Sometimes you don't want to battle hills. Enjoy scenery and the joy of cycling without going to war with the gravitational pull of the earth. Here is a selection of bicycle tours on flat or mostly flat terrain.
Of course - if it's hills you want, we've got them.
From Green Bay to Fish Creek, Wisconsin
A cycling tour of the Wisconsin's charming Door County Peninsula. A wealth of rural and water views and lightly traveled roads create perfect conditions for cyclists of all abilities. It isn't totally flat -- there are short hills all around, but nothing challenging. Come with us to find out why Door County, WI has is called the “the Martha’s Vineyard of the Midwest! Don't miss the chance to spend 6 days and five nights rolling past the well-kept dairy farms and cherry and apple orchards that dot the horizon with their ever-present red barns.
There are four Door County tour dates available in June.
Lewes, DE and Cape May, NJ
Explore the eastern shore of Delaware and the southern tip of New Jersey on bike. The flat terrain along the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean is laced with a wonderful network of country roads and paved bike paths. Spend 5 days and 4 nights biking miles of this flat coastal region. Along the way, explore lighthouses, state parks, beaches, a Victorian historic district, and more.
Virginia's Historic Triangle
Enjoy this cycling tour of the Jamestowne, Williamsburg, Yorktown and more. The inviting area of Virginia's "Historic Triangle" offers the history lover the opportunity to step back in time. As a cyclist, you will love pedaling between the historic sites on the Colonial Parkway and a combination of country roads and paved paths. This 6 day, 5 night tour explores the historic district of Williamsburg, rural roads of Surrey County, and Revolutionary-era sites.
Beaufort and Ocracoke, NC
Flat terrain road bicycling, fine dining, and waterfront accommodations welcome you to the barrier islands of North Carolina and the waterfront "Inner Banks." Explore miles of undeveloped seashore, quaint coastal villages and historic lighthouses. Spend 5 days and 4 nights enjoying seafood and sunshine!
Available in early May.
Beaufort and Charleston, South Carolina
Spanish moss draped live oaks, antebellum architecture, and the unique history of South Carolina make this a tour to exercise mind and body. Road bicycling on easy, flat terrain on the islands of the SC coast. Walk the beaches with gentle sea breezes and stroll past architectural treasures on the streets of Charleston and Beaufort, SC. And, of course, experience the legendary warmth and charm of southern hospitality in gourmet restaurants and cozy inns over 6 days . and 5 nights of this trip.
There are four South Carolina Lowcountry tours available this year. There is one available in March, one available in Apil, and two available in October.
Palm Coast, Saint Augustine & Amelia Island, FL
Enjoy flat coastal bicycling, sparkling water views, historic Saint Augustine, and pristine Amelia Island. Each town we stop in is filled with southern charm and history. Bike along a windy country road that snakes along a tidal creek, providing classic Florida views complete with wispy Spanish moss. This 6 day, 5 night trip has plenty of biking, but also plenty of downtime to stroll down pristine beaches or explore the area's shops, galleries and museums.
There are three Florida First Coast tours available this year from late October to mid-November.
Looking for a more challenging ride? We offer plenty of hilly tours as well!
Also, the following tour is "a little hillier, but not excessively challenging:"
Traverse City, Petoskey & Mackinac Island, MI
The northwestern coast of Michigan's Lower Peninsula is the setting for a beautiful six day cycling vacation in August. Brilliant aquamarine waters of Lake Michigan dramatically frame miles of back roads in the “land of many little bays.” This tour begins and ends in the self-proclaimed “Cherry Capital of the World,” vibrant Traverse City, MI. Tour highlights include 2 nights of in-town lakefront lodging in Traverse City, biking along the miles of paved path in the one-of-a-kind national park, Sleeping Bear Dunes, visits to the bustling and charming summer resort towns of Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Charlevoix and Boyne City, as well as an optional visit to Michigan’s crown jewel: bike and horse carriage friendly Mackinac Island.