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 or perhaps sample a maple latte before dinner.
2-3 Bike through maple forests and rustic farmland from the beautiful New England village of Stowe to the enchanting and historic village of Warren stopping along the way in charming Montpelier, the smallest state capital in the United States Spin through the postcard-perfect 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 the quaint village of East Middlebury Challenge yourself on Lincoln Gap Scenic Road.
4-6 Birch, pine and vibrant maple trees flank your path from Warren to Woodstock, a quintessential New England village Feel free to stop at the Billings Farm & Museum for a peek into early American history Ride tranquil roads through farmland and rural towns Cross the celebrated Appalachian Trail to arrive in the village of Quechee, known for its covered bridge, a 90-foot-long structure spanning the Ottauquechee River Watch local glass artisans ply their trade at the hydroelectrically powered Simon Pearce factory Our final ride takes us to South Woodstock, past beautiful horse stables and the famous South Woodstock Country Store.