Napa and Sonoma Bike Tour

  • Region: North America
  • Destination: United States
  • Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Level: Two
  • Price From: $3595
  • Single Supplement: $1050
Tour Dates
Oct 30 - Nov 4, 2016 $3695 Book Now
Mar 5 - Mar 10, 2017 $3695 Book Now
Apr 2 - Apr 7, 2017 $3695 Book Now
May 14 - May 19, 2017 $3695 Book Now
Jun 11 - Jun 16, 2017 $3695 Book Now

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Join us on the Napa and Sonoma Bike Tour as we cycle the rugged California Coast through towering redwood forests. Explore the quaint towns of Healdsburg and Sonoma. Delight in a tasting of delicious Napa Cabernets and Pinot Noirs. You’ll never forget the spectacular views of endless vines and the Mayacamas Mountains from Dry Creek Valley or your delectable dinner in St. Helena. Relax at the MacArthur Place Spa in Sonoma before exploring the rolling hills of the Carneros appellation. This cycling vacation will show you the best of California, from the waves of the Pacific coast to the wines of the best vineyards in the country.


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Tour by Day

Day One: West Dry Creek Warm Up
Your guides will meet you in San Francisco, and we’ll head north across the Golden Gate Bridge to Marin County. Wander the grounds of our favorite winery before a bike fitting and safety talk. From there we’ll set off through the quiet roads of Sonoma, taking in the rolling hills of vineyards and shady oak groves. Stop for lunch at the ever-popular Jimtown General Store before continuing to Healdsburg to check into your first hotel or choose to add an extra loop onto the day. Tonight we’ll bring you to our favorite Healdsburg restaurant for an introduction to delectable Californian cuisine.

Meals: Lunch / Dinner
Destinations: Chalk Hill Road, Healdsburg
Accomplished: 18 miles / 29 km
Accommodations: Hotel Healdsburg

Day Two: Dry Creek and Alexander Valleys
Enjoy breakfast and a stroll around the quaint Healdsburg Town Square. Today’s ride brings us into the gorgeous Alexander Valley where the strong sun and open fields cultivate beautiful Cabernets and Chardonnays. Enjoy a coffee in Geyserville before continuing over Canyon Road into the picturesque Dry Creek Valley. We’ll pause for a picnic lunch at a favorite winery before spinning over the rolling hills of West Dry Creek Road back to Healdsburg. This evening, Healdsburg is your oyster. Your guides are happy to recommend one of the town’s many acclaimed restaurants.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch
Destinations: Alexander Valley, Geyserville, Dry Creek Valley
Accomplished: 30 miles / 48 km
Accommodations: Hotel Healdsburg

Day Three: Redwoods to the Coast
Today, say goodbye to Healdsburg as we set off toward the Pacific. We’ll begin our ride in the vineyards before arriving along the wooded roads of the Russian River. After a gorgeous walk in the Armstrong Redwoods, settle into a picnic lunch beneath these three hundred foot tall giants. From the forest we head to the coast. Enjoy your afternoon pedal down iconic Route One with waves crashing beneath you and the wind at your back. We’ll arrive at your coastal hotel, Bodega Bay Lodge, for an epic dinner with an ocean view.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Destinations: Russian River, Armstrong Redwoods, Bodega Bay
Accomplished: 30 miles / 48 km (Longer option: 45 miles / 67.5 km)
Accommodations: Bodega Bay Lodge

Day Four: Sonoma Coast and Cow Country
After waking to the sounds of the bay below, we cycle south down the coast to explore the open fields of Sonoma’s cow country. We’ll pause for an unforgettable oyster lunch in Marshall along the shores of Tomales Bay. From here, take an optional transfer to Sonoma or continue on the most challenging afternoon of the week—conquering a series of gorgeous rollers. This evening we spend the night in the historic town of Sonoma. With so many fantastic restaurants, we will let you explore the authentic town square on your own or stay in for a massage at MacArthur Place’s amazing spa.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Destinations: Tomales Bay, Marshall, Petaluma, Sonoma
Accomplished: 23 miles / 37 km (Longer option: 58 miles / 87 km)
Accommodation: MacArthur Place

Day Five: Carneros into Napa
Today we’ll explore the rolling hills of the Carneros appellation at the intersection of the San Francisco Bay, the coastal mountains, and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. This region is home to some of the greatest Pinots and Cabernets of California. Cycle on these quiet roads past cows and vineyards with views of the bay before entering the heart of Napa’s wooded valley. We’ll pass California’s most prestigious vineyards before stopping for our last unbelievable lunch paired with Napa wines. Enjoy dinner will be at our hotel, Harvest Inn, and raise a glass to your final meal together.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Destinations: Carneros, Napa Valley, Oakville, St. Helena
Accomplished: 45 miles / 72 km
Accommodation: Harvest Inn

Day Six: Famed Napa Valley
Sleep in, enjoy a leisurely breakfast, or join your guides on one last ride through Napa with a coffee break at Velo Vino (owned by the Clif Bar family), our favorite cycling themed cafe in St Helena. We’ll regroup at the hotel before shuttling you back to San Francisco where we’ll bid each other farewell.

Meals: Breakfast
Destinations: Pope Valley, St Helena, Silverado Trail
Accomplished: 28 miles / 45 km

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