Local fare, scenic vistas, and regional wildlife:
VBT trip leaders share their little-known favorites.
Whether you’re coasting down a smooth forest trail, riding along the glistening banks of Lake Champlain, or peddling across a flowery meadow, it’s easy to understand why Vermont has long been a premier destination for cyclists. And while the well-traveled trails and bike paths surrounding Burlington and the Champlain Islands boast national acclaim, it’s the lesser-known vistas and small local shops you’ll find just off the main drag that gives the state its inimitable allure. Read on to learn about the favorite stops and little-known sites of VBT trip leaders, each an expert on bicycling in and around the Green Mountain State.