Bike all the way to ’Bama—or just a mile—on the Silver Comet Trail

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Silver Comet Trail

Photograph by Caroline C. Kilgore

This paved former railway (a precursor to the Atlanta BeltLine) cuts a 61.5-mile path from Smyrna to Alabama, passing junk-filled backyards and bucolic pine groves. Hit up trailside bike shop Silver Comet Cycles (mile 4.2) and a private lakefront beach (mile 33). Just don’t forget to arrange a ride back home, unless you plan to pedal.

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