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Ride in Greenville on a Trek Travel bike tour and cycling vacation
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Greenville 4-Day Ride Camp Lite Bike Tour

Welcome to Greenville Ride Camp Lite, where you´ll be introduced to stunning views and pristine country roads. Spend some time in the saddle building your base miles, riding the roads at your own pace, and enjoying the beauty that the Blue Ridge Mountains have to offer. You'll take to the quiet, rolling roads of the South Carolina countryside offering incredible terrain that's a thrill to pedal for all levels of cyclists. Follow the park's Swamp Rabbit Trail which boasts plenty of picturesque and foodie-friendly stops all the way to the nearby town of Travelers Rest. And when you’re off the bike? There are over 100 restaurants, shops, the ever-growing craft beer scene, and so much more in downtown Greenville.
Please note: Our 4-day ride options below are based on the longer 7-day Ride Camp Lite. Option 1-4 is standard on the Monday start, and Option 4-7 is standard on the Thursday start. These are subject to change based on inclement weather and road closures. Book your trip with confidence »

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Greenville 4-Day Ride Camp Lite Bike Tour
From:
$1299 Per Person
Duration:
4 Days & 3 Nights
Rider Type: ?
3 / 2 - Active / Recreational Non-riders Welcome
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Trip Wows
Build your base miles along rolling hills of green, butter-smooth pavement, and unparalleled beauty
Savor delightful meals any time of day with a bustling restaurant and bar scene
Delight in the cosmopolitan vibe of Greenville with its thriving cultural scene, and where Michelin and the BMW research center are headquartered.
Enjoy the riding at your own pace and take in the views with best-in-class service from certified guides
Watch the Experience
Greenville 4-Day Ride Camp Lite Bike Tour
Greenville is a lovely city! Easy to get to and so charming for those hours off the bike. On the bike the area is so scenic!
-Beth, Trek Travel Guest

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Look no further. Choose your trip date, get your group together and we will do the rest. Private trip pricing is as follows:

2021 and 2022 DEPARTURES:
  • 10+ Guests Price as advertised*
  • 8-9 Guests +$500 per person to trip price*
  • 6-7 Guests +$1,000 per person to trip price*
  • 4-5 Guests +$1,500 per person to trip price*
  • 2-3 Guests +$3,000 per person to trip price*
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For groups of up to six people, semi-private trips offer unique flexibility within a larger Trek Travel guided trip. Learn more »

*Pricing, availability and guest minimums are all subject to change at any time. Certain dates have a minimum number of guests required, please contact us for details. Private pricing is not available on Ride Camp, Race, Special Edition or Cross Country style trips.
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*Pricing, availability and guest minimums are all subject to change at any time. Certain dates have a minimum number of guests required, please contact us for details. Custom dates are not available on Ride Camp, Race, Special Edition or Cross Country style trips.
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*Pricing, availability and guest minimums are all subject to change at any time. Certain dates have a minimum number of guests required, please contact us for details. Custom trips are not available on Ride Camp, Race, Special Edition or Cross Country style trips.

Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at The Embassy Suites at 9:30 AM. Upon arrival, your guides will lead a short round of introductions and fit you to your Trek bike. Then it’s time for a mellow ride through the lush outskirts west of Greenville. You’ll enjoy peace and quiet as you move through the serene landscapes and endless greenery. Stop off at Hagood Mill to enjoy your lunch at this historic water-powered gristmill built in 1826 before heading back toward your hotel. Today's ride is supported by van so you can push yourself and have snacks and drinks available at various points along the way. Alternatively, choose to check-in to your hotel room and join the group later for dinner to discuss the excitement ahead.

Today's Van Supported Ride:

Hagood Loop
Approximately 44 miles with 2,400 feet of climbing

Avid Option:

Avid Hagood Loop
Approximately 60 miles with 3,500 feet of climbing

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

Included Meals:

Lunch | Dinner

Today we have a beautiful ride for you as you work on your base miles. You will pedal through endless rolling hills straight into the natural beauty of Paris Mountain State Park, which was started up by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Depression Era. This special heritage can be seen in the preserved stone and timber exterior of the renovated bathhouse, known as the Park Center. Your guide will accompany the group by bike today to assist you if anything comes up along the route. You also have the opportunity to discover a new gem in Greenville; it is your day to enjoy how you wish. Afterwards, savour a delicious dinner at a restaurant of your choosing. There are many excellent options and you will be provided with a list of guides' favorite places or you can simply explore and discover something new on your own.

