2017 Self-Guided & Supported Bike Tours

Welcome to the Independent Tourist and our 14th year of Cycling Vacations.
Check our BLOG for up-to-date information.
In 2017, we celebrate 14 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. Ride some or all of Missouri’s beautiful 225 mile Katy Trail, the famous 4-Trails route in southern Wisconsin, 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 Great Cycling!

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
  • Breakfast each day (Hotel Bothwell in Sedalia is non-continental, muffins, oatmeal, etc)
  • Directions, maps, shuttles
  • Inns close to restaurants
  • Bring your bike or rent
  • A place to park your vehicle
  • Emergency Assistance

News & Updates

Katy Trail Tour #10 Ready to go in Sept.

We have a #10 End to End Katy Trail tour set to go for a Sept 21 start date. All reservations are set, and specific for one couple. The Sept/Oct availability is getting slim, and this one is very nice. If interested, please call Bob Grace at 309-264-4514.

Solar Eclipse Ride

A full solar eclipse will be centered over Boonville, MO on Monday Aug 21, 2017, and a special Katy Trail Tour will have you there at the perfect time. Start with an overnight in Sedalia on Sunday Aug 20. Pedal for 36 miles the next morning/day into Boonville on Aug 21, the day of the eclipse. The Solar Eclipse Tour cost is $875 per person based on double occupancy, four nights, (3 hotels, 1 B&B) 3 days riding. For more details, call Bob Grace at 309-264-4514, or email robert@independenttourist.com with your questions. There is availability from 1 couple to 4 couples or up to 8 singles.


Our Wisconsin and Prince Edward Island Tours are Great for Your Summer Ride

Our Wisconsin Tours on the 4-Trails System and our PEI Tours are the perfect summer ride. The avg summer temps for July and Aug. are between the low of 60, and high of 82 degrees along the 4-Trail System in Wisconsin, with the Prince Edward Island temps a little bit cooler. Availability is still good for both tours. We also offer a new, 3 night/2 and a half day ride on one of our Wisconsin Tours. With a distance of 23 miles (half day), 43 miles, and 37 mile daily rides. Relax, and let Independent Tourist do the planning for your next Wisconsin and PEI ride! Happy Trails everyone.

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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