Cycle Shark Valley Loop Trail – Everglades

On day one of our Florida Keys Bike Tour we begin with a shuttle to visit Everglades National Park to cycle Shark Valley Loop Trail. The Shark Valley section of the Everglades National Park is very unique and provide an in depth look at the area. Located just 30 miles west of the city of…

Details

Enjoy a Visit to Sanibel and Captiva Islands

The Great Bike Tour Everglades, Florida Keys, Key West trip in January leaves out of Fort Myers. We encourage you to take an extra day before or after your tour and plan a visit to Sanibel and Captiva Islands. It is a trip you will be happy to add on to your Great Bike Tour.…

Details

Ride the Presidential Range Rail Trail in New Hampshire

Experience the Presidential Range Rail Trail with Great Bike Tours  — it is New Hampshire’s best kept secret! Located a few hours from major cities you will find the town of Gorham and there, in this legitimately charming town, you will find the Presidential Rail Trail. Gorham is still known as “The City That Trees…

Details

2020 The Year of the Bicycle

2020 is proving to be the year of the bicycle! All over the USA bicycles are all of a sudden back in style! Streets and bike trails are busier than ever as Americans reconnect with the love of biking. A recent survey done by the company finds that 21% of adults with bicycles plan to…

Details

A Visit to Menemsha

On day 3 of the Nantucket & Martha’s Vineyard excursion offered by Great Bike Tours there is included A Visit to Menemsha where you will enjoy lunch served at a local restaurant in this 300-year-old fishing village. Now is the time to indulge in a local, fresh caught, lobster meal, truly a New England favorite.…

Details

Join Us Cycling the Franconia Notch Recreational Trail

        Great Bike Tours is not offering tours Cycling the Franconia Notch Recreational Trail. The Franconia Notch Recreational Trail is a paved designated bike trail that winds through the 800,000 acre White Mountains National Forest. This trail covers approximately 9 miles each way and there are some moderately challenging hills to climb…

Details

The Importance of Getting Outdoors During COVID-19

The Importance of Getting Outdoors During COVID-19 pandemic is vital. Even before this pandemic landed on our shores, the average American was already spending too much time indoors (93% of their day). In these stressful times, it is even more important than usual to Getting Outdoors, during COVID-19, for some fresh air every day (assuming…

Details

Let Great Bike Tours Spoil You in the Adirondacks

Let Great Bike Tours Spoil You in the Adirondacks this Fall Over 100 years ago many of the wealthiest and most prominent families of America’s Gilded Age – the Vanderbilts, Astors, Guggenheims, and Rockefellers – purchased land in the vast pristine wilderness of the Adirondacks. Their idea of “roughing it in the wilderness” was to…

Details

Consider Booking a Solo Vacation

We all have vacationed with friends and family and have had mixed experiences, from rewarding to strained. But would you consider booking a solo vacation? Traveling of any kind will bring memories, but have you ever considered booking a vacation solo? When you book a trip and plan to go solo there will inevitably be…

Details

Planning a Great Bike Tour with Friends

Before planning a Great Bike Tour with friends & booking a vacation with your group of friends keep these tips in mind. First and foremost it is vital for the group to have complementary travel styles as well as clearly defined expectations of demands of the trip. We hope that these tips for planning a…

Details