Rails To Trails Bike Tours

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Explore America’s Rails to Trails Bike Paths With Us!

Great Allegheny Passage, C&O Canal Towpath, Missouri’s KATY Trail

These are a few of the amazing, car-free rail-trails that guests enjoy on 3, 4, and 6 day fully-supported inn-to-inn rail trail tours. Since 1986, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has been connecting communities via a network of trails created from former railroad corridors. This coast-to-coast initiative provides a car-free way to enjoy the beautiful scenery of our country. The trails have considerably gentle grades, and our trips include overnight stays in the charming inns and B&Bs along the route.

 

All tours are fully supported with SAG wagons and experienced guides. Bring your own bike or rent one from Wilderness Voyageurs. These trips are laid-back, feature lots of scenic eye candy and the chance to explore your world. Plan your trip with our easy online booking option, or give us a call to make reservations. We’re looking forward to seeing you on the trails!

 

Customize Your Rails to Trails Bike Tour!

Wilderness Voyageurs operates the most rails-to-trails bike tours in the US. Where do you want to explore? Custom bike tours can be arranged for your group. We are deeply committed to these trails and the wonderful biking and hiking access they provide to local communities and visitors alike. For a complete list of all rail trails in the country, go to Traillink.com. If you see a trail you’re interested in trying, give us a call and we’ll set up a tour for you and your group. We’ll take care of all the details — you just show up and pedal!

Rail Trail Hall of Fame

There are over 30 trails on the Rail Trail Hall of Fame list. These are exemplary rail trails recognized by our friends at the Rails to Trails Conservancy. We offer tours on thirteen of these distinguished hall of fame trails.  Read on to see  awesome -rail-trail tours you can experience on a fully supported bike tour. We anticipate that more of these trails will make the Hall of Fame in future years! Remember, rail trails are car-free.  No cars are allowed on these wonderful biking paths.

Learn more about these historic trails and tours and what guests are saying, at our rails-to-trails bike tours blog.

See how wonderful Rail-Trail bike touring is!

Florida

Cycle Florida’s Suncoast

HALL OF FAME RAIL TRAIL Tampa will be our starting point for this “break the winter blues” tour, explore 6 different trails, end the day with your feet in the sand and sun on the face.

 

Idaho

Idaho’s Coeur d’Alene Trail & Hiawatha Trail

HALL OF FAME RAIL TRAIL Big scenery and big tunnels  and amazing riding on these 2 Hall of Fame Rail-Trails in Idaho and Montana.

 

Iowa

Trestle Bike Tour

HALL OF FAME RAIL TRAIL We head to the heartland to celebrate rail-trails – Iowa was the first state to use rail banking to create bike trails in 1983.  Today the Des Moines region boasts more than 300 miles of trail.

 

Maryland

C&O Canal Bike Tour

Spend 6-days riding along the Potomac River on a historic towpath through the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park for 184 miles between Georgetown in Washington, DC and Cumberland, MD.

Michigan

Michigan Islands Trails & Dunes

Explore northern Michigan,  from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park to Mackinaw Island, the north coast of the US is sure to delight with sweeping views and lovely forests.

 

Missouri

KATY Trail 6-Day Tour

HALL OF FAME RAIL TRAIL For all of you rail-to-trail enthusiasts, you won’t want to miss the longest rail-trail in the country! Ride through the Missouri River Valley and experience the heartland.

 

New York

Erie Canalway 4-Day Tour
New York’s Erie Canal was billed as the 8th wonder of the world in the 1800’s. Enjoy nearly level riding and charming historic towns.

 

Empire State Trail, 6-Day Tour

This trail, completed in 2020, allows cyclists to experience the Empire State’s urban centers, village main streets, rural communities and diverse history.

 

Ohio

Ohio to Erie Trail Bike Tour

HALL OF FAME RAIL TRAIL On this six-day trip, you’ll roll through lush Amish farmland, thriving small towns and upbeat city centers on your way from Cincinnati to Cleveland on the OTET.

 

Read about all of our Hall of Fame Rail Trail tours

Pennsylvania

Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal 6-Day Tour
HALL OF FAME RAIL TRAIL Ride from Pittsburgh, PA, to Washington, DC, entirely on car-free bike trails. Beautiful scenery, great inns, delicious food, and a serious sense of accomplishment.

 

Easy Rider Great Allegheny Passage  3-Day Tour
HALL OF FAME RAIL TRAIL Don’t have enough time for the full tour? Get the highlights of the Great Allegheny Passage on the Easy Rider condensed version.

 

Great Allegheny Passage End-to-End, 4-Day Tour
HALL OF FAME RAIL TRAIL Pedal the Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail, recognized as one of the country’s top rail-trails.

 

Great Allegheny Passage Point-to-Point, 5-Day Tour

HALL OF FAME RAIL TRAIL We’ve added on an extra day to this iconic journey so you have time to explore the mountains off your bike

 

Pine Creek Trail & Ghost Town Trail Bike Tour

A 3 day tour that combines the Pine Creek Trail through Pennsylvania’s Grand Canyon with a day on the Ghost Town Trail.  two of Pennsylvania’s classic trails in ashort and sweet getaway.

 

South Dakota

Mickelson Trail & Badlands National Park

HALL OF FAME RAIL TRAIL Ride through the other worldly landscape of the Badlands, and spin 100 miles on the Mickelson Trail on this South Dakota adventure.

 

Washington

Olympic Peninsula Bike Tour

Experience the glory of the Pacific Northwest on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State! You’ll ride several rail-trails, including the Olympic Discovery Trail.

West Virginia

Greenbrier River Trail

HALL OF FAME RAIL TRAIL Explore the highlands of West Virginia and the Monongahela National Forest for 3 days.

 

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Wanderlust Bike Tour

HALL OF FAME RAIL TRAIL  Enjoy six car-free days on this rail-trail ride between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River in the heart of Wisconsin; including a day on the famous Elroy-Sparta Trail!