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Bicycle Tours 2019 ID COEUR D’ALENES & HIAWATHA TRAIL WA SAN JUAN ISLANDS

GETTYSBURG & THE CIVIL WAR

MI ISLANDS, TRAILS & DUNES

NY ADIRONDACKS NY FINGER LAKES

SD MICKELSON & THE BADLANDS

PA & MD EASY RIDER PA AMISH COUNTRY

NY ERIE CANAL

CO KICK SOME PASS

MD CHESAPEAKE BAY

WI WANDERLUST

VA COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG PITTSBURGH TO DC: GAP & C&O

MO KATY TRAIL

GREAT ALLEGHENY PASSAGE SHENANDOAH & THE CIVIL WAR

CYCLING COLORFUL COLORADO KY BIKE & BOURBON

Rail-Trail Bike Tours

GA GOLD COAST CUBA CLÁSICO

QUINTESSENTIAL WEST CUBA

Road Bike Tours

First Time on a Bike Tour? Watch these videos on our website to understand how our inn-to-inn bike tours fully support you.

What’s so great about rail-trails? This video explains the unique joy and wonder of riding car-free on converted railroad corridors.

Bike touring is easy! We handle everything—from the routes and support to lodging and food. The only thing missing is you!

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About Our Tours TOUR TYPES Whether you prefer riding scenic backcountry roads or car-free rail-trails, we have a tour for you. Rail-Trail Bike Tours: Primarily converted rail-trail or bike paths, completely car-free. A variety of flat, graded path surfaces, including limestone, dirt, etc. Road Bike Tours: Largely paved road surfaces with some car traffic (routes designed to minimize riding on high-traffic roadways). National Parks: Cross multiple National Parks off your bucket list with a single Wilderness Voyageurs Bike Tour!

Rail-Trail Riding

TOUR DIFFICULTY RATINGS Our goal is to make our tours accessible to everyone, many are geared for beginner to intermediate riders, with route options for advanced riders. For more details on how the ratings apply to a rail-trail trip vs a road trip please visit our web site.

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Easy: Flat and slightly downhill. 3-4 hours daily riding.

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Relaxed: Flat to gently rolling routes. 3-4 hours daily riding.

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Active: Flat to hilly terrain & moderate mileage. 4 hours daily riding.

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Experienced: Longer mileage and mixed terrain. 5-6 hours daily riding.

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Advanced: Epic routes for serious road cyclists. 6-8 hours daily riding. wilderness-voyageurs/ratings

Whether you’re new to biking or a hardcore cyclist, rail-trail tours offer something for everyone. These converted railroad corridors crisscross the United States—practically wherever an abandoned railroad left its tracks. You won’t find a more enjoyable, safe way to cycle—car-free, minimal hills (no more than 3% grade) and access to parts of the country you can’t reach by car. Try one and you may become as obsessed about rail-trails as we are! DETAILED TOUR ITINERARIES

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Why Tour with Wilderness Voyageurs? 50 + YEARS OF EXPERIENCE Our bike tours explore some of the most beautiful places from coast to coast. Each tour benefits from our decades-long experience and our passion for pedaling backroads and rail-trail bike paths. Join us and see why so many of our customers return to bike with us and why we are the leader in rail-trail tours across the U.S.

SUPPORTED FROM PEDAL TO PILLOW Every bike tour is shadowed by a Support And Gear (SAG) wagon (van) and a sweep rider guide to ensure your day is smooth from first pedal stroke to your happy, tired head hitting the pillow. In addition to a daily tour map and directions (cue sheet), you get a programmed Garmin GPS so you’ll know exactly where to ride.

BEST-IN-SHOW ROUTES Each tour is designed to showcase the best of a region and allow you to ride at your own pace. We personally test ride each tour, including meeting all the people, staying in the same inns, and sampling the delicious fare. We pride ourselves on reliability and quality–your satisfaction is our sole focus.

INVITING ACCOMMODATIONS We carefully select hotels and inns that offer a relaxing, inviting ambiance, sumptuously delicious meals, and comfortable accommodations. And we throw in many extras along the way like an evening soak at the local hot springs, wine tastings, bird watching, history lessons, etc.

