Rolling hills, warm colors, cool mornings invite you. Round the corner and you're high above in the Green Mountains. Later, you're in 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 the ride.
1 Pedal 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.
2-3 Bike 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 | Spin through the postcard landscape of the Mad River Valley beneath the Green Mountains to the Pitcher Inn, a luxurious Relais & Châteaux property and our home for two nights | Pedal rolling rural roads to quaint East Middlebury | Challenge yourself on scenic Lincoln Gap Road.
4-6 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 | Ride to South Woodstock, past beautiful horse stables and the famous South Woodstock Country Store.