compared to other parts of the United States. Freezing rain and ice is more of a problem. Most summer days in north-central Georgia are hot and humid. The entire state receives moderate to heavy rainfall. Autumn's are sunny and cool. September and October are the driest months. The first freeze of the year typically occurs in November, except in the northern mountains, where it occurs in October.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 50°F 28°F 5.49 in. -
February 55°F 30°F 4.97 in. -
March 63°F 38°F 5.80 in. -
April 72°F 44°F 4.04 in. -
May 79°F 53°F 4.07 in. -
June 85°F 61°F 3.92 in. -
July 89°F 66°F 4.91 in. -
August 88°F 65°F 4.14 in. -
September 82°F 58°F 3.75 in. -
October 73°F 46°F 3.16 in. -
November 63°F 38°F 3.98 in. -
December 53°F 31°F 3.99 in. -

Marietta Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Dekalb Peachtree airport (PDK) located about 15 miles southeast of Marietta in Atlanta, Georgia, the Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International airport (ATL) located approximately 22 miles south of Marietta in Atlanta, Georgia, Gwinnett County Briscoe Field (LZU) located roughly 33 miles east of Marietta in Lawrenceville, Georgia, and finally the Richard B Russell airport (RMG) located around 44 miles northwest of Marietta in Rome, Georgia.

Marietta Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
American AdventuresMariettaGA 
Six Flags Over GeorgiaAustellGA10.8 mi.
Lakewood FairgroundsAtlantaGA16.9 mi.
Stone Mountain ParkStone MountainGA24.0 mi.
Lake WinnepesaukahRossvilleGA82.6 mi.
 
Water Parks
White Water ParkMariettaGA 
Lake Lanier Island Beach & Water ParkLake Lanier IslandGA33.5 mi.
Surfside Water ParkAuburnAL107.3 mi.
 
Golf Courses
City Club MariettaMariettaGA 
Centennial Golf ClubAcworthGA10.1 mi.
Cobblestone Golf CourseAcworthGA10.1 mi.
Cherokee Golf CenterWoodstockGA10.4 mi.
Eagle Watch Golf ClubWoodstockGA10.4 mi.
Golf Club at Bradshaw FarmWoodstockGA10.4 mi.
Towne Lake Hills Golf ClubWoodstockGA10.4 mi.
Dogwood Golf & Country ClubAustellGA10.9 mi.
Creek Side Golf & Country ClubHiramGA13.3 mi.
Crooked Creek Golf ClubAlpharettaGA16.9 mi.
RiverPines Golf CourseAlpharettaGA16.9 mi.
Trophy Club of AtlantaAlpharettaGA16.9 mi.
Alfred Tup Holmes Golf ClubAtlantaGA17.6 mi.
Bobby Jones Golf CourseAtlantaGA17.6 mi.
Candler Park Golf CourseAtlantaGA17.6 mi.
Charlie Yates Golf CourseAtlantaGA17.6 mi.
Cross Creek Golf ClubAtlantaGA17.6 mi.
Lakeside Golf ClubAtlantaGA17.6 mi.
North Fulton Golf CourseAtlantaGA17.6 mi.
Sugar Creek Golf & Tennis ClubAtlantaGA17.6 mi.
Wolf Creek Golf CourseAtlantaGA17.6 mi.
Atlanta International Golf & Country ClubDecaturGA19.5 mi.
Bridge Mill Athletic ClubCantonGA19.5 mi.
Woodmont Golf & Country ClubCantonGA19.5 mi.
Green Valley Greens Golf CourseCartersvilleGA20.3 mi.
Royal Oaks Golf ClubCartersvilleGA20.3 mi.
Heritage ClubTuckerGA20.8 mi.
Browns Mill Golf CourseAtlantaGA21.2 mi.
Country Oaks Golf CourseThomasvilleGA21.8 mi.
St Andrews Country ClubWinstonGA22.3 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Scaly MountainScaly MountainNC101.5 mi.
 
State Parks
George Washington Carver State ParkGA13.8 mi. 
Sweetwater Creek State ParkGA14.7 mi. 
Red Top Mountain State ParkGA15.5 mi. 
Panola Mountain State ParkGA31.2 mi. 
Arabia Mountain State ParkGA34.2 mi. 
 
Museums
Kennesaw Civil War MuseumKennesawGA6.2 mi.(History)
Robert C. Williams American Museum of PapermakingAtlantaGA16.9 mi.(Technology)
Hammonds House Galleries & Resource Center OF African American ArtAtlantaGA16.9 mi.(Art)
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia - MOCA|GAAtlantaGA16.9 mi.(Art)
Oglethorpe University MuseumAtlantaGA16.9 mi.(Art)
Oglethorpe University MuseumAtlantaGA16.9 mi.(Art)
Pasarya Museum of ArtAtlantaGA16.9 mi.(Art)
Atlanta History CenterAtlantaGA16.9 mi.(History)
Martha Berry MuseumRomeGA41.0 mi.(History)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Zoo AtlantaAtlantaGA16.9 mi.
Tennessee AquariumChattanoogaTN87.0 mi.
Warner Park ZooChattanoogaTN87.0 mi.


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