Things to do on the Atlanta Beltline Trail
Along the Atlanta Beltline trail you’ll find runners, walkers, skateboarders, bikers and spectators. The beltline once was unused railroad corridors and is now 22 miles of parks and trails circling the city neighborhoods. In 2017, the Atlanta Beltline had more than 1.8 million visitors.
The beltline continues to expand from Irwin to Kirkwood Avenue, crossing Hulsey Yard and Dekalb Avenue. The second expansion is now in the works. The Eastside Trail’s southern extension will take the trail down to Memorial Drive. The trail will cross over the bridge at Fulton Street.
If you’re planning to take in some sunshine this spring and summer, the beltline will be a great place to have some fun. Here are a few ways to experience the beltline:
If you have an eye and ear for the arts you’ll love strolling through the walkable outdoor art museum. The trail showcases the work of many visual artists, performers and musicians. The experience is vibrant and diverse.
If you like fast-paced activities, you’ll love riding your bicycle. If you don’t own a bicycling, no worries, you can rent one from Atlanta Bicycle Barn. Once you’re on wheels, take a stroll to Piedmont Park, Krog Street Market or Ponce City Market. You’ll find tons of activities, shopping, food and drinks.
Get your grub on
If you’re a sucker for outdoor patios, you’ll find plenty of walk-up patios for lunch, dinner and cocktails. You can never go wrong with Park Tavern and it’s view of Piedmont Park. You’ll also find great restaurants like Two Urban Licks, Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall and Kevin Rathbun Steak House. If you’re looking for an artisan approach, try Krog Street Market. It offers a variety of restaurants right in the heart of Inman Park.
Find your new favorite cocktail
Looking to end your night with a great cocktail and a bang? Victory Sandwich Bar serves an unforgettable Jack and Coke slushy. Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall is another amazing restaurant along the trail. Ladybird offers a traditional bar inside and an outdoor oriented bar that takes place in a camper.
Now that we’ve given you a list of things to do on the beltline, go ahead and take a stroll!