Great Places to Cycle
Read on for inspirational cycling experiences across Ontario. Whether you’re looking for rail trails, mountain biking or road riding, we’re putting together stories to get you out on two wheels. Join us on opens in a new windowFacebook, opens in a new windowTwitter and opens in a new windowInstagram to get more updates and so we can hear your story. Interested in guest blogging with Ontario By Bike? Shoot us an email!
Oxford County continues to develop more enticing gravel cycling routes, including the launch of five new gravel routes this year. They range in experience level from intermediate to advanced and cover diverse terrain and unique stops around the county. Oxford’s unpaved gravel roads also hold some of the county’s most beautiful scenery: rolling hills, bucolic countryside, and unique stops that showcase the bounty of the area.
Every trip I took to the beautiful region of Windsor, Essex & Pelee Island became easier as more and more resources were created to help cyclists like myself who were coming to explore and appreciate the region. All of this culminated with the establishment of the Cycle Tourism Map, which established six distinct trails that span a combined 354 kilometres.
The 2023 Cycling in Ontario/ Le vélo en Ontario Guide is now available in print and digital format! Please use our new order form to request your print magazine copy.
Finding the perfect date spot can be a bit overwhelming in a city as big as Toronto, with such a huge selection of incredible restaurants and bars, magical outdoor spaces, and so many things to see and do. Try these top cycling date ideas for Toronto - urban, trails, islands, beaches - we've got you covered.
Cycle Tourism Conference Canada - March 2, 2023. Over 160 attendees learned from and joined the conversations and discussions with keynote presentations and concurrent sessions from Canadian and international speakers that featured the latest trends and opportunities relating to one of the fastest growing tourism sectors in Canada, and worldwide: cycle tourism.
Let the extensive network of off-road paved trails and paths be your guide around Toronto with these top suggested rides for families visiting the city, a great way to keep all active and engaged in fabulous urban outdoor settings.
Time flies, seasons change, but the ride must go on. Yes, the long warm summer days might be fading to memory, but no need to fret; some of the best cycling opportunities Ontario has to offer are still ahead. Welcome to fall, the rolling hills of Durham and Northumberland counties and the Highland Hustle cycling adventure.
*Aussi disponible en français* If you are looking to add a little history and culture to your ride day and learn something new along the way, be sure to check out these bilingual French and English cycling itineraries built around Ontario’s Route Champlain Tourism Route, in and near our capital city, Ottawa.
Soyez votre propre explorateur : parcourez à vélo les routes historiques de Champlain le long des rivières Rideau et des Outaouais
Si vous cherchez à ajouter un peu d'histoire et de culture à randonnée à vélo et à apprendre quelque chose de nouveau en cours de route, ne manquez pas de jeter un coup d'œil à ces itinéraires cyclistes bilingues français et anglais construits autour de la Route touristique Champlain de l'Ontario, qui vous transporterons dans notre capitale, Ottawa, et ses environs.
Summer hits Toronto hard, sending Torontonians out into the streets and parks to eat, drink, and be merry, making the most of the season. And there’s usually a bike in there somewhere, too.
If you, like thousands of cyclists all over the world, have discovered the joys of gravel riding, you owe it to yourself to consider a trip to the Haliburton Highlands. From smooth, rolling gravel roads to full-on adventure riding in iconic Algonquin Park, you can find a gravel route here to challenge you and re-ignite your love of cycling.
Celebrate the cycle season within the beautiful regions of Perth County, Stratford and St. Marys! With so many opportunities for exploration both on and off the trails, you’ll need a few days away to soak it all in.