Vermont 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 $4,399 - $5,099 /person

6 days

5 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.

Vermont 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)

6 days

5 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-Jul, Sep-Oct 2025: Jun-Jul, Sep-Oct

From $4,399 - $5,099 /person

From Idyllic Stowe to Charming Woodstock

Rolling hills, warm colors, cool mornings invite you on our Vermont Bike Tour. Bike round the corner and you're high in the Green Mountains. Descend through a kaleidoscope of color into quiet farmland. Taste the maple. Savor the brilliant foliage. Take a break in Woodstock and walk the quaint shops in biking shoes. It's okay. They've heard the clip-clop before. Southern Vermont was made for biking.

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Highlights

  • Ride through classic landscapes of vibrant foliage, picturesque rivers, old red barns and meandering waterways
  • Taste a variety of local specialties like maple syrup, cheese and craft beer—and for a pick-me-up, order a maple latte
  • Explore the quintessential New England villages of Stowe, Warren, East Middlebury and Woodstock and experience their top-notch shopping and dining
  • Bike lush dramatic rolling hills that descend into wide bucolic valleys and quaint towns
Vermont Bike Tour map

Vermont

Start/End Burlington

Airports & Travel details*

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Itinerary

Day 1

Description

Begin your bike tour riding past manicured farms, wooded mountains and pastures dotted with black-and-white Holstein cows • Don’t forget to look up for striking views of Mount Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak • Explore the idyllic surroundings and historic architecture of Stowe Village.

Accommodations

Night 1

Green Mountain Inn
Stowe
Premiere Hotel

Built as a private residence in 1833 and once a stagecoach stop, this historic inn has been tastefully restored and is walking distance from shops and eateries in downtown Stowe. (pool)

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

Days 2-3

Description

Cycle through maple forests and rustic farmland from beautiful Stowe to enchanting and historic Warren, stopping along the way in charming Montpelier, the smallest state capital in the United States • Bike through the postcard-perfect landscape of the Mad River Valley beneath the Green Mountains to the Pitcher Inn, our luxurious retreat • Pedal rolling rural roads to quaint East Middlebury • Challenge yourself on scenic Lincoln Gap Road—the steepest paved mile in America.

Accommodations
Pitcher Inn

(2 nights)

Nights 2-3

Pitcher Inn
Warren
Premiere Hotel

Sitting at the edge of a stream, this elegant property features charming porches, a gabled roof and unique guest rooms.

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

Days 4-6

Description

Birch, pine and vibrant maple trees flank your path to Woodstock, a quintessential New England village • Stop at the Billings Farm & Museum for a peek at American history • Ride tranquil roads through farmland and rural towns • Cross the celebrated Appalachian Trail to arrive in the town of Quechee, known for its 90-foot-long covered bridge spanning the Ottauquechee River • Watch local glass artisans ply their trade at the hydroelectrically powered Simon Pearce factory • Bike to South Woodstock, past beautiful horse stables and the famous South Woodstock Country Store. 

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Woodstock Inn & Resort
Woodstock
Premiere Hotel

An "imposing landmark resort hotel facing the village green in a beautifully preserved village noted for its restored 18th-century homes," according to Andrew Harper. (pool, spa)

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

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From $4,399 - $5,099 /person

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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.

Night 1

Green Mountain Inn
Stowe

Premiere Hotel

Built as a private residence in 1833 and once a stagecoach stop, this historic inn has been tastefully restored and is walking distance from shops and eateries in downtown Stowe. (pool)

Nights 2-3

Pitcher Inn
Warren

Premiere Hotel

Sitting at the edge of a stream, this elegant property features charming porches, a gabled roof and unique guest rooms.

Nights 4-5

Woodstock Inn & Resort
Woodstock

Premiere Hotel

An "imposing landmark resort hotel facing the village green in a beautifully preserved village noted for its restored 18th-century homes," according to Andrew Harper. (pool, spa)

From $4,399 - $5,099 /person

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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
  • $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 $4,399 - $5,099 /person

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