The Northside Trail is short but has lots of playgrounds and fun bridge underneath a railroad tressel
What: Bicycle Atlanta
When: Any Day
Photos: For additional photos of the BeltLine, visit our Virtual Tour of the Atlanta BeltLine
After spending time in bicycle friendly Breckenridge CO, we came back to Atlanta with a different outlook, more experienced riders and a desire to find some great places to bicycle Atlanta. Enter the Atlanta BeltLine.
The Atlanta BeltLine is built on former railroad paths and when complete, will be 22 miles of continuous trails circling Atlanta and connecting 45 neighborhoods. Note, at some point this will be a continuous trail, but at the moment, these are out and back trails.There are five sections of the BeltLine: Northeast, Northside, Westside, Southwest and Southeast. My only complaint about the BeltLine is that it’s difficult to figure out where to get on the trails and which trails are currently open. Here are three trails currently open for bicycling Atlanta on the BeltLine. We’ve been on each of these and we’ll tell you where to park and what to expect. Continue reading Bicycle Atlanta with Kids along the Atlanta BeltLine
Whirling Wheels by Alex Rodriguez is part of Art on the Beltline. The Beltline is a great place for kids to ride. It’s flat, paved and has lots of parks and playgrounds along the route.
This past summer we spent a month in Breckenridge, CO. One of my favorite things about Breck in the summer was the ability to leave my car parked for days on end and just bike wherever we wanted to go.
When we returned to Atlanta, I didn’t want to trade in our bikes for a car just yet, so we went looking for ways to explore on two wheels. It’s amazing how different the city looks from a bike. If your kids are just getting started on a bike, try visiting a local school or deserted tennis or basketball court. These places offer a flat surface for new riders to get and keep their balance. Once they’ve gotten the hang of it, here are four places to cycle Atlanta with kids. Know others? Tell us about them.
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