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Greenville 7-Day Ride Camp Bike Tour

The Pros Secret Training Grounds

One of the best-kept secrets of the cycling pros is tucked away in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains surrounding Greenville, South Carolina. Greenville may not spring to mind as cycling's latest hotbed, but that's about to change. Here you'll be introduced to epic climbs, stunning views, and pristine country roads. You'll take to the quiet, rolling roads of the Greenville countryside offering incredible terrain that's a blast to pedal for cycling experts and weekend warriors alike. Spend hours in the saddle, riding the roads that the pros train on and call home. Climb mountains like Caesar's Head, and view the beauty that the Blue Ridge Mountains have to offer. And when you’re off the bike? There are over 100 restaurants, shops, and so much more in downtown Greenville. There’s a reason why former pro “Big” George Hincapie calls this place home. You’re about to discover it, too. Book your trip with confidence »
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Greenville 7-Day Ride Camp Bike Tour
From:
$1999 Per Person
Duration:
7 Days & 6 Nights
Rider Level: ?
3 / 4 - Active / Avid Non-riders Welcome
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Ride Camp
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Bikes Available:
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Trip Wows
Rolling hills of green, butter smooth pavement, and unparalleled beauty from the heights of the Blue Ridge Escarpment at Caesar's Head
Savor delightful meals any time of day with a bustling restaurant and bar scene
Enjoy the cosmopolitan vibe of Greenville where the likes of BMW and Michelin hold their ground
Focus on the riding and the views with best-in-class service from certified guides
Watch the Experience
Greenville 7-Day Ride Camp Bike Tour
The Greenville ride camp bumped up my training, riding level, appreciation of riding and bike culture time...I'm hooked!
-Mark, Trek Travel Guest

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Today, you will be introduced to your guides and have your Trek bike fitted to your size. You will also go over the daily schedule and discuss route options. If you're ready to hit the road, you can take a short ride to Paris Mountain - a popular climb within Greenville. If you prefer, you can also check into your hotel room and catch up with the group later for dinner to plan for the adventures ahead.

Today's Self-Guided Ride:

Paris Mountain
Approximately 18 mi | 28 km and 1,450 ft | 441 m

Hotel:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

Included Meals:

Dinner

You'll immerse yourself in the picturesque landscape of North and South Carolina by visiting the historic Campbell Covered Bridge in the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area. The Blue Ridge Escarpment offers stunning views that will leave a lasting impression. As you ride through the Blue Ridge, you will understand why many professional riders consider this area a true gem. The Mountain Bridge Wilderness is 10,883 acres of natural beauty, including scenic vistas and waterfalls, located in Northern Greenville County, near the North Carolina border. The Campbell Covered Bridge, constructed between 1909 and 1911, is a notable highlight in the area, as it is the only remaining covered bridge in South Carolina, out of the original 20 that were once present in the state.

Today's Ride:

Campbell Covered Bridge
Approximately 71 mi | 114 km and 4,300 ft | 1,310 m

Avid Ride:

Campbell Covered Bridge
Approximately 84 mi | 135 km and 5,515 ft | 1,680 m

Hotel:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

Included Meals:

Continental Breakfast | Lunch

Explore the rich cycling heritage of this area today by taking a challenging ride on the quiet country roads leading to the iconic six-mile climb up Caesar's Head. This climb, well-known in pro cycling circles, was often a decisive factor in the Tour DuPont and has seen many professional athletes leave their mark. As you embark on this undulating ride, you'll pass through peaceful countryside, and climb through thick woods on a narrow road to reach the summit at the scenic Caesar's Head State Park. This climb is steep and challenging, gaining over 1,200 ft of elevation, with a steep grade and variable gradient, but offers a rewarding view on good weather days.