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I love the fact that each bike is outfitted with a Garmin with the route for each day pre-programmed so it’s ok if the group gets spread out a bit. We were all together but still had a sense of ‘freedom’.

– Susan F., West Chester, OH

INTIMATE GROUPS Your two tour guides give you a great deal of personal attention. We keep the group size small, with a maximum of 14 riders. These small group sizes also lend themselves to building new friendships and deepening existing ones. Have a group and want a private tour? Call one of our specialists for details.

MAXIMUM RIDE TIME When we say, “6-day tour,” we mean it. Many companies use the first day as an introduction, but we believe you should bike on every single day of your tour. Come log some miles, explore new places, and enjoy the great outdoors with us. Find out firsthand why guests who have biked with other bicycle touring companies now prefer Wilderness Voyageurs!

YOUR GUIDES More than just passionate cyclists, your guides are also historians, ornithologists, storytellers, writers, and so much more. Most importantly, they are dedicated to taking care of you. Your guides can fix your flat, adjust your derailleur and encourage you up a hill on that final mile. They make sure you’re comfortable with daily route directions, your GPS device, and ensure no one is left behind.

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Wisconsin Wanderlust

3 Active

Rail-Trail

Enjoy car-free riding on six fantastic rail-trails between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River in the heart of Wisconsin, including the famous Elroy-Sparta Trail; the first rail-trail ever built in 1965. You will ride through historic tunnels, over wooden bridges and amidst the scenery of prairies, rivers, Lake Michigan’s shoreline and former glaciated terrain. You’ll also get to experience the delightful towns of Milwaukee and Madison. Tour Length

6 days /5 nights

Daily Mileage

25-50 miles

Tour Dates

7/14, 7/21, 9/29

Meals Included

5 B, 6 L, 3 D

Meeting Place

Milwaukee, WI

Price

$1975 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Elroy-Sparta Trail The Elroy-Sparta trail, America’s first Rails to Trails project built in 1965, is located on what was the Chicago & North Western Railroad. Three beautiful century-old tunnels are the hallmarks of this historic trail. Photo by Eric Reischl Photography, courtesy Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

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Colonial Williamsburg

3 Active

Road

You will spend four days cycling through Virginia’s “Historic Triangle” of Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown. Ride through the heart of the American Revolution, authentic colonial sites, enjoy fine regional wines and kick back in upscale boutique lodging. Exploring Richmond, ferry rides and a day on the paved Virginia Capital Trail are the additional ingredients that make this an incredible sampling of Virginia. Tour Length

4 days /3 nights

Daily Mileage

25-55 miles

Tour Dates

5/6, 5/12, 10/1, 10/6

Meals Included

3 B, 4 L, 2 D

Meeting Place

Richmond, VA

Price

$1395 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Jamestown Settlement Near the site of the original colony, Jamestown Settlement tells the story of 17th-century Virginia; from the arrival of English colonists in Jamestown in 1607 to the cultural encounters and events that planted the seeds of a new nation.

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Pittsburgh to DC: GAP & C&O

4 4 Parks Experienced Rail-Trail

Condé Nast Traveler considers the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) to be one of the most beautiful rail-trails in the world. From Pittsburgh, PA, to Cumberland, MD, the GAP travels on abandoned railroad beds before its final 184 miles to Washington, DC, along the C&O Canal National Park. Quaint towns, great inns, historic tunnels, and awesome scenery await riders on this spectacular 6-day rail-trail tour. Tour Length

6 days /5 nights

Daily Mileage

37-72 miles

Tour Dates

5/12, 5/19, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 7/7, 7/14, 8/11, 8/18, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6

Meals Included

5 B, 6 L, 2 D

Meeting Place

Ohiopyle or Pittsburgh, PA

Price

$1750 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT 323 Miles of Bike Trails With No Cars Ride your bike for six car-free days, enjoying the tremendous scenery of the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal Towpath from Pittsburgh to DC.

