Cycling Tours Across Ontario 2014
(Also see Cycling Events Across Ontario 2014)
Interested in joining a bike tour? There are lots of options and bike tour operators offering tours around the province.
Most of these tours are for smaller sized groups and can include B&B or hotel accommodations, luggage transfer, food and tour guide options.
Regional Bike Tours
See the Welcome Cyclists Map and Bike Tour Category for localized regional bike tours that include the listings below. The following companies offer tours seasonally. Visit their website or give them a call for more information.
2 Wheels 2 Adventure – Group and custom bike tours in Niagara and around the province
Canal City Cycle - Mountain bikes, guided and self-guided tours in the Niagara ares
Niagara International Wine Tours – Bike tours and rentals in Niagara on the Lake
Zoom Leisure – Bike tours and rentals in Niagara
Long Point Eco-Adventures – Mountain biking tours in and around Turkey Point, in Norfolk County
Kingston By Bike! – Bike tours in Kingston
Bloomfield Bicycle Company – Bike tours and rentals in Prince Edward County
Prince Edward County Wine Tours – Wine and culinary tours in Prince Edward County
Sandbanks Vacations - Bike tours in Prince Edward County
Bikaramba- Bike tours around Ontario, based in Toronto
Tour Cycle – Group and custom bike tours in and around Toronto
Toronto Bicycle Tours – Bike tours in Toronto
Wine Trail Rides- Bike tours around Windsor & Essex County’s wine region
Farm Dog Cycles - Bike rentals and tours in beautiful Essex County
Yours Outdoors – Bike tours visiting artist studios and the Haliburton Highlands
Scenic Cycle Tours - Short and long bike tours in southern regions of Ontario and Quebec
Bike On Tours – Customized self guided touring routes and packages around the provinc
Ottawa Cycling Tours - Bike tours in and around the nation's capital
Rentabike Ottawa- Rentals and tours in Ottawa
Cross-Regional Tours By Date
Picton Wine Country Cycle Tour – This 5th annual wine cycle tour offers various routes over Mother's Day weekend in spring, May 9-10. Or join the fall tour over Labour Day weekend, August 20-21. www.okcycletours.com
Ottawa-Kennebunkport Tour – This 19th annual tour takes riders from Ottawa to Kennebukport, Maine over 5 days, from May 29-June 2 for Tour "A", while Tour "B" runs from July 24 to July 28. Cycle to the Atlantic Ocean! www.okcycletours.com
The By-Cycle Ride - Named after Lieutenant-Colonel John By, this ride from Toronto to Ottawa will take place June 26-July 1, arriving in time for Canada Day celebrations. The ride journeys along quiet paths and roads via Cobourg, Belleville, Picton and Kingston. www.cyclecanada.com
Toronto to Montreal - Ride along Waterfront Trail for 6 days and 7 nights from July 7-12. The tour passes through scenic Ontario landscapes, ending in the bustling city of Montreal. Luggage transfer and hotels are taken care of. www.bikaramba.com
Niagara - Explore with Ontario with Vélo Québec Voyages "free as the air" formula. From July 12-18, the relatively easy route showcases all Niagara has to offer and somethign for everyone, including agritourism, architecture, history, wine and of course the Falls. www.explorebybike.com
Montreal to Quebec City - This 5 day tour from July 14-18 has it all with flat riding and some hills past mountain views, lakeshore scenery and rural history. Luggage transfer and hotels are taken care of. www.bikaramba.com
Twenty Valley - South Coast Grand Loop - 2014 dates for this three-day cycling getaway have yet to be confirmed. Enquire online about this holiday that combines luxurious bed & breakfast accommodation, hearty food and scenic countryside cycling along twisty, and undulating rural roads in areas of Niagara and Haldimand. www.2wheels2adventure.com
Thousand Islands - Enjoy water everywhere and a constant Lake Ontario view between Picton and Cornwall from July 20-26 from Vélo Québec Voyages. Ride your own bike, stay in 3-star hotels and set your own schedule along this gorgeous ride. www.explorebybike.com
Toronto to Montreal - Ride along Waterfront Trail for 6 days and 7 nights from July 28 - Aug 2. The tour passes through scenic Ontario landscapes, ending in the bustling city of Montreal. Luggage transfer and hotels are taken care of. www.bikaramba.com
The Nation to Nation Tour: Otesha Project - 2014 tour dates for this trip have yet to be confirmed. In 2013, the Otesha Project took participants to south eastern Ontario, uncovering the past, understanding the present, and building the future. Explore the relationships of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples on this land from the seat of your bicycle!
Pedal to Plate Tour: Otesha Project - 2014 tour dates for this trip have yet to be confirmed. Find your place in the food web biking with new friends, meeting and helping urban farmers at the forefront of the local food movement by joining this mobile sustainable community, exploring all things food in and around the Greater Toronto Area. Open to all ages. Be sure to check the website for trip date updates. www.otesha.ca
Great Waterfront Trail Adventure - Bring friends or make friends. Find new local wines, hidden treasures, and unique communities. Feel the wind, water, and earth in a new way. Experience the freedom of slowing down, stopping, and trying something new. From August 11 to 15, 2014 explore the Canadian shores of the St. Lawrence River with 40-60 km of riding per day plus optional challenge loops of 50-60 km to take you through new communities off the Waterfront Trail
Niagara Vineyards – This one-week tour during August 24-29 begins in Hamilton and "wines" its way through the Niagara Peninsula to finish in Niagara Falls. Spectacular views and gentle terrain – the route does climb the Niagara escarpment but follows canal paths. www.cyclecanada.com
Two Rivers - Three Cultures - 2014 tour dates for this trip have yet to be confirmed. A 7 day tour along the Ottawa River and St Lawrence River, taking in the heritage and culture of the area, and enjoying the scenic quiet countryside enroute. www.2wheels2adventure.com
Have we missed a cycling tour?
With so many options, we just may have.
Please let us know and we will add to the list.
Email: information (at) welcomecyclists (dot) ca