New Hampshire Bike Tour

July 10-15, 2022
Sept. 25-30, 2022

Great Bike Tours is proud to be the “First in the Nation” to run week-long bike vacations in New Hampshire. From the summit of New England’s highest peak, all the way down to the seacoast, we’ve got New Hampshire covered. We plan to spoil you on this bike tour, where the grandeur of nature is matched by the grandeur of our hotels.

Highlights

  • Explore two great regions of New Hampshire – the White Mountains and the Seacoast
  • Enjoy New Hampshire’s top cycling routes, including the Kancamagus National Scenic Byway, the Coastal Scenic Byway, and two car-free bicycle trails (Presidential Rail Trail and Franconia Notch Recreational Trail)
  • Feel like a rock star when you stay at New Hampshire’s Grand Hotels
  • Stand atop the highest peak in New England – Mt. Washington!
  • Travel through seven State Parks and one National Forest
  • Discover the White Mountains, a spectacular region where nature takes center stage. Enjoy the soaring peaks and lush valleys, the wild rivers, waterfalls, and scenic vistas. Breathe in the fresh air. Enjoy the ride.
  • Take a train ride on the world’s first mountain-climbing COG train
  • Cherish the best fall colors in New England (Travel Channel)
  • Cycle the entire length of the New Hampshire coastline – all 18 miles of it! Enjoy flat cycling around islands and along the ocean, passing summer cottages, lighthouses, secluded beaches, coastal walks, and seafood shacks.
  • Relax on the veranda of the Omni Mt. Washington Hotel, with the mountains seemingly close enough to touch.
Map Of New Hampshire bike tour

2022 Tour Dates

July 10-15 Book Now
Sept. 25-30 Book Now

Rave Reviews

Exceeded our wildest expectations. The perfect blend of activity and serenity while pedaling. Roger and Kelly

Tour Cost

$3,395 per person
(based on double occupancy)
Single supplement of +$975

Level of Difficulty

Easy to Moderate –  15-35 miles per day, with total mileage of 100-165. Cycle on paved roads through the White Mountain National Forest, along with 1 paved bike path and 1 non-paved rail-trail. Cycle at your own pace. Get a lift in the van whenever you like. E-bikes available.

2022 Tour Dates

July 10-15 Book Now
Sept. 25-30 Book Now

2022 Tour Dates

Exceeded our wildest expectations. The perfect blend of activity and serenity while pedaling. Roger and Kelly

Tour Cost

$3,395 per person
(based on double occupancy)
Single supplement of +$975

Level of Difficulty

Easy to Moderate –  15-35 miles per day, with total mileage of 100-165. Cycle on paved roads through the White Mountain National Forest, along with 1 paved bike path and 1 non-paved rail-trail. Cycle at your own pace. Get a lift in the van whenever you like. E-bikes available.

Highlights (continued)
  • Take a hike in the Flume Gorge, past historic covered bridges, beside babbling brooks, and through magnificent glacial landscapes
  • Kayak on the largest inland body of salt water in New England
  • Learn how to throw an axe (family-friendly)
  • Visit the famous Old Man of the Mountain
  • Explore a working fiber farm (sheep, llamas, alpacas, Angora rabbit)
  • Enjoy optional activities including an 18-hole golf course designed by Donald Ross, horseback riding, full-service spas, fly fishing, tennis, yoga, bocce, and more

Highlights (continued)

  • Take a hike in the Flume Gorge, past historic covered bridges, beside babbling brooks, and through magnificent glacial landscapes
  • Kayak on the largest inland body of salt water in New England
  • Learn how to throw an axe (family-friendly)
  • Visit the famous Old Man of the Mountain
  • Explore a working fiber farm (sheep, llamas, alpacas, Angora rabbit)
  • Enjoy optional activities including an 18-hole golf course designed by Donald Ross, horseback riding, full-service spas, fly fishing, tennis, yoga, bocce, and more

What's Included?

