Upcoming Tours (all types)

    • February 18, 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Liberty Plaza,
    • 0
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    This tour is full and wait list is closed. Please check our Adventure Calendar for a list of upcoming tours. Thank you.

    Grant Park + Peoplestown + Summerhill Walking Tour (rescheduled from Feb 10 to Feb 18)

    • If you come on this tour you can expect to have fun, learn a lot and see some really cool stuff. You will also meet some very nice people.
    • If you like to take photos, you will LOVE this tour. 
    • If you appreciate history, you will enjoy this tour a lot. We keep it interesting without overwhelming you with facts.
    • If you are interested in current and future real estate development you will be glad you came.
    • If you enjoy locally brewed craft beers, you are in for a treat.
    • The tour begins at Liberty Plaza and ends at Eventide Brewing.
    • The entire route is about 7 miles. You can participate in all or part of the tour. See itinerary for possible entry / exit points (e).
    • Pack your lunch! There will be a 30-minute picnic lunch stop in DH Stanton Park, which is on the Southside Trail.
    • Minimum age is 15
    • Not pet friendly due to high traffic areas
    • Members, FREE | Non-members, $25/person
    • Tickets are non-refundable but you may self-cancel at anytime and apply your entire registration fee to a future tour.
    • Click here for interactive route map of this tour

    Be sure to check our Upcoming Tours calendar for other tours.

    TOUR ITINERARY

    * Eventide Brewing is 2.0 miles from the King Memorial MARTA station. You could also Lyft/Uber to your final destination
      (m) Liberty Plaza is one block from the Georgia State MARTA station
      (e) indicates possible exit or entry point on the tour route

      HIGHLIGHTS & LANDMARKS

      • Georgia State Capitol
      • Liberty Plaza
      • Olympic Cauldron Tower
      • Summerhill
      • Phoenix Park
      • DH Stanton Park
      • Atlanta Beltline Southside Trail
      • Peoplestown Neighborhood
      • Historic Grant Park Neighborhood
      • Grant Park
      • Zoo Atlanta
      • Fort Walker
      • Ormond-Grant Park
      • Eventide Brewing
      • February 25, 2018
      • 11:00 AM
      • Liberty Plaza
      • 3
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      This is the second in a series of hyper-local bike tours that we will be offering in 2018. Be sure to check our Upcoming Tours calendar for other tours.

      Grant Park + Peoplestown + Summerhill Bike Tour & Picnic

      • If you come on this tour you can expect to have fun, learn a lot, get some exercise and see some really cool stuff. You will also meet some very nice people.
      • This will be a leisurely ride as opposed to a race.
      • It is for experienced riders only due to the amount of in-street riding we will be doing.
      • All riders bring their own bike must wear a helmet. Equipment is not provided.
      • Pack a lunch! There is a 30-minute picnic lunch in Grant Park
      • There is an optional get-together at Eventide Brewing after the ride.
      • Minimum age = 15
      • Members, FREE | Non-members, $25/person
      • Non-member tickets are non-refundable but you may self-cancel at anytime and apply your entire registration fee to a future tour.
      • Click here for an interactive route map for this tour
      Itinerary*
      • 10:45, Meet at Liberty Plaza (two blocks from Georgia State MARTA station)
      • 11:00, Bike tour begins
      • 12:00, Picnic in Grant Park
      • 12:30, Tour resumes
      • 1:00, Tour ends at Eventide Brewing
      * Route and times are approximate and subject to change.

        Highlights & Landmarks

        • Georgia State Capitol
        • Liberty Plaza
        • Olympic Cauldron Tower
        • Summerhill
        • Dosser Paintball Course
        • DH Stanton Park
        • Atlanta Beltline Southside Trail
        • Peoplestown Neighborhood
        • Phoenix Park
        • Historic Grant Park Neighborhood
        • Grant Park
        • Zoo Atlanta
        • Fort Walker
        • Ormond-Grant Park
        • Eventide Brewing
              • March 03, 2018
              • 10:00 AM
              • Liberty Plaza,
              • 0


              This tour is full and wait list is closed. Please check our Adventure Calendar for a list of upcoming tours. Thank you.

