East End Bike Tours' aim is to bring an memorable experience to the popular past time of cycling in Mattituck, NY. Their policy is to focus a providing a moving landscape along magnificent routes while giving you the chance to photograph, shop, indulge, sightsee, and exercise. The trip will eventually lead to Long Island’s wine county, which has a number of beautiful vineyards. The tour guides are committed to meeting the guests’ culinary requirements, cultural interests, and any other requests that can help make the tour that little bit more personalized. They offer a selection of hybrid or tandem bikes to choose from, while the terrain to be traversed can also vary.
Tours & Packages
There is a multitude of packages and tours that can be purchased by either groups or singles. The North Fork Experience Tour takes over 5 hours and travels 13.5 miles. The tour stops at a farm, for a spot of indoor fruit and veg shopping, and even for some wine tasting at a vineyard and there are plenty of photography opportunities to be had as well as a buffet in which to indulge. All these are dependent on availability. The Signature Tour features unlimited refreshments, live music entertainment, award-winning wine and food (including some gluten-free options), and many more exclusive deals. The Premier Tour is one of the most popular guided tours. It has similarities to the Signature Tour and provides award-winning wines, picnic baskets, Valley-style luncheon, social networking moments, and even fine vinegar samplings, while the A’ La Carte Tour additionally has privileged access to vineyards.
There is also two self-guided bicycle tours that give guests the option of riding the hybrid bike or tandem bikes alone. They can be rented by the hour or the day or for the weekend use.
The Love Lane Shopping Experience
There are a number of interesting attractions to visit with East End Bike Tours, such as the serene, beautiful Blue Sage Day Spa. This award-winning spa is located in the heart of North Fork and has some of the top therapists in the region. Other stops include Love Lane’s Toys and The Village Cheese Shop or Lombardi’s Market, which is family owned and sells food made with Mamma Lombardi’s recipes. The Mattituck Florist has a nice selection of bouquets and the Love Lane Kitchen and Market has food to die for.
Martha Clare, Jason’s, and Harbes Farm Stand are the three local vineyards in North Fork. Martha Clare sells award-winning Chardonnay and Northville and Harbes Farm Stand currently has a Mother’s Day option at the farm. Farm Stand, Barnyard Adventure, and Wine Tasting are just some of the experiences that Harbes offers. Jason’s vineyard has both global heritage and local roots and, with 20 acres to be viewed, it also has what is said to be the best wine in the region. The live music on the patio can be catchy, and Jason’s can even arrange for space for a wedding venue.
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12900 Main Road, Mattituck, NY 11952, website, Phone: 631-871-1666