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Tours in the Rocky Mountains

When touring cyclists dream of the perfect view from the saddle, their minds might just wander toward the spectacular Rocky Mountain region. From the snow-capped “14ers” of Colorado to the hoodoos of Utah and the seemingly endless pine forests of Montana, the Rockies host some of the world’s most inspiring parks, scenery, and cycling. Ride on tarmac or trail through the Rockies for the ultimate cycling experience you’re sure to remember, just don’t forget the camera!

Colorado Alpine Trails Relaxed
Colorado Alpine Trails Relaxed

Fully Supported. Enjoy the mountain terrain of central Colorado, pedaling mostly on paved, car-free pathways that provide nonstop views of the spectacular Rockies. Your gear will be carried for you and your meals catered — and the daily distances will be shorter than on many of our tours.

Cycle Montana - Missoula to Bozeman
Cycle Montana - Missoula to Bozeman

Fully Supported. On this stunning weeklong tour, you'll experience Big Sky Country in all its glory. We'll travel through spectacular mountain ranges and broad scenic valleys, enjoy quiet roads, and explore terrain that boasts loads of history and hosts more cattle than humans.

Cycle the Divide - Montana
Cycle the Divide - Montana

Fully Supported. Here’s your chance to sample our heralded Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, fully supported and load-free! We’ll travel from the lively resort town of Whitefish, located near Glacier National Park, to the southern end of the spectacular Swan Range, one of Montana’s less-visited geologic gems.

Epic Great Divide
Epic Great Divide

Van Supported. It won’t take long to realize that “The Divide” simply isn’t enough — this trip’s greatness is on display from the first pedal stroke. Grab your knobbies (yeah, you’re gonna want some bigger tires for this one!), throw your gear in the support van, and prepare for nine unloaded weeks of day after day epic riding and even better views.

Glacier-Waterton
Glacier-Waterton

Inn to Inn. Going-to-the-Sun Road was conceived as a way to permit visitors a glimpse of Glacier National Park's mountainous interior without the need to travel by foot or horseback. Completed in 1932 after 11 years of work, this engineering and scenic marvel accounts for only one day of our spectacular Glacier-Waterton Loop!

Great Divide Canada
Great Divide Canada

Self Contained. The world's longest mountain bike route is over 20 years old and better than ever. Ride the Great Divide's spectacular Canadian section and see why Outside magazine called it one of "The Best Backcountry Adventure Trips in America."

Great Divide Colorado Alpine
Great Divide Colorado Alpine

Van Supported. The Alpine section of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route winds through Colorado past some of the Rocky Mountains’ highest peaks, with most of the riding at elevations above 9,000 feet. Bring along your lung capacity, and come pedal among the most spectacular 14ers in Colorado.

Great Divide Montana
Great Divide Montana

Self Contained. The world's longest mountain bike route is over 20 years old and better than ever. Ride the Great Divide's spectacular Montana section and see why Outside magazine called it one of the "Best Backcountry Adventure Trips in America."

Great Divide Wind River
Great Divide Wind River

Van Supported. Celebrate more than 20 years of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route along some of the famous route’s most remote and spectacular miles in the shadow of Wyoming’s mighty Wind River Range.

Greater Yellowstone and the Tetons
Greater Yellowstone and the Tetons

Van Supported. This great tour reaches nearly 11,000 feet on the Beartooth Highway, cycles through America's first national park and the world's first such preserve, which was established in 1872 and covers an area of 3,468 square miles, and visits the magnificent Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone's neighbor to the south.

Idaho Trails
Idaho Trails

Inn to Inn. This incredible bike tour takes in a pair of the most spectacular trails in the U.S., featuring easy riding through wetlands, lakes, and meadows, along with some fascinating regional history.

Idaho Trails Family Adventure
Idaho Trails Family Adventure

Fully Supported. With its gentle terrain, short daily distances, and gorgeous scenery, this trip is a great choice whether you’re a beginner seeking a great introduction to supported bicycle touring or a cycling veteran craving a mellow, traffic-free adventure.

Idaho Trails Relaxed
Idaho Trails Relaxed

Fully Supported. This incredible bike tour takes in a pair of the most spectacular trails in the U.S., featuring easy riding through wetlands, lakes, and meadows, along with some fascinating regional history.

Intro to Gravel Touring & Bikepacking - Montana
Intro to Gravel Touring & Bikepacking - Montana

Self Contained. As the experts on self-contained bicycle travel, we’d like to share our knowledge by offering our Introduction to Gravel Touring & Bikepacking course. Two days of open-air, informal campground discussions will be followed by a fun, four-day tour of the Whitefish, MT area.

Montana Divide Gravel
Montana Divide Gravel

Inn to Inn. Enjoy the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route like never before with indoor lodging every night. This epic section of the route through Montana is one of our favorites, and participants rave about it every year!

Montana's Red Meadow Ramble Gravel
Montana's Red Meadow Ramble Gravel

Self Contained. A long-weekend gravel adventure for any thrill seeker. Spend some time riding the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route in northern Montana on this epic microadventure.

North Star
North Star

Self Contained. Beginning in Adventure Cycling’s hometown of Missoula, Montana, we’ll strike out northward through a continuum of spectacular country, including some of the wildest areas remaining in North America, as we traverse the remote roads of northern British Columbia, the Yukon Territory, and the great state of Alaska.

Selkirk Splendor
Selkirk Splendor

Self Contained. Pack your passports for this international tour through some of the finest cycling terrain that the U.S. and Canada have to offer along "The West's Best Scenic Drive."

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.

Tour Team Top Picks

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.

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.