Tours in the Plains

They’re not called the Great Plains for nothing, these wide-open spaces have plenty of room for your mind — and legs — to roam. The surprisingly steep Black Hills of South Dakota provides a stark contrast to the vast fields and gentle river valleys of the Mighty Missouri. And the middle of the country’s legendary hospitality makes every stop, whether for a meal, a snack, or just some shade, sure to be memorable. Experience a dose of pure Americana and let your dreams range as wide as the skies.

2019 Black Hills - Inn to Inn
2019 Black Hills
May 19, 2019 - May 25, 2019

Inn to Inn. “Majestic,” “striking,” and “otherworldly” are just some of the words used to describe the Black Hills of South Dakota, and you’ll see it all from your saddle as you cycle along lightly traveled roads and portions of the unforgettable Mickelson Trail.

2019 Black Hills - South Dakota
2019 Black Hills - South Dakota
Aug 24, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019

“Majestic,” “striking,” and “otherworldly” are just some of the words used to describe the Black Hills of South Dakota, and you’ll see it all from your saddle as you cycle along lightly traveled roads and portions of the unforgettable Mickelson Trail.

2019 Katy Trail - Inn to Inn
2019 Katy Trail
Sep 14, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019

Inn to Inn. There might not be a trail in the U.S. better suited for a relaxed ride than Missouri’s popular Katy Trail. Car-free, virtually flat, and featuring a crushed-limestone surface, the trail dishes up plenty of towns and attractions (and ice cream stands) along the way to keep things interesting. This tour is perfect for any wanderer who enjoys meandering through small towns and stopping to smell the roses.

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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!