A family bike trip from Montreal to Boston ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Bennie DiNardo/Globe Staff Siblings Tom and Laura posed in Fitzwilliam, N.H., where the family found the trip's first sign for Boston. Bennie DiNardo/Globe Staff A solitary long-distance bike ride became an unforgettable family outing last May. Patrice Kish for The Boston Globe The riding was easy and the scenery sublime as the DiNardo family traveled 400 miles from Montreal to Boston. Bennie DiNardo/Globe Staff On day 5, the family ate at the Moon Dog Cafe in Chester, Vt., which offers a juice bar, vegan soups, and salads. Bennie DiNardo/Globe staff Middlebury, Vt., was the last stop before the family traveled Brandon Gap in the Green Mountain National Forest. Bennie DiNardo/Globe Staff Daughter Laura celebrated the climb to the summit, the biggest challenge of the trip. Bennie DiNardo/Globe staff The effects from Hurricane Irene were still visible along the route. Bennie DiNardo/Globe Staff The trip's last day was supposed to take two, but the family voted to make one final push for Brattleboro. Bennie DiNardo/Globe staff No long-distance bike ride is complete without ice cream. The family enjoyed the trip's final meal at Kimball Farm in Westford.