Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal Towpath

Trail Summary

The Great Allegheny Passage and the C&O Canal Towpath – a must-ride trail for all bike travelers. Two bike trails, two distinctly different experiences, one epic journey.

The forested canopy and small town life of the GAP offers relaxed cycling to invigorate the senses and unplug from your cares. This is followed by the incredible history and bustling energy of the C&O Canal Towpath. Day after day of cycling, quality B&Bs stays, great scenery, and good food make this a one of the best bike trips you’ll ever experience.

On this trip you’ll wake up each morning, have breakfast, then get on your bike and ride for the whole day. Then do it again the next day; what could be better? End your journey at the nation’s capitol and pose for your bragging-rights photo at Mile Marker 0.

All prices include private rooms and private bathrooms.

 Trip Package Price WITH luggage shuttle Price WITHOUT luggage shuttle Notes
7-Day GAP/C&O (GAP/C&O in a week!) $1,389 $950 See Itinerary
9-Day GAP/C&O (no more than 40 mi/day!) $1,689 $1,189 See Itinerary
We can design an itinerary of any duration, riders can take anywhere from 5 days to 14 days to ride the entire trail. Request your custom itinerary

*Don’t need a shuttle between DC and Pittsburgh? Take $250 off the listed per person price.

**All prices are per person and based on double occupancy. Solo riders and groups of 6 or more – ask for a custom quote.



Start: Pittsburgh
Distance: 335 miles
Includes: lodging, one-way shuttle transfer
Optional: luggage shuttling, bike rental

"The trip was amazing and tough and muddy and sweaty and fun and I lost 4 pounds. Yippee!"
-Steve S.

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