America. Land of the free, home of the brave. And a mind-blowing amount of diversity—in geography, culture, cuisine, and landscape. Where any number of phenomenal road trips will take you through deserts, mountains, fields, and forests, and along stunning coastlines. As the third-largest country in the world, the United States is full of all kinds of wonders—art, architecture, and iconic monuments recognized around the world. Explore exciting cities—some of the most famous in the world—and natural wonders that defy description. When you travel with VBT, you'll discover the remarkable abundance and breathtaking beauty of our nation’s most cherished resource, its National Parks, Monuments and Historic Sites. We offer 6 vacations that visit National Park Service holdings: Colonial National Historic Park in Virginia, Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts, Fort Sumter National Monument in South Carolina, Acadia National Park in Maine, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller in Vermont; and Natchez Trace Parkway and Vicksburg National Military Park in Mississippi. The American Dream is alive and well. And whatever kind of vacation you can dream up, you can make it happen here.
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Discover the unique history and seaside beauty of Florida’s First Coast region. We begin by biking to Amelia Island, the southernmost of the Sea Islands, to learn about the rich colonial history of Fernandina Beach—known as the “Isle of 8 Flags”. We’ll continue south to St. Augustine and learn about Victorian architecture, kayak through an ecological preserve, and enjoy a sunset sail on an authentic replica of a 19th-century schooner off the coast of Anastasia Island.
Discover California’s glorious wine counties of Sonoma and Napa and delight in bicycle rides among stately redwood groves, rolling hillside vineyards, and along the rugged coast of the Pacific Ocean.
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Scenic biking routes through Southern Vermont lead us along quiet roads lined with maple trees, family farms, picturesque lakes and through quaint villages like Grafton and Woodstock, the essence of small-town New England charm.
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Vermont is our backyard, our home. But it’s so much more than that, and we want you to discover why. Bike with us and experience our beautiful natural landscape and taste the local cuisine that gave rise to the farm-to-table movement.
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Cycle the shores of New England’s largest lake, Lake Champlain, as well as the verdant valleys of Vermont’s Green Mountains. Along the way we’ll encounter a less familiar but powerfully evocative period of American history—and a unique regional lifestyle deeply rooted in the natural world.
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Carved by glaciers, the sea-swept coast of Downeast Maine is alive with crashing surf, wheeling birds, and invigorating breezes. We’ll experience a traditional New England way of life as we bike around Bar Harbor and in Acadia National Park on its car-free carriage roads and meet the hardy people who call Mt. Desert Island home.
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Shaped like an arm in a welcoming embrace, Cape Cod retains much of the maritime charm of its long-gone whaling days. We’ll bike along the Cape Cod National Seashore on a converted rail trail now made for cycling before hopping a ferry to explore an island fit for a Presidential retreats—Martha’s Vineyard.
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Cycle in a small group and experience the very soul of the Chesapeake Bay through its maritime tradition, close-knit communities, protected seashores, and regional cuisine as distinctively flavorful as any in the world.
Cycle back into American history along the Colonial Parkway on an exciting journey that traces our country’s founding—from the Jamestown settlement, to the time of revolution in Williamsburg, and on to independence in Yorktown. Off our bikes we’ll stay at the AAA Four-Diamond Kingsmill Resort and enjoy a tasting at the Williamsburg Winery.
Savor the relaxed charm and unhurried pace of the uniquely American Southern Coast as you cruise past towering oak trees draped with Spanish moss and immerse yourself in the extraordinary Gullah culture. We’ll learn about Victorian influences as we tour the elegant cities of Savannah and Beaufort before dining on fresh local cuisine that draws from rich stocks of seafood.
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The historic Natchez Trace—carved through the wilderness by Native Americans, expanded by pioneer settlers, and now enjoyed by bicyclists— is the best way to discover the exceptional beauty and historical importance of a part of Mississippi steeped in American history.
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