Bicycle through 4 states in 7 days when you sign up to ride along the New Madrid earthquake fault line.
Registration for RTFL-2017 is now OPEN! We'll be cycling through the heart of the Mississippi valley
June 10-17. Start planning NOW to join us!
While Riding the Fault Line, you will:
-Travel through the mostly flat river floodplains of Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, & Kentucky in 7 days.
-Experience the history of the great New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812 and learn from experts about the chances for an "encore".
-Tour a former home & studio of the literary giant Ernest Hemingway.
-Find yourself up close & personal with bald eagles and other wildlife at Reelfoot Lake, a premier national wildlife sanctuary.
-Cross the mighty Mississippi River on an authentic riverboat ferry.
-Immerse yourself in Civil War history & tour antebellum homes, battlefields, and historic sites
-Start and finish your adventure in the same location. No long bus rides for you, and no damage risk to your bike while being hauled on a truck!
Back again in 2017!
-ROOMIER indoor camping facilities.
-LAYOVER day in Hickman, KY with FOUR optional routes to choose from. Or just stick around town, enjoy the hospitality and tour the historic buildings, learn more about the New Madrid fault, sample some local baking, and vacuum pack your own can of Kentucky Kernel pecans!
Midwest Cyclotouring, LLC reserves the unconditional right to modify the tour route and itinerary,
without prior notice, due to weather, river, road, or other unpredictable conditions.
A cycling tour and multi-day bike ride-a great way to have an ACTIVE vacation for your family.