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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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