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Vermont Kingdom Trails

Explore Vermont's Hidden Northeast Kingdom

Join us for the ultimate Vermont mountain bike adventure! The Northeast Kingdom has quickly become an American mountain bike mecca. Tucked into the quiet community of East Burke, Vermont, a dedicated, grassroots group of private land owners, land managers, business owners and trail advocates have created a world-class system of singletrack waiting for you to ride. Stay at the ideally situated Burke Mountain Hotel and ride right from the property. Experience the Burke Mountain bike park and miles upon miles of flow in this quaint Vermont valley. After your ride, sip microbrews at the Burke Publik house, soak tired legs in the outdoor hot tub or choose to take another lap. It’s up to you this weekend. Heed the call of the Green Mountain State. You'll never look back.
From:
$1899 Per Person
Duration:
4 Days & 3 Nights
Rider Type: ?
2 - Recreational Non-riders Welcome
Hotel Style: ?
Explorer
Bike Included:
Trek Remedy 8 27.5 More options available
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Trip Wows
Choose from over 100 miles of world-class singletrack on the popular Kingdom Trails
Stay where the trails are at your doorstep at the Burke Mountain Hotel
Explore the Burke Mountain Bike Park, voted one of the top five best regional bike parks by riders throughout the Northeast
Experience the grandeur that is Vermont in the fall and ride through peak foliage in the forests
Watch the Experience
This bike tour was one of the best I've enjoyed.   The timing of autumn, the beauty of the countryside, the inns, the fellow cyclists, the tour guides all perfectly meshed to create an unforgettable trip
-Heidi

Dates & Prices

The earlier you book, the greater the rewards

We reward our guests with lower pricing and more dates to choose from the earlier you book. Rest assured, once you book, your price and date are guaranteed. Prices listed below do not include a 7% Vermont state and local sales tax.
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Aug 30  – Sep  2
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Sep 13  – Sep  16
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Sep 20  – Sep  23
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Sep 12  – Sep  15
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Sep 19  – Sep  22
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Sep 26  – Sep  29
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Looking for a one of a kind, once in a lifetime experience?
Look no further. All you need to do is pick any open trip date, get your group together and we will do the rest. Private trip pricing is as follows:
  • 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 +$2,500 per person to trip price*
*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.

Welcome to the Kingdom! Vermont isn’t just home to maple syrup, apple cider and beautiful fall colors; it’s home to a vibrant mountain bike culture. Today, you’ll get your very first taste. After a 1.5-hour shuttle from Burlington to East Burke, enjoy a hearty picnic prepared by your guides before getting set up on your Trek Remedy. Take an afternoon spin and get your bike dialed right from town on a section of buttery single track loops on the East Burke Village Trails. Tonight, gather at the hotel for drinks and dinner on the deck overlooking Burke Mountain at the View Pub and rest easy. A big weekend is in store.

Today's Ride:

East Burke Village
Approximately 7 miles with 550 feet of climbing

Hotel:

Burke Mountain Hotel

Included Meals:

Lunch | Social Hour | Dinner

Rise this morning to a delicious breakfast and coffee before heading out on the day’s riding mission: The East Branch trails. Ride the Darling Hill Loop in the morning. Pedal from a shaded, lush forest high into a mountain side meadow. Discover what the term “loam” means in every sense of the word because this loop is full of it! This afternoon, grab lunch and finish up the day riding the chairlift and taking laps in the Burke Mountain Bike Park: from expertly crafted, machine-built flow trails, to winding cross country trails and top to bottom downhill tracks. Tonight, explore the quaint hamlet of East Burke on your own for dinner.

Hotel:

Burke Mountain Hotel

Included Meals:

Breakfast

Today, get on up for some Kingdom goodness with the Mountainside Loop trail! ! A fantastic tour of the northern end of the network, this ride stacks on a few excellent climbs with a reward package full of descents guaranteed to plaster a grin on your face from ear to ear. Our guides will set each guest up with a detailed map in case you decide to explore more trails west of town on your own this afternoon. Didn’t get enough of the bike park? We’ve got you covered with a pass, so hop back on that chairlift for round two. Tonight, gather together with your brothers and sisters of singletrack for beers and supper at the local hangout, Burke Publik House. Toast the mastery of this hidden Kingdom!

Today's Ride:

Mountain Side Loop
Approximately 18 miles with 3,000 feet of climbing

Avid Option:

Burke Mountain Bike Park

Hotel:

Burke Mountain Hotel

Included Meals:

Breakfast | Social Hour | Dinner

The sun rises on northern Vermont once again to greet you. Take the morning with a four-mile spin out to the West Darling Hill trails and try your hand at a diverse collection of wood features, berms, flow and punchy climbs. After your session, head back to the hotel and pack your bags. We’ll be heading back to Burlington in a private shuttle and bidding the Northeast Kingdom farewell…for now.

Today's Ride:

West Darling Hill
Approximately 6 miles with 450 feet of climbing

Included Meals:

Breakfast

Hotels

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Burke Mountain Hotel

East Burke, Vermont

The Burke Mountain Hotel is a 4-season, ski-in/ski-out, bike-in/bike-out resort located in the heart of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Featuring luxurious studio suites: each offering a kitchenette with cooktop, sink, coffee pot, oversized mini-fridge and a host of other amenities. This is the perfect home-base for a VT mountain bike adventure. Enjoy access to an on-site restaurant, outdoor heated pool and hot tub and mountain views.

