Across State Bicycle Tours: Michigan

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 2021


Check bike tour websites often as dates may change due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Pedal Across Lower Michigan (PALM) The tour uses scenic, paved roads ideal for beginning and intermediate cyclists; very kid friendly and ideal for families. Daily mileages range between 35 to 60 miles, with longer options for those who want the challenge. Dates: June 2021 TBA

Sunrise Adventure — The League of Michigan Bicyclists presents a bike tour based in Alpena, Sanctuary of the Great Lakes. Choice of routes, either short, medium or long, on forested roads and past historic lighthouses. A glass-bottom boat cruise visits some of the 200 shipwrecks lying just off the Lake Huron coast. Dates: June 18-20, 2021

Michigan Upper Peninsula (MUP) — The tour of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula covers 275 to 403 miles, depending on daily options. The area’s culture is rooted in its Scandinavian heritage and history rooted in the early fur trade, copper and iron mining, lumber, and pastries. Presented by League of Michigan Bicyclists. Dates: July 10-17, 2021

Michigander Bicycle Tour — The bike tour showcases Lake Michigan, TART Trails, and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park as it travels to Traverse City, Old Mission Peninsula, Suttons Bay, Frankfort, Thompsonville, and Glen Arbor. Riders will enjoy picturesque views of Lake Michigan as they travel along the Leelanau Trail, Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail, and Betsie Valley Trail. Dates: July 17-22, 2021

Shoreline West — The tour follows tree-lined roadways and passes breathtaking waterfront views. Local wineries, brewpubs, farmer’s markets, crystal-clear lakes, historic resort towns, and the iconic Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore are all on the itinerary. Begins in Montague and ends at the head of the  Mackinac Bridge. Presented by League of Michigan Bicyclists. Dates: Aug. 7-14, 2021

Tour da UP A 5-day bike tour of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula starting and ending in Baraga. The tour is fully supported with food, equipment transportation and mechanical support. Side excursions are scheduled along the route. Dates – August 2021 TBA

One Day Ride Across Michigan (ODRAM) This one-day bike ride crosses Michigan from Double JJ Resort in Rothbury, MI to Bay City State Park. Benefits the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Ride to Cure Program. Date – Aug. 14, 2021

Dick Allen Lansing to Mackinaw Bicycle Tour (DALMAC) is a two- to  five-day ride, covering up to 500 miles depending on which of the seven routes riders choose. From East Lansing to (or over) the Mackinaw Bridge. Sponsored by the Tri-County Bicycle Association. Dates: TBA (September); registration opens Feb. 1, 2021

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    • Cheryl Sina on January 27, 2016 at 12:20 pm
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    Highly recommend the Tour Da UP – great ride, great people – awesome cause!

  1. Thank you so much for including the Michigander Bicycle Tour on your list. We a really appreciate it.
    Best wishes,
    Mary

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