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.

Mid-Atlantic Countryside - Van
Mid-Atlantic Countryside
Oct 06, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018

Van Supported. Quiet country roads, rail trails, and the historic C&O Canal take us on this wonderful journey through history. Valley Forge, Mennonite country, covered bridges, Catoctin Mountain, the Revolutionary and Civil wars — this tour packs it in!

2019 C&O Canal/GAP - Spring
2019 C&O Canal/GAP - Spring
May 18, 2019 - May 26, 2019

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.

2019 New York Finger Lakes Wine Country
2019 New York Finger Lakes Wine Country
Jun 16, 2019 - Jun 25, 2019

Self Contained. Take in the heart of the Finger Lakes region of New York. From the Erie Canal Towpath Trail and wineries along the lakeshore to the extensive network of state parks with beautiful campgrounds, it’s little wonder this part of New York is becoming widely recognized as a first-class bicycle touring destination.

2019 Upstate New York Adirondacks
2019 Upstate New York Adirondacks
Jul 07, 2019 - Jul 17, 2019

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.

2019 Family Fun, Erie Canal Niagara Falls
2019 Family Fun, Erie Canal Niagara Falls
Jul 13, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019

Fully Supported. Our adventure will travel the beautiful Erie Canalway Trail and nearby roadways to the edge of world-famous Niagara Falls at the U.S./Canada border.On this fully supported Family Fun tour, we’ll take care of transporting your gear and provide you with meals and daily lunch and snack stops so that you and your family can enjoy 100 miles of car-free trails, with only about 30 miles of road cycling.

2019 Family Fun, Great Allegheny Passage
2019 Family Fun, Great Allegheny Passage
Jul 21, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019

Fully Supported. Our latest Family Fun tour covers the entire length of the heralded Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cumberland, Maryland. Featuring moderate mileages and 150 miles of bike trail with an average gradient of under 1 percent, this is an ideal trip to introduce family members of all ages. 

2019 C&O Canal/GAP
2019 C&O Canal/GAP
Sep 14, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019

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.

2019 Mid-Atlantic Countryside - Van
2019 Mid-Atlantic Countryside
Sep 28, 2019 - Oct 06, 2019

Van Supported. Quiet country roads, rail trails, and the historic C&O Canal take us on this wonderful journey through history. Valley Forge, Mennonite country, covered bridges, Catoctin Mountain, the Revolutionary and Civil wars — this tour packs it in!

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2019 C&O Canal/GAP - Spring
2019 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.

2019 Great Divide Canada I
2019 Great Divide Canada I

Self Contained. The world’s longest mountain bike route turned 20 last year — and you can join the party. Ride the Great Divide’s spectacular Canadian section and see why Outside magazine called it one of “The Best Backcountry Adventure Trips in America.”

2019 Cycle Montana - Missoula
2019 Cycle Montana - Missoula

Fully Supported. Beginning in Adventure Cycling’s hometown of Missoula, we’ll cross the Continental Divide more than once as we ride along many of the rivers that run through Western Montana and visit small towns, soak in few hot springs, and take in massive views under the Big Sky!