Why is it Important to Travel in 2020

We all experience stress in our day to day life and taking the time to get away can reset our clocks and our soul. Read below for a few more reasons why booking a Great Bike Tour to travel in 2020 could be good for you! Why is it important to travel? It’s so important to travel by…

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Going Wild in the Florida Keys

  Biking the Sunshine State The Florida Keys are one of our favorite places to go with Great Bike Tours.  Full of history, culture, and unique ecosystems, the Keys are just too much to take in in one trip.  After one of our cycle tours, you’ll want to come back again and again!  Today, we’ve…

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New Zealand’s Wilderness Lodges

If you have not been to New Zealand we highly suggest booking a stay at one of the two Wilderness Lodges. Out time at these locations are highlights of our 13 Day South Island Bike Tour. We spend three nights at both of the wilderness lodges — one is located in the towering rainforest, the…

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Plan ahead for the best fall foliage viewing

There is nothing like cycling through rural Vermont during the fall foliage season. The brilliant Red, Yellow, & Gold shout out to be seen against the conifers of green and brown. Start Low Many of the first areas to start changing will be the marshy lands near lakes, streams and other bodies of water. As…

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Biking on the Virginia Capital Trail

This unique 52 mile bicycle and pedestrian route, known as the Virginia Capital Trail,  links the first settlement in Jamestown ( the Colonial Capital in Williamsburg)  and Virginia’s modern seat of government in Richmond. This trail highlights the historic assets that follow Rout 5 (Virginia Byway) as well as cultural and environmental sites. Route 5,…

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Exploring Central Vermont by Bike

Our host facility for the Central Vermont Bike Tour is the Amee Farm Lodge. Located on scenic Route 100 in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains, the Amee Farm Lodge is relaxed country elegance at its best. The fully restored grand Vermont farmhouse features 15 deluxe guest rooms with wide-planked pine floors and comfortable beds…

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Finding Joy on a Bicycle

Over the years we have seen many articles on Finding Joy on a Bicycle. We wanted to share a couple of those articles with you here. For those that already love riding this information will come as no surprise to you. For those new to biking we hope you find encouragement in them.   Why…Details

Exploring High Peaks Wilderness Area

The High Peaks Wilderness Complex is made up of approximately 275,460 acres. This wilderness draws heavy summer use but traffic slows in the fall, the best time to experience this area! There is something for everyone to enjoy. Hiking, cane/kayaking, mountain climbing, photography, biking or just taking a stroll up a shaded forest trail. The…Details

Get Wild in the Adirondacks

The Wild Center is one of our favorite stops in the Adirondacks! The Wild Center, formerly known as the Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, is a natural history center in Tupper Lake, New York, near the center of New York State’s Adirondack Park. Live animals, hands-on exhibits & forest trails connect guests with the…Details

South Carolina Bike, Boat & Shop

What would be a vacation to South Carolina without a bit of shopping! Charleston’s City Market has more than 50 artisans weave a variety of Gullah baskets; one of the oldest handcrafts of African origin found in the U.S. and a perfect souvenir to ship or take home with you as a reminder of this…Details