Includes a complete 5 day itinerary with map, turn by turn route guide, all of the reservations that you require for accommodation, bicycle rental, luggage transfer and travel insurance and telephone help line. The cost of the reserved services is additional. You receive a "ridewithgps.com" electronic file and mailed full colour printed copy. This includes a door to door route map, turn by turn directions, topography and information on attractions, events, restaurants and bike shops. The route is a loop which returns to the starting point where you can leave your motor vehicle.
291 kilometers - 51 to 68 kilometers per day Average 58 kilometers (36 miles) per dayFlat to rolling with some hills, moderate. Rideau Canal, historic, river valley, summer theater, waterfront. Route on Waterfront Trail and quiet paved roads close to the shore of the St. Lawrence River through several towns on the Rideau Canal .This is one of the popular areas for bicycling in Ontario with scenic quiet roads and charming towns. Gananoque has a lively waterfront featuring island boat cruises, theatre at the Thousand Islands Playhouse and the Festival of The Islands in August.Enjoy the scenic Thousand Islands Parkway bikeway and Waterfront Trail between Gananoque and Brockville. Brockville's Riverfest offers many days of concerts and entertainment starting the last week of June but there are also lots of regular attractions at this historic city on the St Lawrence River including the farmers market, historic railway tunnel, Theater Brockville, the Brockville Museum and Fulford House 1900's Edwardian mansion.Follow quiet historic routes north to Kemptville leading to the wonderful old stone buildings and Blockhouse Museum in the historic Rideau Canal towns of Merrickville, Smiths Falls and Westport.