Just ask anyone in Vermont or Québec. The best things in life take time. Like leisurely biking amid rolling forested hills, serene valleys and pristine lakes. Savoring the fresh air. Hand-pressed apple cider. Peaceful winding roads. Handicrafts. It makes sense really, that perfection can't be rushed. Like this perfect vacation.
1-2 Bike through small-town Vermont, with classic New England scenery Idyllic Stowe invites you into its historic downtown, full of handcrafted furniture stores, specialty foods and antique shops Pedal on peaceful roads and bike trails past farms, forested mountains and the meandering Winooski River.
3 A climb (or drive) up Smuggler's Notch is a must while in Vermont! Covered bridges and babbling brooks line our rolling route through the sleepy communities of Waterville, Belvidere and Montgomery Center Make your way up winding roads to Jay Peak and feast your eyes on sweeping vistas of Long Trail State Forest.
4 Bid farewell to the Green Mountain State as we journey over the border to Québec Bike through Québec's enchanting Eastern Townships, pausing to meet artisans or to practice your French Catch views of stunning Lake Memphrémagog while spinning along its eastern shore Mont Orford rises above this verdant glacier-carved landscape Cycle past charming summer homes and an endless shimmering lake.
5-6 Experience warm Québecois culture and mouthwatering cuisine, including poutine and duck foie gras Ride south through gorgeous valleys and wooded hills, past sparkling lakes, picturesque farms and quaint villages Journey to Québec City, North America's only remaining fortified city, with impressive architecture, cobbled streets and proud French heritage.