Top Ten Ways to Play Near Marietta, Georgia

Flying into Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport on vacation and hoping to explore some sites both in town and outside the city? We’ve collected our top ten ways to play near Marietta, GA, and hope you’ll come south to discover them soon!

  1. Atlanta Braves Baseball at Turner Field is always an exciting experience. There’s nothing quite like watching Major League Baseball, and Turner Field is all about the fans! Check the website for tickets/parking pass packages before you come. And by the way, Atlanta/Marietta RV Resort keeps you close to the action in a quiet, tree-lined setting.
  2. Bobby Jones Golf Course on Peachtree Creek, ten minutes from downtown Atlanta, gives vacationing golfers the chance to play eighteen holes on a championship public course. Make reservations online to ensure a tee time and enjoy a round in a stellar setting while RV camping in Marietta.
  3. Chattahoochee and Oconee National Forests welcome Marietta RV campers to discover the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian Mountains and a remarkable collection of lakes, waterfalls and trails. Favorites with our readers include:
    • Hiking to view Anna Ruby Falls
    • Paddling and fishing Lake Conasauga
    • The observation deck at Brasstown Bald
    • Lake Oconee, with its clear blue waters, scenic trails and a ghost town!
  4. Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, a lush river valley in Atlanta’s suburbs, is a canoeing and kayaking dream. Within the NRA boundaries, you’ll also find an assortment of green spaces just begging to be hiked and photographed.
  5. Dahlonega, Georgia, an historic gold mining town in the mountains northeast of Marietta, is a great place for RVers to spend the day. Pan for gold, visit the museums and enjoy the vintage charm of the town at the heart of the Georgia Gold Rush.
  6. The alpine village of Helen, Georgia is one hour northeast of Marietta in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Visit the city’s famous bear park, take a ride in a hot air balloon, shop for everything from antiques to artisan creations and camp in one of Helen, Georgia’s hospitable campgrounds.
  7. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, located minutes from Marietta, commemorates the two week battle in 1864 that was pivotal in the Civil War struggle for Atlanta. Take the self-guided cell phone tour or enjoy guided tours and reenactments to discover the places where the battle raged.
  8. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta provides visitors an intimate view of the life of the slain civil rights leader. Take a ranger-led tour of his boyhood home and surrounding neighborhood, visit the Freedom Center and stroll past iconic Ebenezer Baptist Church. We highly recommend a visit to this national treasure to our RV camping friends.
  9. Six Flags Whitewater, located right in Marietta, promises a day of splashes, spills and fun. Thrill rides, family rides and special rides for the kids fill Six Flags Whitewater, where the water is cool and the action is hot.
  10. Stone Mountain Park, forty five short minutes south of Marietta, is a family-focused theme park with plenty of Georgia mountain charm. Our RV traveling friends recommend this park because of its affordable on-site campground. A breathtaking tramway, enormous mountainside adventure course and exciting multimedia presentations are just three ways to entertain your family at Stone Mountain.
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