Travel Details

How to Get There

FLY INTO:
Burlington International Airport (BTV)
MEETING TIME:
11:00 AM
MEETING LOCATION:
Hilton Burlington, Burlington, Vermont

Say Farewell

FLY OUT OF:
Burlington International Airport (BTV)
DEPARTING TIME:
1:00 PM
DEPARTING LOCATION:
Burke Mountain Hotel, East Burke, Vermont

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 Burlington International Airport (BTV). From the airport, you can call or hail a taxi to take you downtown. It is approximately 4 miles from the airport to the meeting day hotel in downtown Burlington and a taxi ride should take about 10-15 minutes and cost $20-$25.

Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at the Hilton Burlington (60 Battery Street, Burlington VT 05401) at 11:00 AM on the first day of the trip. You and your traveling companions will take a private Trek Travel shuttle to East Burke, around two hours from Burlington, for a picnic lunch before beginning the first ride of the weekend. Please have your first day’s riding gear handy and separate from your other luggage to facilitate the bike fitting and ride.

If you will be late for the pick-up 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, Burke Mountain Hotel, and leave a message with your expected arrival time and contact details. A taxi from Burlington to the hotel is available from Ski Vermont. Call 802-223-2439 to make arrangements.

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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 Remedy 8 27.5

A Full Floater rear suspension design combined with Active Braking Pivot provides a smooth ride where the terrain is anything but. 27.5″ wheels, an aggressive geometry, and a wealth of technical features make a bike that scores tens for capability. Want to push harder? Want more travel? Remedy is your full suspension express ride to the next level. Learn More

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 3 nights of accommodation at a handpicked hotel
  • Two experienced guides to provide local knowledge, support, and camaraderie
  • Daily route support with both guides and our support van
  • Daily breakfast, 1 lunches and 2 dinners
  • 1 social hour of drinks and hors d'oeuvres
  • Ride a Trek Remedy 8 27.5 full suspension mountain bike
  • Up to three daily route options on riding days
  • Snacks and drinks for each day's ride
  • Trek Travel Bontrager cycling jersey to keep
  • Trek Travel water bottles to keep
  • Shimano clipless mountain pedals
  • All gratuities for drivers, local experts and hospitality staff
  • All luggage transfers and transportation during your trip
  • A personalized photobook of your trip
  • Entrance fees for all activities, private tours and events

GEAR

  • Trek Remedy 8 27.5 full suspension mountain bike
  • Trek Travel Bontrager cycling jersey to keep
  • Trek Travel water bottles to keep
  • Shimano clipless mountain pedals
  • Bontrager helmet and saddle
  • Flat pack
  • Coupon valued up to $500 off a new Trek Bicycle. Your coupon will be delivered via email prior to your trip.
  • Please be sure to bring a Camelback, or similar hydration pack with pockets to carry additional items needed on the trail. Limited vehicle support means you will want to carry an extra layer, multi-tools, food and water.
  • You may bring your own pedals and saddle 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 - Recreational?

AVERAGE DAILY MILEAGE:
8 miles
TOTAL MILES:
31 miles
AVERAGE DAILY ELEVATION:
1,000 feet
TOTAL ELEVATION:
4,000 feet
TERRAIN: UNDULATING
Trails in the Northeast Kingdom and at Burke Mountain offer something for every rider level. The more mountain bike experience and fitness you have, the more options you'll have. From mellow gravel roads to flowing singletrack to rocky downhill, lift-served tracks, this area has it all. Vermont Kingdom Trails is best suited for our Type 2 Riders. Type 3+ Riders will enjoy the extra mileage and challenges 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. Some of these options may need to be scheduled before your trip–please contact one of our Trip Consultants for more information. Expenses and/or related transportation to these activities may not be included in the trip price. Some non-riding options on this trip are:
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paragliding
  • Kayaking

See itinerary for specific daily ride distances and elevation options. On all of our vacations, Trek Travel strives 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.

Planning For Your Trip

Packing and Weather

During the month of September, expect daytime temperatures in the upper 60s and nighttime lows in the upper 40's. Fall weather varies in northern Vermont, generally warmer in September and chilly by mid-October, with highs in the 50s and freezing overnight. Layers are always recommended, as you can expect cool mornings all season. Rain is also a distinct possibility in Vermont any time of year, so check the forecast in the days prior to your departure and always bring your rain gear, just in case. Packing List

Before and After Your Trip

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Before & After: Burlington, Vermont

Burlington is a vibrant and beautiful college town on Lake Champlain, with a great variety of leisure and outdoor adventure activities at your fingertips. Not to be missed are the shopping and dining opportunities along Church Street, Burlington’s pedestrian mall. Rent a kayak or sailboat and set out to enjoy Lake Champlain from Burlington Harbor. Visit the Shelburne Museum, one of the finest museums in New England, highlighting the history and the culture of the region, or maybe stop by the Magic Hat Brewery and sample one of their many exceptional seasonal brews. 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 all-new, ultra smooth Trek Domane SL 7, to the new Trek Electric-Assist XM700+ and the comfortable Trek 7.6 FX Hybrid, to our numerous upgrade options, you deserve the best ride on your vacation.

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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