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Missouri KATY Trail

3 Active

Rail-Trail

The KATY Trail is the longest rail-trail in the country! This car-free pathway travels through the most scenic areas of Missouri. We’ll cycle along the Missouri River Valley with quaint towns, limestone bluffs and verdant forests as our daily companions. Stop for wine tastings at a Missouri winery along the way and pair with wonderful accommodations and daily feasts— what a tour! Tour Length

6 days /5 nights

Daily Mileage

27-50 miles

Tour Dates

4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 6/2, 6/9, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20

Meals Included

5 B, 6 L, 3 D

Meeting Place

St. Charles, MO

Price

$1750 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Longest Rail-Trail in the Country The KATY Trail follows along the former Missouri-KansasTexas Railroad (MKT, hence its nickname “KATY”). Sections of the trail are also part of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail and the American Discovery Trail.

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Great Allegheny Passage

3 1 Park

Active

Rail-Trail

Ride car-free for 140 miles on the famous Great Allegheny Passage rail-trail running from Pittsburgh, PA, to its terminus in Cumberland, MD. This scenic tour is designed with relatively low daily mileage that allows plenty of time to relax and sightsee in historic towns along the way. Highlights include riding through the Youghiogheny River Gorge and a visit to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater. Tour Length

4 days /3 nights

Daily Mileage

32-40 miles

Tour Dates

5/20, 6/2, 6/9, 6/17, 6/30, 7/14, 7/28, 8/5, 8/25, 9/9, 9/23, 9/30, 10/6

Meals Included

3 B, 4 L, 3 D

Meeting Place

Ohiopyle, PA

Price

$1075 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT A Gem at the Foot of the Laurel Mountains Sit back, unwind and let the wonderful Inn at Lenora’s and its award-winning dining spoil you and your palate. Treat yourself to a glass of wine from their wine cellar, then retreat to your lovely room for a good night’s slumber.

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Pennsylvania & Maryland Easy Rider

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Never experienced a bicycling vacation? Our Easy Rider highlight tour is designed for you! Enjoy three days of WOW on automobile-free bike paths you explore at your own pace. This introduction to the charm and history of the Great Allegheny Passage and the C&O Canal Towpath hits the cultural, historical and scenic highlights along these two bike paths, including Fallingwater and the Salisbury Viaduct. Tour Length

3 days /2 nights

Daily Mileage

29 - 39 miles

Tour Dates

5/6, 6/30, 7/10, 7/28, 9/4, 9/8

Meals Included

2 B, 3 L, 2 D

Meeting Place

Ohiopyle, PA

Price

$795 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Fallingwater, Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright America’s most famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, designed Fallingwater for his clients, the Kaufmann family. Built between 1936 and 1939, today it is a National Historic Landmark.

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New York Erie Canal

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Get to know “New York’s Main Street” and one of America’s most storied waterways: the Erie Canal. We’ll pedal by early 1800s historic commercial port cities, explore canal locks, and ride 100+ miles of the Erie Canalway, a National Heritage Corridor. This ride on a limestone towpath follows the most commercially enduring and historically significant canalway in the U.S. Tour Length

4 days /3 nights

Daily Mileage

27- 35 miles

Tour Dates

6/3, 7/8, 8/6, 8/18, 9/22, 10/6

Meals Included

3 B, 4 L, 2 D

Meeting Place

Buffalo, NY

Price

$1295 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Flight of Five Built as two sets of five flights of locks, Lockport’s Flight of Five (Erie Canal Locks #67-71) was an engineering triumph. Currently under restoration, we’ll tour the locks that allowed boats to overcome the 60’ change in elevation.

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Raina and James were so inviting and personable…four uniquely different and exciting days of cycling. The food and accommodations were topnotch.

