Tours in the Pacific States

Highway 1 can make a strong claim to being America’s most iconic road — and with ocean views, gentle curving blacktop, and sights ranging from towering redwoods to bustling cities, who could argue? Of course, Highway 1 doesn’t hog all the great riding on the left coast, and whether you’ve got your heart set on sandy siestas or swooping descents through thick forests, the Pacific Coast region offers some of our most spectacular tours, whether for a week or an epic journey down America’s sunset side.

Alaska Great Northern Adventure
Alaska Great Northern Adventure

Self Contained. A multimodal adventure deep in the heart of Alaska beginning with a ferry ride along the coastal tail of this wild state.

Crater Lake
Crater Lake

Inn to Inn. Prepare for challenging riding and mind-blowing mountain scenery as we go up, over, down, and around the heart of Oregon’s Cascade Range. Pack light — we’ll stay indoors at a slate of hotels and mountain lodges, where we’ll take advantage of civilized dining and great swimming in several high-mountain lakes.

Intro to Road Touring - Oregon
Intro to Road Touring - Oregon

Self Contained. As the experts on self-contained bicycle travel, we'd like to share our knowledge by offering our Introduction to Road Touring (IRT) course. Two days of open-air, informal campground discussions will be followed by a fun, four-day tour of the Oregon coastal area.

Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe

Inn to Inn. Crisp mountain air, stunning vistas, and a pristine alpine lake — what more could you want out of an epic weekend on two wheels? On this long weekend tour, we’ll enjoy the altitude of the Sierra Nevada as we circumnavigate the stunning Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine lake in North America!

Northern Tier
Northern Tier

Van Supported. The Northern Tier has been the location for great bike adventures for a quarter of a century, following a wonderfully diverse cross section of the North American continent. Between Bar Harbor, Maine, and Anacortes, Washington, lie places of extremes for you to discover.

Olympic Discovery Trail
Olympic Discovery Trail

Van Supported. Traverse the Olympic Peninsula and be immersed in the landscape so unique to Washington State: rocky coastlines, snow capped mountains, marine wildlife, and temperate rainforests combine to make cycling across the peninsula a truly one-of-a-kind bike touring experience.

Pacific Coast
Pacific Coast

Van Supported. We'll experience some of the finest terrain and tour some of the coolest cities in the world! From our border with Canada, we'll head south through the lush forests of western Washington before following the Columbia River to the Oregon coast, where we'll encounter some of the nicest state parks in the country.

Pacific Coast Central
Pacific Coast Central

Self Contained. Join us for this bike touring adventure along a gorgeous segment of the West Coast and experience some of the most beautiful and remote sections of Adventure Cycling's Pacific Coast Bicycle Route, its most popular.

Pacific Coast North
Pacific Coast North

Self Contained. Join us for this bike touring adventure along a gorgeous segment of the West Coast and experience some of the most beautiful and remote sections of Adventure Cycling's Pacific Coast Bicycle Route, its most popular.

Pacific Coast South
Pacific Coast South

Self Contained. The Pacific Coast South tour is among the world's most popular bicycle rides, traveling along some of the most marvelous coastline on the planet. We'll pedal out of Sausalito and ride over the Golden Gate Bridge, through San Francisco, and past a string of state beaches. Big Sur is a highlight as we travel the desolate, beautiful Central California Coast toward San Diego.

Southern Tier
Southern Tier

Van Supported. The Southern Tier has become one of our most popular tours, and it's easy to see why. This cross-country route is 1,200 miles shorter than either the Northern Tier or TransAm yet offers epic quantities of scenery and shoulder-season sunshine.

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.

TransAm Westward
TransAm Westward

Self Contained. Thousands of cyclists have pedaled the 4,253-mile TransAmerica Trail and will tell you they captured a lifetime's worth of memories along their tour. For many traveling cyclists who haven't yet experienced the TransAm, it remains the holy grail of American bicycle tours.

Washington's San Juan Islands
Washington's San Juan Islands

Inn to Inn. This weeklong inn-to-inn tour weaves along the glorious northwestern coastline of Washington's Puget Sound and through its famous San Juan Islands, offering an irresistible combination of manageable daily mileages and world-class scenery.

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Florida Keys
Florida Keys

Van Supported. Get a second dose of summer with this Sunshine State ride. You can smile wide as you ride knowing you're enjoying 300 miles of sunny, warm weather!

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.

Hawaii 3 Island
Hawaii 3 Island

Inn to Inn. Maui, Molokai, and Lanai: three of Hawaii's most beautiful islands and the setting for an unrivaled bicycle travel adventure. This unique tour features a ferry and a small plane to bring together these three Hawaiian islands into a single bicycle tour.