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.

Texas Hill Country - Fall
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.

Southern Arizona Sunsets II - Van
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.

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

Van Supported. This ten-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, 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.

2020 Death Valley I - Van
2020 Death Valley I
Feb 29, 2020 - Mar 07, 2020

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.

Leadership Training - Arizona
2020 Leadership Training - Arizona
Mar 06, 2020 - Mar 09, 2020

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

2020 Death Valley II - Van
2020 Death Valley II
Mar 08, 2020 - Mar 15, 2020

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.

2020 Death Valley III - Van
2020 Death Valley III
Mar 14, 2020 - Mar 21, 2020

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.

2020 Southern Arizona Road Adventure
2020 So. Arizona Road Adventure
Mar 14, 2020 - Mar 20, 2020

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.

2020 Death Valley VI - Van
2020 Death Valley VI
Mar 17, 2020 - Mar 24, 2020

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.

2020 Death Valley IV - Van
2020 Death Valley IV
Mar 22, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020

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.

2020 Texas Hill Country
2020 Texas Hill Country
Mar 28, 2020 - Apr 03, 2020

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.

Big Bend Spring - Van
2020 Big Bend Spring
Apr 04, 2020 - Apr 13, 2020

Van Supported. This ten-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!

2020 Cycle Utah Parks I - Van
2020 Cycle Utah Parks I
May 30, 2020 - Jun 06, 2020

Van Supported. This 8 day tour through the glorious red rock country of southern Utah offers an irresistible mix for the traveler who enjoys riding unencumbered and camping in the great outdoors.

2020 Cycle Utah Parks II - Van
2020 Cycle Utah Parks II
Jun 07, 2020 - Jun 14, 2020

Van Supported. This 8 day tour through the glorious red rock country of southern Utah offers an irresistible mix for the traveler who enjoys riding unencumbered and camping in the great outdoors.

2020 Grand Canyon I - Van
2020 Grand Canyon I
Sep 06, 2020 - Sep 12, 2020

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.

2020 NM Enchanted Lands North - Van
2020 NM Enchanted Lands North
Sep 12, 2020 - Sep 19, 2020

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.

2020 Grand Canyon II - Van
2020 Grand Canyon II
Sep 13, 2020 - Sep 19, 2020

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.

2020 Utah Parks - Inn to Inn
2020 Utah Parks
Sep 13, 2020 - Sep 20, 2020

Inn to Inn. This weeklong tour through the glorious red-rock country of southern Utah offers an irresistible mix for the traveler who enjoys riding self-supported but to prefers to sleep indoors and eat meals in restaurants.

2020 NM Enchanted Lands South - Van
2020 NM Enchanted Lands South
Sep 20, 2020 - Oct 02, 2020

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.

2020 Utah's Backcountry Monuments - Van
2020 Utah's Backcountry Monuments
Sep 26, 2020 - Oct 03, 2020

Van Supported. Edward Abbey once described the deserts of southwest Utah as “Light and space without time, I think, for this country with only the slightest traces of human history.” Join us, and find out what Abbey meant: Mountain biking slowly and exposed to nature’s elements is the ideal way to take in the spirit of this land.

2020 Southern Arizona Sunsets - Van
2020 Southern Arizona Sunsets
Oct 10, 2020 - Oct 17, 2020

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.

2020 Texas Hill Country - Fall
2020 Texas Hill Country - Fall
Oct 11, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020

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.

2020 Big Bend Fall - Van
2020 Big Bend Fall
Oct 24, 2020 - Nov 02, 2020

Van Supported. This ten-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!

2020 Death Valley Fall - Van
2020 Death Valley Fall
Oct 25, 2020 - Nov 01, 2020

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.

Tour Team Top Picks

2020 Great Divide Canada I
2020 Great Divide Canada I

Self Contained. Ride the Great Divide’s spectacular Canadian section and see why Outside magazine called it one of “The Best Backcountry Adventure Trips in America.”

2020 C&O Canal/GAP - Spring
2020 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.

Ragin' Cajun Country
Ragin' Cajun Country

Fully Supported. Bicycle through the heart of Cajun Country and partake of all the food, music, and culture that Acadiana has to offer. On this relaxed tour you can enjoy jambalaya, crawfish pie, and gumbo, and you’ll find that the spicy cuisine of southern Louisiana is complemented by its mellow terrain.