2020 Bike Tours Dates and Descriptions

2020 Bike Tours Dates and Descriptions

Thank you for your interest in Wilderness Voyageurs bike tours. In our 2020 season, we bring you our classic rail-trail, road and mountain bike tours, many of which explore our wonderful US National Parks. We also are delighted to bring you four brand new tours – a cruise-y cycling adventure along Florida’s Gulf Coast, an exploration of New Mexico, a rail trail experience on Pennsylvania’s Pine Creek Trail, and a voyage along Washington’s Olympic Discovery Trail.

 

See all 2020 Bike Tours in one calendar view and pick the dates that work best for you! Where will you adventure this year?

New Bike Tours In 2020

This is a list of all trips offered, it does not reflect current availability. Please check the availability of a trip from the trip web page.

Pelican on Florida's Suncoast

[NEW] Cycling Florida’s Suncoast

Six beachy days on Florida’s most beautiful coast!

6 Days/5 Nights
Departure Dates: 2/16, 2/23, 3/1, 3/8,  11/ 1,  11/8

Pack your flip-flops and let’s bike the paved trails of the Pinellas peninsula and keys of Bradenton/Sarasota with sun on our faces and coastal breezes at our back. It’s hard to beat Florida’s relaxed riding and average early spring temps in the low 70s. And while hills are tough to come by here, the spectacular bridges will take you 45-72 feet above mooring sailboats for the trip’s best views, plus give you an effortless burst of speed on the other side.

Pine creek gorge[NEW] Pennsylvania Pine Creek

Ride Pennsylvania’s Grand Canyon

3 Days/2 Nights
Departure Dates: 6/24, 6/30, 8/4

A scenic wonderland filled with cliff walls and water falls, and a gorgeous waterway with a terrific trailside terrace that travels through miles and miles of majestic natural beauty; trees and mountains, deer and bear and fresh air, otters and eagles, and an ancient canyon trail that awaits your arrival…the Pine Creek Rail Trail.

[NEW] New Mexico Cycling Santa Fe & Taos

Experience New Mexico’s beautiful high desert landscapes

6 Days/5 Nights
Departure Dates: 8/23, 8/30

New Mexico is the perfect place to bike. The famous immaculate light, colorful sunsets, flavorful local food, glowing adobe buildings and Spanish colonial cities make this state an incredible backdrop for a cycling vacation.

[NEW] Washington Olympic Discovery Trail

Pathway to the Pacific Ocean

6 Days/5 Nights
Departure Dates:  8/17

The Olympic Discovery Trail is a non-motorized, multi-use trail spanning the north end of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. The route spans around 140 miles between Port Townsend, Washington and La Push, Washington. Mature forests of Fir, Hemlock, and Cedar provide a canopy for many miles of the Olympic Discovery Trail. The remote western route of the ODT passes through tall forests before reaching the awe of the Pacific Ocean.

Rails-to-Trails Bike Tours

Wisconsin-Bike-Tour Wisconsin Wanderlust

Six Rail-Trails including the Elroy Sparta!

5 Days/4 Nights
Departure Dates: 6/22, 6/29, 7/6, 7/20

Wisconsin is home to the first rails-to-trails project in the US, the Elroy-Sparta State Trail built in 1965.  They have not sat on their laurels, since then over 1800 miles of rail trails have been built in the state.

Michigan Islands, Trails & Dunes
6 Days/5 Nights
Departure Dates: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/30

Spend two nights on Mackinac Island, ride the shoreline of the Great Lakes, enjoy the picturesque town of Petoskey, visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes and enjoy most of this on car free paths. This tour is a combination of trails and quiet roads. Northern Michigan is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and cyclists alike.  You will quickly discover why this area has folks adventuring here year after year.

