Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia Guide Book

by Trudy Bell (The Globe Pequot Press)
Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, and West Virginia  by Trudy Bell

216pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762704853

The publisher is out of stock on this title, but eTrails are still available for download! A guide to 27 spectacular bicycle tours along rivers, mountain ridges, and the shoreline across these Mid-Atlantic states. Included are rides for all levels of bicyclists and each one has mile-by-mile directions, map, sights to see, safety and food/services.

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Trails from the "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 27.
... Preview: This ride will take you past picturesque farms, green meadows, and quaint old buildings. Unlike other rides, this will also take you past slow-moving horse-drawn buggies and traditional Amish women te ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Dover, DE - Road Biking - Trail Length: 61.51
... Preview: Smell the salty air and feel the seashore breezes as the Come Ride Around the Bays of Sussex (CRABS) Challenge take you on a scenic tour of the bays of Sussex County. You will see some of Delaware's m ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Rehoboth Beach, DE - Road Biking - Trail Length: 64
... Preview: Nautical history buffs particularly ought to enjoy this ride, as its destination-Deal Island in the Tangier Sound-is the home of one of the last remaining skipjack fleets. Skipjacks are sailing vessel ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Salisbury, MD - Road Biking - Trail Length: 63
... Preview: This hilly, challenging ride along less traveled roads offers lovely forest and wooded area scenery, with many old homes with lots of historical character. You'll wander on backroads that the develope ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Wilmington, DE - Road Biking - Trail Length: 26.7
... Preview: For more than 300 years farmers have plowed the thin strips of land and fishermen have navigated the narrow channels of water slicing through this isolated section of Maryland's Eastern Shore. And as ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Easton, MD - Road Biking - Trail Length: 29.2
... Preview: For a true appreciation of West Virginia farmland and countryside, this 25-mile tour in Pocahontas County can't be beat. You'll start in the town of Hillsboro. This ride first meanders through farms w ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Hillsboro, WV - Road Biking - Trail Length: 25
... Preview: This little town by the Chesapeake Bay is known not only for its port city history, but by its stately structures, narrow brick-lined streets, and classic village architecture. It is home to the Maryl ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Annapolis, MD - Road Biking - Trail Length: 19.2
... Preview: Nestled between Chesapeake Bay tributaries and the Atlantic Ocean lies the gentle, scenic coastal plain of lower Delaware-terrain ideal for cycling at any level of experience. Although strong rider ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Laurel, DE - Road Biking - Trail Length: 98.2
... Preview: Bicycling doesn't get much better than this ride. On this ride-an easy meander through woodlands preserved by the Nature Conservancy in Wicomico County in southeast Maryland-the scenery is idyllic, th ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Salisbury, MD - Road Biking - Trail Length: 33.7
... Preview: This short but extremely challenging route through rural and historic Frederick County, Maryland, is one of the most popular among local cycling clubs. It can be completed in a few hours, but features ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Frederick, MD - Road Biking - Trail Length: 30.5
... Preview: If your hankering from some real hill climbing and the cure for too much civilization, this loop will exercise your granny gear and quest for solitude, along with providing lovely views of West Virgin ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Milton, WV - Road Biking - Trail Length: 42
... Preview: Southeast Virginia's rolling hills and rural vistas are enough to make any bike ride in the region an enjoyable experience. But throw in a historic military academy, a five-acre vineyard, an historic ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Lexington, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 77.3
... Preview: Historic, natural and challenging are the best words to describe this medium-distance cruise through West Virginia countryside. This pleasant ride takes you past some of the state's most noted Civil W ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
New Market, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 36
... Preview: Tucked away in the upper Tidewater, on a peninsula created by the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers and the Chesapeake Bay, lies Virginia's Northern Neck. It has been largely bypassed by the inexorable ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Montross, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 69
... Preview: The entire classic is within the Monongahela National Forest, which spreads 848,000 acres over nine counties. The first half of the ride is a 35-mile long, relatively gentle uphill all the way from Ma ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Marlinton, WV - Road Biking - Trail Length: 81
... Preview: Rock Creek as a wandering little waterway making its shady way through the bustling urban center of the nation's capitol. Its gentle current meanders form Laytonsville, Maryland, before flowing into ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
, DC - Road Biking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: This ride will allow you to explore two of Northern Virginia's most famous areas: the lovely Shenandoah Valley and the northernmost third of the 105-mile long Skyline Drive. You'll also start the rid ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Luray, VA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 72
... Preview: Few activities, cycling or otherwise, showcase the people, places, and culture of southern Delaware as comprehensively and enjoyably as this ride. The flat, easy 106-mile ride takes you by the area ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Bridgeville, DE - Road Biking - Trail Length: 115.8
... Preview: This ride north of Charleston takes you on a challenging tour through Kanawha, Putnam, and Jackson counties in western central West Virginia. You will climb forested ridges to behold panoramic vistas, ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Elkview, WV - Road Biking - Trail Length: 42
... Preview: Aside from being ideal for cycling with its almost traffic-free and wooded backroads, Delaware's Sussex County has a fascinating ecology. Two of the ponds this ride passes-Trap and Trussum-represent t ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., & West Virginia"
Delmar, DE - Road Biking - Trail Length: 42