Bicycle Ride Across Georgia

Join Us for an Adventure!

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The Bicycle Ride Across Georgia

June 4 - 11, 2022  |  Columbus, GA to Brunswick, GA

ALL BRAG RIDES INCLUDE...

Camping Included

It's not an adventure without a few nights under the stars! Air-conditioned options are also available on Big BRAG.

Live Music

Curated entertainment every night to help you unwind after putting in those miles!

Rider Support

Support & Gear vehicles, plus baggage portage to the next town are included with your ride!

Hot Showers

Wash off the day with our refreshing shower trucks all along the way... Just don't forget to pack a towel!

Ample Rest Stops

Frequent stops along well-marked routes to make sure your favorite bike snacks & refreshments aren't too far away!

BRAG BAR & FOOD TRUCKS

Refuel after a day of Georgia road riding with delicious local flavors and frosty beverages!

BRAG is a Bicycle Ride, Not a Race. It's All About the Journey!

On Big BRAG, cyclists will average about 55 miles per day for one week, with a day off in the middle.

It may sound like a lot of riding, but you're fully supported by accompanying SAG vehicles and frequent, well-stocked rest stops every 12 - 18 miles. Your favorite snacks, drinks, fun activities, and great views are never too far away!

BRAG routes guide bike riders through some of the most friendly and welcoming towns. Plan to take your time along the way to eat some of the best food Georgia has to offer. Whether coming alone or with a group, you'll have an adventure of a lifetime. With at least 1500 participants, you'll definitely make new bike friends at BRAG!

When you pull into camp after your ride, stop by the BRAG Bar to grab a cold beverage, head to the hot showers on site, and then enjoy lunch from one of the food trucks. Each afternoon, we have BRAG-tivities scheduled like bike trivia, one-legged bike races, educational cycling classes, yoga, and massages. Every night we've lined up concerts, DJs, and festivals in each overnight town we stay.

Plan your Bicycle Ride Across Georgia with us in 2022 and see what there is to BRAG about!

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Start

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Columbus - June 4 Overnight

Dip your rear tire in the Chattahoochee and then take a high adventure on the zip line that crosses the Chattahoochee River from Georgia to Alabama and back again. Then enjoy a lazy river ride or a wild adventure on the longest urban whitewater course in the world. 

Explore your creative side with our arts scene. Visit the Springer Opera House, the State Theatre of Georgia, Columbus Museum, one of the largest museums in the Southeast that brings American art and regional history to life, and RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, the centerpiece of the city's new arts and entertainment district. When you're hungry, no other destination offers more authentic, eclectic Southern cuisine!

Ancestral lands of the Muscogee/Creek Nation.

 

Day 1

Thomaston - June 5 Overnight

On the Way to Thomaston we'll have a rest stop at the Simply Dutch Farm. The farm is a small American Alpine goat dairy in Waverly Hall, Georgia. Here you'll get to try goats milk and artisanal cheeses made on site. 

Thomaston offers the comforts of small-town living. While visiting, enjoy some of our rich history such as the PettiGrew-White-Stamps House, one of Thomaston's oldest homes, or the Frances Walker House, an authentic "shotgun" home filled with African-American memorabilia. 

Take a walk through the Auchumpkee Creek Covered Bridge, or enjoy what Mother Nature has to offer by canoeing, fishing or hiking at Sprewell Bluff Park located on the Flint River. For a more daring adventure, soar through the air with our local Skydive Atlanta, or visit Gerald I Lawhorn Scouting Base for mountain biking or rock climbing. We hope to see you soon!

Thomaston Upson County Civic Center  |  101 Civic Center Dr, Thomaston, GA 30286

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Day 2

Perry - June 6 Overnight

On the way to perry, we're stopping at three Farms! Dickey Farms, Lane Southern Orchards, and Pineola Farms. We'll get to sample everything from peach ice cream to pralines!

Perry has a tradition of delivering a warm and gracious welcome to visitors dating back more than a century, all the way back to when the city was a major North - South stagecoach stop.

Perry is home to the award-winning Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter. Downtown Perry is a must see! The renovated downtown area is a charming village with specialty shops and a down-south, restful atmosphere. A perfect place for a stroll; enjoy the year-round flowers with benches and shop windows designed to lure you inside where any shop owner will be glad to tell you the story of Perry's "rebirth." Shopping in historic Downtown Perry is a definite treat for locals and travelers alike.