— Jim and Lois R., Coravills, OR

ID Coeur d’Alenes & Hiawatha Trail

3 Active

Rail-Trail

Stunning scenery and grand vistas await on two of the most incredible rail-trails in the country: the famous Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes and Hiawatha. Check these two Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Hall of Famers off your bucket list! The Hiawatha treats you to 10 tunnels, including the famous Taft Tunnel at 8,771 ft long, and seven steel trestles, one of which is 220 ft high. Tour Length

4 days /3 nights

Daily Mileage

30 -53 miles

Tour Dates

6/25, 6/30, 7/9, 7/15, 7/21

Meals Included

3 B, 3 L, 2 D

Meeting Place

Spokane, WA

Price

$1350 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Travel Under the Bitterroot Mountain Range Pedal from Idaho to Montana in the 1.66 mile St. Paul Pass Tunnel (also called Taft Tunnel). Built in the early 1900s, it was used by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (“The Milwaukee Road”) until 1980.

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SD Mickelson & the Badlands

3 2 Parks

Active

Road

Rail-Trail

Discover the majesty of the Mickelson Trail and the Badlands on this intermediate, 6-day tour. Ride through native grasslands, buttes and canyons, while ogling mountain waterfalls and abundant wildlife—buffalo, big horn sheep and antelope! Our ride mixes road and railtrail for the perfect pedaling combo. We top it off with a night in Deadwood and a trip to Mount Rushmore. It’s an all-inclusive wonder! Tour Length

6 days /5 nights

Daily Mileage

28 - 45 miles

Tour Dates

6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 9/8, 9/15

Meals Included

5 B, 5 L, 3 D

Meeting Place

Rapid City, SD

Price

$1955 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Hall of Famer: George S. Mickelson Trail The George S. Mickelson Trail is an incredible 109-mile rail-trail that runs through the heart of the Black Hills in South Dakota. The state’s first rail-trail, it includes four tunnels and more than 100 converted railroad bridges.

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Michigan Islands, Trails & Dunes

2 1 Park

Relaxed

Road

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Rekindle your love of the outdoors on this six-day exploration of Lake Michigan’s Northern Shore. Spend two nights on vehicle-free Mackinac Island and sample its simple charm and wild beauty. Roll along Lake Michigan’s shoreline on a mix of winding backcountry roads and car-free trails, passing picturesque wineries and farmlands. The Northern Lower Peninsula offers incredible biking and stunning sites. Tour Length

6 days /5 nights

Daily Mileage

27- 45 miles

Tour Dates

7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 9/8, 9/15

Meals Included

5 B, 5 L, 2 D

Meeting Place

Traverse City, MI

Price

$2100 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Sleeping Bear Dunes Discover immense dunes, imposing bluffs, and the rich history of Sleeping Bear Dunes. From early Native American cultures to its industrial and agricultural heritage, this beautiful part of Lake Michigan is sure to captivate you.

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Quintessential West Cuba

3 Active

Road

Create your own Cuban legend on our intermediate tour of western Cuba. Explore vivacious Havana before heading into rural Cuba and its lush, spring-green tobacco fields and the unique Mogote hill formations. Enjoy daily people-to-people interactions with the locals who make Cuba what it is! Cycle past working farms and small villages, sea kayak along the coast, and relax with a mojito (or two).* Tour Length

8 Days /7 nights

Daily Mileage

30 - 40 miles

Tour Date

3/23

Meals Included

8 B, 7 L, 7 D

Meeting Place

Havana, Cuba

Price

$3885 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

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*Please note: The itinerary and activities of Cuba Tours are subject to change due to factors such as weather, transportation schedules and availability of guest speakers. We always attempt to replace missed activities with similar opportunities that maintain the same spirit of each tour as well as our focus on people-to-people exchanges.

Historic Tobacco Plantations The famous tobacco fields in the rich Vuelta Abajo region southwest of Pinar del Rio have been growing quality tobacco since 1845. See where world famous Cuban cigars come from on a “People to People” visit.

