Lake Champlain Islands
Vermont :: Northern New York
2022 Dates: May 16 - 19 :: Aug. 22 - 25 :: Sept. 18 - 22
On Demand: Available for your dates. 4 person min. View price and details.
On this incredible tour you’ll cycle among the gorgeous Islands of Lake Champlain and over the super cool 4-mile causeway where you’ll feel like you're cycling directly on the water! The scenery is breathtaking with glorious lake views as well as mountain vistas of the Adirondacks and the Green Mountains. Top it all off with lodging at elegant B&Bs and you've got a mini vacation that will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated!
Getting Here: Tour originates in Burlington, VT. Free shuttle from Manchester, NH available.
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Total Miles: 135
Avg. Daily Miles: 35 -- 40 miles
Meals: 3 Breakfasts; 2 Lunches
Double Occ. $1489
Single Occ. $1789
Day 1: Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail to St. Albans
Cycling: 30 Miles
You’ll rendezvous with our tour guides in Colchester VT for a brief orientation, then we’re off to cycle the beautiful Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail offering nearly 30 miles of easy cycling with glorious mountain, river and valley views in every direction!
Day 2: St. Albans to Rouses Point, NY
Cycling: 40 Miles
We’re off and pedaling across the top of the Lake Champlain Islands, staying just shy of the Canada border and taking in incredible views along the way as we make our way to charming Rouses Point NY. Bonus for today is a stop at Devyn Creemee Stand for a yummy Maple Creemee and a stay at a beautiful lakeside B&B.
Day 3: Rouses Point to Plattsburg
Cycling: 38 Miles
Today we’ll cycle right down the Champlain Islands stopping at lovely Alburgh Dune State Park, the across North & South Hero Islands where we’ll enjoy lakeside lunch at Hero’s Welcome General Store. From there we continue on to the west side of Grand Isle where we’ll ferry over to Plattsburgh, our stop for the night.
Day 4: Plattsburgh to Burlington
Cycling: 33 Miles
We head out cycling back to Cumberland Head for ferry return to Grand Isle. Once back on the islands, we’ll follow the beautiful west bank of Lake Champlain enjoying the incredible vistas along the way and stopping for lunch before reaching the super cool Champlain Causeway trail connecting Grand Isle to Burlington, and which brings us to the end of this wonderful adventure.