Biking in Rhode Island

An Island Escape At Great Bike Tours, we specialize in getting off the beaten path while still providing a rich, entertaining experience for our guests, with all the amenities and attractions available. That’s why Rhode Island is on our list of favorite destinations. Come down to the Ocean State with us and let the islands…

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Biking in Georgia’s Golden Isles

The Georgia Isles: A Golden Opportunity Ivory sand and salty air.  The warm kiss of the sun.  Spanish moss, hanging in heavy green curtains from trees older than the state itself.  Birdsong, and the silken sound of the wind flowing through the marsh grasses.  This is what awaits you in Georgia’s Golden Isles.  These islands…

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Packing for your Winter Florida Keys Bike Tour

We have assembled this quick practical list to get you started packing for your Florida Keys Bike Tour Packing. Daytime temperatures in the Florida Keys can top out in the low 80’s with very little rain (and low humidity), near perfect for cycling.  With average overnight lows of 65 degrees Fahrenheit (18C) in January and February,…

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Farm to Fork Fondo – New Offering

What’s a Farm to Fork Fondo? An organized bicycle ride where you get to choose the distance best for you and stop for chef-prepared bites at farms along the way. Great Bike Tours is pleased to announce a partnership with Wrenegade Sports to offer this 6 day all-inclusive bike vacation! Wrenegade Sports has been holding…

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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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