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Did you know that Marietta Ohio is one of the country’s most pedestrian friendly towns? Park it and lace up your shoes because when it comes to fitness and fun we’re One Step Ahead. The newly constructed Marietta River Walk winds through historic downtown along the Ohio and Muskingum Rivers. Stop to watch a college regatta, or take a seat at the Levee House Café for riverfront dining. Take in views of Marietta’s parks, charming bricklined streets, and unique boutiques. Prepare to learn what makes Marietta such a significant piece of our country’s history on one of many guided and self-guided walking tours including Hidden Marietta, a ghost trek offering insight into the towns spooky past; The Marietta College Tree Tour, which leads you through our beautiful campus dating back to 1835; and guided tours of Ancient Earthworks and Splendid Architecture.
Walk across the county’s last hand operated turn stile Railroad Bridge to discover Historic Harmar Village, where you’ll find shopping, museums, fine dining and our old-fashioned soda shop.
These activities and more are just a short walk from the Historic Lafayette Hotel located in downtown Marietta.