For information about the area that might prove invaluable to you when planning a biking trip, check out these regional links:
Heart of Vermont Lodging Association (large listing of Addison County lodging)
Alpine Shop (Middlebury and Burlington, VT)
Bike Center (Middlebury, VT)
Climb High (Shelburne, VT)
Ski Rack (Burlington, VT)
Van Gogh Tours is an owner operated company offering Bicycle & Walking Tours in Vermont, Holland, France, Italy, Austria and Greece with enthusiastic guides, distinctive lodgings, superior service, small groups and great prices.
Call us at (802) 767-3457 or (800) 435-6192 for a brochure!
Van Gogh Tours
The LCBP works in partnership with government agencies from New York,
Vermont, and Quebec, private organizations, local communities, and
individuals to coordinate and fund efforts which benefit the Lake Champlain
Basin's water quality, fisheries, wetlands, wildlife, recreation, and cultural
Lakes to Locks Passage takes you through a spectacular landscape laden
with history. Find your way through four story-filled regions that connect
New York's historic waters of Lake Champlain and Lake George with the
Champlain Canal and Hudson River to the south and the Chambly Canal
to the Richelieu and St. Lawrence Rivers of Quebec to the north.
Local Motion is a greater Burlington non-profit organization promoting cycling,
blading and walking and the trails, bikeways, and sidewalks that make such
travel safe, easy and fun!
Based on an idea that originated with Vélo Québec, the Route verte has been
under development since 1995, with the collaboration of the Québec ministry
of transportation as well as numerous regional partners.
linking the various regions of Québec. A powerful catalyst for the development
of cycling, the Route verte carries on a tradition that has led to development of
the world’s greatest cycling routes.
To engage all Americans in marking the new millennium in ways that would leave
a lasting legacy, President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton created
the White House Millennium Council to organize a number of national millennium
projects. The millennium projects spurred by this effort were guided by the unifying
theme to "Honor the Past - Imagine the Future."
Millennium Trails was a partnership between the White House Millennium Council,
U.S. Department of Transportation and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy in cooperation
with other agencies and organizations. As one of the national millennium projects,
Millennium Trails recognized, promoted and supported trails as a means to preserve
open spaces, interpret history and culture and enhance recreation and tourism.
Under this initiative, more than 2,000 trails across America were be recognized,
enhanced or built. These included hiking trails, bicycle paths, greenways and scenic
byways through rural and urban landscapes and cultural and heritage trails that preserve
and commemorate major events in our nation's history.
The Vermont Bicycle and Pedestrian Coalition promotes bicycling & walking safety,
education, and access, to make Vermont bicycle- & pedestrian-friendly for residents
and visitors alike. We also support bicycling and walking for transportation, health,
recreation, and fun to enhance our communities, environment, and economy.
General requests: [email protected]
Specifics on cycling in the region: [email protected]