Idaho’s Hiawatha Trail & Coeur D’Alene
4 Days/3 Nights
Departure Dates: 6/16, 6/23, 6/28,  7/7, 7/13, 7/19, 8/30, 9/2

Come to Idaho for some of the most incredible rail trail riding in the country: The famous Route of the Hiawatha and the Trail of the Coeur d’Alene. You’ll get to check these two Rail-to-Trail Conservancy’s Hall of Fame trails off of your bucket list! The Hiawatha treats you to 10 tunnels, including the famous “Taft Tunnel” at 8771 feet long, and 7 steel trestles – one of which is 220 feet high. As you can imagine, stunning scenery and grand vistas await!

KATY Trail: Rail-Trail Ride Across Missouri
6 Days/5 Nights
Departure Dates: 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/31, 6/7, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18

Most of the journey finds us intertwined with the Missouri River. The scenery changes often: towns spilling over with quaintness, the breadbasket of the country, limestone bluffs, and even forests are your companions on this 6-day journey.

Mickelson Trail & The Badlands Bike Tour
6 Day/5 Nights

Departure Dates: 6/7, 6/14, 8/23, 8/30, 9/20

Beginning in Badlands National Park, you’ll come face-to-face with bison, prairie dogs, big-horned sheep, and the incomparable landscape that the American Lakota called “mako sica,” or “land bad.”

New York Erie Canal Bike Tour
4 Days/3 Nights
Departure Dates: 6/1, 6/15, 7/6, 8/4, 8/16, 9/21

Pedal by early 1800s historic commercial port cities, explore canal locks, and ride 100 miles of the Erie Canalway, a National Heritage Corridor.

 

Easy Rider GAP and C&O Canal Bike Tour
3 Days/2 Nights
Departure Dates: 5/4, 6/28, 7/8, 7/26, 8/31, 9/9

This is an unbeatable introduction to the charm and history of the Great Allegheny Passage and the C&O Canal Towpath, as well as bike touring vacations.

Great Allegheny Passage Bike Tour
4 Day/3 Nights
Departure Dates: 5/18, 5/31, 6/8, 6/15, 6/28, 7/12, 7/26, 8/3, 8/16, 9/7, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5

Experience the beauty of this rail-trail from end to end. This trip is a slower-paced version of the full 6-day tour. Instead of daily mileage of 50-60 miles, you will be riding 30-45 miles a day. Relax, take in the sights and enjoy!

[MOST POPULAR] Pittsburgh to DC: GAP and C&O Bike Tour
6 Days/5 Nights
Departure Dates: 5/10, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 7/5, 7/12, 8/9, 8/16, 8/30, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4

On your way from Pittsburgh, PA, to Washington, DC, the multitude of natural, cultural and historically significant sites will astound you.

Road Bike Tours

Quintessential Cuba
8 Days/7 Nights
Departure Date: 3/21

Create your own Cuban legend on our new intermediate tour of west Cuba. Explore vivacious Havana before heading into rural Cuba and its lush, spring-green tobacco fields and the unique Mogote hill formations. Enjoy daily people-to-people interactions with the locals who make Cuba what it is! Cycle along white-sand beaches, by crumbling but lavish buildings, and through verdant biospheres.*

Cuba Clasico
9 Days/8 Nights
Departure Date: 3/28

Experience biking through Cuba’s corazón on our new tour through Central Cuba that takes you off the beaten path and Cuba’s tourist track. Havana, with its syncopated rhythms blending with the sultry tension of salsa. Remedios, Trinidad and Sancti Spiritus with their cobbled streets and tranquil country seats.

Washington San Juan Islands
6 Days/5 Nights
Departure Dates: 7/26,  8/2

Cycle the San Juan Islands: beaches, mountains, orca pods, forests, and one of the country’s largest lavender farms, the San Juan Islands are an outdoor enthusiast’s dream! On this six day cycling adventure, you’ll pedal on three of San Juan’s most alluring islands: San Juan Island, Lopez Island and Orcas Island.

