Colonial Williamsburg Bike Tour Daily Elevation
On this Virginia bike tour, you’ll spend four days cycling the best of historic Williamsburg, Virginia. 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.
Williamsburg was capital of the Virginia Colony from 1699 to 1780 and played a significant role in the American Revolution. It forms the “Historic Triangle” together with Jamestown and Yorktown, which we visit, as well. Its heart is Colonial Williamsburg, a historic district and living history museum where actors in period costume depict daily Colonial life in the streets, stores, and workshops. Williamsburg was named one of the top 15 cities in the U.S. in Travel + Leisure’s “2017 World’s Best Awards” survey.
Day 1 – Ride through Richmond
This morning, ride through historic Richmond visiting many historic sites along the way.
+783 ft / -919 ft
Day 2 – Virginia Capital Trail
Pedal the paved Virginia Capital Trail to two nights of lodging at the Wedmore Place at Williamsburg Winery.
+1,520 ft / -1,558ft
Day 3 – Surry County via the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry across the James River
Today’s ride starts from the Wedmore and takes us into Surry County via the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry across the James River. Ride the rural roads of Surry Country to a picnic lunch at Chippokes Plantation State Park, with an optional visit to the Mansion House and Farm Museum.
+531 ft / -512 ft
Day 4 – Cycling the Colonial Parkway
Our final ride takes us along the Colonial Parkway, a 23-mile scenic roadway stretching from the York River at Yorktown to the James River at Jamestown.
+643 ft / -656 ft