Biking and Art on the Atlanta Beltline

Biking and Art on the Atlanta Beltline, Atlanta, Georgia (B)

With just three days in which to explore Atlanta I knew I wouldn’t even scratch the surface, but I had to try, and what better place to get an overview than the Atlanta Beltline. The addition of this mixed use redevelopment project, which takes advantage of the City’s existing railway corridors, is transforming and revitalizing the city of Atlanta in the best possible way. When complete The BeltLine’s 22 mile path will encircle and connect the city of Atlanta and its many diverse neighborhoods.

The multi-use pedestrian friendly pathways are perfect for cycling, running, and walking, but the BeltLine is much more then just an exercise path getting you from point A to point B. With a skate park, shopping, restaurants and the South’s largest temporary public art installation the BeltLine is a destination!

As soon as I knew I would be visiting Atlanta I immediately started researching what the city had to offer in the way of public art, and boy did I hit the jackpot!

Essentially The BeltLine is an outdoor art gallery featuring a revolving display of both local and international artists. Additionally, Atlanta is host to multiple mural and art festivals each year, including the Outer space Project, and Living Walls. What all this means, is that you’ll find murals, sculpture, and performance art just about everywhere, much of it located along the BeltLine, or nearby! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Biking and Art on the Atlanta Beltline
Guide Location: USA » Atlanta
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Hilary Gudgel
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Time Star
  • Eastside Trail
  • Piedmont Park
  • Old Fourth Ward Park Skatepark
  • Ladybird Restaurant
  • Edgewood Avenue