2022 Columbia River Gorge and Willamette Valley Tour

September 18 - 26

  • September 18 - 26

    Your extended week of cycling begins at our meet-up hotel near the Portland International Airport. Over the first few days, we'll take in the stunning waterfalls of the Columbia River Gorge including the 620-foot Multnomah Falls, the stunning scenery and overlooks along the gorge, and the wind-blown towns along the gorge. After a shuttle to the Willamette Valley you will cycle down and around the valley past farms, small towns, the state capital and the plethora of wineries that dot the region where you will sample some of the world's finest wines. Nestled between the Oregon Coastal Range and the Cascade Range, this 120-mile long valley is home to the Oregon Pinot Noirs.

    During our adventure you will visit the towns of Portland, Cascade Locks, Hood River, Mosier, Salem, Albany, Independence, McMinnville, Hillsboro, Forest Grove and Vernonia.

    Your adventure will highlight spectacular waterfalls, some exhilarating climbs and descents, the fertile wine country of the famous Willamette Valley, and explore the quaint towns of the region.

    What to Expect:

    This is a fully supported tour with indoor hotel accommodations, meals in local establishments, on-route SAG, and luggage transportation. The weather will be warm and the scenery spectacular. We will traverse smooth pavement, bike paths and low traffic paved roads. Daily mileages range from 45-60 miles. Bike rentals are available. Temperatures will range from the low 50s at night to the mid to upper 70s during the day. Rain is possible, but not likely; always be prepared.

    Highlights:

    • Cycle the Columbia River Gorge along bike trails, the Old Columbia River Highway, and lower traffic roads.
    • Visit spectacular water falls including Multnomah Falls.
    • View from afar the snow-capped volcanoes of Mt. Adams and Mt. Hood
    • Travel along two of several scenic bikeways in Oregon; Willamette and Tualatin Valley
    • Visit historic towns and Oregon's very fertile agricultural lands; see the state capital.
    • Spend a few days cycling around the vineyards of the Willamette Valley
    • Sample a few of the many Pinot Noirs that are produced in the Willamette Valley.

     

    What’s Included:

    • Welcome reception and orientation
    • 8 nights in hotels
    • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
    • 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners from fine-dining to home-cooked
    • Snacks and beverages between meals
    • Full van and baggage support
    • Transportation to/from Portland International (hotel shuttle)
    • 2 BIKEternity trip leaders
    • Daily route directions and maps, including GPX files for your GPS or phone app

     

    Not Included

    • Insurance of any kind
    • Optional guide gratuities
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Items of a personal nature
    • Bike Rentals

     

    Airport Information

    Start/End: Portland International Airport (PDX) Portland, Oregon
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