Bicycling: Day Trips To Paradise

Bike through quaint towns, French cafés, covered bridges and rolling hills as you discover the charm of Vermont and Québec, learning local history from expert cyclists along the way.
Rating (4.72)
Program No. 2760RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Enjoy the way cycling was meant to be as you explore the exquisite natural beauty of quaint rural communities, rolling green hills and the rich heritage of French Canada and Vermont along paved, idle roads. Ride over wooded hills and through charming towns, learn about the natural forces and the human settlement by the rugged colonists and French explorers and breathe in the clean, crisp air. Experience the culture and delights along the way, as you pedal the unhurried, high-quality biking roads on both sides of the U.S.-Canada frontier.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Bicycling averages 25 miles daily. Option to register with or without bike rental.
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 ...

  • Enjoy a variety of riding options over quiet, paved rural routes and converted rails-to-trails with scenic landscapes.
  • Explore historic towns, French cafés, local cheeses and wines, covered bridges and the charm of lovely Vermont and Québec villages.
  • Expert cyclists will provide insight into the history and natural wonders of scenic North Country.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available. Please inquire if interested in upgrading the bicycle to a road bike, hybrid or E-bike.
Featured Expert
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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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