Today's Cycling Guide Supported Ride:

Paris Mountain State Park
Approximately 29 miles with 2,400 feet of climbing

Short Option:

Paris Mountain State Park Short Loop
Approximately 19 miles with 1,500 feet of climbing

Hotel:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

Included Meals:

Continental Breakfast

It's another spectacular day on this lollipop ride, pedalling along undulating green hills and peaceful country roads out to the charming town of Travelers Rest. Travelers Rest has been ranked one of the Best Southern Small Towns by USA Today. This town is situated in the southern foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is truly a traveler’s haven – named for its stunning natural features and proximity to nearby attractions. Today, like yesterday, is a cycling-guide supported ride where you will discover more reasons why the Greenville area is so popular with all levels of cyclists. We'll enjoy another dinner at a small local bistro tonight and as this will be your last evening together, it's a wonderful opportunity to celebrate your trip and say goodbye to your new friends.

Today's Cycling Guide Supported Ride:

Travelers Rest Loop
Approximately 35 miles with 1,700 feet of climbing

Short Option:

Travelers Rest Loop Short
Approximately 26 miles with 1,200 feet of climbing

Hotel:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

Included Meals:

Continental Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Today it’s time to say a personal goodbye to Greenville. This is your day to rise at your leisure and enjoy a big breakfast. You may choose to relax poolside at the hotel or check out a few last-minute places in town, like coffee shops and boutiques, before departing at 11:00 AM. However you choose to spend your morning, you will leave feeling refreshed and ready to share your stories with your friends and family back home.

Included Meals:

Continental Breakfast

Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at The Embassy Suites at 9:30 AM. Upon arrival, your guides will lead a short round of introductions and fit you to your Trek bike. Today brings the opportunity to discover the vibrant and tree-lined streets of downtown Greenville along the bike-friendly Swamp Rabbit Trail with plenty of options for great stops along the way. Our destination is Caesars Head, where a spectacular overlook of pristine southern mountain forest awaits. The area offers a unique variety of antique and specialty shops, restaurants, and cafes. Today's ride is van supported so you'll have the opportunity to have extra snacks and drinks available or change up your riding gear depending on the weather. Dinner tonight serves as an introduction to rest of the group as we share stories amongst new friends at one of Greenville's best eateries. *Please note this four-day trip joins guests on Day 4 of their seven-day itinerary.

Today's Van Supported Ride:

Caesars Head
Approximately 50 miles with 2,900 feet of climbing

Avid Option

Avid Caesars Head
Approximately 70 miles with 5,500 feet of climbing

Hotel:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

Included Meals:

Lunch | Dinner

Today you will spin through some beautifully forested roads punctuated with some spectacular panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains as we enjoy a different route with a gradual incline in Paris Mountain State Park. This is a signature ride for the Greenville area and a great way to get in some more base miles. Your guide will accompany you by bike today and assist you along the way, should anything arise. Afterwards, enjoy dinner at a restaurant of your choosing. There are many excellent options and your app for the week will provide our best local recommendations.

Today's Cycling Guide Supported Ride:

Paris Loop
Approximately 32 miles with 2,300 feet of climbing

SHort Option

Paris Loop Short
Approximately 19 miles with 1,300 feet of climbing

Hotel:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

Included Meals:

Continental Breakfast

We'll be capping off the trip with yet more peaceful, winding roads, and enjoying views of mountain peaks off in the distance. You will also enjoy an opportunity to dip your feet in a shimmering lake as we pedal past old Hunt's Bridge. Today's ride options are supported by bicycle and your guide will be along the route with you and the rest of the group. Tonight, we'll meet for dinner at our favorite restaurant in Greenville as we reflect on our riding accomplishments and exchange contact information as we say our goodbyes to our newfound friends! There is no ride on your departure day tomorrow so you can fully enjoy your evening, knowing you have a leisurely morning ahead. Cheers to a wonderful getaway!