Colonial Williamsburg & Richmond Virginia Bike Tour
4 Days/3 Nights
Departure Dates: 5/5,  5/10,  10/13, 10/18

On this Virginia bike tour, you’ll spend four days cycling the best of Williamsburg and Richmond! Ride through the heart of the American Revolution, explore authentic colonial sites like the Jamestown Settlement, enjoy fine regional wines and kick back for three nights in upscale boutique lodging.

New York Adirondacks Bike Tour
6 Days/5 Nights
Departure Dates: 7/19, 7/26

Imagine spending 6 days adventuring through one of the most beautiful state parks in this country: The Adirondacks. You will enjoy wide shouldered roads across rivers, past mountains, circling lakes and taking in the expansive views. The ride begins in Lake George and travels through to Blue Mountain Lake, Saranac Lake, Lake Placid and back.

Riding through Spanish MossGeorgia Gold Coast Bike Tour
4 Days/3 Nights

Departure Dates: 4/14, 4/26, 10/6, 10/12, 10/18

Traveling through the scenic byways of Georgia’s lush Gold Coast, you’ll escape into a world of live oaks draped with Spanish moss, incredible seafood, breathtaking views and historic inns in the Golden Isles.

Cannons on Gettysburg BattlefieldGettysburg & The Civil War Bike Tour
4 Days/3 Nights
Departure Dates: 6/7, 6/14, 7/19, 9/27

Experience Gettysburg as few people have, up close and personal with a battlefield guide. This award-winning vacation retraces key campaigns of the American Conflict.

 

Shenandoah & The Civil War Bike Tour
6 Days/5 Nights 
Departure Date:  9/13

Cycling joy meets historic awe. Powered by idyllic landscapes with distinct history, you’ll ride in Virginia’s genteel Hunt Country, along Shenandoah National Park’s view-tastic Skyline Drive and then north toward Gettysburg.

Kick Some Pass Colorado Bike Tour

Colorado Kick Some Pass Bike Tour
6 Days/5 Nights
Departure Date: 8/2

Ascend and descend six mountain passes, relishing alpine wildflowers, azure blue skies and winding roads with amazing views. Our overnights include rustic Red Cliff and world-renowned Aspen. With average daily climbs of 5,000 feet, you’ll be kicking some serious pass.

Cycle Colorful Colorado Bike Tour
6 Days/5 Nights
Departure Dates: 6/7, 8/9, 9/13, 9/20

Just imagine relaxing in Glenwood Springs’ world-famous hot springs or in a historic mining town at a sweet little hotel. Designed to make the most of your time by riding every day and minimizing the climbing.

Kentucky Bike & Bourbon Bike Tour
5 Days/4 Nights

Departure Dates: 5/11, 5/18, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19

Welcome to Bourbon Country! Why not follow up a good day’s ride with a stiff sample straight from Kentucky’s oldest and most reputable distilleries?

 

Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Bike Tour
4 Days/3 Nights

Departure Dates: 4/21, 4/26, 10/6, 10/11, 10/18  
This is a trip to relish! Due to the coastal weather, this tour is designed to be either your first outing of the year, or your final bike adventure of the season.

 

New York Finger Lakes Bike Tour
4 Days/3 Nights
Departure Dates: 6/7, 6/21, 7/12, 8/9, 9/15

You’ll visit several wineries, hike along stunning waterfalls and visit historic sites, including crossing the bridge featured in the classic film It’s A Wonderful Life.

 

Cycle Amish Country Bike Tour
4 Days/3 Nights
Departure Dates: 5/18, 6/22

Glide through an era that you thought had disappeared. How can you go wrong when you are visiting villages called Bird in Hand, Mount Joy, and Paradise?

 

2020 Mountain Bike Tours

Mountain Bike Colorado
6 Days/5 Nights
Departure Date:  Departure date to be determined.  Please drop us a line or call for details

Once you come to Colorado, you may not want to leave! The vistas alone will captivate you, not to mention the small mountain towns and incredible local breweries. Our trip makes the most of the weather and the many options for mountain biking in Colorado.