Tours in the Southwest

Seek out an endless summer in the Southwest, home to the best winter riding in the country and some of our best-loved trips. Pedal through the lowest point on the continent in Death Valley, slalom the Saguaros in Southern Arizona, or ride the red dirt roads of Utah. And when the day ends, enjoy the vibrant cultures past and present that make the Southwest a land apart, just be sure you don’t miss the sunsets — as if anyone could.

Grand Canyon II - Van
Grand Canyon II
Sep 07, 2018 - Sep 13, 2018

Van Supported. What better way to explore one of the world’s most magnificent natural wonders than by bicycle? Grand Canyon National Park’s remoteness, especially on the North Rim, can make planning multiday, self-contained cycling expeditions difficult, but that’s where vehicle support comes in, letting you ride the trails load-free.

New Mexico Enchanted Lands - Van
New Mexico Enchanted Lands
Sep 08, 2018 - Sep 15, 2018

Van Supported. Experience crisp autumn air, blue sky, and the rich culture of northern New Mexico on this popular eight-day loop. We’ll begin our journey in Albuquerque, named for its Spanish founder. From there we’ll wind along the Turquoise Trail, through the artsy community of Madrid, and to ancient Santa Fe, founded in 1607.

Grand Canyon I - Van
Grand Canyon I
Sep 16, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018

Van Supported. What better way to explore one of the world’s most magnificent natural wonders than by bicycle? Grand Canyon National Park’s remoteness, especially on the North Rim, can make planning multiday, self-contained cycling expeditions difficult, but that’s where vehicle support comes in, letting you ride the trails load-free.

Southern Arizona Road Adventure - Fall
So. Arizona Road Adv. - Fall
Oct 13, 2018 - Oct 19, 2018

Fully Supported. Get a taste of autumn in the Southwest on this memorable bike tour through the high Sonoran Desert. The luggage support, catered meals, two nights of indoor lodging, and moderate daily mileages are included as we pedal beneath the blue Arizona sky.

Texas Hill Country - Fall
Texas Hill Country - Fall
Oct 13, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018

Self Contained. 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.

Big Bend Fall - Van
Big Bend Fall
Oct 27, 2018 - Nov 04, 2018

Van Supported. This nine-day trip explores the wild and picturesque terrain of the West Texas Big Bend region. Explore this road-riding dreamland and let the van haul the gear!

Death Valley Fall - Van
Death Valley Fall
Oct 27, 2018 - Nov 03, 2018

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.

2019 Death Valley I - Van
2019 Death Valley I
Mar 02, 2019 - Mar 09, 2019

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.

2019 Leadership Training - Arizona
2019 Leadership Training - Arizona
Mar 04, 2019 - Mar 07, 2019

Leadership Training Course. Our leadership courses are for more experienced touring cyclists looking to lead their own trips or become Adventure Cycling tour leaders.

2019 Southern Arizona Road Adventure
2019 So. Arizona Road Adventure
Mar 09, 2019 - Mar 15, 2019

Fully Supported. Get an early taste of spring on this memorable bike tour through the high Sonoran Desert. The luggage support, catered meals, two nights of indoor lodging, and moderate daily mileages will help us ease gently back into the spin of things as we pedal beneath the blue Arizona sky.

2019 Death Valley II - Van
2019 Death Valley II
Mar 10, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019

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.

2019 Death Valley III - Van
2019 Death Valley III
Mar 16, 2019 - Mar 23, 2019

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.

2019 Death Valley IV - Van
2019 Death Valley IV
Mar 24, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019

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.

2019 Big Bend Spring I - Van
2019 Big Bend Spring I
Apr 06, 2019 - Apr 15, 2019

Van Supported. This nine-day trip explores the wild and picturesque terrain of the West Texas Big Bend region. Explore this road-riding dreamland and let the van haul the gear!

2019 Texas Hill Country
2019 Texas Hill Country
Apr 06, 2019 - Apr 12, 2019

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.

2019 Big Bend Spring II - Van
2019 Big Bend Spring II
Apr 13, 2019 - Apr 22, 2019

Van Supported. This nine-day trip explores the wild and picturesque terrain of the West Texas Big Bend region. Explore this road-riding dreamland and let the van haul the gear!

2019 NM Enchanted Lands North - Van
2019 NM Enchanted Lands North
Sep 07, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019

Van Supported. Experience crisp autumn air, blue sky, and the rich culture of northern New Mexico on this popular eight-day loop. We’ll begin our journey in Albuquerque, named for its Spanish founder. From there we’ll wind along the Turquoise Trail, through the artsy community of Madrid, and to ancient Santa Fe, founded in 1607.

2019 Grand Canyon I - Van
2019 Grand Canyon I
Sep 08, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019

Van Supported. What better way to explore one of the world’s most magnificent natural wonders than by bicycle? Grand Canyon National Park’s remoteness, especially on the North Rim, can make planning multiday, self-contained cycling expeditions difficult, but that’s where vehicle support comes in, letting you ride the trails load-free.

2019 Grand Canyon II - Van
2019 Grand Canyon II
Sep 15, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019

Van Supported. What better way to explore one of the world’s most magnificent natural wonders than by bicycle? Grand Canyon National Park’s remoteness, especially on the North Rim, can make planning multiday, self-contained cycling expeditions difficult, but that’s where vehicle support comes in, letting you ride the trails load-free.

2019 NM Enchanted Lands South - Van
2019 NM Enchanted Lands South
Sep 17, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019

Van Supported. On this 576-mile loop, we’ll enjoy the diversity of two areas in New Mexico’s south: the white sands to the east and the Gila National Forest to the west with plenty of Southwest culture along the way.

2019 Southern Arizona Sunsets I - Van
2019 Southern Arizona Sunsets I
Oct 12, 2019 - Oct 19, 2019

Van Supported. Get a taste of autumn in the Southwest on this memorable bike tour through the high Sonoran Desert as we pedal beneath the blue Arizona sky.

2019 Texas Hill Country - Fall
2019 Texas Hill Country - Fall
Oct 13, 2019 - Oct 20, 2019

Self Contained. 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.

2019 Southern Arizona Sunsets II - Van
2019 Southern Arizona Sunsets II
Oct 20, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019

Van Supported. Get a taste of autumn in the Southwest on this memorable bike tour through the high Sonoran Desert as we pedal beneath the blue Arizona sky.

2019 Big Bend Fall - Van
2019 Big Bend Fall
Oct 26, 2019 - Nov 04, 2019

Van Supported. This nine-day trip explores the wild and picturesque terrain of the West Texas Big Bend region. Explore this road-riding dreamland and let the van haul the gear!

2019 Death Valley Fall - Van
2019 Death Valley Fall
Oct 27, 2019 - Nov 03, 2019

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.

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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!