  • Five nights of lodging at three Grand Hotels
  • 12 meals (5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners) catering to all dietary needs
  • Free use of our bikes, plus helmet, rear rack bag, rear safety light + triangle, basic bike computer, water bottle, and T-shirt. E-bikes available
  • Full van support throughout your stay (15-passenger vans, with AC)
  • The services of 2-3 professional bike tour guides
  • Ride with GPS navigation (using your own device) or paper route notes
  • Exclusive GBT activities, including COG train to the top of Mount Washington; Exclusive Axe Throwing Clinic; Naturalist-led kayak eco-tour of Great Bay
  • Admission to Flume Gorge, numerous State Parks and Wildlife Refuges
  • Full access to our online photo gallery with photos/videos from your trip
  • Small group size of 12-18 people (or organize your own private trip)
  • Pick-up and drop-off at the Manchester, NH airport (or nearby hotels)

What's Included

  • Five nights of lodging at three Grand Hotels
  • 12 meals (5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners) catering to all dietary needs
  • Free use of our bikes, plus helmet, rear rack bag, rear safety light + triangle, basic bike computer, water bottle, and T-shirt. E-bikes available
  • Full van support throughout your stay (15-passenger vans, with AC)
  • The services of 2-3 professional bike tour guides
  • Ride with GPS navigation (using your own device) or paper route notes
  • Exclusive GBT activities, including COG train to the top of Mount Washington; Exclusive Axe Throwing Clinic; Naturalist-led kayak eco-tour of Great Bay
  • Admission to Flume Gorge, numerous State Parks and Wildlife Refuges
  • Full access to our online photo gallery with photos/videos from your trip
  • Small group size of 12-18 people (or organize your own private trip)
  • Pick-up and drop-off at the Manchester, NH airport (or nearby hotels)

Stay at Three Grand Hotels

During this bike tour we’ll be staying at three of New Hampshire’s Grand Hotels, made famous during the so-called Gilded Age over a century ago. Wealthy city dwellers flocked to these Grand Hotels for genteel vacations in the pure mountain air. These full- service resorts hosted seven U.S. Presidents and many of the famous names of the time – Winston Churchill, Thomas Edison, and Babe Ruth among them. Today these hotels are as grand as ever, offering multiple restaurants, golf courses, red-clay tennis courts, axe throwing, equestrian centers, bocce, spas and more. And now it is time for these Grand Hotels to be graced by the cyclists of Great Bike Tours!

On our first two nights we’ll treat you to a stay at the Wentworth by the Sea Hotel, a genteel Grand Hotel located on the water, close to Portsmouth. This hotel has been a jewel of the New England coast since 1874, and has hosted such dignitaries and celebrities as President Theodore Roosevelt, Annie Oakley, Gloria Swanson, Harry Truman, and Prince Charles. Next up, we spend two nights at the majestic Omni Mount Washington Resort, the largest and the grandest of New Hampshire’s Grand Hotels. Our final night is spent at the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa in the White Mountains, recently voted as the #1 Resort in all of New Hampshire.

Stay at Three Grand Hotels

During this bike tour we’ll be staying at three of New Hampshire’s Grand Hotels, made famous during the so-called Gilded Age over a century ago. Wealthy city dwellers flocked to these Grand Hotels for genteel vacations in the pure mountain air. These full- service resorts hosted seven U.S. Presidents and many of the famous names of the time – Winston Churchill, Thomas Edison, and Babe Ruth among them. Today these hotels are as grand as ever, offering multiple restaurants, golf courses, red-clay tennis courts, axe throwing, equestrian centers, bocce, spas and more. And now it is time for these Grand Hotels to be graced by the cyclists of Great Bike Tours!

On our first two nights we’ll treat you to a stay at the Wentworth by the Sea Hotel, a genteel Grand Hotel located on the water, close to Portsmouth. This hotel has been a jewel of the New England coast since 1874, and has hosted such dignitaries and celebrities as President Theodore Roosevelt, Annie Oakley, Gloria Swanson, Harry Truman, and Prince Charles. Next up, we spend two nights at the majestic Omni Mount Washington Resort, the largest and the grandest of New Hampshire’s Grand Hotels. Our final night is spent at the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa in the White Mountains, recently voted as the #1 Resort in all of New Hampshire.

Discover Portsmouth & The Seacoast

Our first two nights will be spent on the coast. New Hampshire has the country’s shortest stretch of seacoast – just 18 miles long – yet every mile is breathtaking on a bicycle. We’ll cycle the length of the “Coastal Scenic Byway” past summer cottages, lighthouses, and five state parks featuring attractive beaches, rocky headlands, and coves. We’ll take you to our favorite seafood shack for lunch, featuring fresh, locally-sourced lobsters, clams, and the like.

You’ll also have time to explore Portsmouth, one of New Hampshire’s most elegant towns, with a historical center set with tree-lined streets and 18th century colonial buildings. And since we’re staying by the water, we’ll treat you to a naturalist-led kayak eco-tour of Great Bay, the largest inland body of salt water in New England, and the East Coast’s second-largest estuary.

