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Other Tours

Summer 2018

Try one of our shorter private small group tours or try a tour from our friends at Bike Tour Vacations.                                more

Flavors of Wisconsin

July 15 -21, 2018 

There  may be openings available. Please call. Looking for man to roomshare with another. Please call.

 Cycle for six days on a moderate to challenging road route through the scenic vistas of south central Wisconsin. Visit cheese factories and microbreweries. Watch cheese being made and pair one of its many varieties with just the right craft beer.

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Northern Woods & Waters

August 5 – 11, 2018

There may be openings available. Please call.  

 Cycle for six days on lightly traveled back roads through the woods of northern Wisconsin, past quiet lakes too numerous to count. Paddle a kayak on a quiet lake and enjoy a pontoon tour on Lake Minocqua!

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Bethany, Colorado

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Mary Jo, Wisconsin

“The hotels were fantastic and charming.”

Todd and Linda, Wisconsin

“Your staff was outstanding and very friendly.”

Mike, Flavors 2017 Rider

“We loved your tour!”

Charlotte, Pennsylvania

Northern Woods & Waters

August 5 – 11, 2018

There may be openings available. Please call.  

 Cycle for six days on lightly traveled back roads through the woods of northern Wisconsin, past quiet lakes too numerous to count. Paddle a kayak on a quiet lake and enjoy a pontoon tour on Lake Minocqua!

The 2018 tour showcases the many miles of asphalt bicycle trails that Vilas County has been constructing for the past fifteen years in it’s effort to add bicyclists to the group of sports enthusiasts who are already fans of this popular northern county. Over 50 miles of this 300 mile tour take place on the trails, which wind through the Northern Highland American Legion State Forest past campgrounds and lakeside beaches. Wildlife sightings are common each day. Once again we are offering the the pedal and paddle option on day five. This option allows you to bike a shortened route in the morning and kayak a northern lake in the afternoon.*  We stay overnight in popular tourist towns at locations offering swimming opportunities, and in St. Germain on days three and four, the free use of canoes and kayaks. We energize for our bicycle adventure each day with hearty buffet breakfasts (restaurant prepared buffets, NOT chain hotel continental) and delicious restaurant dinners. As in 2017, we are spending two days in the deluxe lake front condos at the Black Bear Resort in St. Germain. This allows riders to choose a day to just enjoy the watercraft and swimming beach at the resort, or do a round trip bike ride to explore the town of Minocqua and take a pontoon boat tour of the lake it is built upon.  Due to the popularity of the area during the summer months, this tour fills early, so don’t wait to register!

*Paddle option available for $35 additional fee and must be elected at time of registration. Transport of kayaks and cyclists to the lake is provided. The kayak activity (limited to first 24 people to sign up) is not a guided tour. It is assumed that those choosing this option will have kayaking experience as no instruction will be given. Due to the kayak rental business’s policies, no refunds are available in case of cancellation for bad weather. 

 

                 General InformationNorthern Waters

  •  Sunday August 5 – Saturday August 11
  • Rider limit: 46, pedal & paddle option limit: 24
  •  Start and finish in Three Lakes, WI
  •  Six overnights, six cycling days
  •  Average daily mileage: 50 
  •  Difficulty: See FAQ page
  •  Price before April 15: $895*
  •  Deposit to hold place in tour: $490

Tour includes six nights lodging in hotels and a waterfront resort, five restaurant dinners, five restaurant buffet breakfasts, pontoon boat tour, watercraft fees on days three and four (Pedal and Paddle Option on day five, add $35), luggage handling, SAG, maps, cue sheets, marked routes, well stocked rest stops, and all the pampering that only small group tours can provide! 

Optional airport pick up and drop off in Rhinelander, WI is available free of charge. We will help you arrange bike rental at a local shop (bike rental fee not included). Please call or email to discuss these services.

Tour does NOT include transportation to/from start of ride, lunches, dinner one night, breakfast one morning (light hotel continental is available free of charge that morning), alcoholic beverages, cost of bike rental or repairs from local bike shops.

* Price assumes double share (two sharing a room). For a private room add $450. If you are traveling alone and would prefer to double share, we will attempt to find you a suitable roommate, but we cannot guarantee a roommate for you. Without a roommate, the private room charge will be added to your balance due. Call for possible triple share (three sharing a room) at a reduced rate (limited availability).

Tour price for registrations received after April 15 is $925

Lodging Note: All lodging is of good quality. In a few towns, however, rooms may differ slightly (i.e. location and furnishings), in which case we will assign rooms in the order in which we receive registrations. At the Black Bear Resort on Little Lake Germain, half of the group will have their private bathroom located next door to their room rather than within it, and two bedrooms (four people) will be located within one deluxe waterfront condo. We believe this small inconvenience is more than made up for by the outstanding quality of this resort. 

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