New York's Finger Lakes Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $4,799 - $5,399 /person

+8% Sales Tax

5 days

4 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

New York's Finger Lakes Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

5 days

4 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Jun-Oct 2025: Jun-Oct

From $4,799 - $5,399 /person

( +8% Sales Tax )

Lakes, Vineyards & Historic Villages in Upstate New York

Be enchanted by shimmering lakes and rolling farmland. Handsome lakeside inns and the flavors of New York State’s countryside. The pleasure of cycling past lovely wineries sprawling across hilly landscapes. Here on the Finger Lakes bike tour, you’re far from the beaten track. Yet it’s all right at your fingertips.

... Read more

Highlights

  • Discover a region of New York lost in the upstate woods, where shimmering lakes nestle between tree-covered hillsides
  • Bike from one picturesque lake to the next—Owasco, Cayuga, Seneca, Canandaigua and many more!
  • Taste the renowned wines of the Finger Lakes region at charming vineyards strung along our route, where a Riesling is best paired with a view
  • Relax in quaint historic towns like Aurora and Seneca Falls, which have long catered to a certain kind of visitor ready for a slower pace
New York Finger Lakes Biking Tour

New York

Start/End Rochester

Airports & Travel details*

* Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Return

Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

A pastoral patchwork of fields makes for the perfect warm-up ride as you pedal the scenic route from Owasco Lake to Cayuga Lake Bike past vineyards, each with their own unique vibe Take a moment to hop off your bike and sample the local flavors at a wine tasting Enjoy the warm welcome of a country store Cycle from Aurora to Ithaca and wonder at the magic of the Finger Lakes’ cascades Our lakeside hotel offers stand-up paddleboards, kayaks and yoga when you’re ready for a change of pace Be delighted by a private culinary experience where our personal chef prepares a specially selected seasonal meal.

Accommodations
Inns of Aurora

(2 nights)

Nights 1-2

Inns of Aurora
Aurora
Premiere Hotel

Located on elm-lined Main Street, this lovingly designed concept resort unites five historic mansions under a single brand while respecting their places in the village of Aurora. (spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 3-5

Description

Pedal through rolling farmland from lake to lake (and more lakes beyond! See where history was made in Seneca Falls, home of the 1848 convention which kickstarted the women’s suffrage movement This town was also the real-life model for the setting of the classic movie It's a Wonderful Life Drink in the tranquil views over a picnic lunch by the water Eager for more saddle time? Spend the day touring as you cycle a complete loop around gorgeous Canandaigua Lake, admiring the woodsy scenes and charming lakeside neighborhoods Visit a tasting room and enjoy sweeping views of vineyards ripe with Cabernet Franc and Riesling grapes Experience Canandaigua Lake from a different perspective as you cruise across its crystal-clear waters Boats creak and shift in the nearby harbor as we toast to a dreamy week in our hotel’s elegant tavern.

Accommodations

Nights 3-4

Lake House on Canandaigua
Canandaigua
Premiere Hotel

Crisp whitewash, warm pine furnishings and windows brimming with light infuse this chic property with all the charm of the old Northeast. Travel + Leisure World’s Best. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

What's Included

See more

Want more information? Download a detailed itinerary.

Itineraries include detailed descriptions of each day, tips on travel arrangements, regional highlights and more. It's the perfect tool to help you choose!

Request itinerary

From $4,799 - $5,399 /person

+8% Sales Tax

View Dates
Return

Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-2

Inns of Aurora
Aurora

Premiere Hotel

Located on elm-lined Main Street, this lovingly designed concept resort unites five historic mansions under a single brand while respecting their places in the village of Aurora. (spa)

Nights 3-4

Lake House on Canandaigua
Canandaigua

Premiere Hotel

Crisp whitewash, warm pine furnishings and windows brimming with light infuse this chic property with all the charm of the old Northeast. Travel + Leisure World’s Best. (pool, spa)

From $4,799 - $5,399 /person

+8% Sales Tax

View Dates
Return

Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Racer 2.0
Backroads Next Generation Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Ideal for avid cyclists
  • Redesigned for 2024
  • Next gen titanium frame with carbon wheels
  • Responsive, efficient and comfortable
  • Drop handlebars only
Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Suited for a wide range of cyclists
  • Comfortable ergonomic seat
  • Long wheel base adds to the bike's control and stability
  • Upright handlebars only
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Canyon Endurace SLX 9 Di2
Canyon Endurace SLX 9 Di2
  • $650 rental fee; subject to availability
  • Ride like a pro with the top-of-the-line carbon Canyon Endurace CF SLX 9 Di2
  • Perfectly balanced comfort and performance with a Grand Tour pedigree
  • State-of-the-art components and precision German engineering
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike
  • $400 rental fee
  • Hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed Cro-Moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train
  • Custom upgraded wheelset
  • Best for riders with some tandem experience.

From $4,799 - $5,399 /person

+8% Sales Tax

View Dates
Return

No Reviews

Have you gone on this trip? Be the first to leave a review.

Leave a Review

From $4,799 - $5,399 /person

+8% Sales Tax

View Dates
Return

Dates & Prices

Looks like you’re traveling with a smaller group

Our Private Trips are best for groups of 6 or more. We suggest joining a scheduled trip.

Please Select a Group Size

Group size is required to show per-person pricing. Your group size can be approximate and can change.

Want more information? Download a detailed itinerary.

Itineraries include detailed descriptions of each day, tips on travel arrangements, regional highlights and more. It's the perfect tool to help you choose!

Request itinerary

Book with Confidence

Backroads provides flexible booking policies so that you can plan your vacation with complete peace of mind.

Learn more

From $4,799 - $5,399 /person

+8% Sales Tax

View Dates