What inspired them were well-researched Drive/Ride vacations
, which are pre-planned travel recommendations that enable you to drive to a location and cycle throughout your destination with ease. Pennsylvania is one of the newest additions to the list of Drive/Ride routes available, and the popularity of this location is what initially drew them to the area.
Their journey started in the Greater Toronto Area, and then they drove to in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and continued as far south as Cumberland, Maryland. The couple used a combination of vehicle and bike travel, including 1,600 km of travel by car and more than 200 km of cycling through the region.
“The whole trail is in spectacular condition and it has good signs to keep you on the right path. There are a lot of facilities along the way, including restaurants, B&Bs (bed and breakfasts) and public washrooms,” she said.
A highlight for the pair included visiting the Bicycle Heaven Museum in Pittsburgh, which is a sight that would delight cycling enthusiasts and amateurs alike, she said.