Discover Portsmouth & The Seacoast

Our first two nights will be spent on the coast. New Hampshire has the country’s shortest stretch of seacoast – just 18 miles long – yet every mile is breathtaking on a bicycle. We’ll cycle the length of the “Coastal Scenic Byway” past summer cottages, lighthouses, and five state parks featuring attractive beaches, rocky headlands, and coves. We’ll take you to our favorite seafood shack for lunch, featuring fresh, locally-sourced lobsters, clams, and the like.

You’ll also have time to explore Portsmouth, one of New Hampshire’s most elegant towns, with a historical center set with tree-lined streets and 18th century colonial buildings. And since we’re staying by the water, we’ll treat you to a naturalist-led kayak eco-tour of Great Bay, the largest inland body of salt water in New England, and the East Coast’s second-largest estuary.

Explore the White Mountains

Our final three nights will be spent in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, a spectacular region of soaring peaks and lush valleys featuring some of the most untamed and beautiful countryside in New England. The White Mountain National Forest is a sight to behold during fall foliage – the maple trees turn scarlet and orange, while the birches become luminous yellow – and these colors become even more dramatic, more lovely, when viewed from a bicycle. The highlight of this region is 6,288-foot Mount Washington, the highest peak in New England. We will be taking you to the top, but we promise it won’t be on a bike!

Explore the White Mountains

Our final three nights will be spent in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, a spectacular region of soaring peaks and lush valleys featuring some of the most untamed and beautiful countryside in New England. The White Mountain National Forest is a sight to behold during fall foliage – the maple trees turn scarlet and orange, while the birches become luminous yellow – and these colors become even more dramatic, more lovely, when viewed from a bicycle. The highlight of this region is 6,288-foot Mount Washington, the highest peak in New England. We will be taking you to the top, but we promise it won’t be on a bicycle!

Savor the Most Scenic Cycling in New Hampshire

  • Kancamagus National Scenic Byway – Considered one of the most scenic cycle routes in America, this winding 35-mile road takes you into and through the White Mountain National Forest as no other roadway can. Nature takes center stage here, with lots of wild rivers, waterfalls, short hikes, and scenic vistas. There are no billboards, gas stations, or hotels to interrupt your view. Breathe in the fresh air, view the vibrant colors, and enjoy the ride.
  • Coastal Scenic Byway – Cycle the entire coast of New Hampshire in one day (well OK, it’s only 18 miles). Enjoy the rich history in Portsmouth, discover secluded beaches, and enjoy the great seafood along the way.
  • Car-free bicycle trails – Enjoy the roller-coaster hills of the paved bike path at the Franconia Notch State Park, and the mostly-level Presidential Rail Trail with stellar mountain views. This rail trail is also a birder’s paradise, and moose sightings are not uncommon.

Savor the Most Scenic Cycling in New Hampshire

  • Kancamagus National Scenic Byway– Considered one of the most scenic cycle routes in America, this winding 35-mile road takes you into and through the White Mountain National Forest as no other roadway can. Nature takes center stage here, with lots of wild rivers, waterfalls, short hikes, and scenic vistas. There are no billboards, gas stations, or hotels to interrupt your view. Breathe in the fresh air, view the vibrant colors, and enjoy the ride.
  • Coastal Scenic Byway– Cycle the entire coast of New Hampshire in one day (well OK, it’s only 18 miles). Enjoy the rich history of Portsmouth, discover secluded beaches, and enjoy the great seafood along the way.
  • Car-free bicycle trails– Enjoy the roller-coaster hills of the paved bike path at the Franconia Notch State Park, and the mostly-level Presidential Rail Trail with stellar mountain views. This rail trail is also a birder’s paradise, and moose sightings are not uncommon.

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BOOK YOUR TRIP (or request more information)

GBT is the “first in the nation” to run week-long bicycle vacations in New Hampshire. We only offer two departures each year – so don’t miss out. Book today!

Great Bike Tours

3282 Mt. Philo Rd,
Charlotte, VT 05445

Have any questions? Contact us!

(802) 777-2009

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BOOK YOUR TRIP (or request more information)

GBT is the “first in the nation” to run week-long bicycle vacations in New Hampshire. We only offer two departures each year – so don’t miss out. Book today!

Great Bike Tours

3282 Mt. Philo Rd,
Charlotte, VT 05445

Have any questions? Contact us!

(802) 777-2009

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