Today's Ride:

Caesar's Head
Approximately 69 mi | 111 km and 5,500 ft | 1,676 m

Short Ride:

Short Caesar's Head
Approximately 50 mi | 80 km and 2,900 ft | 883 m

Hotel:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

Included Meals:

Continental Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Today, you have the option to explore the lesser-known sights of Greenville either independently or with your fellow riders. Take a leisurely tour on the scenic Travelers Rest Loop, or ask our guides for their personal favorite self-guided routes. Only 9 miles north of Greenville, in the heart of Upstate South Carolina, lies the charming and historic town of Travelers Rest. Since before its establishment in 1893, this town has been a sanctuary for travelers, serving as a stopover for settlers and herders alike, offering a much-needed respite from their journey. If you're in need of a break, today also serves as a perfect opportunity to rest and recover the legs a bit. As some guests arrive and others depart, we will provide you with cue sheets and guidance to help you find your own secluded spot of heaven.

Today's Self-Guided Ride:

Travelers Rest
Approximately 35 mi | 56 km and 1,680 ft | 512 m

Hotel:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

Included Meals:

Continental Breakfast | Dinner

We will set out for an enjoyable ride on the western outskirts of Greenville. You'll appreciate the quiet and relaxed atmosphere as we take in the picturesque and overgrown greenery. We'll take a break at Hagood Mill, where you can enjoy a meal while learning about the history of this 1826 water-powered gristmill. The mill has existed on the site since the 1790s, but the current building was built by James Hagood in 1845 and remained in the Hagood family, operating until 1966. Historically it served as a hub for local community gatherings. Later in the evening, you'll have the chance to discover Greenville's diverse food scene on your own. Our guides from Trek Travel will be available to give recommendations for their personal favorite restaurants among the over 120 independent eateries located in the 10 city blocks of downtown Greenville.

Today's Ride:

Hagood Mill
Approximately 60 mi | 96 km and 3,600 ft | 1,097 m

Avid Ride:

Avid Hagood Mill
Approximately 75 mi | 120 km and 4,700 ft | 1,432 m

Hotel:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

Included Meals:

Continental Breakfast | Lunch

We saved one last epic journey to round out your week in the Carolinas! You'll head into the belly of the beast nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Saluda is your prize at the end of a challenging week with two sustained climbs that wind through deeply forested terrain bringing you to the historic town. With Appalachian rock walls and towering trees on your right, and the Green river flowing below the trees on your left, you can't help but feel at peace during this climb. You are literally tucked into nature. This is the primary climb from Tryon to Saluda via Highway 176. There are really two climbs on this route. The first part takes you to Pearson Falls, where it is flat for a little while. You there have the option to continue up 176 or climb via Fork Creek which takes you directly into Saluda via a moderate climb in the 6-8% range with some switchbacks. Tonight, we'll share stories from our day and toast to the new our new ride partners we've met and suffered with this week.

Today's Ride:

Saluda
Approximately 82 mi | 131 km and 5,100 ft | 1,554 m

Short Ride:

Short Saluda
Approximately 50 mi | 80 km and 2,700 ft | 822 m

Hotel:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

Included Meals:

Continental Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Farewell Greenville, but the memories will last a lifetime! After an action-packed week, you've surely worn out your legs, but if you're still craving more, we've got you covered. Choose from one of our many self-guided ride options and make the most of your last day with us. Our expert team can recommend the perfect final spin for you, whether it's a beautiful loop with rolling terrain or a more challenging route, to give you a grand finale to your unforgettable week with us.

Today's Self-Guided Ride:

Final Spin
Approximately 42 mi | 67 km and 2,400 ft | 731 m

Included Meals:

Continental Breakfast

Hotels

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown RiverPlace

Greenville, South Carolina

Explorer Accommodation | A modern hotel located along the Swamp Rabbit Trail in downtown Greenville, the Embassy Suites Greenville Downtown RiverPlace provides guests with exceptional access to a newly renovated downtown with hundreds of shops, restaurants, and other Greenville attractions like The Peace Center for the Performing Arts, Falls Park on the Reedy River, the Greenville Zoo, and the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Please note, this is a 3-star property chosen for its easy access to the best routes.

What's Included

For us, the details matter most

Every moment of a Trek Travel bike trip has more than you could have ever dreamed. More romance. More scenery. More choice. It's the little additions to every Trek Travel cycling vacation that make it truly special. And that's how we help you create more memories.

