2018 Self-Guided & Supported Bike Tours

Welcome to the Independent Tourist and our 15th year of Cycling Vacations.
Check our BLOG for up-to-date information.
In 2018, we celebrate 15 years of providing high quality self-guided, supported, independent, bike tours. This year we offer 11 great bike tours with flexible start dates, variable distance and the best of rail to trail or road routes in memorable locations, along with some customizing of each. Ride some or all of Missouri’s beautiful 225 mile Katy Trail, the famous 4-Trails route in southern Wisconsin, (Great River, La Crosse River, Elroy-Sparta and 400 Trail continuous) or the 273 km Confederation Trail in Prince Edward Island, Canada or its companion Tip-to-Tip road-based bicycle trip along the island’s northern shoreline.

We hope to see you soon on an Independent Tourist cycling vacation.
Happy Trails and Stay Pedaling!

Independent Tourist

Our Self Guided
Cycling Tours

All of our self guided bike tours include:

  • Cycling at your pace
  • Start most days of the week
  • Daily luggage transfer
  • Lodging in B&B or small inns and hotels.
  • Breakfast each day.
  • Directions, maps, shuttles
  • Inns close to restaurants
  • Bring your bike or rent
  • A place to park your vehicle
  • Emergency Assistance

News & Updates

Independent Tourist is now accepting 2018 reservations. Please browse our site for a tour that interest you. Most Katy Trail and Wisconsin Tours can be customized.

Long Term Relationships

Our long term great relations with each of our vendors creates a smooth, no worries trip, that will have you feeling secure, while taking in the beautiful scenery, great lodging and service you come to expect at Independent Tourist.




Please call 309-264-4514, or email robert@independenttourist.com for all your questions regarding your 2018 ride. If you would like to start a “slight’ conversation about any of our tours, texting is also available at 309-264-4514. You will be contacted in very short order.


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