              Glenwood Park + Grant Park + Ormewood Park + East Atlanta Village Walking Tour

              • If you come on this tour you can expect to have fun, learn a lot and see some really cool stuff. You will also meet some very nice people.
              • If you like to take photos, you will LOVE this tour. 
              • If you appreciate history, you will enjoy this tour a lot. We keep it interesting without overwhelming you with facts.
              • If you are interested in current and future real estate development you will be glad you came.
              • The tour begins at the Kroger Glenwood Park and ends at the Argosy in East Atlanta Village (EAV).
              • The entire route is about 7 miles. You can participate in all or part of the tour. See itinerary for possible entry / exit points (e).
              • There will be an optional lunch at Argosy in EAV.
              • Minimum age is 15
              • Not pet friendly due to high traffic areas
              • Members, FREE | Non-members, $25/person
              • Tickets are non-refundable but you may self-cancel at anytime and apply your entire registration fee to a future tour.
              • Click here for interactive route map of this tour

              Be sure to check our Upcoming Tours calendar for other tours.

              TOUR ITINERARY

              • 09:45, Meet at the Kroger Glenwood Park (m)
              • 10:00, Tour begins
              • 11:30, Glenwood Park Village (e) [3.5 miles]
              • 1:00, Argosy (e) [7.0 miles]
              * Argosy is about is about 1 mile from the Kroger Glenwood Park and 1.5 miles from the Inman Park - Reynnoldstown MARTA station
                (m) Kroger Glenwood Park is about 1.5 mile walk from the Inman Park - Reynoldstown MARTA station. 
                (e) indicates possible exit or entry point on the tour route

                HIGHLIGHTS & LANDMARKS

                • Kroger @ Glenwood Park
                • Maynard Jackson Senior High School
                • Arts Exchange (formerly Stockade)
                • Roosevelt Lofts (formerly Roosevelt High School)
                • Atlanta Beltline Southside Trail, Several Access Points & Proposed Transit Stops (see interactive map)
                • Glenwood Park Village
                • Ormewood Park
                • Brownwood Park
                • Intrenchment Creek
                • Ormewood Forest
                • Battle of Atlanta, Several Historical Markers (see interactive map)
                • East Atlanta Village
                • March 10, 2018
                • 10:00 AM
                • Bankhead Transit Station
                Register


                This tour was rescheduled from Feb 03 to Mar 10

                West Atlanta / Proctor Creek Driving Tour

                "A good hockey player skates where the puck is. A great hockey player skates where the puck will be." — Wayne Gretzky

                This guided tour is for those who would like to learn more about the neighborhoods that are located in West Atlanta and along the proposed Proctor Creek Greenway (first trail section opening in December 2017). The tour area includes all of Sub-area 9 and part of Sub-area 10 of the Atlanta Beltline Master Planning overlay. Sub-area 10 includes the new Westside Trail north of I-20.

                As always, we will focus on the the built environment and its proximity to current and future (proposed) developments including the Atlanta Beltline, Proctor Creek Greenway, Westside Reservoir Park, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, West Midtown and more. We will also pay close attention to key transit connections that are planned for this area.

                This two-part tour begins and ends at the Bankhead MARTA station.

                • 10:00 - 11:30, Eastern half of the tour area
                • 11:30 - 12:30, Lunch at Bone Garden Cantina (included)
                • 12:30 - 2:00, Western half of the tour area

                REGISTRATION

                • Members, $50 (members may bring up to 2 guests at $75/guest)
                • Non-members, $100 (non-members may bring 1 guest at $75)
                • Your registration fee includes the 3-hour guided tour, lunch and an information package (alcoholic beverages not included)

                YOUR TOUR GUIDE

                Steve Saenz is the founder of Urban Explorers of Atlanta & ExploreATL Tours. Since 2014, he has led over 200 tours throughout the City of Atlanta.

                YOU SHOULD GO ON THIS TOUR IF...

