The Carolinas Family Bike Tour - 20s & Beyond
Outdoorsy Greenville to Artsy Asheville
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This trip is all about natural splendor, Southern Appalachian culture and some of the most glorious riding on the Eastern Seaboard! From outdoorsy Greenville to artsy Asheville. From George Hincapie's cycle-centric hotel to George Vanderbilt's opulent estate, gather the family to experience one of our most pedal-perfect offerings yet.
- Behold sweeping vistas and stunning colors in the storied Blue Ridge Mountains and the rolling hills of the Piedmont region
- Tap your feet to the sound of bluegrass—music born and nourished in North Carolina's mountains
- Cycle on the Blue Ridge Parkway, famous among cycling enthusiasts for its picturesque views and thrilling elevations
- Savor regional specialties of the Carolinas, including farm-to-table cuisine and a plethora of craft brews
Days 1-2 Pedal along the Swamp Rabbit Trail, one of Greenville's famed Rails-to-Trails pathways, along the Reedy River | Watch the sun set behind the mountains as you enjoy bluegrass music | Embark on a peaceful ride through the Greenville Watershed Area and visit the historic Victorian village of Saluda | Relax at our Mediterranean-style hotel and fuel up with a wonderful dinner at Restaurant 17 | Set out on Hincapie's Gran Fondo route or choose a leisurely spin past the North Saluda Reservoir.
Day 3 Point your wheels north for a ride at the foot of South Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains | Tackle the ascent of Caesars Head—spectacular vistas await at the summit | Enjoy the rolling terrain as you pedal through the afternoon stretch of Southern Appalachia and classic Carolina farmland | Kick up your feet and enjoy a drink at your private cabin in Pisgah National Forest at sunset.
Days 4-5 Embark on a ride through Pisgah National Forest | Get ready to ride an exhilarating portion of the 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway | Cycle past scenic overlooks | Discover George Vanderbilt's magnificent Loire Valley-inspired château and gardens, set within the 8,000-acre Biltmore Estate | Take a leisurely spin through the Biltmore Forest before a farewell lunch.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from a large selection of dates for your group of 8 or more. Call us for date availability. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or if your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you.
Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more Guests: from $2,899 pp dbl occ
- 9 Guests: from $3,299 pp dbl occ
- 8 Guests: from $3,499 pp dbl occ
- 2-7 Guests: Give us a call or reach out here!
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