New York Bike Tour - Bike And Brew Tour


Available Tour Dates:

June 15 to 18, 2020

September 14 to 17, 2020


Join us in the Empire State as we combine two of our favorite activities: great bike rides and local craft beer! Each day will offer a chance to sample a "taste" of upstate New York for riding and for sipping some of our favorite local brews! We ride the undiscovered and uncrowded roads of the "North Country" of upstate New York as we make our way to each of the local craft breweries.  Join us for some bike and beer fun on this unique tour of the New York countryside and historic resorts.


Tour Level: Beginner - Moderate - Advanced

Bike and Brew Tour – A North Country Sampler


• Cycle the beautiful and uncrowded roads of upstate New York

• Visit three premier North Country craft brew pubs and taste the local offerings

• Enjoy a shoreline cruise from Bolton Landing to Lake George Village on the historic "Mohican"

• Stay at the historic Fort William Henry Hotel on the shores of Lake George, Queen of American Lakes

• Explore Saratoga Springs, America’s first great resort and visit the "Healing Springs"


Terrain: Both rolling hills and flat valley bottoms on paved roads and bike paths. SAG van available at all times. This tour is suitable for intermediate as well as advanced riders.

Weather: Temperatures range from 80°F highs to 60°F lows during the tour.



Bike and Brew Tour – A North Country Sampler

Price: $1495

Included in Price:

• 3 nights accommodations in unique inns and B&Bs

• 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners and snacks along the way

• Experienced Guides familiar with the local area

SAG (Support and Gear) Van to provide baggage relocation, mechanical support, snacks, fresh water, and
"rest rides" as needed

Cue sheets and maps with daily meetings to review route options and points of interest

Additional Fees:

• Single supplement: $295 (roommates will be sought when requested)

• Bike Rental: $150 for hybrid bikes - $250 for road bikes.

The Inn at Saratoga: Voted "Best Inn" by Capital Region Living Magazine, The Inn at Saratoga is the perfect marriage of past and present. The oldest operating hotel in Saratoga, The Inn at Saratoga features an array of modern living amenities and is both close to the Saratoga Race Course and within walking distance of downtown attractions. You can visit their web page by clicking here.


 The Queensbury Hotel: Located in the heart of Glens Falls, "Hometown USA", The Queensbury Hotel is within walking distance to all that this charming city has to offer.   The Queensbury, with its gorgeous architecture and grand lobby, is highly regarded as the town's centerpiece. You can visit their website by clicking here.


Fort William Henry Resort: Poised at the head of Lake George and surrounded by the majestic Adirondack Mountains, Fort William Henry Resort offers guests an in-town location with a country estate atmosphere. Guests are within easy walking distance to Lake George beaches, restaurants, taverns, shops and entertainment, and the historic fort is right on the property. You can visit their web page by clicking here .


Arrival and Departure: This tour will begin and end in Saratoga Springs, NY.


Daily Mileage Options: 25-50 with Shorter or Longer options available


Day 1 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Springs to Glens Falls

We meet at The Inn at Saratoga at 1pm.  After a short bike fitting session, we ride out of the city through the beautiful farms and horse pasture surrounding Saratoga Springs and make our way to the shores of the Hudson River.  We bike north along the shores of the river and connect with the Feeder Canal bike path that leads us to our lodgings in downtown Glens Falls at the Glens Falls Inn.  That evening we enjoy dinner and sample the craft brews at Davidson Brothers Brewing Company.

Lodging: The Glens Falls Inn
Meals: Dinner


Day 2 - Glens Falls to Lake George Village
First thing in the morning we continue north out of Glens Falls and catch the Warren County Bikeway as we make our way to Lake George Village.  Once there, guests have a number of options.  Cyclists can choose to take a Shoreline Cruise to Bolton Landing and cycle back  to our lodgings in Lake George Village.  Other options available include staying in Lake George Village for an afternoon shopping break,  browsing the shops and boutiques, or doing some siteseeing (Fort William Henry is right next door).  A spectacular view of  the lake can always be enjoyed right from the front porch of our historic lodgings.  That evening we dine and sample the brews at the Adirondack Brewery.

Lodging: Fort William Henry Resort
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner


Day 3 - Lake George Village to Saratoga Springs
We turn south out of Lake George Village and follow the Hudson River to make our way to the rolling hills leading us back to Saratoga Springs.  The uncroweded roads offer us ample opportunities to enjoy both the views along the river and the forest canopy embracing the roadways through the hills.  Bikers will enjoy the long downhill stretch on the last miles of our journey; we coast into Saratoga Springs and head to our lodgings. We spend our last night dining and tasting the selection of brews at Druthers Brewing Company in Saratoga Springs.

Lodging: Inn at Saratoga
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner


Day 4 - Saratoga National Historical Park
Today we bike the Saratoga Battlefied located in the Saratoga National Historic Park; the park offers bikers a great ride on the private road that circles the interior of the park.  The circle road connects the many historical landmarks associated with the battle that turned the tide of the revolutionary war and set the colonists on the path to victory.  Afterwards we bike back to Saratoga Springs and the tour will officially end.  Showers will be available for those wishing to change and freshen up before departing.

Meals: Breakfast

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