Bicycling

  • Riding the Glacial Drumlin

    Mementos of a distant past line a bicycle trail between Madison and Milwaukee.

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  • Towns of the Heartland Trail

    Bicyclists find plenty of personality along this northern Minnesota path.

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  • Summer in Madison

    In warm months, head for the brewpubs and bicycle trails of this exuberant college town.

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  • Towns of the Fox River

    An hour west of Chicago, a scenic bicycle trail links the towns of the Fox River.

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  • Biking in Minneapolis

    On a breathtaking national byway, bicyclists soak up the scenery along lakes, parkways and the Mississippi River.

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  • Bicycling in bluff country

    In southeast Minnesota, the Root River Trail brings swarms of tourists to scenic villages.

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  • Twin Cities history ride

    On a history-rich loop from Minnehaha Park to downtown St. Paul, bicyclists see how it all started.

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  • Savoring the Seven Lakes Trail

    A leisurely ride in western Wisconsin yields scenery, serenity and ice cream.

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  • Two trails from Two Rivers

    On Lake Michigan, bicyclists ride between a lighthouse and a submarine.

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  • Mankato meander

    To see the best of this low-key river town, hop on a bike.

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  • Mountain biking in Hayward and Cable

    In a famous forest, mountain bikers navigate a singular system of singletrack.

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  • More miles to ride

    Spring is a great time to try a new bicycle trail — and chances are, there's one near you.

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  • Rolling through the Iron Range

    In northern Minnesota, Mesabi Trail draws bicyclists with scenery and machinery.

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  • The belle of bluff country

    In southeast Minnesota, tiny Lanesboro pulls in the tourists.

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  • Tours on two wheels

    Here are the most scenic weekend bike rides in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, western Michigan and northern Illinois.

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  • Cycling in coulee country

    The famous Elroy-Sparta is just one of the trails in a picturesque pocket of Wisconsin.

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  • 15 great trails to ride in fall

    Here's where to get your fill of flora, fauna and fall colors.

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  • Bicycling in western Michigan

    In the top rail-trails state, everyone loves a ride along Lake Michigan.

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  • Bicycling in Minnesota

    This state's long, paved trails draw eager riders from around the nation.

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  • Bicycling in Wisconsin

    The state that pioneered rail trails isn't resting on its laurels.

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  • Pedaling for a pint

    Thanks to a mutual attraction, craft breweries are popping up along bike trails everywhere.

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  • Great beaches on bike trails

    After the sweating, cool off in the surf.

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  • The Fire Ride

    A bicycle trail connects two eastern Minnesota towns that share a painful past.

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  • Chicago by bicycle

    On a bike, visitors can explore every inch of Chicago's gorgeous lakefront.

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  • Bikes, birds and bogs

    Between Trempealeau and Onalaska, cyclists encounter a happy mix of wildlife and civilization.

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  • A slice of cheese country

    On Wisconsin's Badger State Trail, bicyclists bite off as much as they can chew.

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  • Red Cedar ride 'n' glide

    Along a popular trail in western Wisconsin, a hardy tourist can take in the sights by water and by land.

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  • 15 great trails to ride in spring

    On a bike, get out to see what's new in the countryside or city.

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  • Bash on a bike trail

    Kick up your wheels at a small-town fall festival.

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  • A trail for Old Abe

    On Wisconsin's Chippewa River, a bald eagle paves way for bicyclists.

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  • Bicycling in Iowa

    Quietly, this low-profile but ambitious state has piled on miles of trails.

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  • 10 great places to ride 'n' glide

    Traveling by both bike and boat, a river trip is twice the fun.

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  • Bicycling along Lake Michigan

    Miles of trails in Milwaukee and on Ozaukee County's Interurban Trail provide non-stop scenery.

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  • Bicycling through the Minneapolis suburbs

    An expanding web of trails takes bicyclists from the city into the lake-filled countryside.

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  • Riding the Dakota Rail Trail

    On the west edge of the Twin Cities, bicyclists breeze along the bays of Lake Minnetonka.

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  • Braking for blooms

    In late summer and early fall, you'll find the best array of wildflowers on bicycle trails.

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  • Bicycling in St. Paul and beyond

    Minnesota's capital city has its own set of marquee trails on rivers and lakes.

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  • Bicycling the Central Lakes

    In western Minnesota, a 55-mile trail is a window onto the natural world.

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  • Bicycling to Lake Wobegon

    In central Minnesota, cyclists enter a storied land.

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  • Bicycling the Bunyan

    A long, paved trail cuts through the heart of Minnesota lakes country, from Brainerd to Bemidji.

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