Virginia's Colonial Williamsburg Bike Tour

October 25-30

Jamestown, Yorktown, and Colonial Williamsburg

Join us in October as we bike through history, exploring Virginia’s Historic Triangle – Jamestown, Yorktown, and Colonial Williamsburg. Each town played an important role in English Colonial rule in America, for it was  in 1607 that the English first landed on the swampy marshes of Jamestown, and then 174 years later the British were defeated in the Battle of Yorktown (1781), the final major battle of the American Revolutionary War.

Our bike trip is based in Colonial Williamsburg, which in the 18th century was the capital of the Colony of Virginia – Britain’s largest and wealthiest colony in the New World. The entire old-town-area has been “frozen in time” and preserved as a living history museum (the largest in America) portraying colonial Virginia on the eve of the American Revolution. Everyone in the colonial town stays in character 24 hours a day – shop keepers, townsfolk, children at play, farm families, marching militia, tavern folks, political figures, slaves – depicting the days, months, and years leading up to and during the Revolutionary War. Come, be part of the story, on your 21st century bicycle!

We will end the week by cycling forward to the 21st century, as we take the newly-opened Virginia Capital Trail (paved bike path) to Richmond, the modern-day capital of Virginia.

2020 Tour Dates

October 25-30
(one exclusive date)
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2020 Tour Dates

October 25-30
(one exclusive date)
Book Now

Rave Reviews

GBT provided the best possible experience of Williamsburg… biking, restaurants, picnics, accommodations, and activities. They made it so pleasant that all I had to do was enjoy every moment. Judy Q.

Tour Cost

$2,490 per person
(based on double occupancy)
Single supplement of +$600

Tour Cost

$2,490 per person
(based on double occupancy)
Single supplement of +$600

Highlights

  • Spend your week at the Williamsburg Lodge, and only unpack your bags once
  • Enjoy exploring old town Colonial Williamsburg, the largest living-history-museum in America
  • Group dinner at a historic 18th century tavern, with servers in costume
  • Visit the important sites of the Colonial National Historic Park, including Jamestown Island and Yorktown Battlefield
  • Guided tour of Jamestown Settlement, a living-history-museum depicting the story of America’s first permanent English colony
  • Theatrical show at nearby venue
  • Exciting bike rides on the Colonial National Historic Parkway, the Virginia Capital Trail (52-mile paved bike path), through the Yorktown Battlefield (paved bike path), and on quiet country roads passing cotton and tobacco fields
  • Optional two-hour sailboat ride aboard Yorktown’s 105-ft Alliance tall ship
  • Visit the Williamsburg Winery, the largest winery in Virginia
  • Watch General Washington review his troops, complete with cannon salutes and fife & drum marching band

What’s included?

  • 6 days/5 nights lodging (at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, VA
  • The services of 2-3 professional bike tour guides
  • Rental bike & helmet (or bring your own)
  • Full van support throughout your stay (1-2 vans)
  • 11 meals (5 breakfast, 2 lunch, 4 dinners)
  • Admission to Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area, Jamestown Settlement, Jamestown Island and Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Centers, and a theatrical show at a local venue
  • A very special “dinner class” at A Chef’s Kitchen, where you’ll be treated to a five-course dinner with paired wines
  • Daily route notes & maps
  • Great Bike Tours T-shirt & water bottle
  • Easy cycling (mostly flat but with the occasional hill, 25-40 miles/day)

Highlights

  • Spend your week at the Williamsburg Lodge, and only unpack your bags once
  • Enjoy exploring old town Colonial Williamsburg, the largest living-history-museum in America
  • Group dinner at a historic 18th century tavern, with servers in costume
  • Visit the important sites of the Colonial National Historic Park, including Jamestown Island and Yorktown Battlefield
  • Guided tour of Jamestown Settlement, a living-history-museum depicting the story of America’s first permanent English colony
  • Theatrical show at nearby venue
  • Exciting bike rides on the Colonial National Historic Parkway, the Virginia Capital Trail (52-mile paved bike path), through the Yorktown Battlefield (paved bike path), and on quiet country roads passing cotton and tobacco fields
  • Optional two-hour sailboat ride aboard Yorktown’s 105-ft Alliance tall ship
  • Visit the Williamsburg Winery, the largest winery in Virginia
  • Watch General Washington review his troops, complete with cannon salutes and fife & drum marching band

What’s Included?

  • 6 days/5 nights lodging (at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, VA
  • The services of 2-3 professional bike tour guides
  • Rental bike & helmet (or bring your own)
  • Full van support throughout your stay (1-2 vans)
  • 11 meals (5 breakfast, 2 lunch, 4 dinners)
  • Admission to Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area, Jamestown Settlement, Jamestown Island and Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Centers, and a theatrical show at a local venue
  • A very special “dinner class” at A Chef’s Kitchen, where you’ll be treated to a five-course dinner with paired wines
  • Daily route notes & maps
  • Great Bike Tours T-shirt & water bottle
  • Easy cycling (mostly flat but with the occasional hill, 25-40 miles/day)

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BOOK YOUR TRIP (or request more information)

Join us in October as we Bike Through History. We only offer one exclusive departure for this trip, so contact us soon if you wish to be part of this special event.

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)

Join us in October as we Bike Through History. We only offer one exclusive departure for this trip, so contact us soon if you wish to be part of this special event.

Great Bike Tours

3282 Mt. Philo Rd,
Charlotte, VT 05445

Have any questions? Contact us!

(802) 777-2009

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