Cycling The Vineyards Of California

The ultimate US road trip, by bike! This iconic ride takes us through the rolling hills of world renowned wine estates in Napa Valley, alongside towering Redwood trees and across the Golden Gate Bridge.

Our route follows Coastal Highway 1 as it twists its way around rocky headlands, crashing waves stirring the numerous Elephant seal colonies that scatter the beaches below. Out of the saddle we explore the many incredible state parks, isolated beaches and prestigious wineries for which the region is so highly regarded, as well as re-fuelling on fine Californian cuisine.

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Trip Itinerary

  1. Day1Start Healdsburg.
  2. Day2Cycle in Napa Valley; optional wine tasting.
  3. Day3Ride through wine country.
  4. Day4See the Russian River by bike.
  5. Day5Cycle along Tomales Bay to Point Reyes National Seashore.
  6. Day6Across the Golden Gate Bridge by bike.
  7. Day7City tour of San Francisco; to Monterey Peninsula.
  8. Day8Cycle 17 Mile Drive; visit Point Lobos State Reserve; to Big Sur.
  9. Day9Visit McWay Falls; optional Hearst Castle excursion.
  10. Day10Explore Santa Maria Valley by bike.
  11. Day11To Santa Barbara, ride to Lake Casitas.
  12. Day12Free morning for optional excursions; cycle to Santa Monica.
  13. Day13End Los Angeles.


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