Hike, Bike and Kayak in Québec's Eastern Townships

Bike southern Québec with stops for wine and cider tasting, kayak the calm waters of Lake Memphremagog and hike Vermont’s historic Long Trail on this expert-led outdoor adventure.
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Program No. 22010RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

National Geographic calls Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom "the most desirable place to explore in the country" and named Québec's Route Verte "the best bicycling trail network on the planet.” What more do you need to know? Let’s get active! Bike, hike and kayak across this region to experience its many outdoor riches. Pedal some of the finest bike rides in Canada’s East, hike trails blazed by European settlers and paddle pristine waterways with experienced instructors. Located in the Eastern Townships and bordering the Northeast Kingdom, the Outdoor Lodge in Glen Sutton is your ideal home base during your adventure.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Up to five hours of physical activity each day on varied terrain. Bring your own bike or bikes available on site. Kayakers must be able to swim. All water equipment provided. See itinerary for details on daily activities and on which days there are options.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Visit Devil's Gulch on a hike along Vermont's Long Trail, the oldest long-distance walking trail in America.
  • Bike on traffic-free back roads to wine and ice cider tastings, fascinating museums and a local monastery to hear some Gregorian chanting.
  • Paddle a kayak in safety on flat water under the watchful eye of expert instructors who provide tips for kayakers of all levels.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Stephen Giesler
Stephen Giesler lives for the outdoors and all the sporting pleasures that can be found there. As an instructor and active participant in Road Scholar’s outdoor programs, he is the person you want with you when you’re ready for an adventure. He has been downhill skiing since he was three, is a multiple Gold Bar Canadian Ski Marathoner, and has white water kayaked on four continents. Along with his wife Joy, they organize outdoor experiences in the countryside of southern Quebec and northern Vermont.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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