Preparing for Your Bike Vacation

If you’re preparing for your bike vacation, there is nothing worse than being left behind by the pack, feeling that you’re holding up the group, or pushing yourself so hard to keep up that you can’t enjoy the surroundings or the company ─ or worse, incurring an injury as a result of being out of…

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…

More than a South Carolina  Bike Tour

More than a South Carolina Bike Tour with Great Bike Tours   Our six-day South Carolina  Bike & Boat Tour explores the flat coastal plain & waterways between Hilton Head Island and Charleston, South Carolina. Rather than thinking of the water as a barrier (to our cycling), we relish the opportunity to venture out on the…

Hilton Head Island by Bike

Hilton Head Island’s 12 miles of hard-packed beach are remarkably bike-able, particularly at low tide, and are conveniently accessible from several locations. Rule number one—just as with biking anywhere else—is follow the flow of traffic. Cars have the right away in plantations. Ride on the bike paths as often as you can; they’re safe, well-marked…

Scenic Bike Rides for Fall

  The temperature has begun its descent. Not to that unbearable winter cool, but to the perfect crisp breeze that only exists in the fair season of autumn. And there’s no better way to enjoy the cool weather, and beautiful scenic views that come along it, than out on a bike ride. Click Here to…