Tourism Spotlight: Humdinger Bicycle Tours Offers New Trips Across Region

Tourism Spotlight: Humdinger Bicycle Tours Offers New Trips Across Region
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Warmer weather is finally here and that means it’s time to plan your spring and summer cycling getaways! Discover the best scenery in Orillia & Lake Country this year with a socially distanced cycling tour with Humdinger Bicycle Tours.

Ride (and taste!) your way through the best of the region on multi day cycling tours designed to get your heart pumping. Choose from three guided and self-guided tours that include overnight accommodation as well as professional guides and meals at Orillia and Lake Country’s top spots.

Humdinger Bicycle Tours Owner Sara McEwan, an Orillia native, feels that Orillia & Lake Country area is the ideal place for cycling tours: “Simcoe County and Orillia and Lake Country have absolutely everything a cyclist and a vacationer could want. In terms of road cycling. We have quiet, low-traffic roads that provide excellent scenery – rolling farmland, natural forests, and perfect lake front.”

Humdinger’s friendly, knowledgeable guides lead each group and guests can either rent a bike or bring their own. Whether you’re a novice rider or a pro cyclist, these tours offer a great experience for all riders. Check out this year’s tour offerings, and ride on!

Pedal, Pints and Pubs Tour

This popular two day, one night tour showcases the best of the region’s natural beauty and rich history with visits to two exceptional craft breweries.

Day one starts with a sightseeing tour of Orillia’s historic sites and waterfront. It ends with lunch and beer tasting at Couchiching Craft Brewery Co. Cyclists have free time to explore Orillia and spend a night at the Champlain Waterfront Hotel or Best Western Mariposa. On day two, guests cycle to Quayle’s Brewery and sit on their patio and enjoy the vista while you eat lunch and taste beer – some even made from their own hops. Humdinger Bicycle Tours shuttles the bikes and people back to Orillia. Back this year by popular demand, this weekend getaway is great for recreational cyclists.

Humdinger Simcoe Loop

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Simcoe Loop Trail Plus Severn & Georgian Bay Tour

This five day, four night trail and road tour covers the famous 160 kilometre Simcoe Loop Trail as well as some extra jaunts along Georgian Bay and the Severn River. Cyclists will enjoy this renowned cycling route and explore the Awenda Park Loop and the Severn River on the Big Chute Loop. Experience quaint villages, lakeside accommodations, historical sites, and much more. Guests will over night at Rawley Resort, Dragonfly Dreams B&B, and Champlain Waterfront Hotel along the way.

This tour is ideal for those with intermediate-level cycling skills.

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New! Intro to Bike Packing Tour

This new three day, two night guided adventure on the Simcoe Loop Trail offers guests the experience of safely bike packing while learning techniques from a pro. No experience required! Guests will bike pack over three days and will learn how to set up their bikes to carry their own gear, as well as learn about necessary equipment, nutrition, hydration and basic camping skills. One night is spent at camping at Bell Fall’s Family Campground and one night spent in a hotel.

This educational bike touring experience is suitable for novice campers and intermediate cyclists. Previous bike packing experience is not required.

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Book Early!

This year promises to be a busy one for Humdinger Bicycle Tours. Because long-distance travel is limited due to COVID-19, more folks are opting for adventures closer to home. In addition to offering fixed tour dates listed on their website, Humdinger Bicycle Tours offers custom trips for small groups. If you are interested in booking any cycling tour, we recommend you secure your preferred dates. Happy cycling!

 

For more information visit https://www.humdingerbicycletours.ca

 

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