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The Top 5 Meals of North America

We make it a point to be experts in more than just cycling on our trips. We show you the best parts of every destination and wow you with locations you may not have discovered alone. The chances that you’ve heard of these five eateries on our domestic trips are slim, but take our word for it, each offers a unique culinary experience certainly worth writing home about. Dig in—here’s our top five favorite meals of North America.

Dine at Rhubarbl on Trek Travels Asheville Bike Tour

1. Rhubarb
Asheville, NC

“I want Rhubarb to be where the important stuff happens,” says Executive Chef John Fleer. After 15 years as executive chef at the famous Blackberry Farm, he now brings his fresh approach to boldly flavored dishes and love for all things southern (and local) to the table for you to enjoy at Rhubarb.

Dine at Ad Hoc on Trek Travels California Wine Bike Tour

2. Ad Hoc
Napa Valley, CA

One of Thomas Keller’s prized restaurants, Ad Hoc was originally created to showcase the American comfort food of his childhood, but has now become a staple in the “culinary capital” of Napa Valley. Ad Hoc features a daily-changing four-course menu of various classic American dishes like fried chicken or barbeque, and is always served family style to create a casual comfort you just won’t find anywhere else.

Dine at The Oak on Trek Travels Ojai Bike Tour

 3. The Oak at Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
Ojai, CA

Here, you’ll sit and gaze out upon the beautifully manicured grounds and mountain vistas of the Ojai Valley Inn while you’re treated to drinks and a mouthwatering meal of ever changing, locally sourced, Californian cuisine—with many ingredients coming straight from their on-site herb garden.

Dine at Hells Backbone Grill on Trek Travels Bryce and Zion Bike Tour

  4. Hell’s Backbone
Bryce and Zion

In the tiny, remote town of Boulder (population: 180), you may be surprised to find one of Utah’s most highly acclaimed restaurants. But Hell’s Backbone Grill is more than an excellent Zagat rating or Salt Lake Magazine’s “Best Restaurant” ten years running. This unique place is a testament to how two impassioned people can bring a beautiful vision of sustainability and community into reality. With meals made from honest and simple ingredients straight from the restaurant’s own farm, Blake and Jen, the chef-owners of Hell’s Backbone have, despite the name, created a little spot of heaven for all to enjoy.

Dine at Blackberry Farml on Trek Travels Blackberry Farm Bike Tour

Walland, TN

Drawing inspiration from their Smoky Mountain heritage, the chefs and epicurean artisans at countryside enclave Blackberry Farm have created a culinary oasis with home-grown meals that “wander the line between refined and rugged,” with every dish being as sumptuous as the last. Served up in a grand rustic turn-of-the-century barn surrounded by peaceful pastures, you’ll be transported to an idyllic world that doesn’t feel of this time.


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What is the Difference?

Ultimate Luxury:

Savor some of the most spectacular, 5-star properties in the world. Exuding luxury and elegance, these one-of-a-kind accommodations offer the chance to rejuvenate at award-winning spas, dine at Michelin-starred restaurants, and more.


Enjoy luxurious accommodations handpicked for a refined experience. From signature spa treatments to delicious local cuisine, you’ll be more than provided for; you’ll be pampered.


These handpicked hotels provide relaxation and fun in a casual and comfortable environment. Delicious cuisine and great service mix perfectly for a memorable stay.


On select cycling vacations, you’ll stay at a mix of Explorer and Luxury hotels. Rest assured, no matter which hotel level you’re at, our trip designers carefully select every accommodation.

Activity Level

Level 1:

Road: 1-3 hours of riding. Up to 25 mi (40 km). Up to 1,000 ft (300 m).

Gravel: 1-3 hours of riding. Up to 20 mi (35 km). Up to 1,000 ft (300 m).

Hiking: 1-3 hours of hiking. Up to 5 mi (8 km). Up to 1,000 ft (300 m).

Level 2:

Road: 2-4 hours of riding. 20-35 mi (35-60 km). Up to 2,500 ft (750 m).

Gravel: 2-4 hours of riding. 15-30 mi (25-45 km). Up to 2,000 ft (300 m).

Hiking: 2-4 hours of hiking. 4-8 mi (6-12 km). Up to 1,500 ft (450 m).

Level 3:

Road: 3-5 hours of riding. 25-55 mi (40-85 km). Up to 4,500 ft (1,500 m).

Gravel: 3-5 hours of riding. 20-40 mi (35-60 km). Up to 3,000 ft (900 m).

Hiking: 3-5 hours of hiking. 6-10 mi (9-16 km). Up to 2,000 ft (600 m).

Level 4:

Road: 4+ hours of riding. 40-70 mi (60-110 km). Up to 8,000 ft (2,400 m).

Gravel: 4+ hours of riding. 30-50 mi (45-80 km). Up to 4,000 ft (1,200 m).

Hiking: 4+ hours of hiking. 7-15 mi (11-24 km). Up to 4,000 ft (1,200 m).

What are your trip styles?

Classic - Reserve:

Savor the finer things as you relax in luxurious 5-star accommodations and wine, dine, and ride in some of the most unforgettable destinations around the world.

Classic - Signature:

Explore beautiful destinations by bike, enjoy extra inclusions, savor delicious local cuisine, and enjoy the perfect mix of accommodations.

Classic - Discover:

Enjoy a casual cycling vacation with fantastic routes and comfortable accommodations.

Ride Camp:

Train like the pros in some of their favorite riding destinations.

Pro Race:

See the pros in action at the biggest cycling events of the year.

Cross Country:

Tackle an epic adventure that takes you point-to-point across mountains, countryside, and more.


Enjoy a bike tour on your schedule with just your chosen travel companions.

Single Occupancy

Sometimes it’s more convenient and comfortable to have your own room while on vacation. We understand and that’s why we offer a Single Occupancy option. The additional price guarantees a private room all to yourself