8 Bucket List Family Bike Tours Around the World

9th July 2019

A cycling trip with the whole gang is pretty much the ideal family vacation. On the road, you see a place from a completely different perspective. The kids get away from their gizmos. You’ll get fresh air and exercise, but don’t worry, it’s not the Tour De France — you’ll be making plenty of stops to see iconic sights and scarf down delicious eats. Bikes and equipment are provided, along with transportation in case anyone conks out on the trail (distances will vary according to age and ability). And at the end of each day, your kids will sleep like champs. Pedal your way through these family bike tours guaranteed to bring the excitement.

1/8 California Redwoods Family Multi-Adventure Tour

Courtesy of Backroads

It’s thrilling to pilot your bike through the California Redwoods, the tallest living things on the planet, some of which were alive before Christopher Columbus. After winding through the forest, break times will be spent playing on a wild beach, kayaking on a quiet lagoon teeming with wildlife, or wandering through the magnificent fern canyon that was used as a backdrop in Jurassic Park. At night, you’ll eat s’mores and swap stories around the campfire at the Albee Creek Campground (one of the Golden State’s best-kept secrets) and Patrick’s Point State Park, situated right by a bluff with epic views of the Pacific.

5 days, from $1999 per person. Backroads.com

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