Bicycling has long been a favorite pastime in America. From the time you get your first three wheeler, it becomes your favorite transportation, your freedom of the road. And it does not change when you become an adult, it just gets more intense. As a matter of fact, you can make a whole vacation out of it and in the San Francisco area there are guided tours available that give you a great choice in where to go and how long a trip you will take.
California Wine Country Bike Tours has Bicycling Vacations that take you though the wine country and you can start when you want. Trips last from 3 to 8 days and they transport all you luggage for you to the next destination. They will also supply the bike, if you need one. They will create an itinerary for you depending on the type of places you want to go. Rides for Beginners is 20 to 25 miles on flat-to-rolling terrain, Intermediate Tours mileage is from 30 to 40 miles on rolling terrain but with some extended climbs, Challenge Rides is for stronger and more experienced riders, lots of mountain trails here. Mountain Bike Adventures are for the most experienced riders as many of the areas are not accessible buy car or bus and you will be pretty much on your own. They are located at LifeCycle Adventures LLC 248 24th Avenue San Francisco California 94121
Andiamo Adventours, San Francisco has three California bicycling vacation packages. One is a bicycling vacation through the Napa Valley Wine Country. You can choose either 4 or 5 days an you stay over night at some of the beautiful Wine County Bed and Breakfasts. Another choice is the Wineries and Wilderness 5 day bicycling vacation. The one goes to San Francisco to Alexander Valley, Northern Napa and Southern Alexander Valleys, Dry Creek to Bodega Bay, Bodega to Point Reyes and on the last day Point Reyes to San Francisco. And you do stop to get in some exploring along the way. And the third San Francisco to Big Sur- The Power of the Pacific is the longest at 8 days and follows the California Coast line from San Francisco to Santa Barbara. Then you get transportation back to San Francisco or any place in between. Call them at 800.549.2363
Escape San Francisco has day trips as well as multi day bicycling vacations in the San Francisco Area. The multi day bicycling vacations are a 3 Day Sonoma Cycle Vacation,
a 3 Day Lake Tahoe Multisport Vacation and for the real outdoor adventurer a 4-Day Sonoma Multisport Cycle, Kayak & Hike Vacation and a Yosemite Valley Hiking & Biking Multisport Vacation. If you just want to go out for a day, maybe take a short trip to tune up for a longer one, you will have plenty of choices namely, 1. Healdsburg-Dry Creek Valley Wine Tasting 2. Russian River Valley-Guerneville-Armstrong Woods 3. Mt Tam State Park-Downhill to HWY 1-Stinson 4. Point Reyes-Point Reyes Lighthouse 5. Napa Valley Wine Country-Silverado Trail 6. Sonoma County Wine and last but not least 7. Carmel-Monterey-17 Mile Drive