Now accepting Volunteers!
July 11, 2015 | 9am - 4pm
Snow Farm Vineyard | South Hero, VT
Advance: $35 adults, $20 youth
Day of: $45 adults, $30 youth (6-17)
Opens April 1, 2015
About the Tour
Begin and end at Snow Farm Vineyard, 190 West Shore Rd, South Hero, VT. Registration runs from 9-10am.
Bike to the heart of the Champlain Islands during the annual Open Farm and Studio Weekend. Choose a 10 or 25-mile route with stops at a variety of island farms, art studios, and vineyards.
All routes include a mix of lakeside views and scenic back roads. Wide shoulders on most paved stretches, dirt roads, and mild hills make for wonderful cycling. There will be plenty of places to fill your water bottle, rest, and sample local eats along the route.
|Need a bike? Rentals available at Earl's Cyclery in Burlington.
ALSO! Mark your calendar for TOUR de GOAT!
Keeping it Local
Vermont Farm Tours is donating 10% of the total proceeds from the Islands Bike Tour to Local Motion, a member-supported non-profit organization forging a culture of active transportation and recreation in northwestern VT.
Islands Bike Tour registration includes
- Stops at an array of farms & art studios
- A tour map with turn-by-turn directions
- On-call mechanical support
- Free pickup of any art purchases you make
- Free wine tasting and tour of the vineyard
- A free massage following the tour!
While Vermont Farm Tours will do everything possible to make your bike tour a safe and comfortable experience (route signage, on-call support, ride-along tour marshals, free massage), we cannot control the weather and road conditions/hazards (cars, potholes, stray goats, etc). Please ride smart!
These routes are an approximation only and may change. Please use the map provided at tour registration.
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