Discover the Northeast Kingdom in Vermont cycling two stunning loop rides on this unique Hub and Spoke bike tour. You'll ride well maintained gravel roads and the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail.
Vermont is famous for its beautiful scenery, friendly people and excellent craft brews. What's not so well known? That Vermont is home to some of the finest gravel cycling routes in America. You'll find full moons rising over cliffs, twisting roads through enchanted forests and best of all? No traffic! It's the perfect weekend getaway.
The Northeast region of Vermont is a culturally distinct and geographically diverse area. It contains three counties, which each cover over 2,000 square miles in size. The terrain ranges from forests to hillsides with scenic overlooks that offer superb setting for hiking and biking.
Average Daily Distance: 37 miles
Average Daily Elevation Gain: 2838 feet
Terrain: 73% Gravel / 27% paved roads
Recommended Bike Type: Gravel / Ebike / Touring / Mountain
Route Type: Hub and Spoke (daily loop rides from a fixed location)
Best Months: May / June / July / August / September
Ride the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail.
- Photo op at the landmark Greenbanks Hollow Covered Bridge.
- Soak up the atmosphere in East Burke, home to Kingdom Trails and Burke Mountain Resort, a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts.
- Discover the beautiful Moose River and Stiles Pond.
Day 1 St. Johnsbury - Lyndon - East Burk - Concord - St. Johnsbury (60 mi)
Ride out on quiet back roads into the beautiful Vermont forests. A couple of climbs but they can be enjoyed with almost zero traffic followed by a glorious descent into town.
Day 2 St. Johnsbury Second Loop - Lamoille Valley Rail Trail - Passumpsic River (59 mi)
Head out on the gorgeous Lamoille Valley Trail, enjoy an idyllic picnic spot and picture perfect photo ops before coasting downhill into town.