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Hiwassee Blueway Partner Paddle Event Ride

Duration
2 nights
BASE PRICE
$449
LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY
Recreational
Book Tour
type
Guided
DISTANCE
32 miles

Overview

Bike the South is partnering with the Hiwassee Blueway Committee to provide a guided and supported cycling tour on Saturday, July 16 in conjunction with Blueway Celebration and Partner Paddle event on July 17. Spend the weekend cycling and paddling in the Hiwassee River Valley while staying in luxury accommodations at Hiwassee Acres Nature Preserve -- site of the event!

Highlights

Cycling rural roads in the scenic Hiwassee River Valley

Follow the rivers edge and enjoy rolling farmland in the Tennessee Overhill region

Enjoy authentic greek food and wine at Silver Springs Winery

Catered lunch and live music at Hiwassee Acres

Partner paddle on the Hiwassee River with equipment provided (or bring your own)

Supported and guided cycling tour with snacks and water in-route.

Difficulty

Rolling farmland. Considered moderate to strenuous.

Itinerary

Friday arrival at Hiwassee Acres. Settle in. Dinner on your own.

Saturday morning bike fit and orientation plus continental grab n' go breakfast before setting out on a guided group ride from Hiwassee Acres. Stop for lunch at Silver Springs Winery and Greek Restaurant (not included in tour price). Ride along guide and support vehicle available to pick up tired riders or assist with mechanical breakdowns.

Saturday afternoon relax and enjoy free time at Hiwassee Acres. Paid guests get free use of their kayaks to paddle the river at their leisure. You can drive to one of the many local wineries and enjoy samples and great views.

Sunday: Continental style breakfast and optional out and back ride through rolling farmland in the Hiwassee River valley.
11:00 am live music
11:30 am catered lunch with presentation from Hiwassee Blueway.
1:00 PM partner paddle on the Hiwassee River. Equipment and shuttle provided.

Departure after paddle

Pro tip: add an extra night at Hiwassee acres and try these other great activities in the area. Visit Morris Vineyards or Savannah Oaks Winery. Book a tour on the Hiwassee River Rail Adventure line. Book a paddling or tubing adventure on the upper Hiwassee River with Web Brothers or Hiwassee Outfitters.

Dates & Pricing

$449 / person double occupancy (reduced rate for groups of 4 willing to share a studio or villa)

$229 Single supplement

$69 / person e-bike rental

$39 / person hybrid bike rental

Inclusions

Two nights lodging at Hiwassee Acres (double occupancy)

Guided and supported bicycle tour on Saturday

Grab n go breakfast from Hiwassee Acres Saturday and Sunday

Catered lunch on Sunday

Partner paddle with Hiwassee Blueway (equipment and shuttle provided)

Map
Gallery

Friday arrival at Hiwassee Acres. Settle in. Dinner on your own.

Saturday morning bike fit and orientation plus continental grab n' go breakfast before setting out on a guided group ride from Hiwassee Acres. Stop for lunch at Silver Springs Winery and Greek Restaurant (not included in tour price). Ride along guide and support vehicle available to pick up tired riders or assist with mechanical breakdowns.

Saturday afternoon relax and enjoy free time at Hiwassee Acres. Paid guests get free use of their kayaks to paddle the river at their leisure. You can drive to one of the many local wineries and enjoy samples and great views.

Sunday: Continental style breakfast and optional out and back ride through rolling farmland in the Hiwassee River valley.
11:00 am live music
11:30 am catered lunch with presentation from Hiwassee Blueway.
1:00 PM partner paddle on the Hiwassee River. Equipment and shuttle provided.

Departure after paddle

Pro tip: add an extra night at Hiwassee acres and try these other great activities in the area. Visit Morris Vineyards or Savannah Oaks Winery. Book a tour on the Hiwassee River Rail Adventure line. Book a paddling or tubing adventure on the upper Hiwassee River with Web Brothers or Hiwassee Outfitters.

Cycling rural roads in the scenic Hiwassee River Valley

Follow the rivers edge and enjoy rolling farmland in the Tennessee Overhill region

Enjoy authentic greek food and wine at Silver Springs Winery

Catered lunch and live music at Hiwassee Acres

Partner paddle on the Hiwassee River with equipment provided (or bring your own)

Supported and guided cycling tour with snacks and water in-route.

Rolling farmland. Considered moderate to strenuous.

$449 / person double occupancy (reduced rate for groups of 4 willing to share a studio or villa)

$229 Single supplement

$69 / person e-bike rental

$39 / person hybrid bike rental

Two nights lodging at Hiwassee Acres (double occupancy)

Guided and supported bicycle tour on Saturday

Grab n go breakfast from Hiwassee Acres Saturday and Sunday

Catered lunch on Sunday

Partner paddle with Hiwassee Blueway (equipment and shuttle provided)

Maps are for reference only and may not be the actual routes used.
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