City to Sea: A Classic Cross-State Adventure!

Embark on an unforgettable weeklong biking adventure from June 1-8, 2024, as you pedal your way from the bustling city of Atlanta, GA, to the historic and captivating city of Savannah. This scenic journey will take you through some of Georgia's most charming towns, promising a unique blend of urban exploration, Southern hospitality, and natural beauty.

Each day's ride is carefully planned, with overnight stops in distinctive locations including Oxford, known for its intimate college town ambiance; Social Circle, where history meets modern charm; Milledgeville, steeped in antebellum architecture and literary heritage; Swainsboro, surrounded by lush landscapes and agricultural richness; and finally, Statesboro, a dynamic town with a thriving university community.

Along the route, you'll experience the warm embrace of Southern culture, explore local landmarks, and relish the sense of accomplishment as you pedal through diverse landscapes, creating lasting memories during this weeklong cycling odyssey through the heart of Georgia.


ATLANTA - June 1 Overnight

The bike scene in Atlanta is a vibrant and dynamic aspect of the city's culture. The city has made significant strides in recent years to become more bike-friendly, adding 100s of miles of dedicated bike lanes and initiatives promoting cycling as a sustainable mode of transportation.

On any given day, cyclists can be seen navigating through the city's diverse neighborhoods, from the historic charm of Inman Park to the bustling streets of Midtown. The Atlanta BeltLine, a former railway corridor transformed into a multi-use trail, has become a central hub for cyclists, offering a scenic route through various neighborhoods and parks. Additionally, the city hosts regular cycling events and group rides that bring together enthusiasts of all skill levels.

The bike scene in Atlanta not only promotes a healthy and active lifestyle but also fosters a sense of community among those who share a passion for two-wheeled exploration in the heart of this Southern metropolis.


Route subject to change per local authorities.

OXFORD - June 2 Overnight

Oxford is charming, quiet community steeped in history and characterized by its forests, trails, and wide boulevards. Much of the town is part of the Oxford Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places, which includes RenaissanceGreek Revival, and Gothic architecture.

Emory University's Oxford College is a historic and picturesque campus contributes to the appeal of Oxford. The beautiful Georgian architecture, lush greenery, and serene environment provide an ideal setting for our 2nd night on BRAG 2024.

VENUE: OXFORD COLLEGE 801 Emory St, Oxford, GA 30054


SOCIAL CIRCLE - June 3 Overnight

Social Circle is known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. The close-knit community fosters a sense of belonging, where residents often know each other by name, creating a strong sense of community spirit. Social Circle is the kind of place where people feel a genuine connection to their neighbors, contributing to a positive and supportive environment.

Additionally, Social Circle is surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes, including nearby lakes and parks. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy activities such as hiking, fishing, and picnicking, providing opportunities to appreciate the natural beauty of the area.

VENUE: Social Circle Elementary School 240 W Hightower Trail, Social Circle, GA 30025


MILLEDGEVILLE - June 4 Overnight

Milledgeville, Georgia, stands out for its rich history, charming architecture, and cultural significance. As the former capital of Georgia during the pre-Civil War era, Milledgeville boasts a wealth of antebellum architecture that captivates visitors. The historic district features well-preserved buildings, including the Old Governor's Mansion, which served as the residence for Georgia's governors before the capital moved to Atlanta.

The town is also home to Georgia College & State University, contributing to a vibrant and diverse community. The college campus adds an energetic and intellectual atmosphere, with cultural events, performances, and art exhibitions that enhance the town's cultural offerings.

Overall, Milledgeville's unique blend of historical significance, cultural richness, and natural beauty make it a distinctive and appealing destination for residents and visitors alike.

VENUE: Walter B Williams Junior Park 59 GA-22, Milledgeville, GA 31061



You'll find lots to do during our extended stay in Milledgeville. On the layover day, you can bike around Milledgeville, cycle the Oconee Greenway, visit the town's charming downtown, or take a much-deserved day off! 

Milledgeville's connection to literary history is another standout feature. It was once home to notable writers such as Flannery O'Connor and Alice Walker. The Andalusia Farm, where Flannery O'Connor lived and wrote, is a popular attraction for literature enthusiasts.

Nature lovers appreciate the town's proximity to Lake Sinclair, providing opportunities for water recreation and scenic views. The town's parks and green spaces, including Lockerly Arboretum, offer tranquil settings for relaxation and outdoor activities.

VENUE: Walter B Williams Junior Park 59 GA-22, Milledgeville, GA 31061


SWAINSBORO - June 6 Overnight

Swainsboro is home to the East Georgia State College, bringing a collegiate atmosphere to the community. The presence of the college adds a dynamic energy and cultural diversity to the town, with students engaging in various activities and events.

The town also boasts historical significance, evident in its well-preserved architecture and landmarks. Downtown Swainsboro reflects its history, featuring charming storefronts and historic buildings that offer a glimpse into the past. The Emanuel County Courthouse is an iconic structure that stands as a testament to the town's heritage.

For outdoor enthusiasts, Swainsboro offers opportunities for recreation with the presence of the George L. Smith State Park. The park is known for its cypress trees and a mill pond, providing a picturesque setting for activities such as kayaking, fishing, and hiking.

VENUE: East Georgia State College 131 College Cir, Swainsboro, GA 30401


STATESBORO - June 7 Overnight

The downtown area of Statesboro is known for its charming atmosphere, with a mix of historic architecture and modern amenities. The Blue Mile, a revitalization project, has transformed South Main Street into a pedestrian-friendly area, promoting local businesses, art, and community engagement.

Statesboro has a rich cultural heritage, and this is often celebrated through events such as the Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market and the Averitt Center for the Arts. The Averitt Center is a hub for cultural activities, hosting art exhibitions, performances, and community events that contribute to the town's cultural vibrancy.

VENUE: Georgia Southern University 1332 Southern Dr, Statesboro, GA 30458


SAVANNAH - June 8 End-of-the-Road

Savannah's Historic District is one of the largest urban historic districts in the United States. The city is famous for its 22 historic squares, each with its own character and charm. Visitors can enjoy scenic views, take riverboat cruises, and explore the vibrant waterfront.

Savannah is also known for its delicious and diverse culinary offerings. From classic Southern cuisine to innovative dining experiences, the city has a thriving food scene. The Olde Pink House and Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room are just a couple of the renowned establishments.

VENUE: Daffin Park 1 Waring Dr, Savannah, GA 31404


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