Massachusetts: Cape Cod & Martha’s VineyardCoastal forests, breathtaking seashores, rolling farm fields, and colorful cliffs frame your Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard bike adventure. Cycle the Cape’s famous Rail Trail to scenic lighthouses, and through Martha’s Vineyard’s gingerbread cottages, artists’ colonies, and tranquil beaches. Along the way, serene marshes, sweeping dunes, lush lagoons, and breathtaking shores greet you at every turn. Enjoy a picnic feast in the Cape Cod Seashore National Park. Ride through the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest, a 5,000-acre pine and scrub oak forest crisscrossed with hiking trails. In Menemsha—a working fishing port and setting of the film Jaws—absorb the seaside ambiance. And from the brilliantly colored Aquinnah Cliffs, revel in panoramic view of the sea stretched out before you.
- Enjoy the lovely vistas along the Cape Cod Rail Trail
- Stop at Salt Pond Visitors Center for views of Nauset Marsh and a lesson on natural habitats
- Pause for a picnic lunch along the Cape Cod National Seashore
- Savor a tour and cheese tasting at The Grey Barn and Farm in West Tisbury
- Take a spin on the Vineyard’s State Beach bike path
- Browse the handicrafts of Vineyard Haven’s wonderful artisans
- Cycle the pastoral pathways of Correllus State Forest on a dedicated bike path
- Pedal along the soaring Aquinnah cliffs and through the Menemsha fishing village
- Visit the Mytoi Japanese Garden on Chappaquiddick Island
- Ferry across the Vineyard Sound
- Walk the grounds of Martha’s Vineyard’s Polly Hill Arboretum
What to Expect
This tour offers mostly easy terrain with the occasional rolling hill and the opportunity for some longer moderate rides. Our VBT van support shuttle is always available throughout the trip. During peak season, roughly July 1 to August 25, there is more traffic on the Cape and Islands, but you will get to experience the best weather and have the opportunity to explore lively bike paths, beaches, shops, and restaurants.
- Daily Mileage: 8 - 57|
- Biking: 1 - 6 hr|
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|2 nights at a renowned resort and 3 nights in a quintessential island inn|
|10 meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners|
Chatham Bars Inn
This elegant beachfront resort was once a semi-private hunting lodge. Its gracious and chic rooms feature air conditioning, Wi-Fi access, flat-screen televisions, and Nespresso coffee makers. After rewarding days of riding, relax at the spa, on the private beach, or at the heated oceanfront pool. You may also take advantage of the extensive fitness and games offerings, including tennis courts and a croquet court.
Harbor View Hotel & Resort
The Harbor View Hotel & Resort, located in the very heart of Edgartown, is the perfect Vineyard lodging, with its stunning ocean views and refined Martha’s Vineyard décor. Your room offers all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay, including a flat-screen television, air conditioning, and bath robes. Bettini Restaurant offers delicious seafood dishes, and you can enjoy a quiet drink at the hotel bar.
Guest Reviews 70 out of 77 (91%) of reviewers recommend this tour
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