6-Day Self-Guided Bike Tour – Pittsburgh and DC

THE BASICS

Price: $585/person based on Double Occupancy

Difficulty Level: Challenging/Moderate Pace

Daily Distances : 43-65 Miles

Daily Saddle Time: 5-8 Hours

Terrain:
GAP- 150 Miles of rail-to-trail, crushed limestone surface.
C&O- 184 Miles of level, double track, dirt/farm road surface.

Recommended Services:

  • Fully Equipped Bike Rental – rear rack, panniers, tools, tubes, helmet, lock, handlebar bag, headlight, patch kit, tire levers, and pump included!
  • Daily Luggage Transfer leave your suitcase in your room; find it waiting for you later in the day.
  • One-Way Rental drop your bike off when you’re finished with the trip, it’s convenient and then you’re on your way, OR
  • Transportation – use the Golden Triangle Shuttle Van to pick up your party and your bikes and bring you all back to the start

THE DETAILS

Complete the contact form below to receive a detailed proposal, including a sample itinerary for this trip!

THIS PACKAGE: This 6-Day trip starts at $585/person.  This price includes  all lodging and breakfast at the BEST options along the trail! You will also consult with one of our expert “Adventure Architects” to who will develop a trip plan and custom itinerary that is PERFECT for you and your riding partner(s).  You can choose to utilize additional services at highly discounted rates when you add them to this package!  Fill out the form below to get a detailed quote and sample itinerary.

THIS RIDE: You will experience the entire trail on this 334 mile adventure.  The Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) Trail connects Pittsburgh PA and Cumberland MD on 150 miles of crushed limestone rail-to-trail bliss.  On this recently-constructed and modern trail, you will experience one of the most scenic parts of our country in the Laurel Highlands.  The Continental Divide,  Salisbury Viaduct, Ohiopyle State Park, and the Big Savage tunnel are just a few of the highlights that make the GAP an undeniably epic experience.  The C&O Canal Towpath between Cumberland MD and Washington, DC is 184 miles of dirt road double track fun!  This section of trail pre-dates the US Civil War.  The Paw Paw Tunnel, Antietam Battlefield, Lock Houses, Turtles and historic trail towns are just a few of the highlights as you literally cycle through history.

THIS EXPERIENCE:  At Golden Triangle we pride ourselves on being able to match our customers up with the perfect adventure.  We will custom design this  experience to coincide with your time restraints, travel logistics, group dynamic, skill and ability level in order to maximize the FUN!  The moderate to difficult 6-day adventure will leave you with a sense of accomplishment as you spend most of your days in the saddle….but, hey, thats why your taking a bike trip .  If you are looking for your trip to feel more like a vacation and less like an endurance test, with time to smell the roses and take a side trip (whitewater rafting, falling water, or battlefield tour) then check out our 7-Day and 8-Day options….or let us customize a 9+ day!  We recommend spending as much time as possible on this adventure.

Start Your Planning Today!

Please fill out the form. One of our Adventure Architects will reach out to you as soon as possible.

You can always call us! 412-600-0675

We are looking forward to helping you make this trip!