There are many bicycle paths in Atlanta. Take a bicycle tour is a great way to see Atlanta. The best way to see Atlanta on a bicycle is to take a bicycle guided tour. You will be accompanied by an Atlanta resident and they know all the best places to go. They will take you through the many historic neighborhoods. They will take you down old streets that are lined with beautiful magnolia trees. Atlanta is known for all its magnolia trees.
One of the best bicycle tour companies in Atlanta is “Bicycle Tours of Atlanta.” They offer many tours and there is something to please everyone. They conduct daily tours. You can take the Old South and New Beginnings Tour. This tour will take you past Victorian homes located in the Ansley Park area.
When you take a bicycle tour of Inman Park you will see the “iron maiden.” In the 1900’s policemen on patrol would use the “iron maiden” to hold drunks while they waited for the paddy wagon to come and pick them up and take them to jail.
Freedman Park has 45 acres and there are many hiking and biking trails. There are hiking and biking trails that access the Stone Mountain trail. You can take in the State University if you take the 7 mile Trolley Line Trail. This trail will also take you to downtown Atlanta and Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic Site. You will also visit the Cabbage town and many other places.
You cannot say you have seen Atlanta until you take a walking tour of the city. In Atlanta you can walk the city almost year around. Without worrying about the weather.
The only way to visit Stone Mountain Park, Kennesaw Mountain, National Battlefield Park, Oakland Cemetery and many places in midtown is by taking a walking tour.
You can take the “Sweet Auburn” walking tour. This walking tour will show you some black history. You get an idea of the civil rights movement culture in the South. This walking tour will take you to the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site. This complete tour takes about half a day.
You can take a tour that will take you to see restored historic homes. You can see the King Center. This is Kings resting place. You can take a ½ hour tour of the Kings Birth home. You will see the “Shotgun” Row Houses. These are 2 family houses that were built in 1905. They were built for the employees of the Empire Textile Company.
There are so many other sites to see in Atlanta and the best way to see them is on a walking tour.