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Lake Champlain Bikeways - Voies Cyclables Du Lac Champlain

Nestled within the tranquil, rural setting of the Champlain Valley, small cities, towns and historic villages provide the services and amenities attractive to touring bicyclists.


Bicyclists have the luxury of choosing from campgrounds, motels, hotels, shoreline parks, bed & breakfasts, or charming country inns. The area's notoriously friendly innkeepers have also realized the economic benefits of catering to bicyclists.

Click here for a list of Select Bicycle-Friendly Accommodations!

Click here for a list of Select Bicycle-Friendly Campgrounds!

Touring Companies, Bicycle Shops

Participate in an organized tour with one of the many available bicycle touring companies, or pedal on your own with a bike rental from one of the area's bicycle shops found in the Valley, most of which provide repairs and/or supplies.

Click Here for a list of Select Touring Companies and Bike Shops!

Champlain Valley Lodging ImageDining and General Stores

The area abounds in first-class restaurants, many of them chef-owned and devoted to fresh, locally-grown ingredients, as well as international cuisine. Food and supplies are readily available at family-owned farmstands, and well-stocked general stores provide a delectable selection of unique, locally-made products.


Ferry service provides a means for bicycling loops and easy access to both sides of the Lake. Amtrak also makes local stops along the NY shoreline with a special baggage car for carrying bicycles available on some trains. To get to the region, a traveler can choose mass transit and arrive via an Amtrak train, a motorcoach, or any of a number of airlines that service the area.

Vermont: Lou Bresee
New York: Doug Yu


Disclaimer: Users assume all risks, inherent and not inherent, in the use of materials recommending routes of the Lake Champlain Bikeways network and all affiliated organizations, and individuals disclaim any and all liability on their part for damages or injuries to persons or property should they occur. Routes are chosen, designated and/or signed because: they are popular, or are preferred, or provide continuous routes to destinations, or are lightly traveled, or are scenic, or have more room for cars and bikes, or possess a combination of these attributes.