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 customizing any of these tours. Ride some, or all of Missouri’s beautiful 225 mile Katy Trail, pedal the famous 4-Trails route in southern Wisconsin, (Great River, La Crosse River, Elroy-Sparta and 400 Trail), explore Prince Edward Island, Canada’s 273 KM Confederation Trail 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

Katy Trail Fall Trip Availability

Picture yourself immersed in the beauty of a gentle ride along the Missouri River on a crisp fall day. Dates are still available in the last half of October for many of our tours. Looking for something in late September or early October? Give us a call! Though availability can be tight for those departures, with a little creativity and some flexibility, you might just get lucky!

Wisconsin Cycling at It’s Best

Don’t let the short daily milage of our Wisconsin Tours stop you from discovering the great scenery that is Wisconsin. Trempealeau and Sparta have many miles of the best paved back road cycling anywhere. “Let there be no doubt: Trempealeau County may be the sweetest cycling escape you’ve never heard of “, as stated by Bicycling Magazine. The Wilton area has a great 6, or 9, mile loop circling the your lodging there. Availability is still good for Sept 26 through Oct 15.


2019 Reservation Request are Under Way

As request and questions come in for our 2019 Tours, we can start confirmed reservation on Oct 26, 2018. We will file all request and questions before then and get started on your itinerary. It doesn’t hurt to get started with your questions early. Have a great 2019 Cycling Year.


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