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Cuba Clásico

2 Relaxed

Road

Experience the sounds, sights and culture of Central Cuba as you pedal through the vibrant cities of Havana, Remedios and Sancti Spíritus. This relatively easy and flat tour also includes two leisurely kayak paddles ideal for novice paddlers. Caribbean waters, waving palms, wildlife, and plenty of people-to-people interactions with Cuba’s local artists, students and market vendors await you. Tour Length

9 days /8 nights

Daily Mileage

18 - 45 miles

Tour Date

3/30

Meals Included

8 B, 8 L, 8 D

Meeting Place

Havana, Cuba

Price

$3990 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Explore Trinidad, UNESCO World Heritage Site Founded in 1514 and named in honor of the Holy Trinity, Trinidad features cobble-stoned streets and perfectly preserved colonial buildings. Meet and greet horse whisperer, photographer and local celebrity Julio Muñoz.

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Maryland Chesapeake Bay

2 Relaxed

Road

Delight for four relaxing days in the food, history and culture of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay. You will ride along the historic Eastern Shore with the perfect mix of easy riding, gorgeous scenery, sumptuous seafood, boutique shops, and classic bayside towns from the 1600s. Explore at your own pace with our SAG wagon always nearby to provide extra gear, cold drinks and cheerful encouragement. Tour Length

4 days /3 nights

Daily Mileage

25- 45 miles

Tour Dates

4/23, 4/28, 10/8, 10/15, 10/20

Meals Included

3 B, 4 L, 2 D

Meeting Place

Easton, MD

Price

$1295 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Relaxing Getaway at the Sandaway Sit back and relish a spectacular sunset from the Sandaway Waterfront Lodge’s inviting porch, private beach or expansive lawn. The Sandaway is the perfect blend of hotel privacy and B&B charm, ideal after a great ride.

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Wonderful trip! Accommodations and meals were terrific and had great charm and sense of place. Josh and Bill were wonderful guides, drivers, lunch makers, photographers, and bike wranglers. — Dawn S., Niceville, FL

Georgia Gold Coast

2 Relaxed

Road

Prepare to pedal deep into the rich history and romantic Southern ambiance of Georgia’s lush Gold Coast, including a night on the famous Jekyll Island. Traveling on scenic byways, you’ll escape into a world of live oaks draped with Spanish moss, incredible seafood, breathtaking views, and historic inns in the “golden isles.” Tour Length

4 days /3 nights

Daily Mileage

20 - 45 miles

Tour Dates

4/2, 4/7, 4/14, 10/8, 10/14, 10/20

Meals Included

3 B, 4 L, 2 D

Meeting Place

Savannah, GA

Price

$1295 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge Watch for wildlife as you pedal through this important refuge along the eastern seaboard. More than 340 different species of birds call this refuge home, including wood storks and anhingas (photo on left).

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Gettysburg & the Civil War

3 4 Parks

Active

Road

Minds and spirits soar! This unique tour brings to life the intense turning point of the Civil War. Learn from Gettysburg Battlefield guides, pedal into Antietam, enjoy historic Harpers Ferry, and revel in largely unchanged scenic countryside where armies marched and civilians persevered. Gracious inns, sumptuous fare and exceptional cycling routes make this tour one of our most luxurious. Tour Length

4 days /3 nights

Daily Mileage

20 -50 miles

Tour Dates

6/9, 6/16, 7/21, 9/29

Meals Included

3 B, 3 L, 2 D

Meeting Place

Gettysburg, PA

Price

$1350 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Antrim 1844 Inn The Antrim 1844 Country House was used as headquarters by General George Meade prior to the Battle of Gettysburg. Today, it is acclaimed for its cuisine and luxurious accommodations and home to the largest wine cellar in Maryland.

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What a superb bike tour! The landscape and the route were beautiful…the accommodations – WOW!!…each place was unique and spectacular. — Martha C., Laconia, NH

Shenandoah & Skyline Drive

4 5 Parks Experienced

Road

Cycling joy meets historic awe. Powered by idyllic landscapes with distinct history, you’ll ride in Virginia’s genteel Hunt Country, along Shenandoah National Park’s view-tastic Skyline Drive, and then north toward Gettysburg. Time travel back into America’s explosive past as we cycle to Civil War battlefields. You’ll cover four states in six days of spectacular riding. Tour Length

6 days /5 nights

Daily Mileage

27- 50 miles

Tour Date

9/15

Meals Included

5 B, 4 L, 3 D

Meeting Place

Leesburg, VA

Price

$1995 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT 5 National Parks and 4 States Pedal through four states and five national parks on this tour, including Shenandoah National Park, Harpers Ferry National Park, Antietam Battlefield, C&O Canal National Historic Park, and Gettysburg National Battlefield.

