Best Cycling Tour (2022)


One of the best and greenest ways to experience the beauty of North America is by bike. Start pedaling and the journey becomes as important as the destination. 

  • Carolina Tailwinds

    Carolina Tailwinds
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina

    Carolina Tailwinds offers multi-day inn-to-inn bicycle tours to 16 destinations in 10 states around the Eastern U.S. Guests stay at boutique hotels and country inns, with breakfasts, most lunches and dinners included.
    Photo courtesy of Carolina Tailwinds

  • DuVine Cycling + Adventure Co.

    DuVine Cycling + Adventure Co.
    Somerville, Massachusetts

    DuVine wants every traveler to experience the world by bike. These luxury bike tours focus heavily on food and wine, and itineraries often include family-run restaurants and boutique accommodations. You’ll find tours around the globe, including domestic options in Aspen, the Hudson Valley, Maine and Vermont, among others.
    Photo courtesy of DuVine Cycling + Adventure Co.

  • Experience Plus! Bicycle Tours

    Experience Plus! Bicycle Tours
    Fort Collins, Colorado

    ExperiencePlus! was the first US-based bicycle tour operator in Italy and is now one of the oldest and most well-respected bike touring companies based in the US. For almost a half-century, adventurous cyclists and active travelers have joined their award-winning guided bike tours and followed the path along some of the most delightful roads on Earth. ExperiencePlus! gives both novice and experienced cyclists alike experiences of a lifetime through cultural immersion, authentic cuisine and a slice of adventure.
    Photo courtesy of ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours

  • Routes Bicycling Tours & Rentals

    Routes Bicycling Tours & Rentals
    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Albuquerque and Santa Fe offer some of the most diverse and remarkable bike touring country in the world. Routes Rentals provides a wide range of bicycle options to meet your needs, from city cruisers and tandem bikes to mountain, hybrid, and road bikes. Their professional tour guides are cycling enthusiasts loaded with plenty of local knowledge to share with their customers. Imagine exploring Albuquerque’s famous balloon festival or holiday lights on two wheels, or the history and culture along the Rio Grande with your family. Routes can also organize unique bicycle-based teambuilding events and bike-building workshops that benefit local kids in need.
    Photo courtesy of Photo by Brad Frye, Tour Guide - Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals, Inc.

  • Exodus Travels

    Exodus Travels
    Seattle, WA

    Exodus Travels has been offering small group and self guided cycling trips to over 100 countries for nearly 50 years. Cycling tours include leisurely exploration in places like Portugal and the Baltics as well as more challenging routes in places like Sicily, Panama, and Sri Lanka.   
    Photo courtesy of Exodus Travels

  • Bicycle Adventures

    Bicycle Adventures
    Seattle, Washington

    Bicycle Adventures’ motto is “stay curious and pedal happy.” With 35 years of experience in the industry, that’s just what many a guest does, whether biking the Chief Joseph Scenic Byway in Wyoming or riding through Oregon’s Columbia Gorge. Itineraries cover 13 states, along with more than a dozen countries.
    Photo courtesy of Bicycle Adventures

  • Summer Feet Cycling

    Summer Feet Cycling
    Portland, Maine

    Summer Feet Cycling was founded more than two decades ago, offering bicycle tours of Maine. Today, the company continues to introduce visitors to their home state, with additional tour offerings in Quebec, Nova Scotia and Europe.
    Photo courtesy of Summer Feet Cycling

  • BikeHike Adventures

    BikeHike Adventures
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    BikeHike Adventures was founded in 1994 based on a love for cultural exploration and active travel. Today, the company specializes in small group multi-active itineraries in South and Central America, Oceania, Asia, Africa and Europe, with a range of activities on the menu. North American offerings include hiking and biking the Trans Canada Trail.
    Photo courtesy of BikeHike Adventures

  • VBT Bicycling Vacations

    VBT Bicycling Vacations
    Williston, Vermont

    Guests traveling with VBT can choose their trip by activity level: Easy, Easy/Moderate, Moderate or Challenging. Guided and self-guided itineraries explore destinations around the globe, including the Vermont countryside, South Carolina Lowcountry and the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.
    Photo courtesy of VBT Bicycling Vacations

  • Fitz Montreal Bike Tours

    Fitz Montreal Bike Tours

    Fitz Montreal Bike Tours offers both biking and walking tours in Montreal, Canada. Their tours explore the sights, art, food and local lifestyles of the cities and visit popular and historical areas in each location. Fitz Montreal Bike Tours plan their adventures off the beaten path and works to help tourists experience the cities as locals.
    Photo courtesy of Fly View Productions // Getty Images

  1. Carolina Tailwinds - Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  2. DuVine Cycling + Adventure Co. - Somerville, Massachusetts
  3. Experience Plus! Bicycle Tours - Fort Collins, Colorado
  4. Routes Bicycling Tours & Rentals - Albuquerque, New Mexico
  5. Exodus Travels - Seattle, Washington
  6. Bicycle Adventures - Seattle, Washington
  7. Summer Feet Cycling - Portland, Maine
  8. BikeHike Adventures - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  9. VBT Bicycling Vacations - Williston, Vermont
  10. Fitz Montreal Bike Tours - Montreal

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