Sojourn's Vermont Tour was named a World's 10 Best Bike Tour by Frommer's and recently tabbed by Forbes Travel Guide in their Top 5 US Bike Tours List!
One of the top locations in the world for bicycling, is in our very own backyard. Sojourn's Vermont bicycle tours feature lightly traveled country roads that wind through picture book landscapes and small villages in one of the USA's most beautiful states. Spectacular Lake Champlain is nestled between Vermont's ancient Green Mountains and the imposing high peaks of the Adirondacks. The gentle valley farmland provides miles of fabulous cycling and the mountain foothills are close enough to provide challenging options for those who want them.
Follow country roads through centuries old farmland sprinkled with classic barns and Vermont's signature Holstein cows. Sample delicious treats at a local chocolatier and cycle through several of Vermont's signature covered bridges.
This is a true inn-to-inn Vermont bicycle tour - no vehicle transfers except to/from the airport. Fly into Burlington, frequently listed as one of the top places to live in the US, and we'll transport you the short distance to the start of the tour and return you to the airport at its conclusion. Enjoy stunning views of the Adirondack Mountains during a private cruise across Lake Champlain.
Tour Starts / Ends At:
6 Days & 5 Nights
Mileage & Terrain:
Gently rolling with some longer hills. Mileage ranges between 25-45 with longer, more challenging epic options on several days.
Looking for a one of a kind, once in a lifetime experience? Look no further. All you need to do is pick any open trip date, get your group together and we will do the rest.
Begin your morning riding gentle terrain through pastoral farmland. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the town green of a classic New England village. Pass through one of Vermont’s signature covered bridges.
Ride through one of the longest covered bridges in Vermont and stop for a visit at the Stephen A. Douglas Museum. Enjoy a short hike to a waterfall then relax during a picnic on a scenic lakeshore. Those up for a challenge can tackle the climb to the top of Middlebury Gap for incredible views and a thrilling descent.
Incredible scenery frames your cycling route as you pedal past expansive vistas and a beautiful boulder-strewn river. Visit the general store in a tiny hamlet tucked below the towering Green Mountains. Explore the college town of Middlebury, a charming small town perched overlooking a waterfall.
Enjoy a private tour of the beautiful University of Vermont Morgan Horse Farm. Spin your way past farms and visit a small village for lunch as you ride to the shores of Lake Champlain. Take a boat out on the lake or go for a swim before dinner overlooking the Lake and Adirondack Mountains.
Gentle valley farmland offers a multitude of ride options including the crossing of a bridge spanning Lake Champlain. Explore Crown Point Historic Site, featuring a stone fort that played a critical role in the War of 1812. Visit the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, play tennis or golf, or do nothing at all. The Basin Harbor Club is perfect for unwinding in comfortable Adirondack chairs while gazing over the lake.
Begin the day with a cruise across Lake Champlain to New York. Disembark for a beautiful ride through the Adirondack Park to Essex, the entire town of which is listed on the National Historic Register. Enjoy the self-guided walking tour of town or extend your ride. Return to Vermont by ferry for a delicious picnic lunch.
The trip exceeded our highest expectations. The perfect inn-to-inn biking experience with well thought-out landscapes and routes.
This quintessential Vermont country inn sits at the base of the Green Mountains across from a beautiful stream. For years, the Bob Newhart show featured the inn. Restaurant and cozy pub on site. (2 nights)Lodging Website
This former governor’s mansion is now a lovely country inn just steps from shops and restaurants in town. (1 night)Lodging Website
Historic hotel and small, classic lakeside resort in a stunning setting. Restaurant, pub, water sports, golf, and tennis. (2 nights)Lodging Website