                • You enjoy exploring urban environments with an experienced tour guide
                • You would like to learn about Atlanta's Historic Belt Lines
                • You would like to know about the timing of the key elements of the Atlanta Beltline project including trail, transit and green space design and development
                • You would like to see where the proposed transit stops and access points will be in the future
                • You are interested in getting a better feel for the type of development that is (will be) occurring in these areas

                PRIVATE TOURS AVAILABLE

                If you would like to schedule a private tour for your group, please contact member support for pricing and scheduling. Thank you.

                Urban Explorers of Atlanta is not affiliated with the Atlanta Beltline, Inc. or the Atlanta Beltline Partnership. We are an independent tour company that has been leading bike, bus and walking tours throughout Atlanta since 2014. We are huge supporters of the Beltline project and highly recommend the excellent tours offered by the Atlanta Beltline and its partner organizations. We also encourage everyone to support the Atlanta Beltline by volunteering and/or becoming a member.

                • March 11, 2018
                • 10:00 AM
                • Inman Park MARTA Station
                • 0


                This tour is full and wait list is closed. Please check our Adventure Calendar for a list of upcoming tours. Thank you.

                Reynoldstown + Edgewood + Kirkwood Walking Tour

                • If you come on this tour you can expect to have fun, learn a lot and see some really cool stuff. You will also meet some very nice people.
                • If you like to take photos, you will LOVE this tour. 
                • If you appreciate history, you will enjoy this tour a lot. We keep it interesting without overwhelming you with facts.
                • If you are interested in current and future real estate development you will be glad you came.
                • The tour begins at the Inman Park-Reynoldstown MARTA station and ends at the East Lake MARTA station
                • The entire route is about 8 miles. You can participate in all or part of the tour. See itinerary for possible entry / exit points (e).
                • We will be stopping for a picnic lunch in Coan Park
                • Minimum age is 15
                • Not pet friendly due to high traffic areas
                • Members, FREE | Non-members, $25/person
                • Tickets are non-refundable but you may self-cancel at anytime and apply your entire registration fee to a future tour.
                • Click here for interactive route map of this tour

                Be sure to check our Upcoming Tours calendar for other tours.

                Tour Itinerary

                • 09:45, Meet at Inman Park - Reynoldstown MARTA station (m)
                • 10:00, Tour begins
                • 10:30, Park Grounds (e) [1.0 miles]
                • 11:15, Edgewood Candler Park Station (e) [3.0 miles]
                • 11:45, Picnic in Coan Park (e) [4.0 miles]
                • 12:15, Tour resumes (e)
                • 12:30, Gillian Park [4.5 miles]
                • 12:45, Pullman Yards [5.25 miles]
                • 13:00, Historic Kirkwood Village (e) [5.75]
                • 13:00, Possible (optional) Pit Stop at Kirkyard Public House
                • 13:15, Bessie Branham Park [6.25 miles]
                • 14:00, East Lake MARTA station (e) [7.75 miles]
                  (m) Meet in bus bay on Inman Park side of Inman Park - Reynoldstown MARTA station
                  (e) indicates possible exit or entry point on the tour route

                  Points of Interest

                  • Inman Park - Reynoldstown MARTA station
                  • Battle of Atlanta historic sites depicted in Cyclorama (Railroad Cut, etc.)
                  • Historic Reynoldstown (core battlefield during Battle of Atlanta)
                  • Madison Reynolds' General Store (how Reynoldstown got its name)
                  • Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail Southern Extension
                  • Park Grounds (eclectic coffee house / dog park in heart of R-town)
                  • Coan Park
                  • Gilliam Park
                  • Trolley Line Trail
                  • Historic Pullman Yards (plans / renderings)
                  • Historic Kirkwood
                  • Bessie-Branham Park

