Finger Lakes Custom Bike Tour

Finger Lakes Custom Bike Tour


New York’s Finger Lakes region is home to 11 pristine, glacial lakes, sparkling waterfalls, small farms, and magnificent parks! You’ll get up close and personal with three of the lakes — Cayuga, Seneca, and Keuka. We’ll visit charming villages with one-of-a-kind museums and unique shopping opportunities. The Finger Lakes Wine Country has a rich cultural history with ties to glassmaking, winemaking and viticulture, aviation and motorcycle history, literary history, the Underground Railroad, and the Civil War. In addition to smooth and quiet cycling, this history provides unique cultural experiences.

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Tour Highlights

  • Cuyahoga National Park Amish country
  • Traffic free riding trails
  • Underground Railroad history
  • Bridge of Dreams covered bridge Little Miami State Park


Rider Level

Active (Intermediate)

Minimum Group Size

8 guests


Average 45 Miles Daily


Fly in and out of the Ithaca Airport


All meals are included


All lodging is included

  • Van Support
  • The services of 2 bike tour guides
  • Accommodations for 5 nights
  • Wine tasting at the world-class Dr. Konstantin Frank vineyard
  • Snacks
Not Included
  • Airfare.
  • Souvenirs.
  • 12% gratuity for guides, mechanics, volunteers, and tour staff is not included, but greatly appreciated
Suggested Travel Months

May, June, July, September, October


Aug 24-30, 2023 ( Thurs – Wed)

Sept 1-7, 2023 (Fri- Thurs)

6 Days | 6 Nights


Starts at
  • Single Room - $700
  • RENTAL BIKES: Road Bike - $195 | eBike - $375
Warm and dry in winter. Book this tour now!

sample Itinerary

Daily Average: 45 miles
Daily Elevation Average: 1100 ft

Orientation Day - Welcome to the Finger Lakes! Ride from Ithaca to Glenora

Meet the group at 5 pm at the Statler Hotel for a group cocktail hour, orientation dinner and time to get to know each other

Dinner: Taverna Banfi

Day 1 – Ithaca to Taughannock Falls loop

Ride Details: long and short options today. 33 miles or up to 71 miles

Dinner: Terrace Restaurant

Accommodation: The Statler Hotel

Day 2 – Ithaca to Watkins Glen

Ride Details: 38 miles, 2440 ft

Today we will start our tour with a ride through Ithaca, then up and away from Cayuga Lake to Watkins Glen, through the southern part of the Finger Lakes region. The quiet roads and low traffic will let you relax and warm-up for the wonderful week to come! Lunch will be in Watkins Glen, located on the southern shore of Seneca Lake. We will ride to Watkins Glens State Park, the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks.



Day 3 - Keuka Lake Loop

Ride Details: 57 miles; 3839 feet

On today’s ride, we get a taste of the rolling farmland that makes this region such a perfect area to ride. The rolling ups lead to an incredible downhill to meet our third Finger Lake as we ride along the lovely shores of Keuka Lake. We stop in the tiny village of Hammondsport with its traditional Town Square surrounded by local lunch spots. Hammondsport was voted the “Coolest Small Town in America” and is referred to as “The Cradle of Aviation.” Also, for viewing the Glen Curtis Motorcycle Museum After lunch, we head north on the west side of Keuka. In the afternoon we ride along the north end of Keuka Lake and into the town of Penn Yan

Lunch: Hammondsport (on your own)

Dinner: Keuka Restaurant

Accommodation: Hampton Inn

Day 4 – Penn Yan Loop to Glenora

Ride Details: 38.9miles; 1914 feet

Today we first head south then east, enjoying views that alternate between open fields and vineyards with beautiful Seneca Lake in the background. Like Keuka Lake this morning and yesterday, the western shore of Seneca plays host to numerous wineries, and who knows where we may stop for some refreshments.



Accommodation: Hampton Inn

Day 5- Penn Yan to Seneca Falls

Ride Details: 44 miles; 1168 feet

Then we’ll ride through Geneva at the northern outlet of Seneca Lake with its beautiful lakefront park. From there it’s only a short trip east to historically Seneca Falls famous for the Seneca Falls Convention, the first women’s rights convention in the United States. The meeting held in July of 1848 launched the women’s suffrage movement, which more than seven decades later ensured women the right to vote. Spend the rest of the afternoon visiting the National Women’s Hall of Fame and don’t forget to grab a selfie on the bridge from the iconic movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life!”

Lunch: Picnic in Geneva

Dinner: Seneca Falls (on your own)

Accommodation: The Gould Hotel – Seneca Falls

Day 6- Seneca Falls to Ithaca

We start our spin today with a spin through Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, an 8,000-acre refuge serving as a major resting area for waterfowl and other waterbirds on their journeys to and from nesting areas in northeastern and east-central Canada. From here we head South and pedal along the Eastern side of Lake Cayuga. 40 miles in length, Lake Cayuga is the longest of all the Finger Lakes. We’ll stop in the small college town of Aurora. Then complete our last 30 miles back to our starting hotel

Ride Details: 22 miles- 55

Lunch: Long Point State Park

Dinner: no dinner

Accommodation: No Overnight

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