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Cheer On Your Favorite Team At Tour De Georgia Events
Georgia’s rich history includes significant turning points like
the Civil War that set brother against brother, & the birth of the Civil Rights
Movement. Today, Georgia is a vibrant state filled with cultural, historical, &
spectacular sports events & attractions travelers enjoy statewide. In Mid-April
Georgia's state parks, national landmarks, classic mountains and the state
capital will highlight the route of the annual Tour de Georgia.
Expanding its stature from six to seven days, featuring a full week of professional cycling and community festivals, which begins in Peachtree City, GA, located just south of metro Atlanta, and work its way in a clockwise direction around the state of Georgia and include a return to Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Highlights of the 600-mile route include a dramatic individual time trial to the top of Lookout Mountain, a return to the epic mountain-top finish on Brasstown Bald Mountain, a stage finish in Stone Mountain Park and a return to downtown Atlanta and Centennial Olympic Park as the Overall Finish. The Tour de Georgia is one of the highest ranked stage races outside of Europe with a 2.HC rating from the Union Cycliste Internationale (international governing body of cycling) and is one of 15 races on the new USA Cycling Professional Tour.
By Melody Schubert
Stone Mountain Park is located 16 miles east of downtown Atlanta, GA on Highway 78. For tickets, special deals, event details, and more information call: 1-800-317-2006 or visit www.stonemountainpark.com.