Pedal, Pedal, Pedal
5 nights, 6 days
Pittsburgh: This first evening you will lodge at the Courtyard by Marriott/Downtown, the Springhill Suites/Southside or the Courtyard by Marriott at the Waterfront…your choice; your experience…dining, shopping and entertainment on your own.
Pittsburgh, PA to Ohiopyle, PA (mileage 77 Pittsburgh, 73 Southside, 68 Waterfront): Breakfast at your hotel; start with a tour of the “historic pump house” at the trailhead; a Steel Heritage guide will pedal with you through the most industrialized part of the trail featuring the history of Pittsburgh Steel to Little Boston; stop at the Trailside in West Newton for lunch; tonight you will lodge at the Yough Plaza Motel in Ohiopyle; clean and comfortable, an Ohiopyle tradition; dinner will be at The Falls City Pub.
Ohiopyle, PA to Cumberland, MD (70 miles – of which 25 miles an effortless downhill): Breakfast will be at Yough Plaza Motel’s Café (it’s a couple blocks from the motel); lunch will be at the town of Rockwood at the Rockwood Mill Shoppes; this is 25 miles into your trip so enjoy lunch but please have some snacks packed for the rest of your day; tonight you lodge at our B&B (The Inn on Decatur); dine at my favorite, Ristorante Ottaviani’s.
Cumberland, MD to Hancock, MD (60 miles): Breakfast will be at my B&B, The Inn on Decatur; I will pack for you my “Hit the Trails” lunch; tonight lodging will be at the 1828 Trail Inn in Hancock; dinner will be at Weaver’s, home-style cooking and great pies.
Hancock, MD to Shepherdstown, WV (48 miles): Darlene will have breakfast for you and will send you on your way with a picnic lunch; tonight you will lodge at the world class Bavarian Inn overlooking the Potomac River; tonight enjoy dining on your own on property at the Bavarian Inn or at one of the many great restaurants in Shepherdstown; we can make lots of suggestions.
Shepherdstown, WV to Washington, DC (70 miles): Breakfast at the Bavarian Inn; we highly recommend an early start so that you can stop and visit Harper’s Ferry, just 12 trail miles into your journey; stop for lunch in the railroad town of Brunswick at the very popular Beans In The Belfry; your journey ends in Georgetown; the 0 mile marker is by the Thompson Boat House.
This package includes:
5 nights lodging, 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners
Meal plan includes entrée, beverage and appetizer plus dessert
Items in bold, italics are included in trip package
(Libations are not included.)
per person/double occupancy
301-722-4887 or 240-727-7039 (cell)
Transportation services priced separately