We can’t wait to welcome Jonah Mcdonald to FoxTale as he shares his new book, Secret Atlanta, with us! McDonald will also answer question on Hiking Atlanta. This is a great event for the whole family!
What’s really inside Atlanta’s sealed Crypt of Civilization? Where can you experience a midnight costume party or get your hair cut at a museum? And is there really an elephant graveyard in the city? Sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction, and Secret Atlanta is the right book to prove this over and over again. Beyond the standard Atlanta tourist attractions, visitors and natives alike will find a city full of secrets”�”in the history, art, culture, nature, and places that are just plain weird. Tour the most hidden spots in the metro area, or see the famous sites through a new lens. You’ll find the answers to common questions, like why there are so many streets named “Peachtree.” Don’t miss Atlanta’s more uncommon quirks too, such as the story behind the clergy parking spaces at one local bar. Whether you’re a lifelong Atlantan or a first-time visitor, local writer Jonah McDonald will help you marvel at Atlanta’s most obscure oddities. His adventures through the city might sound too interesting to be true”�”but you couldn’t even make this stuff up if you tried.
Hiking Atlanta’s Hidden Forests: Intown and Out
Outdoor leader and educator Jonah McDonald shows the way to discovering hiking in Atlanta’s canopy-covered green spaces in this guide that recommends 60 hikes within 30 miles of Georgia’s Capitol dome. Ranging from less than a mile to more than 12 miles, routes are suitable for experienced hikers and beginning walkers of all ages. Each one includes maps, complete driving and hiking directions, trailhead GPS coordinates, and even public transport information. There’s even bonus information on where to see specific bird species and champion trees.