                Past Events

                February 17, 2018 Southside Trail Driving Tour
                February 03, 2018 Downtown Atlanta Bike Tour
                January 27, 2018 State Capitol to Krog Street Walking Tour
                January 20, 2018 Downtown Atlanta Walking Tour
                January 20, 2018 Mercedes Benz Stadium Private Tour
                January 06, 2018 TOUR: West ATL / Proctor Creek
                January 01, 2018 TOUR: Terminus Trek
                December 23, 2017 Sub-Area 10 Bike Tour
                December 09, 2017 Walk & Talk: Proctor Creek Trail w/ Stephanie Stuckey
                December 05, 2017 PATH Parkway Grand Opening + Lunch & Ride
                December 03, 2017 Sub-Area 9 Bike Tour
                November 26, 2017 Sub-Area 8 Bike Tour
                November 24, 2017 Gratitude Picnic + Nature Hike
                November 19, 2017 Southside + Westside Neighborhood Tour
                November 12, 2017 Sub-Area 7 Bike Tour
                November 11, 2017 Veteran's Day Walk on Freedom Park Trail
                November 05, 2017 Sunset Rendezvous & Full Moon Walk Eastside Trail
                November 05, 2017 Sub-Area 6 Bike Tour
                October 26, 2017 Olmsted Sunset Tour & Moonlight Hike
                October 26, 2017 Freedom Park Tour: Route 8
                October 24, 2017 Freedom Park Sunset Tour
                October 22, 2017 Sub-Area 5 Bike Tour
                October 21, 2017 Westside Trail Walking Tour + Picnic (PM)
                October 21, 2017 Westside Trail Walking Tour + Picnic (AM)
                October 15, 2017 Sub-Area 4 Bike Tour
                October 14, 2017 Sub-Area 3 Bike Tour
                October 12, 2017 Freedom Park Sunset Tour
                October 10, 2017 Freedom Park Tour: Route 6
                October 10, 2017 Freedom Park Tour: Route 4
                October 07, 2017 Walk & Talk: Proctor Creek Greenway w/ Stephanie Stuckey
                October 05, 2017 Freedom Park Sunset Tour: Route 5
                October 05, 2017 Freedom Park Tour: Route 3
                October 04, 2017 Sunset Pizza Tour
                October 03, 2017 Freedom Park Tour: Route 2
                October 03, 2017 Freedom Park Tour: Route 1
                October 01, 2017 Sub-Area 2 Bike Tour
                September 30, 2017 Westside Trail Walking Tour + Picnic (PM)
                September 30, 2017 Westside Trail Walking Tour + Picnic (AM)
                September 29, 2017 UXATL Joins Celebration of Westside Trail Opening
                September 27, 2017 Walk & Talk w/ Ryan Gravel
                September 24, 2017 Sub-Area 1 Bike Tour
                September 23, 2017 Westside Trail Walking Tour + Monday Night Garage Grand Opening
                September 17, 2017 Sub-area 10 Walking Tour
                September 09, 2017 Westside Trail Bike Tour
                September 03, 2017 Sub-Area 9: Huff Rd to Bankhead
                September 02, 2017 Dragon Con Parade
                August 27, 2017 Westside Trail Bike Tour
                August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse Field Trip to Tiger Mountain
                August 20, 2017 Sub-Area 8: Northside Dr to Marietta St
                August 17, 2017 Proctor Creek Greenway Groundbreaking
                August 12, 2017 Westside Trail Bike Tour
                August 06, 2017 Sub-Area 7: Lindbergh to Tanyard Creek
                August 05, 2017 South Downtown / Underground Atlanta Walking Tour
                July 30, 2017 Olmsted Parks Bike Tour: Vine City to Decatur
                July 29, 2017 Sub-area 10: Bankhead to West End
                July 23, 2017 Sub-Area 6: PCM to Ansley Park
                July 22, 2017 Battle of ATL Bike Tour
                July 16, 2017 Experience the Westside Trail
                July 15, 2017 Big Creek Greenway Bike & Brewery Tour
                July 13, 2017 Beltline PIZZA Sunset Tour
                July 09, 2017 Sub-Area 5: Inman Park to PCM
                July 08, 2017 Sub-Area 9: Huff Rd to Bankhead
