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Power Trip: A history-packed weekend in Marietta, Ohio

your itinerary for a weekend in Marietta, Ohio

A Weekend in Marietta, Ohio

As a travel blogger with a full-time job, I’m always seeking destinations that can be explored in a weekend. Bite-sized trips to see new places and learn new things are a smart way to travel without using your vacation days. [I call these Power Trips]

Marietta, Ohio is a destination easily experienced in a weekend.

The first settlement of the Northwest Territory, Marietta is a midwest city with a long history — from the native Hopewell tribe to the early pioneers to the modern day Mariettans who preserve and honor this long history.

For the weekend wanderer looking for small town charm, here’s my list of where to stay in Marietta, what to do in Marietta, and where to eat in Marietta.

[[Oh, and if you like ghosts, a weekend in Marietta is a perfect destination for ghost hunting.]]

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