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Vermont: Stowe Fall Foliage Bicycle tour



This unique Vermont fall foliage cycling trip begins with three days of riding through small towns and covered bridges in the Lake Champlain Valley before it winds east through the Green Mountains to Stowe. Combining valley and mountain regions ensure peak foliage viewing during your trip. From country inns to a majestic lakeside estate and mountain lodge, experience the best of fall foliage, riding a select collection of Vermont’s most scenic country roads.

Recreational, Road bike
6 days
397 km / 247 mi
$ 2,835.-
  • 5 nights at luxurious and quintessentially Vermont inns and resorts
  • All breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Complimentary use of equipment and bikes: Cannondale Synapse Carbon 105, Customized Fuji Absolute 2.0
  • Daily route directions, maps, and a downloadable GPS
  • Full van support and support of experienced tour leaders from start to finish
  • Baggage transfers and porterage
  • Not included flights from and to the tour and night before and after the tour.
  • Limited number of E-bikes available for an extra fee.



Recreational, Road bike
6 days
Easy = untrained, normal physical condition
Moderate = regular cyclist, good condition
Challenging = experienced, well trained
Guided = with cycling guide(s) - support van
Self Guided = individual - directions+maps
Daily distance
40-60 km / 25-37 mi
Total distance
397 km / 247 mi
Deluxe = 4-5 star hotel or excellent B&B
Basic = 1-2 star hotel/motel or B&B
Camping = tent, sports hall or campus
Deluxe, full board
Luggage transport
Daily luggage transfers
19 Sep 2021 - 24 Oct 2021
26 Sep 2021 - 01 Oct 2021
03 Oct 2021 - 08 Oct 2021
10 Sep 2021 - 15 Oct 2021
Airport at start
Internationale luchthaven Burlington
Airport at finish
Internationale luchthaven Burlington


Price per person
The tour price per person
$ 2,835.-
Single supplement
If you travel alone a single supplement is charged. With some group tours you can avoid a single supplement by sharing a room with another rider.
$ 750.-


Day 1:

Kick off your Vermont Fall Foliage bicycle tour with a picnic lunch in Vergennes which features a picturesque village green perched above a waterfall. Pass through one of Vermont’s signature covered bridges en route to the Waybury Inn where a warm toddy or cold pint awaits in the pub.
16, 36 Miles, Meals: L, D

Day 2:

Ride through one of the longest covered bridges in Vermont and visit a small country town. Enjoy a short hike to waterfalls overlooking a lake whose shores are lined with colorful foliage.
23, 30, 37, 54 miles, Meals: B, L, D

Day 3:

Enjoy an exclusive stay at the majestic Inn at Shelburne Farms. This sprawling lakeside estate is a working agricultural farm featuring spectacular views over Lake Champlain. A guided property tour follows a visit to a nearby orchard for warm cider and freshly made cider donuts.
41, 49 miles, Meals: B, D

Day 4:

Leave the Lake Champlain Valley behind as the route winds east into the Green Mountains. Stop for lunch next to a historic round church before arriving in Waterbury, also known as one of the best towns for beer in the US. We head to the glamorous Topnotch Resort and Spa at Stowe for the next two nights.
35, 49 miles, Meals: B

Day 5:

Today’s ride features the classic loop over Smuggler’s Notch — a rocky cliff-like passage through the mountains used by Canadian smugglers during Prohibition.
18, 38, 43 miles, Meals: B, D

Day 6:

A choice of loop rides around Stowe includes covered bridges, the Stowe Rec Path, and the village of Stowe. Visit a talented glassblower or the Vermont Ski Museum before a picnic lunch along the river — all with the spectacular backdrop of Vermont’s colorful fall foliage.
16 miles, Meals: B, L

Map & Routes

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