Where to Wander by Bike in 2017

Where to Wander by Bike in 2017

These 10 North American cities make great travel destinations for casual city biking. Watch for new and updated travel guides at Bikabout.com in 2017!

Holding Hands on Two Wheels in 10 Romantic Destinations

Holding Hands on Two Wheels in 10 Romantic Destinations

Happy Valentine's Day! Here is a photo album of 10 romantic biking destinations known for their scenery, abundance of water vistas and most importantly, off road paths that let you hold hands with your honey.

#BeerFriday by Bike is more fun than #BlackFriday

#BeerFriday by Bike is more fun than #BlackFriday

Local breweries are catching on that most of us are sick of the Black Friday shenanigans AND after being cooped up Thanksgiving day, we yearn for fresh air and social time outside the house. Check out Bikabout's map and directory of #BeerFriday special releases, events, bike tours and more!

2.5 Days to Wander by Bike in Minneapolis

2.5 Days to Wander by Bike in Minneapolis

Vegas for Casual Biking

We took our friends who had never been to Minneapolis and gave them the biking experience. Follow in our footsteps with a free bike map and itinerary.

Photo Essay of Cape Cod's Casual Biking Getaway

Photo Essay of Cape Cod's Casual Biking Getaway

Photo highlights of Bikabout founders' Cape Cod weekend getaway for National Bike Travel Weekend. 

Tour California while watching the Roadies

Tour California while watching the Roadies

It’s no wonder the Amgen Tour of California has become the nation’s most prestigious and watched annual cycling competition. Undoubtedly, watching the cyclists ride through California will make many long to visit. So, which of the 12 bike-friendly destinations should you make your pit spot? If wine tasting is your thing you’ll have to decide who has the better wine—Santa Barbara, Lodi or Santa Rosa?

Take Your Bike on Amtrak

Take Your Bike on Amtrak

Bikabout's Top 5 Routes, Route Map, Bike Baggage Chart & Tips

Not only is train travel hot again, but Amtrak is getting their rear in gear around accommodating 2-wheeled tourists. This blog post is dedicated to Bikabout's favorite routes, a bike friendly route chart and train travel tips.

DC's Bike Tourism Earns Bikabout's Largest Donation

DC's Bike Tourism Earns Bikabout's Largest Donation

Washington kicked off spring this week and Bikabout is excited to help them inspire Cherry Blossom gazing by bike. And because the city does a remarkable job catering to bike tourists, we get to cut our largest check to local advocacy organization, WABA!

14 Sunsets Where Bikes are VIP Passes

14 Sunsets Where Bikes are VIP Passes

We have a saying that "bikes unlock cities" and this couldn't be more true with sunsets. On two wheels, sunsets seem more serendipitous, accessible, private and in places that you couldn't reach by a car, all of which makes you feel like a VIP. Here are our favorite 15 spots.

2 Wheels to Explore San Diego's Nooks & Crannies

2 Wheels to Explore San Diego's Nooks & Crannies

And because I used a bike to explore the city, I covered a lot of ground and saw things I would have never stumbled upon if I was on foot or driving. Here is what I love about San Diego...

Where to Wander by Bike in 2016

Where to Wander by Bike in 2016

A photo album of the 12 cities and trails in North America we hope to experience this year

Call it a bucket list or travel dream, these are the cities and trails that have made our 2016 list.

30 U.S. Bike Shares Open During Winter

30 U.S. Bike Shares Open During Winter

Bundle Up and Ride Year 'Round on These Bike Shares

Many cities who operate bike sharing programs pack up their kiosks for the winter months, rather than operate through potential snow and ice. Some cities, however, have decided to keep their bike share systems open and running during the winter months, which means that visitors coming in for the holidays have an easy option for getting around town.

Holidays by Bike in North America

Holidays by Bike in North America

Santa Rampage, Xmas Trees on Bikes, Shopping and more!

The holidays are a great time for festivities on two wheels, it turns out. We know of plenty here in our back yard in New England, but our friends across North America have turned us on to plenty of other bike-themed happenings in their cities, too. We've collected many of them below for you, and we hope that your 2015 holiday season is a happy, healthy, and bikey one.

Family Biking Resources

Family Biking Resources

Would-be family who bike sometimes face daunting challenges. The usual setup is a couple who have biked before, who have recently had a kid or two, and who are interested in getting their kid(s) around town by bike. They've got a pair of bikes they bought 7 years ago, which have no fenders or racks, much less a place to put a kid. And they've seen others biking kids around on literally dozens of different combinations of equipment. This leads to common questions...

#WanderByBike in Boston by staying in these 2 Hotels

#WanderByBike in Boston by staying in these 2 Hotels

Two Boston hotels, Hotel Marlowe and Nine Zero Hotel, now have cultural bike maps with local eats, drinks and sights. Choose from 2, 6 or 15 miles filled with historic landmarks, architecture, food, beer, coffee and local Bostonians' favorites.

Why Doesn't AirBnB Have A Bike Check Box Already?

Why Doesn't AirBnB Have A Bike Check Box Already?

Before I get started, do you know what I'm talking about? When you look at rooms to rent on AirBnB, you've got a pretty exhaustive set of amenities you can filter by. You can choose to see only 1-bedroom places, with a pool, who provide shampoo...but the possibility of the host offering a bike (or bikes) for guests is strangely not one of them.