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New York Finger Lakes

3 Active

Road

Pedal your way through the picturesque beauty of New York’s Finger Lakes region. Home to almost 100 wineries, our moderately challenging tour rides by three lakes: Keuka, Seneca and Cayuga. You’ll visit several wineries, hike along stunning waterfalls, and visit historic sites, including crossing the bridge featured in the classic film It’s A Wonderful Life. Bring your camera and your taste buds! Tour Length

4 days /3 nights

Daily Mileage

38- 63 miles

Tour Dates

6/9, 7/14, 8/11, 9/29

Meals Included

3 B, 3 L, 2 D

Meeting Place

Seneca Falls, NY

Price

$1495 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Wine, Dine and Recline—Glenora Wine Cellars Overlooking the winery and Seneca Lake, Glenora Wine Cellars provides a lovely respite after two days of riding. Visit the tasting room and sample their wines, stroll through the vineyard or just relax after a wonderful meal.

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Tremendously fun trip…the guides were outstanding! The Q-sheets and GPS monitors on the bike were awesome to keep us on track. — Daniel G., Palos Heights, IL

PA Amish Country

3 Active

Road

Travel back in time with us to a simpler era. Explore the country roads of Lancaster County, PA, at a delightful 19th-century pace far removed from the hustle of modern times. Much of the county is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Enjoy exceptional biking through scenic countryside and quaint towns that still use horse and buggy transportation.

Tour Length

4 days /3 nights

Daily Mileage

25- 40 miles

Tour Dates

7/28

Meals Included

3 B, 4 L, 2 D

Meeting Place

Lititz, PA

Price

$1295 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT The General Sutter Inn Founded in 1764 as The Zum Anker, this historic inn was renamed in honor of General John A. Sutter. The inn boasts old-world charm, great food, and 16 well-appointed rooms.

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New York Adirondacks

4 Experienced

Road

Spend six days pedaling through one of the most beautiful state parks in the U.S.: the Adirondack Park. Wide-shouldered roads cross rivers, skirt mountains, and circle lakes so you can absorb the expansive views. This intermediate ride begins in Burlington, VT, and travels to Lake Champlain, Saranac Lake, Fort Ticonderoga and back. We designed this ride with as little climbing as possible! Tour Length

6 days /5 nights

Daily Mileage

40 - 60 miles

Tour Dates

7/21, 7/28

Meals Included

5 B, 5 L, 3 D

Meeting Place

Burlington, VT

Price

$1895

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TOUR HIGHLIGHT Fort Ticonderoga: America’s Fort™ Explore history dating back to 1755, when the first version of Fort Ticonderoga was built. This National Historic Landmark played a significant role in the French and Indian War, and the American Revolution.

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Best bike tour I have been on! Nice that it is a small group of riders and our tour guides were awesome. We stayed at wonderful historic B&Bs and ate at wonderful restaurants. — Janet T., Milwaukee, WI

Kentucky Bike & Bourbon

3 Active

Road

Love bourbon and biking? Then this intermediate, five-day tour is for you. Roll through the heart of Bourbon Country and its lush landscape, sampling from distilleries along the way, including Wild Turkey, Woodford Reserve and Buffalo Trace. Our last day takes you past beautiful horse farms just outside of Lexington, one of which is our final stop: Claiborne Farm, home of Secretariat, winner of the 1973 Triple Crown. Tour Length

5 days /4 nights

Daily Mileage

20 - 48 miles

Tour Dates

5/13, 5/20, 9/16, 10/14, 10/21

Meals Included

4 B, 4 L, 3 D

Meeting Place

Lexington, KY

Price

$1590 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT A History of Bourbon and More Historic Bardstown is the second oldest city in Kentucky and the heart of Bourbon Country. It’s also home to the Willett Distillery, founded in 1935 by Thomas Willett. The family still operates this one-of-a-kind craft bourbon distillery.

