Best Tours for Beginners

Here are some of the best tours we offer for beginning bicycle travelers.

Great Lakes Relaxed
Great Lakes Relaxed
Sep 12, 2015 - Sep 19, 2015

Fully Supported. We’ve incorporated the quiet roads and pleasurable riding of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.) into our popular relaxed tour format.

Outer Banks III
Outer Banks III - Inn to Inn
Oct 10, 2015 - Oct 17, 2015

Inn to Inn. Join us on this popular ride through one of the premier beach destinations in the U.S. Our loop tour of North Carolina’s Outer and Inner Banks offers a chance to explore the region’s history-rich harbor towns on the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds and the coastal communities nestled in the state’s barrier islands. Leaving our camping and cooking gear at home, we’ll sleep indoors each night and enjoy the region’s excellent seafood and other delicacies.

2016 Under 30 IRT, FL
2016 Under 30 Intro to Road Touring - Florida
Mar 13, 2016 - Mar 18, 2016

Self Contained. As the experts on self-contained bicycle travel, we'd like to share our knowledge by way of our Introduction to Road Touring (IRT) course for those under 30. Two days of instruction provided by our seasoned trip leaders will be followed by a four-day tour through the countryside.

2016 Under 30 IRT, TX
2016 Under 30 Intro to Road Touring - Texas
Mar 20, 2016 - Mar 25, 2016

Self Contained. As the experts on self-contained bicycle travel, we’d like to share our knowledge by way of our Introduction to Road Touring (IRT) course. For those under 30, two days of open-air, informal campground discussions will be followed by a fun four-day tour.

2016 Intro to Road Touring, FL
2016 Intro to Road Touring - Florida
Apr 03, 2016 - Apr 08, 2016

Self Contained. As the experts on self-contained bicycle travel, we'd like to share our knowledge by way of our Introduction to Road Touring (IRT) course. Two days of instruction provided by our seasoned trip leaders will be followed by a four-day tour through the countryside.

2016 Intro to Road Touring, VA
2016 Intro to Road Touring - Virginia
May 01, 2016 - May 06, 2016

Self Contained. As the experts on self-contained bicycle travel, we'd like to share our knowledge by way of our Introduction to Road Touring (IRT) course. Two days of instruction provided by our seasoned trip leaders will be followed by a four-day tour through the countryside.

2016 Outer Banks I
2016 Outer Banks I - Inn to Inn
May 07, 2016 - May 14, 2016

Inn to Inn. Join us on this popular ride through one of the premier beach destinations in the United States. Our loop tour of North Carolina's Outer and Inner Banks offers a chance to explore the region's history rich harbor towns on the Pamlico and Albemarle sounds, and the coastal communities nestled in the state's barrier islands. Leaving our camping and cooking gear at home, we'll sleep indoors each night and enjoy the region's excellent seafood and other delicacies.

2016 Women's IRT, VA
2016 Women's Intro to Road Touring - Virginia
May 08, 2016 - May 13, 2016

Self Contained. As the experts on self-contained bicycle travel, we'd like to share our knowledge by way of our Introduction to Road Touring (IRT) course. Two days of instruction provided by our seasoned trip leaders will be followed by a four-day tour through the countryside.

2016 C&O Canal/GAP Spring
2016 C&O Canal/GAP Spring
May 14, 2016 - May 22, 2016

Self Contained. This spring, you won’t need to worry about traffic as you ride your hybrid or mountain bike some 330 miles on hard-packed, gently graded gravel and dirt trails from the heart of the nation’s capital north to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

2016 Intro to Dirt Touring - ME
2016 Intro to Dirt Touring - Maine
Jun 12, 2016 - Jun 17, 2016

Self Contained. As the experts on self-contained bicycle travel, we'd like to share our knowledge of off-pavement riding through our Introduction to Dirt Touring (IDT) course.

2016 Southern Ohio Relaxed
2016 Southern Ohio Relaxed
Jul 09, 2016 - Jul 15, 2016

Fully Supported. You say you’re a cyclist who prefers getting off the highway and into the peace and quiet of a tree-lined, riverside rail trail? Then this fully supported and catered weeklong tour just may be your ticket to ride.

2016 Women's IRT, OR
2016 Women's Intro to Road Touring - Oregon
Jul 17, 2016 - Jul 22, 2016

Self Contained. As the experts on self-contained bicycle travel, we'd like to share our knowledge by way of our Introduction to Road Touring (IRT) course. Two days of instruction provided by our seasoned trip leaders will be followed by a four-day tour through the countryside.

2016 Intro to Dirt Touring - MT
2016 Intro to Dirt Touring - Montana
Jul 19, 2016 - Jul 24, 2016

Self Contained. As the experts on self-contained bicycle travel, we'd like to share our knowledge of off-pavement riding through our Introduction to Dirt Touring (IDT) course.

2016 Intro to Road Touring, OR
2016 Intro to Road Touring - Oregon
Jul 24, 2016 - Jul 29, 2016

Self Contained. As the experts on self-contained bicycle travel, we'd like to share our knowledge by way of our Introduction to Road Touring (IRT) course. Two days of instruction provided by our seasoned trip leaders will be followed by a four-day tour through the countryside.

2016 Cape Cod Pilgrimage
2016 Cape Cod Pilgrimage
Sep 10, 2016 - Sep 17, 2016

Self Contained. Spend a week biking along the beautiful Atlantic Ocean shoreline. The riding is easy, services are plentiful, and the campgrounds are outstanding. We’ll view the seaports, glacially formed kettle ponds, and lighthouses of southeastern Massachusetts, visit historic sites from the days of colonial America, and explore quaint shops on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard.

2016 C&O Canal/GAP
2016 C&O Canal/GAP
Sep 17, 2016 - Sep 24, 2016

Fully Supported. This fall, you won’t need to worry about traffic as you ride your hybrid or mountain bike 330 miles on hard-packed, gently graded gravel and dirt trails from the heart of the nation’s capital north into Pennsylvania.

2016 Ragin' Cajun Country
2016 Ragin' Cajun Country
Oct 01, 2016 - Oct 07, 2016

Fully Supported. Bicycle through the heart of Cajun Country and partake of all the food, music, and culture that Acadiana has to offer.

2016 Outer Banks II
2016 Outer Banks II - Inn to Inn
Oct 08, 2016 - Oct 15, 2016

Inn to Inn. Join us on this popular ride through one of the premier beach destinations in the United States. Our loop tour of North Carolina's Outer and Inner Banks offers a chance to explore the region's history rich harbor towns on the Pamlico and Albemarle sounds, and the coastal communities nestled in the state's barrier islands. Leaving our camping and cooking gear at home, we'll sleep indoors each night and enjoy the region's excellent seafood and other delicacies.