Jekyll Island Bike Tours

Visiting a National Historic Landmark – Jekyll Island

Once known as Jekyll Island Club, a.k.a. the “Millionaires Club”, members prized the island for its “sense of splendid isolation,” beautiful landscape, and moderate climate. Jekyll Island, with its cottage colony and clubhouse, was viewed as a little paradise, where members and guests pursued “a life of elegant leisure.” Few regions in the United…


Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki – New Zealand

“Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki – a true Shangri-La” Victoria McKernan February and March we will be traveling again to New Zealand on one of our most in demand tours. One of our favorite stops on the tour is the Wilderness Lodge at Lake Moeraki – The Wilderness Lodge experience combines quality accommodation, superb food, gracious hospitality and exciting…


Is a bike trip right for me?

With so many different types of bike trips and tours available it is easy to see that there’s a bike trip suitable for almost every traveler (even those with very little biking experience). At Great Bike Tours we clearly label as of our trips as easy, moderate or difficult. These simple references assist travelers in…

Discovering Georgia's Golden Isles'

Discovering Georgia’s Golden Isles’

Nestled on the Georgia coast, midway between Savannah, GA, and Jacksonville, FL, lies four beautiful barrier islands known as Georgia’s Golden Isles’: St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Jekyll Island, Little St. Simons Island and the mainland city of Brunswick. Pristine stretches of marshland, punctuated by small islands known as hammocks, define the breathtaking landscape and create the appearance of a continuous stretch…

Rhode Island Bike and Sail

Narragansett Bay Area Highlights

  Narragansett Bay Area Highlights – Narragansett Bay is a bay and estuary on the north side of Rhode Island Sound covering 147 mi², 120.5 mi² in Rhode Island. The Bay forms New England’s largest estuary, which functions as an expansive natural harbor and includes a small archipelago. With four of the state’s most popular…