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Cycling Colorful Colorado

3 Active

Road

No postcard can prepare you for cycling past stunning 14,000 ft peaks, majestic high-alpine lakes, and captivating historic districts. This intermediate tour maximizes your views of the Rockies, while minimizing the climbing. Our unique combination of mostly downhill road and paved trails leads you through summer’s beautiful wildflowers or fall’s spectacular foliage. Tour Length

6 days /5 nights

Daily Mileage

35 -45 miles

Tour Dates

8/4, 8/25, 9/22

Meals Included

5 B, 5 L, 3 D

Meeting Place

Denver, CO

Price

$1985 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT A High-Altitude Soak in Glenwood Hot Springs End your day of riding with an incredible soak in Glenwood Hot Springs, the largest hot springs pool on the planet. And you’re just a few relaxed steps from your room at the lodge!

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This year we went with Wilderness Voyagers to Colorado. The Wilderness Voyagers trip was far superior: we had excellent guides, good maps and cue sheets (directions) and the bikes had programmed GPS devices showing where to go, turn, etc. One guide was a bike mechanic, quick to fix any problems.

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Colorado Kick Some Pass

5 1 Park

Advanced

Road

Designed for advanced cyclists who love to climb and bomb down hills, you’ll spend six heart-pounding days flirting with the Continental Divide. Ascend and descend six mountain passes, relishing alpine wildflowers, azure blue skies, and winding roads with amazing views like the impressive Maroon Bells. With average daily climbs of 5,000 ft, you’ll be kicking some serious pass—one every day, to be precise! Tour Length

6 days /5 nights

Daily Mileage

60 -80 miles

Tour Date

8/18

Meals Included

5 B, 5 L, 3 D

Meeting Place

Denver, CO

Price

$1895 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Independence Pass This 12,095 ft pass is on the Continental Divide in the Sawatch Range. Only open spring to early fall, it affords phenomenal views of Mount Elbert, Colorado’s highest peak, and La Plata Peak (14,336 ft).

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A wonderful trip. It exceeded all expectations. Beautiful views...orca whales spotted from boat tour, kayaking from the north side of Orcas Island was thrilling. Accommodations perfect, food delicious. — Angela Hays, Colbert, WA

Washington San Juan Islands

2 1 Park

Relaxed

Road

Get some island time on this six-day cycling adventure through three of the San Juan’s most alluring islands: San Juan, Lopez, and Orcas islands. These islands are renowned for their spectacular beaches, mountains, forests, and one of the country’s largest lavender farms. Each island offers a different style of biking from easy to challenging. Beautiful side hikes and fresh gourmet food complete the sensory treat. Tour Length

6 days /5 nights

Daily Mileage

19 - 30 miles

Tour Dates

7/28, 8/4

Meals Included

5 B, 5 L, 4 D

Meeting Place

Anacortes, WA

Price

$2850 PER PERSON DBL. OCC.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT Whale-Watching Expedition Spend half a day on the waters off of San Juan Island respectfully observing one of nature’s most incredible mammals—orca whales. On this eco-adventure, you’ll also see eagles, seals and numerous other wildlife.

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MARYLAND’S CHESAPEAKE BAY BIKE TOUR

KATY TRAIL MISSOURI BIKE TOUR

CUBA CLÁSICO BIKE TOUR

KENTUCKY BIKE & BOURBON BIKE TOUR

ID IDAHO HiawathaCOEUR Trail & Coeur d’Alene& D’ALENE Text THE HIAWATHA BIKE TOUR

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RENTAL BICYCLE OPTIONS FAQ What pedals come on your rental bikes? The standard pedal is a platform pedal without cages or toe clips.

Can I bring my own bike?

KONA COCO A stylish step through with flat handle bars for comfortable upright riding. Fenders and disc brakes are standard features.

