Celebrate Bike to Work Day on May 12th and plan a fun cycling getaway! Escaping into the great outdoors means something different to everyone. For some of us, it means hiking through some of the best national parks in the country. Summer vacations also open the door to the cyclists among us. What better way to explore the USA than with an epic cycling adventure along a famous route? We’ve put together a list of our favorite cycling routes in the USA for 2022 so you can start planning your own epic journey. Discover the best long-distance trails for your epic cycling adventure in 2022. Get your bicycle ready, and start exploring!
Head out on the Pacific Coast Route for a USA cycling adventure
This route stretches from Washington State’s border with Canada to San Diego, California. The route is a 1055-mile route that delivers exactly what it says on the tin; mile-upon-mile of stunning Pacific coastline. Hugging the water almost the whole way, the Pacific Coast Route is an incredible cycling route. For a fun eco-friendly cycling getaway, book a stay in one of the amazing treehouse rentals in the Bay Area as you head down to San Diego.
Cycle across the states along the TransAmerica Bike Trail
Established in 1976, this epic cycling trail is over 4,000 miles long. Starting on the coast of Virginia, the TransAmerica Bike Trail navigates the American heartland, the Rockies, and finishes on the Oregon coast. Once you’ve completed this incredible feat, enjoy some luxury glamping. Oregon is the perfect location to escape into nature and recuperate after weeks on the road.
Plan a cycling trip in two national parks with the Blue Ridge Parkway
The Blue Ridge Parkway offers an incredible cycling getaway. Joining the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina. It’s a great way to see two of the USA’s most stunning areas of natural beauty. Shorter than the previous two routes mentioned, this cycling trail is about 470 miles long. And it is perfect for a few days away from it all and exploring the great outdoors. Enjoy glamping in the Great Smoky Mountains for a complete nature escape.
Cycling America’s big river: The Mississippi River Trail
A 2000-mile cycling trail, the Mississippi River Trail starts at the river’s source in Minnesota and follows the river to New Orleans, Louisiana. With varied terrain covering road and off-road trails, this 10-state journey is perfect for a challenging adventure. Along the way, stay in a yurt rental near the Mississippi River, and embrace life on the open road.
Cycling from Carmel to Ragged Point on the Big Sur Coast
This is a good way to enjoy a short stretch of the Californian coast. The Big Sur Coast is a wonderful, 75-mile stretch that takes in the ocean as it crashes into stunning rock formations. Staying in one of our incredible cabin rentals with views of the Big Sur State Park will allow you to explore this great cycling route one day at a time.
Wind your way along the Hogsback Highway, Utah
A fun, 12-mile route, the Hogsback Highway winds through the beautiful Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah. you will love being spoilt with some incredible views over canyons and sandstone cliffs. You can further explore the national park with a stay in this luxury safari tent, the perfect way to escape into the wild.