                July 06, 2017 Explore the Eastside Trail, Sunset Tour
                July 06, 2017 Explore the Eastside Trail, Lunch Tour
                July 04, 2017 Freedom Park Bike & Hike (Walk)
                July 01, 2017 Proctor Creek + Westside Reservoir Park Bike Tour
                June 29, 2017 Beltline PIZZA Sunset Tour
                June 29, 2017 Beltline PIZZA Lunch Tour
                June 25, 2017 Sub-Area 4: Glenwood Park to Krog St Market
                June 24, 2017 Sub-Area 8: Northside Dr to Marietta St
                June 21, 2017 Summer Solstice Sunset Roll & Stroll
                June 18, 2017 Westside Trail Walking Tour
                June 17, 2017 Olmsted Park 20th Ann Garden Party
                June 17, 2017 Disc Golf Clinic & Picnic @ Perkerson Park
                June 16, 2017 Explore the Eastside Trail, Lunch Tour
                June 15, 2017 Explore the Eastside Trail, Sunset Tour
                June 11, 2017 Sub-Area 3: Grant Park to Glenwood Park
                June 10, 2017 Sub-Area 7: Lindbergh to Tanyard Creek
                June 09, 2017 Atlanta Moon (Bike) Ride
                May 28, 2017 Sub-Area 2: Adair Park to Grant Park (Eventide)
                May 27, 2017 Sub-Area 6: PCM to Armour Yard (Sweetwater)
                May 20, 2017 Heritage Park Hike w/ Jonah McDonald
                May 14, 2017 Sub-Area 1 Walking Tour
                May 13, 2017 Sub-Area 5 Walking Tour
                May 06, 2017 N. GA Mountain Adventure + Kentucky Derby Party
                April 30, 2017 Westside Trail Learning Tour + Picnic
                April 29, 2017 Sub-Area 4 Walking Tour
                April 28, 2017 Inman Park Tour of Homes + Lunch
                April 15, 2017 Sub-Area 3 Discovery Tour
                April 09, 2017 Battle of ATL Bike Tour & Picnic
                April 09, 2017 Fernbank Forest w/ Eli Dickerson
                April 09, 2017 Olmsted Plein Air: Paint Quick Competition
                April 08, 2017 Olmsted Plein Air: Olmsted Linear Park
                April 07, 2017 Olmsted Plein Air: Olmsted Linear Park
                April 06, 2017 Olmsted Plein Air: Downtown Decatur
                April 05, 2017 Olmsted Plein Air: Atlanta History Center
                April 02, 2017 Westside Trail Walking Tour & Picnic
                April 02, 2017 Olmsted Plein Air: Piedmont Park
                April 01, 2017 Westside Trail Bike Tour
                March 31, 2017 In Search of Terminus
                March 26, 2017 Olmsted Linear Park Tour
                March 25, 2017 Sub-Area 2 Discovery Tour
                March 19, 2017 Discover the Secrets of Clear Creek
                March 18, 2017 Historic Churches Walking Tour
                March 11, 2017 AB360: Sub-Area 1 Discovery Tour
                March 10, 2017 Inman Park Picnic Tour
                March 05, 2017 Westside Trail Walking Tour
                March 04, 2017 Eastside Trail Learning Tour + Picnic
                February 26, 2017 Westside Trail Walking Tour
                February 19, 2017 Eastside Trail Learning Tour + Picnic
                February 18, 2017 Atlanta's Historic Churches Walking Tour
                February 17, 2017 Inman Park Arbor Day Walking Tour
                January 29, 2017 Westside Trail Walking Tour
                December 31, 2016 2-Way New Year's Eve Beltline Hike
                December 17, 2016 Westside Trail Walking Tour
                December 04, 2016 Westside Trail Walking Tour
                November 27, 2016 Eastside Trail Thanksgiving Walking Tour
                May 30, 2015 Beltline Fitness Hike: Ansley > Memorial
                May 16, 2015 Beltline Fitness Hike: Northside Segment
                May 02, 2015 Atlanta Beltline Fitness Hike: Westside Segment
                April 04, 2015 Urban Explorers Beltline Fitness Hike: Southwest Segment
                March 21, 2015 Atlanta Beltline Fitness Hike: Southeast Segment
                March 07, 2015 Atlanta Beltline Fitness Hike: Eastside Trail

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