Best Bike Tours for Foodies
Why separate the joy of experiencing nature’s beauty from the pleasure of food? If you’re obsessed with the wonders of breathtaking landscapes and fantastic bike rides but also love delicious cuisine – you’ve come to the right place. At Bicycle Adventures, we believe these activities should go hand in hand! We’ve got you covered with some of the best bike tours for foodies.
Listed Below are Some of the Best Foodie-Bike Tours:
- San Juan Islands Bike Tour
The San Juan Islands Bike Tour takes cyclists through the picturesque landscapes of Washington State. Here, riders can explore the stunning beauty of the San Juan Islands while also experiencing the unique flavors of the Pacific Northwest. Explore Lopez Island and Orcas Island—shuttle (or pedal) to Cascade Lake at Moran State Park. Hike through the last remaining old-growth forest in the islands up to the summit of Mt. Constitution.
We’ll have our celebratory last night dinner at Coho Restaurant, where ingredients are paramount. This local favorite offers fresh, farm-to-table world cuisine. Their skilled culinary team creates seasonal menus with ingredients sourced from local farmers and nearby islands. Each night, their renowned “Best of the San Juans” menu presents simple yet flavorful dishes that highlight fresh, local ingredients. Bonus, Coho Restaurant’s wine cellar received Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence!
- Mt Rushmore and Badlands Bike Tour
Ride from the Badlands to Black Hills and savor unforgettable cuisine along the way. Relish the vast 244,000-acre sanctuary featuring a captivating blend of mixed-grass prairie adorned with majestic, towering buttes, pinnacles, and spires. Delve into the fascinating Mammoth Hot Springs Site, journey to Wind Cave National Park, visit the Northern Loop of Custer State Park, and much more.
The foodie in you will relish the Skogen Kitchen, a culinary venture led by passionate chefs dedicated to delivering an array of inventive dinner options. Drawing inspiration from its Norwegian translation, “The Forest,” Skogen Kitchen pays homage to its heritage and natural surroundings. However, the menu also showcases influences from diverse cultures, reflecting a global culinary journey.
- Spain Camino de Santiago Bike Tour
Embark on a journey to Roncesvalles, nestled on the French border in the Spanish Pyrenees, and meander through the vineyards of Rioja with picturesque villages scattered across the countryside and fields teeming with walkers. Enjoy a delightful lunch in Zubiri before cycling along the scenic paved path alongside the river. Indulge in an unforgettable dinner hosted by Nunci, the owner of Restaurant San Ignacio, in a truly remarkable setting.
Stay and dine at the Santo Domingo de la Calzada, a vibrant culinary scene of Logroño, where a harmonious fusion occurs on the tables where good wine is an integral part of every meal.
- Hawaii Big Island Tour
Bicycle south through Kona’s coffee plantations, past mango, banana, and avocado trees down to the ocean. Lunch at the white sands of the City of Refuge, Pu’uhonua O Honaunau National Historic Park. In this memorable tour, you’ll pedal from near South Point to Punalu’u Black Sand Beach for a picnic lunch, along the scenic southern flank of Mauna Loa to the macadamia and village of Pahala.
Discover the renowned Merriman’s Waimea restaurant, founded by Chef/Owner Peter Merriman, a pioneer of Hawaii Regional Cuisine. Embracing the essence of the local community, their menu showcases 90% or more locally sourced produce, fish, and beef, expertly crafted to accentuate the inherent flavors of each dish. All this is complemented by their award-winning wine list and catering to diverse preferences.
Ready to Book Your Next Foodie Tour?
The best part of these bike tours is not just the food but the entire experience of cycling through breathtaking landscapes and picturesque towns. In addition to these tours, Bicycle Adventures offers many more foodie-friendly bike tours throughout the United States and worldwide. From the California Redwoods to Bend, France, England, and much more, these tours perfectly blend cycling, sightseeing, and culinary indulgence.
So what are you waiting for? Grab your bike and your appetite, and join us on one of these incredible tours today! For more information, visit our website, or give us a call!