Bicyclists Explore Quaint Coastal Towns and Breathtaking Vistas on Great Freedom Adventures’ New Bike Tour: Captivating Cape Cod and the Islands
Sherborn, MA, January 20, 2015, – Bike tour operator, Great Freedom Adventures, announces the Captivating Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Bike Tour, an alluring six-day cycling exploration of Massachusetts’ finest Cape towns and most celebrated islands. Participants may choose from three departures in 2015 – June 14, July 12, or September 13 – and will meander from Provincetown to Martha’s Vineyard, visiting old whaling towns, national seashores, wildlife refuges, and other iconic coastal destinations along the way. The tour is unique in that it includes not just Cape Cod gems, but also both of the area’s renowned islands – Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. In short, the tour showcases the best of Cape Cod and the Islands.
The Cape Cod and Islands Vacation Bike Tour is one of the crowning jewels of Great Freedom Adventures’ itineraries for another reason: It’s in their backyard! Great Freedom Adventures has spent years exploring every nook and cranny of the Cape, and their brand new tour best captures the charm, the hidden treasures, and the history found in this region. “We are excited to share this new tour encompassing our favorite parts of Cape Cod and the Islands in the most engaging and enjoyable way possible – from the seat of a bicycle!” says Jeanne Rummel, founder of Great Freedom Adventures.
Participants will cycle the Outer- and Mid-Cape, discovering a landscape graced by sweeping ocean vistas, rolling dunes, stately lighthouses, and maritime forests. Guests pedal the Cape Cod Rail Trail and visit quintessential Cape towns offering eclectic shops, excellent restaurants, fine art galleries and a low-key beach vibe.
One notable destination on the tour, the Cape Cod National Seashore, offers forty miles of pristine sand beaches, wild cranberry bogs, kettle ponds, heathlands and a visitor’s centers offering panoramic views. This stretch of seashore is home to some of the most popular beaches including Nauset Light Beach, Coast Guard Beach and Race Point Beach. Bike paths along the seashore will bring guests up-close to these and other beaches and to the region’s famous lighthouses.
During the Captivating Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Bike Tour, a ferry ride transports guests to the heart of the Cape and Islands scene: Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. Guests cycle through villages that have preserved their architecture for over 200 years, explore the sea captain mansions of Edgartown, and discover quintessential fishing villages, island farms and the red cliffs in Aquinnah.
The six-day, five night tour is priced at $2,595 per person based on double occupancy and includes lodging at upscale inns, most meals, bikes, guides, van support, transfers, luggage transport, ferry passages, admissions, daily snacks and drinks, maps and more. For more information or the full daily program please see: Captivating Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Bike Tour.