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Trek Domane SL 7

Experiencing your cycling vacation of a lifetime is not complete without a world-class bike and the Trek Domane is the best way to enjoy the ride. Trek Bikes has launched the all-new Trek Domane and now you can ride it on our trips. It raises the bar to deliver incredible endurance road bike comfort without sacrificing performance and features highly responsive disc brakes and electronic shifting. This new bike is lighter than ever before, and carbon wheels come standard on every bike. The road-smoothing IsoSpeed technology lets you ride as long as you want with less fatigue. The bike you ride on a biking vacation matters. That is why we provide the newest and best bikes in the business. Learn More

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Six nights of accommodation at handpicked hotels
  • Experienced guides to provide local knowledge, support, and camaraderie
  • A mix of self-guided and guided rides with our support van
  • Daily breakfast, four packed lunches and four dinners
  • Included dinners for the week are on Day 1 (Monday), Day 3 (Wednesday), Day 4 (Thursday), and Day 6 (Saturday)
  • Guides join for two dinners on the 7-day trip
  • Ride a Trek Domane SL 7 disc
  • Up to three daily route options on riding days
  • Snacks and drinks for each day's ride
  • Trek Travel water bottles to keep
  • Each bike is equipped with a Garmin Edge 1030 GPS computer, a flat pack (containing a tube, levers, and a CO2 cartridge with inflator), front and rear Bontrager Flare R lights, a Bontrager saddle, and pedals (Shimano clipless road pedals, Shimano clipless mountain pedals, caged, or flat pedals)
  • Bontrager WaveCel helmets
  • All gratuities for drivers, local experts, and hospitality staff
  • Entrance fees related to any city and state natural areas

GEAR

  • Trek Domane SL 7 disc carbon road bike with Shimano Di2 electronic shifting
  • Trek Travel water bottles to keep
  • Shimano clipless road pedals, Shimano clipless mountain pedals, caged, or flat pedals
  • Bontrager WaveCel helmet
  • Bontrager men's and women's specific saddles
  • Bontrager front and rear Flare R lights
  • A flat pack containing a tube, levers, and a CO2 cartridge with inflator
  • Garmin Edge 1030 GPS computer
  • Coupon valued up to $500 off a new Trek Bicycle. Your coupon will be delivered via email prior to your trip.
  • For the most comfortable ride, you may choose to bring your own pedals, saddle, and helmet on the trip. Your guides will install your gear on the first day during your bike fit.

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

Guide gratuities are customary and at your own discretion, to recognize service, hospitality, and the little extras that surprise and delight. For this trip, we suggest a tip for your guides between $140-$210 per guest and, of course, you may choose to give more if your guides made your trip an unforgettable experience. While local currency is preferred, there are other options to make tipping easier. Most guides accept gratuity via PayPal or Venmo or our staff can help before or after the trip. Gratuities will be divided among the guide team, so feel free to leave your gratuity with whomever you choose at the end of your trip.
  • Airfare and transportation to and from the trip pick-up/drop-off locations
  • Lodging before and after the trip
  • Personal items purchased during the trip
  • Optional activities not scheduled by Trek Travel
  • On select trips some meals are not included. On these trips, Trek Travel invites you to explore the local cuisine at your leisure.

More Information

Rider Level: 4 - Active/Avid?

AVERAGE DAILY MILEAGE:
102 kilometers / 64 miles
TOTAL MILES:
607 kilometers / 377 miles
AVERAGE DAILY ELEVATION:
1,220 meters / 4,000 feet
TOTAL ELEVATION:
7,324 meters / 24,030 feet
TERRAIN: HILLY TO MOUNTAINOUS
The terrain is consistently rolling, with generally quiet, winding roads. Enjoy some longer climbs such as Caesar’s Head, but most climbs are intermediate in length and steepness. Greenville Ride Camps are best suited for our Type 4 Riders. Type 4+ Riders will enjoy the extra mileage the avid route options offer.
NON-RIDING ACTIVITIES:
On most Trek Travel trips, we offer non-riding options for riders who want to take the afternoon off, or travel companions who want to spend little or no time in the saddle. Non-riders are welcome on a Ride Camp trip if they are staying in the same room with a riding guest. The riding guest will be required to pay the single supplement fee for a private room and a meal package ($200 for 7-day trips which includes all breakfasts and four dinners or $100 for 4-day trips which includes all breakfasts and two dinners) for the non-rider to dine with the group]. Please contact a trip consultant for details and to book a non-riding companion. Some non-riding options on this trip are:
  • Boutique shopping
  • Hiking opportunities
  • Explore local historic monuments and museums
  • Horseback riding
  • Golf
  • Various outdoor activities including rafting, mountain biking, rock climbing, fishing and more
  • Spa Services

