Connemara and the west coast is Ireland at its most beautiful, remote, mythical best. Out here, the mountains dip down and level out into the lunar landscape of the bog and the diversity of nature, coupled with the constantly changing weather, breeds a character all its own.
This region of Ireland is steeped in history, with thousands of years of endurance and evolution recorded in the very landscape.
A scenic ferry ride from Washington's Fidalgo Island brings us to the maritime world of the San Juans. Here you'll bike on serene island roads, navigating around harbors, inlets, bays, and rolling, green mountains, cycling through colorful tulip nurseries and old sheep farms.
Our most popular Sip ‘N Cycle takes you through the quiet and scenic northern Napa Valley. Cycle along famous vineyards and try world renowned Napa wines while enjoying stunning valley views.
When this trip debuted in 2006 as our first Epic trip, the then-named ‘California Epic’ promptly earned Outside Magazine’s Trip of the Year award. Northern California has some of the most scenic and inspiring bicycling anywhere – from Santa Rosa in the wine country to Mendocino on the coast.
This trip gives you the best of both worlds in one of the most scenic areas in Wine Country—the Green Valley. Enjoy wine tasting as we bike to wineries in the morning, and kayak on the Russian River in the afternoon.