A Favorite Brewery and Bicycling Excursion and a New Mountain Biking Trip on Vermont’s Kingdom Trail Provide Memory-Building Summer Cycling Experiences
Madison, WI – – May 18, 2018 – – As Father’s Day & Graduation Day near, Trek Travel offers two active summer cycling vacations that toast dads and offer grads a great summer send-off between college and career.
“Each of these trips appeal to different generations,” says Trek Travel President Tania Burke. “The new Vermont Kingdom trail offers some of the best mountain biking in the country today and the Vermont Brewery edition offer great bicycling and microbrew tasting. They’re perfect for memory making between father and son.”
Guests will tackle the Champlain Valley and the Green Mountains from Middlebury to Stowe by bike, hike the Stowe Pinnacle Trail to Mount Mansfield (Vermont’s highest peak), and enjoy Vermont’s vibrant craft beer culture.
Gests will sample artisanal beers at six craft breweries including Otter Creek Brewing Company, The Craft Beer Cellar (featuring 500 different beers from over 150 breweries), Idletyme Brewing Company, Stone Corral Brewery, Lost Nation Brewing, Trapp Family Brewing and Prohibition Pig – where brews from Hill Farmstead (named “Best Brewery in the World by RateBeer) – are a highlight.
This six-day, five-night trip is offered June 17 – 22, June 24 – 29, July 1 – 6, July 8 – 13, July 15 – 20, July 22 – 27, July 29 – August 3, August 5 – 10, August 12 – 17, August 19 – 24, August 26 – 31, and September 2 – 7, 2018.
Priced from $2,799 per person, the trip begins and ends in Burlington, VT. Guests stay at Middlebury Inn (Middlebury) and Green Mountain Inn (Stowe). Rides from 14 to 61 miles with up to 11,300 feet of climbing.
As a late summer/early fall final hurrah, dads and grads can discover Vermont’s hidden Northeast Kingdom which is quickly becoming an American mountain bike mecca.
Trek Travel will explore 100 miles of world-class singletrack on the popular Kingdom Trails, including cycling through Burke Mountain Bike Park, Mountainside Loop trail, and West Darling Hill trails.
When off the bike, guests will sip microbrews at Burke Publik House, enjoy the outdoor hot tub at Burke Mountain Hotel, and soak up the surrounding peak forest foliage.
This four-day, three-night trip is offered August 30 – September 2, September 6 – 9, September 13 – 16, and September 20 – 23, 2018.
Priced from $1,899 per person, the trip begins and ends in Burlington, VT. Guests stay at Burke Mountain Hotel in East Burke, VT. Rides from 6 to 18 miles with up to 4,000 feet of climbing.
About Trek Travel
Based in Madison, Wisconsin, Trek Travel is an award-winning cycling vacation company offering cycling tours around the globe for cyclists of all abilities. Each vacation includes the use of the latest Trek bicycles like the Domane SL 7 or XM700+ electric assist, featuring Garmin GPS devices and Di2 electronic shifting; boutique accommodations; most meals; snacks and drinks for each day’s ride; daily route support; social hours; entrance fees to group events; transportation during the tour; complimentary Trek Travel merchandise, and more.
Trek Travel was formed in 2002 as the luxury bicycle touring arm of Trek Bicycles, one of the world’s largest bicycle manufacturers. Voted a 2016 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Tour Operator, they’re a team of globetrotters, world-travelers and dreamers who know how to inspire the memories guests have for the rest of their life. They find the best roads, hotels, towns, food, routes and attractions, and introduce them to people looking for adventure. All on bikes they’re guaranteed to love with unrivaled customer service at every step.
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