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    If you go from Montreal to Boston by bike...

    If you go . . .

    Where to stay

    Armor Manoir Sherbrooke

    157 Sherbrooke East, Montreal



    A classy and comfortable century-old inn on the Plateau, convenient to the McGill University campus, the Place des Arts, and Old Montreal. Rooms $106-$146.

    Ransom Bay Inn and Restaurant

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    4 Center Bay Road, Alburgh, Vt.


    A small, bike-friendly inn at a quiet crossroads. Don’t miss the croissant French toast. Rooms $80-$135.

    Middlebury Inn

    14 Court Square, Middlebury, Vt.



    The classic red-brick inn with wide wraparound porch has been welcoming guests to Middlebury since 1827. Rooms $129-$299.

    Where to eat

    Maison des Cyclistes

    1251 Rue Rachel Est, Montreal


    The food is simple croissants, coffee, fruit, and sandwiches; the atmosphere is all cycling. The cafe is run by the Vélo Québec Association, one of the world’s premier bike advocacy and touring groups. A must stop. $5.90-$8.85.

    The Farmhouse Tap & Grill


    160 Bank St., Burlington, Vt.


    Try the rotating cheese boards, local beers, and ciders. Entrees $11-$22.

    3 Squares Cafe

    221 Main St., Vergennes, Vt.


    Fresh local soups, salads, and sandwiches. Pretty little porch for sunning and dining. Lunch $7.99-$11.99.

    Moon Dog Cafe

    On the Green, Chester, Vt.


    Funky little cafe and natural foods store in a funky town. Lunch $4.95-$9.95.

    Three Stones Restaurant

    105 Canal St., Brattleboro


    A hidden gem that doesn’t look like much from the outside. Mexican with a Mayan touch. $6.50-$16.

    Kimball Farm

    400 Littleton Road, Westford


    Unforgettable ice cream that’s a meal unto itself. But you won’t want to miss the grill, especially the lobster rolls. $6.95-$21.95.