Updating to 2015
Angel Charitable Trust is an awareness and fund-raiser for the Camp Hole in the Wall Gang’s Hospital Outreach Program. Two days from Northwestern Connecticut to overnight in Ashford and finish in Mystic. Dates: May 24-25, 2014.
Chesapeake Bay Bicycle Tour is either a 6-day bike tour that covers the Eastern Shore of Maryland and one-night lodging in Lewes, Delaware. Four tours offered through a private company, Carolina Tailwinds, in May, September and October.
Florida Keys Winter Escape — The self-contained bike tour starts in Fort Lauderdale and rolls down the coast to Key West, where bicyclists pick up a ferry to Fort Myers and follow a route across the state to the start. Presented by nonprofit Adventure Cycling Association, the tour covers 381 miles. Dates: Florida Keys I – Jan. 4-14, 2014; Florida Keys II – booked; Florida Keys III - Nov. 9 – 19, 2014.
Bike Florida – 2015 – The “Caverns to Coast Tour” spends two nights in Blountstown, Marianna, and Port Ste. Joe in northwestern Florida. Total distance of 151 to 520 miles, depending on route options. Dates: March 20-27, 2015.
Horse Country and Springs Tour – A luxury bike ride through the Paynes Prairie Preserve, the Alachua Sinks, and horse country around Micanopy, a visit to the historic home of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (author of The Yearling), and a pedal and paddle tour of High Springs. Hotel and restaurant meals included in price. Presented by Bike Florida. Dates: March 30-April 4, 2014.
Florida Bicycle Safari — Six days of bicycle riding in North Florida and South Georgia. First 3 days at Suwannee Country Fairgrounds in Live Oak; then Cherry Lake Campground north of Madison. Sponsored by Florida Freewheelers bike club and based in the Live Oak area. Limited to 250 cyclists. Dates: April 26-May 1, 2014.