states of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota form the western shoreline
of the Great Lakes and are home to an amazingly diverse collection
of inns and B&Bs. And thanks to this handy volume, you can treat
yourself to a weekend getaway at any of the establishments profiled
within and find an equally diverse array of bicycle rides on quiet
country roads, rail trails, and singletrack paths through remote
youre a died-in-the-Lycra roadie, hard-core mountain biker, or someone
who likes to ride on rail trails and paved city paths for fun and
relaxation, there is a destination for you in Bed, Breakfast &
Bike. Perhaps youd like to ride your mountain bike high above the
shores of Lake Superior in Grand Marais, Minnesota. Maybe youd like
to speed along the Mississippi River in Illinois, or leisurely explore
the parks and cultural attractions of two of the most bike-friendly
cities in the countryRochester, Minnesota and Madison, Wisconsin.
With at least two rides from every inn, you cant go wrong.
lodging choices run the gamut, as well. Youll find restored Victorian
mansions, rustic lodges, sprawling farmhouseseven a converted county
jail! The authors have personally selected each of the 24 inns and
B&Bs in these pages, and provide you with a thorough description
of the accommodations and dining options. The final chapter provides
a selection of recipes from the inns, so you can attempt to replicate
that stunning breakfast that fueled you up the first hill.
pages, 2000, 5" x 8", paperbound