YES! Please make sure your bike is suitable to the tour you are taking. Also, it must be in good condition and well tuned.

If I rent your bike, can I bring my own pedals? YES! We need to know ahead of time that you will be bringing your own pedals, so please make a note of it on your registration sheet.

KONA DR. DEW (or similar) - Hybrid Flat handlebars deliver an upright riding position; the lightweight frame and fork provide an incredibly efficient ride.

E-bikes are available on a limited number of tours, please contact our office for details.

KONA ROVE NRB The Swiss Army knife of flat bar bikes, great for pavement and dirt roads and especially rides that span both.

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TOURS AT A GLANCE PRICE

DIFFICULTY

DAILY MILEAGE

l Easy l Relaxed l Active l Experienced l Advanced

WI Wanderlust

$1975 / $550*

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25-50

Pittsburgh to DC: GAP & C&O

$1750 / $350*

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37-72

5/12, 5/19

MO KATY Trail

$1750 / $395*

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27-50

4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19

Great Allegheny Passage

$1075 / $225*

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32-40

5/20

PA & MD Easy Rider

$795 / $150*

l

29-39

5/6

NY Erie Canal

$1295 / $250*

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ID Coeur d’Alenes & Hiawatha Trail $1350 / $300* SD Mickelson & the Badlands MI Islands, Trails & Dunes

RAIL-TRAIL BIKE TOURS

DEPARTURE DATES SPRING

SUMMER

FALL

7/14, 7/21

9/29

6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6 7/7, 7/14, 8/11, 8/18

6/2, 6/9, 6/17, 6/30, 9/9, 9/23, 9/30, 10/6 7/14, 7/28, 8/5, 8/25 6/30, 7/10, 7/28

9/4, 9/8

27- 35

6/3, 7/8, 8/6, 8/18

9/22, 10/6

l

30-53

6/25, 6/30, 7/9, 7/15, 7/21

$1955 / $505*

l

28-45

6/2, 6/9, 6/16

9/8, 9/15

$2100 / $585*

l

27-45

7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18

9/8, 9/15

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Colonial Williamsburg

$1395 / $300*

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25-55

5/6, 5/12

Quintessential West Cuba

$3885 / $500*

l

30-40

3/23

Cuba Clásico

$3990 / $500*

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18-45

3/30

MD Chesapeake Bay

$1295 / $195*

l

25- 45 4/23, 4/28

GA Gold Coast

$1295 / $350*

l

20-45

Gettysburg & the Civil War

$1350 / $230*

l

20-50

Shenandoah & Skyline Drive

$1995 / $550*

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27-50

NY Finger Lakes

$1495 / $330*

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38-63

6/9, 7/14, 8/11

PA Amish Country

$1295 / $250*

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25- 40

7/28

NY Adirondacks

$1895 / $550*

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40-60

7/21, 7/28

KY Bike & Bourbon

$1590 / $395*

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20-48 5/13, 5/20

Cycling Colorful CO

$1985 / $450*

l

35-45

8/4, 8/25

CO Kick Some Pass

$1895 / $450*

l

60-80

8/18

WA San Juan Islands

$2850 / $550*

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19-30

7/28, 8/4

ROAD BIKE TOURS

9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20

6/2, 6/9

DEPARTURE DATES SUMMER

FALL

10/1, 10/6

10/8, 10/15, 10/20

4/2, 4/7, 4/14

10/8, 10/14, 10/20 6/9, 6/16, 7/21

9/29 9/15 9/29

9/16, 10/14, 10/21 9/22

* If you are traveling solo, or require separate beds, then a Single Supplement is required. Due to the nature of the small inns and

B&Bs that we utilize, we cannot guarantee multiple beds per room.

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Cuba Clásico

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Our 2019 Bike Tours include new rail trail and road tours in Wisconsin and Colonial Williamsburg Virginia, along with our ever popular favor...

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Our 2019 Bike Tours include new rail trail and road tours in Wisconsin and Colonial Williamsburg Virginia, along with our ever popular favor...

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