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Ohio To Erie Trail

Ohio To Erie Trail

The Ohio to Erie Trail travels 326 miles from the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati through pastoral fields of Amish Country and on to the sandy shores of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland. Along the way you’ll cycle through gorgeous scenery, major cities, rural towns, and lush farmlands.


    Per Person Double Occ: $2989--   Single Occ: $3589

    A deposit of $500 per person is required at time of reservation. You will be invoiced for balance, including any discounts or adjustments, in 2 separate installments. Final balance due 90 days prior to tour.


    Duration:  9 Days / 8 Nights

    Difficulty:    Easy to Moderate

    Total Miles:   330   --  Avg. Daily Miles: 40 - 50 miles

    Meals:  Daily Breakfast; 4 Lunches; 1 Dinner


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    Day 1:  Arrive Cincinnati

    If time allows arrive early so you can explore the vibrant city of Cincinnati with its many great attractions and beautiful parks. We’ll meet in the evening to make introductions and for trip orientation.


    Day 2: Cincinnati to Kings Mills

    Cycling           34 miles

    We’re off ‘n cycling as we begin our sojourn along the beautiful Ohio River. Dip that rear tire in the Ohio before pedaling away on this great adventure! We knock out our first 35 miles cycling along the scenic Little Miami Trail with a leisurely lunch stop in charming Loveland before continuing on to Kings Mills, our stop for the evening.


    Day 3: Kings Mills to Cedarville

    Cycling           45 miles

    A fabulous morning of scenic cycling is in store as we hit the trail and head for our first destination, Fort Ancient, a national historic landmark, which served as a social and ceremonial gathering place for America’s indigenous people.  We continue on to colorful Xenia where we’ll stop for lunch before continuing on to Cedarville, today’s stop.


    Day 4: Cedarville to Columbus

    Cycling           54 miles


    Enjoy a beautiful morning of easy cycling stopping at lovely county parks along the way before stopping for a trailside picnic lunch. Onward, we make our way to the exciting city of Columbus with gorgeous parks and wonderful museums and our stop for the night.


    Day 5:  Columbus to Mount Vernon

    Cycling           49 Miles

    Today’s ride is pure tranquility and bliss as we cycle through miles of rolling farmlands. Get lost in your thoughts as you enjoy easy, scenic cycling before reaching Mount Vernon for our overnight.


    Day 6: Mount Vernon to Fredericksburg

    Cycling           52 Miles

    Today’s ride takes us into Ohio’s Amish country, the second largest Amish settlement in the U.S. Expect to share the trail with local residents who may be traveling by horse and buggy. At approximately mile 33 we come to the most photographic part of the day as we cycle across the Mohican River via the Bridge of Dreams, a 370-foot covered bridge and the third longest covered bridge in the country.


    Day 7: Massillon to Akron

    Cycling           30 Miles

    We have an easy and enjoyable day of cycling with only 30 miles to ride to Akron, allowing plenty of time to explore this vibrant city. There are a number of attractions only a few steps from our lovely hotel, including the very impressive Akron Art Museum, and the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad where your rail ticket gives you a full afternoon of access to beautiful Cuyahoga National Park, which is truly outstanding!


    Day 8:  Akron to Cleveland

    Cycling           43 miles

    Our last day of cycling is a real treat as more than half of our cycling will be through beautiful parks including  more than 20 miles through gorgeous Cuyahoga Valley National Park, where we’ll continue cycling along the Ohio & Erie Canal stopping at the Canal Exploration Center to enjoy a picnic lunch. From there It’s on to Cleveland where we end the tour with a traditional dip of the wheels in Lake Erie.


    Day 9: Departure

    Departure for homebound or other destinations.

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