Cycle Colorful Colorado Bike Tour

Colorado Road Bike Tour explores Colorado’s Treasures at the Heart of the Rocky Mountains

It’s hard to get much better than Colorado road bike touring! The views are as varied as they are breathtakingly beautiful. You’ll pedal across high alpine with wide-open vistas and down into desert canyons, past mountains and stunning peaks. You’ll even pedal across the continental divide (with one heck of a downhill)!


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. Years from now, you’ll be talking about your bike trip to Colorado.


Custom bike tour departures available for groups of 6 or more.

Tour Highlights

Cross the Continental Divide

Soak in the world's largest hot springs in Glenwood Springs

Unique hotels nestled in the gorgeous Rocky Mountains

The Maroon Bells & Rio Grande Trail

Lodging Options

The Lodge & Spa at Breckenridge

Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge

Redstone Inn

Hearthstone House

Green Bridge Inn

Day 1: Kick it into gear at Keystone, and meet up with the rail-trail system of Summit County. Circle Lake Dillon, ride through the mountain town of Frisco and hop on the Blue River Bikeway all the way into Breckenridge.


Day 2: Bike down to Frisco and up to the Copper Ski Resort to lunch. Van shuttle over Vail Pass to Eagle, CO and ride through the breathtaking Glenwood Canyon to the world’s largest hot springs pool at Glenwood Hot Springs & Lodge.


Day 3: Mount Sopris will come into view as you ride up the renowned and gorgeous Rio Grande Trail to lunch in Carbondale.  The Rio Grande Trail is a mostly paved rail-trail that follows the Roaring Fork River. Head up the Crystal River Trail towards the “Ruby of the Rockies,” Redstone.


Read more about the Rio Grande Trail


Day 4: Coast down to Carbondale and then up the Rio Grande Rail Trail for lunch alongside the Roaring Fork River. Take a shuttle up to the Maroon Bells glacial lake, which, along with its trio of 14,000-foot peaks, is the most photographed site in Colorado. Coast down to lodging in Aspen.


Day 5: Van shuttle over Independence Pass and explore the historic district of Leadville, meander about and enjoy lunch on your own. Ride the 11-mile loop of the Mineral Belt National Recreation Trail at an altitude of 10,000 feet, cross the Continental Divide via Tennessee Pass, and descend to your nights lodging in Red Cliff, CO.


Day 6:  Enjoy your last day with 19 miles of downhill coasting! Take the 10 Mile Canyon Trail down from Vail Pass to Silverthorne, where you’ll have your last group lunch at the Silverthorne Recreation Center.

“Betsy and James, were enthusiastic and catered to the guests, the accommodations were uniformly superior, the riding, mostly on paved trails, was great fun, the food quite tasty, and the Colorado scenery, with the aspens changing to gold during the course of the week, was amazing. The W-V planners have mapped out a route that is challenging but not overwhelming”

~Arthur S., TripAdvisor

Top 3 Blog Posts on the Colorado Bike Tour

Altitude sickness can make it hard to ride in some awesome, scenic destinations. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to minimize the effects and reduce your risk! Here are some steps you can take to make your Colorado cycling vacation awesome and altitude-sickness-free.

More than 100 years after its founding, the path of the Rio Grande Railroad continues to transport people through the beautiful Rockies. However, today the people are traveling under their own power, on bikes and on foot!

The Roaring Fork Valley’s Rio Grande Trail is getting some natural maintenance these days. Rather than spraying harmful herbicides, a crew of 220 goats help chomp down pesky weeds the old-fashioned way – with their teeth!  

Trip Information


Trip Length - Days

New York Finger Lakes Bike Tour
Tour Type
Road Bike
Tour Rating
Bike Tour Routes with Elevation gain and loss
Route Overview
E-bikes Allowed

Required Specifications

  • 50 pounds or less weight limit
  • Pedal assist only
  • Removable battery
  • 5+ hour battery capacity

Daily Mileage

Check In Location
Denver, CO
Colorado bike tour route
Tour Area
SAG Vehicle New York Finger Lakes Bike Tour
Support & Gear Vehicle

Minimum Age


5 Breakfasts | 4 Lunches | 3 Dinners

2024 Pricing
  • PP Double Occupancy

  • Single Supplement*

  • Standard Bike Rental


*This is required if you are traveling solo or if you are traveling with someone but require separate beds.


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