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.