 
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Day 3

Dublin - June 7 & 8

On the way to Dublin we'll stop at Greene Acres Farm and try peaches, strawberries, blueberries, nuts and various other fruits depending on season/availability. 

Dublin stays ahead of the curve with award-winning dining at Deano's Italian, Company Supply, and Holy Smokes, performing arts at Theatre Dublin and rich history with our walking tours. Experience Martin Luther King, Jr.'s first speech at MLK Monument Park & First African Baptist Church. Explore nature's solitude, rejuvenate at our local inns, refresh with unique shopping delights, or simply rediscover the art of relaxation by strolling downtown. Whether you're stopping for a minute or a night, Dublin revitalizes you with an unexpected array of adventures just ahead of the curve.

 

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Day 4

Dublin Lay Over Day

You'll find lots to do during our extended stay in Dublin!

On the layover day, you can bike around Dublin and visit a local farm, or take a much-deserved day off! You can visit the Southern Pines water park, take the Downtown walking tour, visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Monument Park, or visit one of the many wildlife management areas. We'll also have a special itineray lined up for you while you're in town. 

 

Day 5

Hazlehurst - June 9 Overnight

Hazlehurst won the Best overnight stop on BRAG in 2008 and they're aiming to please again! Whether you are just passing through, visiting for the day or staying for a while; we welcome you to COME LINGER ... LONGER with us in Hazlehurst and Jeff Davis County.  

Stroll and shop down our quiet Main Street, enjoy one of our many festivals or events, enjoy nature's wonders during a day at the river or just relax with friends and family. You are invited to come back to the simpler things in life. 

 
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Day 6

Jesup - June 10 Overnight

On the way to Jesup we'l visit a blueberry farm and Greenview Farm. The first Heifer farm in Georgia at over 3,500 acres. 

Jesup remains close to its roots and enjoys celebrating its history in a city where it all comes together downtown. Step back in time at one of the state's few Drive-In Movie Theaters. Take a ride on Amtrak or just enjoy train watching from the platform. Experience farm life at Poppell Farms, which is just a short drive from Jesup, or paddle along the Altamaha River. Don't be surprised to see some large catfish during your visit. Jesup is the home of the record flathead catfish.

 
 
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End of the Road

Brunswick - June 11

Dip your front tire in the Atlantic and you've just covered every inch of the beautiful state of Georgia!

The mainland, port city of Brunswick is laid out in a formal grid similar to Savannah's, with city streets and squares still bearing their colonial names. Explore the historic area, which is enjoying a renaissance and features shops, restaurants and beautiful homes reflecting a variety of styles dating from 1819.

Docked at the wharf, the array of shrimp boats are ready to trawl the local waters -- evidence of the area's rich seafood industry. Try your hand at shrimping aboard the Lady Jane, the only shrimp vessel on the East Coast that has been certified to carry passengers offshore. Sample the catch of the day at one of the fine restaurants.

Mary Ross Waterfront Park and the adjacent Brunswick Landing Marina play host to a variety of festivals and events throughout the year. Some of the annual events include the Brunswick Rockin' Stewbilee, the Rhythm on the River concert series, and the Mayfair, previously known as Blessing of the Fleet. 

VENUE: Veterans Memorial Park | 502 J St Brunswick, GA 31520

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The Bicycle Ride Across Georgia curates affordable adventures for...

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FAMILIES

The Bicycle Ride Across Georgia is kid approved! A week on Big BRAG is a fun, healthy, memorable & affordable vacation option for families.

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CYCLE CLUBS

BRAG offers your group a nice change-of-pace from those same routes you've been riding every week. Get the gang together and challenge yourselves to a ride around and across the state!

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FRIENDS

Do you and your friends prefer active vacations? With stops in great communities across Georgia and live entertainment every night, BRAG makes for a great getaway for you and your bike people!

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JUST YOU AND YOUR BIKE

You have personal goals and no one is going to get in your way! That doesn't mean you have to go it alone. With rest stops every 10-15 miles and SAG availability, you can ride your own pace with full support.

Over 40 Years of Epic Cycling Across the State of Georgia

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The Bicycle Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) is a not-for-profit dedicated to providing affordable, quality bicycle tours in and across the state of Georgia. Established in 1980, BRAG is the second oldest across-state bicycle tour in the US and attracts riders from all around the globe.

BRAG rides have covered thousands of miles and touched hundreds of towns. Georgia residents open up their towns and communities to our riders, making for a truly memorable experience. The fellowship and spirit of BRAG rides keep many participants coming back each year.