See itinerary for specific daily ride distances and elevation options. On all of our vacations, Trek Travel seeks to find quiet, paved secondary roads or bike paths to experience a region; busy roads are avoided as much as possible. Our itineraries are an approximation of our trips. Trek Travel strives to offer every guest a vacation of a lifetime on every trip. At times routes, hotels, activities, etc. listed here may change at the discretion of the trip designer or guides to improve the trip experience.

Averages and totals are calculated from our "Todays Ride" options.

Travel Details

How to Get There

FLY INTO:
Greenville International Airport (GSP)
MEETING TIME:
12:00-2:00 PM
MEETING LOCATION:
Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown RiverPlace, Greenville, South Carolina

Say Farewell

FLY OUT OF:
Greenville International Airport (GSP)
DEPARTING TIME:
11:00 AM
DEPARTING LOCATION:
Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown RiverPlace, Greenville, South Carolina

Arriving

We suggest that you arrive at least one day prior to the trip start, which will enable you to adjust to the time zone and minimize the risk of missing the trip start due to flight-related delays. We recommend that you fly into the Greenville International Airport (GSP), approximately thirteen miles from downtown Greenville.

Most major airlines offer service to this airport. To travel to the hotel from Greenville International Airport (GSP) we suggest a local taxi or car rental.

Your Trek Travel staff will meet you at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown RiverPlace between 12:00 PM-2:00 PM on the first day of the trip (* Please note that rooms may not be available until 3:00 PM). Upon meeting your guides and getting checked into the hotel, we will ensure you have a great fit to your new bike for the week and give you a few pointers before you head off on a self-guided warm up ride.

If you will be late for the meeting time, or are going to miss it altogether, please inform your guides. You will receive an email a week before the trip start with their names and contact details. If you cannot reach them, please call our first hotel, Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown RiverPlace (864-263-4800) and leave a message with your expected arrival time and contact details.

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Leaving

You will say farewell to your guides at 11:00 AM at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown RiverPlace. Please be sure to book transportation to your departure airport prior to the end of your trip.

The use of your Trek Travel bike ends at 11:00 AM on day of departure, and in some cases, may be needed for another guest arriving that day. Extensions may be available upon request but cannot be guaranteed before your trip begins.

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Planning For Your Trip

Packing and Weather

Greenville temperatures range from upper 50’s to mid 70’s for the highs and 40’s-50’s for the lows in the spring and early fall. On average, there are 221 days of sunshine in Greenville, and there is always a chance for precipitation, so be sure to be prepared for the occasional rainfall. Packing List

Before and After Your Trip

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Before & After: Greenville, South Carolina and area

Greenville is a bustling cosmopolitan town with many activities to keep you busy. With over 100 great restaurants to choose from, foodies will find delight here. Also there are many shops and plentiful entertainment opportunities at places like the Peace Center. You can always opt to slow down and stroll the Falls Park on the Reedy River. We recommend the following accommodations for your pre- and post-trip hotel:

Why Trek Travel

Our Bikes

Our unrivaled selection of Trek Bikes sets the bar for quality and comfort. From the ultra-smooth Trek Domane SL 7 to the Trek Electric-Assist Verve+, you deserve the best ride on your vacation. Plus, we offer a range upgrade options to take you the extra mile.

Our Guides

Our guides are trained to make your trip magical. They aren't just experts in riding; they're trained in delivering uncompromising service in ways you won't believe. We know that it's the unexpected surprises that make a trip magical. That's why our guides pride themselves on anticipating your needs before you ask.

Your Day. You Decide.

Our vacations are built to deliver the ultimate in flexibility, from extreme relaxers to hard-core roadies. You pick your mileage, itinerary and experiences. We take care of the rest.

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