2020 marks the 30th year for this cycling event which is organized by Birchwood Inn, an iconic lodging establishment located on M 119 north of Harbor Springs. Frank Shumway, owner of the Inn, welcomes cyclists to come and be a part of this event, which features 20-, 45- and 60-mile road routes, and options for routes along paved trails that are part of Top of Michigan Trails Council’s network in Northern Michigan.

            2020 marks the 30th year for this cycling event which is organized by Birchwood Inn, an iconic lodging establishment located on M 119 north of Harbor Springs. Frank Shumway, owner of the Inn, welcomes cyclists to come and be a part of this event, which features 20-, 45- and 60-mile road routes, and options for routes along paved trails that are part of Top of Michigan Trails Council’s network in Northern Michigan.

While the Marathon is canceled this year due to closures along the Little Traverse Wheelway, the Half Marathon, 10K and two 5ks are on schedule and going strong. The half marathon will start in Petoskey’s Bayfront Park, highlighting the Bear River Trail in downtown Petoskey before...

"I am fairly new to the sport of bicycling. The Lake to Lake Tour this fall was my first time riding for any distance and I was a bit nervous before starting this event. I have to say that I plan on going back every...

            2019 marks the 29th year for this cycling event which is organized by Birchwood Inn, an iconic lodging establishment located on M 119 north of Harbor Springs. Frank Shumway, owner of the Inn, welcomes cyclists to come and be a part of this event, which features 20-, 45- and 60-mile road routes, and options for routes along paved trails that are part of Top of Michigan Trails Council’s network in Northern Michigan.

"We thoroughly enjoyed the Lake to Lake tour during the fall of 2017. We appreciate all those who took the time to provide us with such a memorable weekend of riding, local history and hospitality. Thanks for a bike trip that was special, because my family and I were able to enjoy an outdoor activity with other cyclists that I now call my friends." --David M, Rochester     2017 participant Last year's tour was a huge success, so we're doing it again in 2018. This bicycle tour gives participants the opportunity to ride from Lake Huron to Lake Michigan, all on dedicated bike trails.