NEW ENGLAND TOUR

Based in Albany, NY, you’ll travel along Scenic Highways and Back Roads through the Adirondack Mountains, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Experience Covered Bridges, Waterfalls, Quant Towns and the Coastline of Maine all the while enjoying the Majesty of Fall in New England at Peak Foliage time.

New England Tour

Price: $2,650.00 (Accommodations Included)
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Sep. 21 – Sep. 30

Arrive in Albany, NY. When booking flights, “ALB” is the Airport code of Albany International Airport. Early afternoon arrival is best. Upon your arrival, call the hotel for their free shuttle service to the property. After check-in, notify Ride America Tours’ representative who will assist you in collecting your bike and answer any questions you might have regarding the exciting days ahead. Later, join us for a short ride to Spitzie’s Harley Davidson Dealership. This evening, make sure your bike is packed for our exciting days ahead.

Following a hardy breakfast, saddle up for the ride today which takes us to Picturesque Lake George, NY where we will have lunch and take time to enjoy this Popular Vacation Town. Afterwards, we continue north through the Adirondacks Mountain Range and along spectacular Scenic Highways to Lake Placid, NY, famous for hosting the Winter Olympics TWICE. Keep your camera close as we take the time to explore this Charming Little Town, population approximately 2,500. We will spend the night in Lake Placid.

Scenic Back Roads, Water Falls and Covered Bridges are just a few of the highlights on our route today as we make our way from Lake Placid through Northern New York, crossing Lake Champlain at the Canadian Border and into Northern Vermont. Along the way, we cross Whiteface Mountain, visit the small town of North Pole and Santa’s Workshop, cruse along the Western Shore of Lake Champlain and stop for lunch in Plattsburg, NY. Afterwards, enjoy the Scenery along the Eastern Shore of the Lake as we head south to Colchester, VT where we will spend the night.

Today we continue south passing through Burlington, VT and stopping at Historic Shelburne Farms for an appreciation of farming past, present and future. Continuing on to Middlebury where we will have lunch before heading out through the Back Country of Vermont making several stops at Waterfalls and Covered Bridges. Turning north, our next stop will for Ice Cream at the Famous Ben and Jerry Ice Cream Factory and afterwards on to Morrisville, VT where we will spend the night.

After breakfast, kickstands up for Scenic Highways as we head north through Newport, VT. This is Moose country so be prepared for sightings along the way. We stop for lunch in Island Pond, VT before crossing through the State of New Hampshire and into Maine where we will spend the night in Farmington.

We saddle-up today for Bar Harbor, ME stopping along the way at Rumford Falls for some memorable pictures and then on to Newport where we will stop for Lunch before visiting Central Maine Harley Davidson for souvenirs. Arriving in Bar Harbor and checking into the hotel, the afternoon will be at your leisure to explore this Picturesque Coastal Town. Enjoy the Many Restaurants and Delicious Seafood while looking forward to the great ride tomorrow.

After a hearty breakfast, we ride through Acadia National Park stopping often for pictures of the Awesome Coastline before heading south along the Coastline and passing through several Harbor Towns and Villages as we make our way to Portland, ME, stopping at the Incredible LL Bean Store in Freeport along the way. We will spend the night in Portland.

This morning, we pay a visit to Big Moose Harley Davidson for more souvenirs. Afterwards, we leave Portland and ride west crossing back into New Hampshire and stopping for pictures along the way. Riding along the shore of Lake Winnipesaukee, we will have lunch today in Laconia, NH where the Famous Laconia Bike Rally is held each June. We then make our way to Springfield, VT where we will spend the evening.

Today, we continue riding Beautiful New England Scenic Highways crossing over the Connecticut River and back into Vermont. Our ride takes us through Green Mountain National Forest and to Bennington, VT where we will have lunch before crossing into New York on our way back to Albany.

Following breakfast, checkout and return your bike to the staging area for reloading upon arrival of the transport.

Flying home? The property provides free shuttle rides to the airport. It is recommended that you arrive at the airport 2 hours before flight time.

Other Tour Information:

  • Approximate Riding Distance: 1,600 miles
  • Fuel surcharge may apply
Shipping Bikes: Bikes will be delivered to the staging area approximately 7 days prior to the tour start date. Bikes will be loaded onto Ride America Tours’ custom designed motorcycle transport between the hours of 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM that day. Staging areas vary and participants will be notified of the location, date and time well in advance of each tour.

Returning Bikes: Bikes will be unloaded upon arrival of the transport following the end of your tour and returned to the initial staging area within 7 days. Details for pickup will be provided well in advance of each tour.

NOTE: In compliance with Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, gas tanks ARE NOT to be filled prior to transport. Bike registration, keys/fobs must remain with the bikes for loading/unloading. Additionally, bike registrations must be available along with personal contact information, i.e., Emergency Contact Numbers, and Cell Phone Numbers. These items will be placed into an envelope and attached to the bike prior to transport. An envelope will be provided to you at time of shipping.

Packing Recommendations For The Tour: When considering what to pack, we suggest that you make a list of everything you think you need, and then divide that list in half. After that, divide what’s left in half and you’ll have a list of items you might actually need. (Hint: You’ll not change cloths every day on a cross-country motorcycle trip and washers and dryers are readily available.) So, for this Tour, we recommend one set of “Street Cloths” a pair of comfortable walking shoes, personal wear, toiletries, sun screen, chap-stick, riding gear including helmets, boots, eyewear, leathers, jackets, gloves, rain gear and both warm and cold weather apparel. This time of year, prepare for cold mornings (especially at high elevations) and warm to hot afternoons. Dress in layers. Riding gear stowed inside saddlebags and in or on tour packs may travel with your bike if secured.

Note: Prescription drugs, and other valuables such as jewelry, cash, cameras, etc. must remain in your possession at all times.

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