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The Big Loop
Cycle the pathways around Ottawa's core. Ride along
the Ottawa River, Rideau River, Rideau Canal, and
through the Experimental Farm.

East-end Ottawa
Ride from downtown all the way to Trim Road, and
take the nicest pathway in the region for cycling
along the Ottawa River.

Cycle to Aylmer and beyond
Get a close up view of the Deschênes Rapids
and the ruins of an old dam structure on the
Ottawa River.

The Gatineau Park
Climb the Gatineau hills on your bike and get a
spectacular view of the Ottawa Valley from
the Champlain Lookout.

To Manotick and Back
Ride to Manotick, check out the historic
Watson's Mill, and enjoy a relaxing
meal at a pub.

Ottawa to Stittsville
Cycle on three different trail systems to get to
Stittsville, including a very nice ride through a small
forest on the Greenbelt Trail.

Cycling to Wakefield
This picturesque village on the Gatineau River
is perfect for an overnight destination
or a long day ride.

Biking to Pinhey's Point
Ride from Kanata's high tech world
to a 1820s heritage site on the banks
of the Ottawa River.

Ottawa to Carleton Place
An attractive town that serves as a perfect
destination for an overnight bike trip or
for riding a metric century.
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P'tit train du Nord
Cycle the Laurentians north of Montreal. A great
200 kilometre trail that offers lots to see and do and
that is tailor made for bicycle touring.

Cycling in Montréal
Montreal rates as one of the top bicycle-friendly
cities in the world. Find out why by cycling the
Lachine Canal & the south shore of the St. Lawrence.

Ride the Estriade
Two parks, two towns, some fascinating art work
makes this an excellent day-ride for anyone
travelling through Quebec's Eastern Townships.

Bicycling in Québec City
Enjoy some dramatic scenery along the
St. Lawrence River, and ride through part of the
city which resembles an old European town.

Cycling Levis to Montmagny
Great views & small towns - a sampler of
what the Route Verte has to offer along
the St. Lawrence east of Quebec City.
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Cycling the Niagara Peninsula
A premier destination for bicycle touring
which offers an almost overabundance
of things to see and do.

Ottawa-Kingston via Perth & Westport
A scenic route with a series of inviting
towns makes for a great introduction
to some serious bicycle touring.

Cycling around Thunder Bay
Canada's largest city on Lake Superior offers outdoor enthusiasts a lot to see and do, including some excellent road cycling.

Kingston to Picton via Highway 33
Cycling Highway 33 between
Kingston and Picton is a worthwhile
ride in its own right.

Ontario's Prince Edward County
An ideal setting for people who like bicycle touring
on quiet country roads. Enjoy the scenery, visit the
wineries, and explore the local towns.

Upper Canada Village to Cornwall
A surprisingly interesting ride along a
sometimes overlooked section of
the St-Lawrence River.

Cycling along the Thousand Islands
Cycle along the St. Lawrence Islands National Park
between Brockville and Gananoque and enjoy
the very scenic Thousand Islands.

Gananoque to Kingston
A short easy-going ride between the
Thousand Island Parkway and Kingston.

Explore Wolfe Island by Bicycle
Wolfe Island lies opposite Kingston,
is easy to get to, and is by far the largest
of the Thousand Islands.

The Georgian Trail
A relatively short trail that lets you cycle in between
the Blue Mountains and Georgian Bay.
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Florida's Legacy Trail
The Legacy Trail is just what the doctor ordered if you're looking for a relaxing ride on Florida's west coast (especially for winter refugees).

Siesta Key to Anna Maria Island
See downtown Sarasota, Lido Key, St. Armands Circle, Longboat Key, and Anna Maria Island all in one ride that crosses several islands.

Myakka River State Park
Myakka River State Park is one of Florida's oldest and largest, and it is a great destination for anyone who wants to head inland for an extended ride.

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