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Tours in the Mid-Atlantic

Often called the Heartland of the East Coast, the mid-Atlantic region offers the best of the eastern U.S. This area is home to the iconic Adirondack Park, the Appalachian Mountains, and Niagara Falls, as well as great cycling on rail trails, winding roads covered in hardwood forest canopy, and historic covered bridges. The culture and commerce here might be dominated by New York and Washington, DC, but the expansive and sometimes unexpected rural areas offer a one-of-a-kind charm and beauty.

Allegheny Mountains Gravel Loop
Allegheny Mountains Gravel Loop

Van Supported. The Allegheny Mountains Loop lets you experience the beauty of these stunning mountains and offers a wide variety of riding types. After this amazing experience, you are certain to appreciate why West Virginia is affectionately called the “Mountain State.”

Atlantic Coast
Atlantic Coast

Van Supported. This van-supported grand tour of the Atlantic Coast leads past battlefields, our country’s earliest European settlements, and a handful of major cities. So much more than a 63-day, 2,800-mile bike tour up the Eastern Seaboard — this tour is a history lesson on the go, where the past comes to life in dynamic ways.

Blue Ridge Bliss - North Carolina
Blue Ridge Bliss - North Carolina

Fully Supported. The Blue Ridge Parkway stretches for 469 miles, from North Carolina’s Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the south to Waynesboro, Virginia, in the north. On our Blue Ridge Bliss tour, you’ll explore more than 300 of the very best of those miles. In fact, the North Carolina mountains offer some of the best cycling in the country.

C&O Canal/GAP
C&O Canal/GAP

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

C&O Canal/GAP Spring
C&O Canal/GAP Spring

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.

Four Days of Canaan
Four Days of Canaan

Self Contained. Explore the dirt trails and gravel roads of a national wildlife refuge, national forest, two state parks, and more in this part of West Virginia known locally as "a little bit of Canada gone astray" and made famous in mountain biking lore by the 24 Hours of Canaan race.

Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania
Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania

Self Contained. Immerse yourself in a long weekend of cycling and camping in the spectacular Pine Creek Gorge of central Pennsylvania. Come join the challenge and fun of pedaling on an entirely car-free trail through the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania, and gain a new natural perspective of this beautiful part of our country.

Great Allegheny Passage
Great Allegheny Passage

Van Supported. Enjoy a long weekend of car-free riding on one of Pennsylvania’s most popular rail trails. Exchange the bustling urban center of Pittsburgh for the rolling highlands of Ohiopyle State Park and southern Pennsylvania’s vital river systems. Witness the history of the area’s once thriving coal industry, and the great push for conservation and preservation that has taken its place.

TransAm Express Westward
TransAm Express Westward

Van Supported. This take on a classic route should entice people who love riding trail systems. By riding the entirety of the C&O Canal Trail and Great Allegheny Passage in the east and Katy Trail in the Midwest before meeting up with the famed TransAm Trail in Colorado, this tour will have over 500 miles of bicycle paths and should be an experience of a lifetime for anyone looking for a transcontinental ride.

TransVirginia Gravel
TransVirginia Gravel

Van Supported. Explore Virginia's best backcountry riding on unpaved and touring routes. From the beautiful countryside of the Shenandoah Valley to Virginia's loftiest vistas and two of Virginia's most popular rail trails, the TransVirginia Route takes the road less traveled.

Upstate New York Adirondacks
Upstate New York Adirondacks

Self Contained. This tour is set almost entirely within New York’s Adirondack Park — the largest publicly protected area in the Lower 48. On this adventure, we’ll traverse farmlands and historic battlefields, linger in quaint towns, enjoy low-traffic roads, and climb to some of the highest points in the Northeast.

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Death Valley
Death Valley

Van Supported. Pedal past sand dunes, hot springs, canyons, rock formations, and an incredible variety of plant and animal life as we explore the maze of wildly eroded and colorful badlands that are Death Valley.

Patagonia AZ Gravel
Patagonia AZ Gravel

Van Supported. Some of the best spring and fall gravel riding in the U.S. can be found outside southern Arizona's small, eclectic town of Patagonia, and we'll hit the dirt on this long-weekend gravel adventure.

Texas Hill Country
Texas Hill Country

Fully Supported. If you’ve been led to believe the Lone Star State is pancake flat, this weeklong bike tour through the rolling Texas Hill Country will prove otherwise. Plus, you’ll love the dazzling displays of spring wildflowers and Texas barbecue.