The great outdoors are waiting to be explored and a bike tour is the perfect way to turn your favorite hobby into an unforgettable vacation. Whether you’re planning a group ride or a private getaway, we’ll help you discover several of the most unforgettable bike tour vacation destinations that America has to offer.
Sonoma Bike Tour
DuVine, a leader in luxury bicycle tours, will guide you and your group through one of the most beautiful regions in the country. Sonoma has long been a top vacation destination for wine enthusiasts. Now, thanks to DuVine, it’s also at the top of the list for cycling adventures.
On this luxury bike tour, you will be treated to some of the best wineries and craft breweries in all of California. The 4 day, 3 night guided bike tour is available March through November. Depending on the date, prices start at $2,995 per person and go up to $3,195 depending on the date. Cost includes equipment, gourmet dinners and entry fees into parks and museums. Each day includes a minimum of 38 miles of riding with a combined daily distance of approximately 135 miles.
The rugged terrain surrounding Moab, UT is widely considered to be the mountain bike capital of the world. This 5 day, 4 night mountain bike tour is led by Escape Adventures and comprises 30-100 miles of riding per day. Suffice it to say, this tour requires a high level of fitness. Be prepared for lengthy rides through some of the most intense mountain bike terrain in the country.
This tour with basic hotel accommodations starts at $2,199 per person. The deluxe option costs $4,899 per person and features luxury accommodations and meals. Because of the desert heat, this tour is only offered during the spring and fall.
Coastal New England
Discover the beauty of New England and experience Colonial history like never before on this 6 day, 5 night bike tour. Allow USA Bike Tours to lead you and your group through scenic landscapes, restaurants, and breweries on a multi-state, adventure-filled vacation where tranquility is key. Stops include Franciscan monasteries, horse farms, the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge and 17th century homes.
In total, you will ride 150-190 miles depending on the daily distance options you choose. The minimum daily distance is 12 miles and the maximum tops out at about 42 miles. The booking season starts in mid-May and extends through mid-October with prices starting at $1,895 per person.
Pack your cold-weather gear for a bike tour through the Alaskan outback. This 7 day, 6 night bike tour offers a scenic exploration through one of the most secluded portions of the United States. Along the way, you’ll take in waterfalls, canoe on the Tangle Lakes, and ride under the Chugach Mountains. If you’re lucky, you’ll catch a glimpse of the local wildlife at Shoup Bay where seals, otters, whales and bald eagles are all native to the region.
Led by USA Bike Tours, this Alaskan cycling adventure is both breathtaking and demanding. You and your group will be pushed to your limits with up to 39 miles of riding each day. Thankfully, there are two bike-free days built into the 7 day trip. These planned recovery days include fun activities like kayaking and canoeing. For obvious reasons, this bike tour is only available during summer months. Booking starts in mid-June and extends through August. Lodging, canoeing, kayaking, and meals are all included for $3,995 per person.
Grand Teton Bike Tour
Explore some of America’s most iconic scenery on the Yellowstone & Grand Teton Bike Tour. Stay at unique mountain lodges like the Jackson Lake Lodge, Lake Yellowstone Hotel and the White Buffalo Club. Experience the natural splendor of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks including stops at Old Faithful and Snake River.
This demanding 6 day, 5 night bike tour climbs to elevations of up to 12,000 feet above sea level. Skilled riders can look forward to navigating the area’s most treacherous trails and peaks. Each day typically includes 25-85 miles of riding but actual mileage varies based on your level of experience.
This tour is led by Sojourn Bicycling & Active Vacations. Pricing starts at $4,359 per person and includes luxury lodging, white water rafting, meals, equipment and entrance into national parks.
Vermont Bike Tour
The hallmarks of country life in Vermont include fall foliage, streams, farms and historic barns. That’s what you can look forward to on this 4 day, 3 night bike tour led by DuVine bicycle tours. While the scenery is plentiful, the overall distance and physical demands are moderate. Each day is comprised of approximately 20 miles of riding with a combined daily total of just 98 miles.
This tour costs $3,695 per person and includes lodging, farm-fresh foods, après velo cocktails and as much apple cider as you can drink.
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