Whenever Erin and I head back to our childhood homes in Atlanta we say we are “going home” for the weekend – although everybody knows NYC is really our home, now. It’s nice having “homes” around the country because after all, home is where the heart is.
On some of my trips to the sweet south, I feel like absolutely nothing has changed – it’s like a time warp where I lay around like a lazy teenager with nothing to do flipping through cable (what luxury!).
But other times, I get a little bit more adventurous and experience what my ATL friends find so appealing about the quaint, southern city I once called home.
Over labor day weekend in September, I did the Bicycles of Atlanta tour, and it was awesome since biking is one of my all time favorite activities. During the tour, I got to meet a diverse group of international and domestic travelers visiting Atlanta for the first time, and they gave me a fresh perspective on the city, which was great. I also saw things that didn’t even exist when I lived in Atlanta such as new art installations on the growing Beltline and street murals in Cabbage Town – it’s crazy how much has changed in just the past few years.
For anyone who is not just stopping through the busiest airport in the world, but actually visiting the city of Atlanta – I highly recommend the bicycles of Atlanta tour!