Round the World on Wheels: Amazing Family-Friendly Bike Trails

Whether your ride has three, two or even one wheel, there’s no doubt getting on a bike can take families on a wheely fantastic adventure. Imagine cutting through a forest or gaping at skyscrapers while pedaling down the path. Now take the scenic route and click through our album to see where in the world you can find the most kid-friendly trails.

Bourne, Massachusetts – Cape Cod Canal Bikeway

No engines except the sounds from a tiny cyclist’s mouth will be running on this path! Approximately 7 - 8 miles long and between both Bourne and Sagamore Bridges, the Cape Cod Canal Bikeway is the perfect route for families with younger kids. Be on the lookout for the park benches available at regular intervals for beginning bikers.

Family Travel Tip: Be your own tour guide with this companion bike-hike map. Note - the tour goes in one direction, so visitors will want to start east and head west.


photo: CorpsNewEngland via flickr


Have you been on any of these bike paths? Let us know in the comments below! 

— Christal Yuen


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