A well done bike path is a wonderful thing.
Families can let the kids cycle ahead, without worrying about traffic. Map-challenged cyclists don’t have to worry about navigation. Bike touring newbies can relax, knowing that trailside communities will provide plenty of water, food and accommodation.
And the scenery just seems to get better and better as the trail takes you away from the highway and through the heart of the local landscape.
Here are 3 great bike paths we’ve had the pleasure of riding:
- Otago Rail Trail, South Island, New Zealand
- Via Claudia Augusta, Germany to Italy, Europe
- Coeur d’Alenes, Idaho, America
Read more about each path in our latest article, 3 Great Long Distance Bike Paths