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California Wine Country Bike Tour

Napa & Sonoma Vineyards, Redwoods & Pacific Coast

Couples, Friends & Solos

6 days 5 nights

Activity Level: 2-5

Premiere & Casual Plus Hotels

From: $4,249 - $4,599 pp dbl occ

($1,100 - $1,350 for sgl occ)

Legendary Napa Valley & Sonoma vineyards. Soaring redwood forests. And the dramatic Sonoma Coast. This is Northern California. And for you, it's a fantastic week and an incredible California Wine Country bike tour. Wine tastings and gourmet meals enlighten your palate. Stunning scenery invigorates. And top-notch spas relax and rejuvenate... all in one remarkable place simply known as the Wine Country.

California Wine Country Bike Tour map
California Wine Country Bike Tour map


Start Napa / End Healdsburg

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.


  • Bike through five valleys of vineyards, enjoying abundant opportunities for wine tasting at sensational wineries 
  • Immerse yourself in Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve where the serenity of 1,000-year-old trees will enchant you
  • Savor seriously good food, inspired by local vintages and the freshest California ingredients
  • Marvel at the views as we cycle to the small town of Bodega Bay on the dramatic Pacific coast


Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Premiere & Casual Plus Hotels*
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Days 1-2

Sip, swish and cycle your way through Napa Valley | Bike past famed wineries along the Silverado Trail | Visit galleries, markets and tasting rooms in the quaint California towns of Yountville and Calistoga | ​Post-ride, settle into our hip boutique hotel in the valleya modern take on the classic motor lodgeand perhaps spend time relaxing at the spa | Pedal past celebrated cabernet grape vines and bike off-the-beaten-path roads through Pope Valley.

Restaurant at Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa
Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa
| *Casual Plus Hotel

Chic guestrooms and geothermal pools await at this hip mid-century lodge revival. (pool, spa)

Day 3

Vineyards give way to eucalyptus groves, world-famous creameries and wide-open cattle country as you bike toward the ocean | Stop for lunch in charming Sebastopol and browse a collection of boutique shops, galleries, restaurants and breweries featuring food, beer, spirits, arts and crafts from local purveyors | Bike over windswept headlands to Bodega Bay, nestled along the dramatic Pacific coast | Relax and recharge while you take in expansive ocean views from our lodge’s idyllic hot tub.

Exterior Bodega Bay Lodge & Spa
The Lodge at Bodega Bay
Bodega Bay
| Premiere Hotel

Overlooking Doran Beach State Park, a coastal retreat with sweeping bay views. (pool, spa)

Days 4-6

Bike past rugged beaches before heading inland along the Russian River to Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve for a picnic beneath these giant conifers | Wander through charming Healdsburg—its tasting rooms and restaurants might tempt you to stay awhile | Sampling opportunities abound in the Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys, where dozens of wineries line our route | Enjoy a classic Wine Country bike ride past manicured vineyards | A special farewell dinner adds a flourish to an unforgettable week.

The grounds at Hotel Healdsburg
Hotel Healdsburg
| Premiere Hotel

Contemporary interior, plush amenities and a central location are part of the charms of this sophisticated hotel on the town plaza. Travel + Leisure World's Best. (pool, spa)

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.

Click on dates for pricing, itinerary variations and to book your trip. Price is per person, double occupancy in USD.

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Activity Level: 2-5

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.

Daily Route Options

* Includes shuttle.
Day 1
Level 1 | 15 miles* | 200 ft. gain
Level 2 | 23 miles | 1100 ft. gain
Level 3 | 33 miles | 1300 ft. gain
Day 2
Level 1 | 21 miles* | 600 ft. gain
Level 3 | 37 miles* | 1300 ft. gain
Level 4 | 53 miles | 3300 ft. gain
Day 3
Level 1 | 16 miles* | 600 ft. gain
Level 2 | 28 miles* | 1600 ft. gain
Level 4 | 43 miles* | 3000 ft. gain
Day 4
Level 2 | 26 miles* | 1200 ft. gain
Level 3 | 35 miles* | 1500 ft. gain
Level 4 | 47 miles | 1900 ft. gain
Level 5 | 57 miles | 2900 ft. gain
Day 5
Level 2 | 31 miles* | 1300 ft. gain
Level 3 | 41 miles* | 1500 ft. gain
Level 5 | 55 miles | 2300 ft. gain
Day 6
Level 1 | 21 miles | 800 ft. gain

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

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Backroads Performance Road Bike
Backroads Performance Road Bike
Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

This custom-designed titanium bike is lightweight and responsive, featuring Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting, 11-speed compact gearing, a premium Mavic Ksyrium Pro wheelset and a full carbon fork. 

Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike
Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

A proven classic, this custom-designed titanium bike is suited for a wide range of cyclists. It features a comfortable ergonomic seat and a long wheel base that add to the bike’s control and stability.

Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

Keep pace or zip ahead, pedaling with an electric boost. This bike provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.
Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Canyon Endurace SLX 9 Di2
Canyon Endurace SLX 9 Di2
Canyon Endurace SLX 9 Di2

Ride like a pro with the top-of-the-line carbon Canyon Endurace CF SLX 9 Di2. A performance-first flagship endurance bike engineered for comfort and race-level riding.

$650 rental fee; subject to availability

Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike

This hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed cro-moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train, and a custom, upgraded wheelset. For experienced tandem riders.
$400 rental fee

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Straight talk

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.


The California Wine Country is a world-renowned cycling destination and in recent years has also become a popular destination for drivers. Backroads strives to find routes that are quiet and off the beaten track. However, due to the geography of the area and the amount of ground we cover, there will be routes on this trip that follow more heavily trafficked roads for portions of the ride. Of course, we'll always call out these areas and offer a shuttle should you wish to avoid them.

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