Interstate 77 connects Marietta with central Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Or by boat, at the Ohio Riverfront. It is located on the State line with West Virginia. The Ohio River separates the two states. Directly across the river bridge on Ohio Route 6 is Williamstown. Parkersburg, West Virginia is a short distance south with access to I-77.
The nearest airport is the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport, Route 31 off Route 2 N, +1 304 464-5113.
address: 601 Front Street
Marietta EarthworksA once large number of Indian earthworks that was partially destroyed by local construction. The remaining mound survived due to it's location in Mound Cemetery, which is home to the highest number of American Revolutionary War officer burials in the country.
Marietta CollegeA private college that was founded in 1835.
Children's Toy and Doll Museum
Ohio River Sternwheel FestivalOhio River Levee on the corner of Front and Greene St, downtown, always the weekend after Labor Day. Sa 7:30PM/1OPM. "Harry J. Robinson" Fireworks. They anchor barges in the middle of the Ohio River and produce one of Ohio's outstanding fireworks displays, from the barges, reflected in the water, with illumination of the bridges, by fireworks. Quite a display. Excellent event!
phone: +1 740 373-2445address: 233 Pennsylvania AveMarietta Aquatic Center is a large water park.
phone: +1 740-373-1347address: 922 Front St
Fourth of July celebration
address: 700 Elizabeth Street, WilliamstownThe largest manufacturer of handmade colored glass in the United States. Each piece of glass is an artistic creation by skilled glassworkers and decorators. (Note: The Fenton Art Glass Factory nearly closed 2007, adding to the collectability. The factory stores are still open.)
Lafayette Shopping Center
phone: +1 740 423-1111address: 335 Pike StHomemade pizza, pasta and subs. All breads, including for sandwiches and subs, are baked from scratch that very morning. Dine in, carry out and delivery.
Smitty's Pizzaaddress: 500 Front StreetLocally-owned pizzeria with a wide menu of pizzas, subs, soups, and desserts. Delivery, dine-in, and carry-out all available.
- Las Trancas Mexican restaurant with a huge menu of traditional fare. Snack on chips and salsa while waiting for your meal, or try one of the many margarita flavors. Great family atmosphere with plenty of seating. Located in the Lafayette Plaza off of Pike Street (740-373-9508)
address: Front StGood brews and food. Live entertainment on the weekends.
phone: +1 740 374-9660address: 701 Pike St
phone: +1 740 374-7211address: 279 Muskingum Dr
address: 101 Front StLocated at the confluence of the Muskingham and Ohio Rivers, is the focal point of the downtown district. The hotel, is on the National Register of Historic Places, and was cited "Best of Ohio" in Ohio Magazine (January 2004), for its spectacular view and top-notch service.
address: 995 Joe Skinner Road, Belpre Ohio 45714RiverGarden Guest Wing, a bed and breakfast / boutique hotel, offers condo-style lodgings on the bank of the Ohio River a private entrance, sleeps 6, full kitchen, and 200 feet from the Ohio River.
address: 615 Fifth St