Day by Day Itinerary

Southern Tier


Countries   USA
Tour Length   65 days
Dates Of Tour   Sunday, September 14, 2014
Type of Tour Road (Guided)
Price $3,999
 
 
GROUP MAKE-UP
Family Friendly
Age of Participants Mixed
Gender Basis Mixed
# of Participants (max) 14
Language English
 
SUPPORT LEVEL
Sleeping Accommodations   
Luggage Support
Sag Wagon Along the Way
 
TRIP DIFFICULTY
Total Trip Mileage    3160 Miles
Average Daily Mileage    57 Miles Per Day
Overall Difficulty Rating   Advanced
 
   
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • All meals. Your group shares food purchase and preparation responsibilities on a rotating basis.
  • Overnight camping fees, including beginning and ending overnight facilities
  • Leader and leader materials.
  • Maps (where applicable), T-shirt, and a safety triangle.
  • Use of group cooking equipment, tool kit, and first-aid supplies.
 
   
TRIP DESCRIPTION

The Southern Tier has become one of our most popular tours, and it’s easy to see why. This route is 1,200 miles shorter than either the Northern Tier or TransAm and yet offers epic quantities of amazing scenery and shoulder-season sunshine.

After ceremonially dipping your bicycle wheels in the Pacific, we’ll climb eastward, riding through southern California, Arizona, and New Mexico. Next up: Texas, where you’ll parallel the Rio Grande River before hitting the bucolic Texas Hill Country, Lance Armstrong’s training ground. From there it’s on to Louisiana and the spicy heart of Cajun Country. Finally, you’ll pedal along the Gulf Coast of Mississippi and Alabama, cross Florida’s panhandle, and ride to adventure’s end at St. Augustine. We’ll experience a parade of cultures and the delicious cuisines associated with each: from enchiladas to Texas barbecue; alligator po’ boys to Southern grits. As one past participant put it, “This trip lends new meaning to the phrase ‘eating up the miles.’ ”

 
 
DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
Day 1 to 7   WEEK 1
Day 8 to 14   WEEK 2
Day 15 to 21   WEEK 3
Day 22 to 28   WEEK 4
Day 29 to 35   WEEK 5
Day 36 to 42   WEEK 6
Day 43 to 49   WEEK 7
Day 50 to 56   WEEK 8
Day 57 to 65   WEEK 9
 
OPTIONS
Countries Visited  
  • USA
    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • California
    • Florida
    • Louisiana
    • Mississippi
    • New Mexico
    • Texas
 
   
DETAILS

Start - End Locations: San Diego, CA - St. Augustine, FL
Total Days: 65   Riding Days: 56   Orientation/Rest Days: 9
Surface: Paved
Type: Self-Contained   Meals: Shared cooking
Accommodations: Camping/Indoor
Airport: San Diego, CA; Jacksonville, FL

 
TOUR SUPPLIER
Company Name Adventure Cycling Association
Country     USA
 
 
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