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Bike Travel Weekend & Bike Your Park Day, September 25 - 27, 2020


Pittsburgh to D.C.

Start Location
This is a five day trip starting in Pittsburgh and includes overnight stays in Ohiopyle, Cumberland, Hancock and Harper's Ferry
Number of participants
1
Ride Description

I've always wanted to do the bike ride from Pittsburgh to D.C. on the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) trail and the Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) Canal Trail. I've never done a bike overnight, so I decided for this year's Bike Travel Weekend, I'd take off a few extra days to finally complete my dream!

I've already booked my hotels, but I figured I'd post this to see if anyone else might be doing the Pittsburgh to D.C. trail that weekend or might be inspired to tag along! Here's my itinerary:

Day 1 (9/24) - 69 miles

- Start in Pittsburgh (mile marker 140)

- Lunch at Connellsville (88)

- Stay in Ohiopyle (71)

DAY 2 (9/25) - 71 miles

- Lunch in Rockwood (43)

- Stay in Cumberland (0)

Day 3 (9/26) - 60 miles

- Lunch in Little Orleans (140)

- Stay in Hancock (124)

Day 4 (9/27) - 64 miles

- Lunch in Williamsport (100)

- Stay in Harper's Ferry (60)

Day 5 (9/28) - 60 miles

- Lunch in White's Ferry (35)

- Arrive in Georgetown, D.C. (0)

Friday details

Mileage
71
Friday overnight location
Hotel

Saturday details

Mileage
60
Saturday overnight location

Bed & Breakfast

Sunday details

Mileage
64

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