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Posted by: Lori Smith
13/10/2009 11:32 AM

Be sure to check out the city's hiking and moutain biking trails. There are 10 miles of trail that can be accessed right from downtown. There are 5 other sweet trail destinations all within an hour- Marietta Unit of Wayne National Forest, Mountwood Park, North Bend State Park, Athens/Stroud's Run and Lake Hope. Several local events happen at each of these trail systems throughout the year.
Posted by: Ryan Smith
09/10/2009 10:19 AM

Marietta was the first organized settlement in the northwest territory so not only is it a great place to shop,dine,and play outdoors, but it is also full of a rich history. There are many historical sites including the Castle, the Anchorage, the Campus Martius Museum,the Colony Theatre, and more! You can also catch a ride on a real sternwheel boat - The Valley Gem. Between the historical sites and numerous special events, you can be sure there is something always going on in Marietta.
Posted by: Sarah
06/10/2009 07:56 PM

Delta Queen doesn't visit Marietta anymore, though what a sight it was! A big thanks to Rep. Oberstar and other members of Congress for that!
Posted by: Tom
05/10/2009 04:20 PM

A recent addition to the list of Marietta dining options is The Buckley House Restaurant on Front Street (bhrestaurant.com), which features Mediterranean food (you'll love it!). Another good choice is The Galley Restaurant (Second St.) featuring fine food and many great beers from around the world.
Posted by: Andy Thompson
21/09/2009 12:08 PM

The Wayne National Forest in the Marietta Unit is a largely unknown asset to the region. In 15 years of nearly weekly mountain biking trips on the trail system at "the Wayne" my biking friends and I have only encountered a handful of other users. For great views, try hiking The Ohio View Trail starting from Beavertown north of Marietta to the lookout
Posted by: David Haas
21/09/2009 09:25 AM

Come the weekend after Labor Day to enjoy the Ohio River Sternwheel Festival in downtown Marietta. Enjoy local talent, as well as, national recording stars. Take in the local shops and choose something to eat from various vendors or one of the downtown restaurants. Be sure to stay late on Saturday for the fantastic fireworks.
Posted by: Jennifer Farmer
20/09/2009 03:17 PM