Today's Cycling Guide Supported Ride:

Saluda River
Approximately 39 miles with 2,300 feet of climbing

Short Option

Saluda River Short
Approximately 34 miles with 2,000 feet of climbing

Hotel:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

Included Meals:

Continental Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Today it’s time to say a personal goodbye to Greenville. Rise at your leisure and enjoy breakfast at the hotel. You may choose to relax poolside at the hotel or spending time in town discovering more coffee shops and boutiques, before departing at 11:00 AM. However you choose to spend your morning, you will leave feeling refreshed and ready to share your stories with your friends and family back home.

Included Meals:

Continental Breakfast

Hotels

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

Greenville, South Carolina

A new 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 Disc

It isn’t the cycling vacation of a lifetime unless you have the industry’s best bike to match. In 2019, we upgraded our fleet to feature the award-winning Domane SL 7 with Shimano Ultegra Disc brakes. Because when you combine the lightweight stability and comfort of the Domane with the superior safety and stopping power of disc brakes, you get a match made in cycling heaven. And the best part? It’s included in the trip price. Ride confidently, comfortably and longer in the most beautiful destinations around the world with the new Domane SL 7. Learn More

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Trek Electric-Assist Domane+ LT

The Domane+ LT combines the best of the race-built Domane endurance bike with a slight pedal-assist perfect for climbing the toughest hills. This bike primarily functions as a road bike, but on tough hills or in strong headwinds, you can get an extra boost by using the electric assist feature. Upgrade to the Domane+ LT on this trip for $500. Learn More

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Trek Electric-Assist Verve+

With its Low-Step frame design, hopping on and off the Trek Verve+ is super easy. The front suspension will take the edge off any bumps in the road and the Bosch system will keep you smiling from ear to ear. The integrated battery keeps this bike looking sleek as you pedal through amazing terrain. Learn More

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Three nights of accommodation at a handpicked 3-star hotel
  • Experienced guides to provide local knowledge, support, and camaraderie
  • A mix of van-supported and rider-supported days
  • Daily continental breakfast, two lunches, and two dinners
  • 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
  • A Garmin Edge 1030 GPS computer equipped on each bike, a flat-pack, front and rear Bontrager Flare R lights, a Bontrager saddle, and optional 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
  • All luggage transfers and transportation during your trip
  • Entrance fees related to any city and state natural areas

GEAR

  • Trek Domane SL 7 disc carbon road bike with Shimano Di2 electronic shifting
  • Upgrade your bike to a Trek Electric-Assist Domane+ LT 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 and a flat pack
  • Garmin Edge 1030 GPS computer
  • Upgrade your bike to include carbon wheels (+$200, subject to availability)
  • 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

Gratuities for your Trek Travel guides are not included in your trip price. We recommend tipping 7.5-10% of your trip price for the guide team. Local currency is preferred and unless you want to tip separately, guides will divide tips amongst themselves. Please tip your guides at your discretion, based on their level of professionalism, guest care, and service.
  • 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: 2/3 - Recreational/Active?

AVERAGE DAILY MILEAGE:
39 miles
TOTAL MILES:
115 miles
AVERAGE DAILY ELEVATION:
2,400 feet
TOTAL ELEVATION:
7,250 feet
TERRAIN: HILLY
The terrain is consistently rolling, with generally quiet and winding roads. Most climbs are intermediate in length and steepness. Greenville Ride Camp Lite is best suited for our Type 2/3 Riders.
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 Lite 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 ($350 for 7-day trips and $200 for 4-day trips) 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 "Today's Ride" options.

Travel Details

How to Get There

FLY INTO:
Greenville International Airport (GSP)
MEETING TIME:
9:30 AM Monday / 8:30 AM Thursday
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 at 9:30 AM on the Monday start date and 8:30 AM on Thursday (*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 Trek 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 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 after dinner before your departure day. There are no rides on departure days. Extensions may be available upon request but cannot be guaranteed before your trip begins.

Check out from Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace is at 11:00 AM. Please be sure to book transportation to your departure airport prior to the end of your trip.

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Planning For Your Trip

Packing and Weather

Greenville temperatures range from upper 50s to mid 70s for the highs and 40s-50s 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

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:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace | Book your stay

Customer Reviews

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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