Ride Ideas

Look here for Rides ideas.   If you have a great “ride”, send your “ride story” to:   rides@bikebytes.com

We can’t promise you we’ll publish everyone we receive, but we’ll try.   Thanks in advance for sharing your experience.  Remember to include places where you enjoyed the food, music, scenery or met new friends!!

Short Rides (from Route 1 & 202)

Buckley’s Tavern, Wilmington DE  (Now Reopened!!!) www.buckleystavern.org/
Tavern with inside and outside bars and dining. Located on Route 52 North of Wilmington. Good food, no music. 15 minute ride. Note: Sunday menu is limited to brunch, if you don’t want eggs, don’t go.

5812 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 656-9776

The Whip, Kennett Square, PA www.thewhiptavern.com
Authentic British-style pub in rural setting. Outside pation by creek and inside british drafts. British foods. Nice 30 minute ride thru country with view of the buffalo.

1383 North Chatham Road
West Marlborough, PA 19320
(610) 383-0600

Four Dogs Tavern, West Chester, PA

www.thebrandywine.com/dine/fourdog/four_dog_tavern.html
Nice place in the country. Indoor and outdoor seating. Music outside. Great outside view. Nice, short country ride (30 mins).

1300 West Strasburg Road, Rt. 162
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 692-4367

Brandywine Brewing Company (BBC)

Outside patio, but next to parking lot. Good food (upscale bar food), Music on Thursday nights.

Route 52, Greenville
Wilmington, DE

Fitzwater Station (Bar on Canal) outside Phoenixville, PA

Music on Sunday afternoons (4pm-8pm) in summer, kayaks for rent, outside patio, bar food
Phoenixville, PA

1+ Hours

Bube’s Brewery, Mt Joy, PA

Great place for a bike ride or a winter drive.   Inside underground catacombs offer a unique dining experience while the upstairs bar has local music and great home brews.   When the weather permits, the outdoor “Biergarten” (beer garden) is a great place to relax and enjoy wings, sandwiches or full blown entrees.

From Chadds Ford, take Route 1 to 41N, then 30W to 283 and finally 230.   Or….check out the Bube’s website for the whole story.

PA Dutch Country, Lancaster, PA
A one(1+) hour ride puts you in Pennsylvania Dutch country. Home of the Amish, horse and buggies and PA Dutch food. Rolling hills and farmland with tourist sites and outlet shops.

Union Hotel: Port Deposit, MD
A casual 60 minute ride puts you at rustic restaurant and outside biker-friendly bar. Music on Sunday afternoons.

Entertainment in the Tavern on 2013 Sundays are from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. weather permitting

      (Will post Enteratinment schedule when available)

Woody’s Crabhouse: North East, MD http://woodyscrabhouse.com/
A 1 hour ride down 872 and 273. Great twisty roads. Casual food at Woody’s

Harry’s:
Ride out 926W to 41N to 10N to 30. Harry’s is old stone building converted to bar/restaurant. Outdoor and inside dining. Casual. Music in evenings. Just under an hour one-way.

Casinos: Atlantic City, NJ
All highway ride, heavy traffic at times. Approximately 90 minutes. Casinos, boardwalk, beach, concerts, hotels.

2+ Hours

Poconos: Mt Pocono, PA
A 2+ hour ride to Pennsylvania’s mountain and Ski area. Various outlooks, restaurants and Mt Airey Casino. Fall foliage is great in early October. Cabin at Long Pond is free!!

Poconos: Jim Thorpe, PA
Biker friendly town on way to Poconos (1.5 hour ride) offers, small town shops, bar and music. Best known for whitewater rafting.

Beach: Ocean City, MD
Mixed ride of highway and 2 lane roads for 2.5 hours. Lots to do/see at beach.

Kent Narrows, MD
Ride along back roads along the Sassafras River ending north of Annapolis, MD (US Naval Academy). Sights are rural and ocean/riverside. Take 95 to Routet 40 south to 213 (about 20 miles on Route 40). Also includes Red Eye Dock Bar (biker friendly). www.redeyedockbar.com/

 

Elk Run Lounge 3230 Pennsylvania Avenue, Charleston WV – 304-421-2221 
Sundance Saloon  424 Concord Rd. Aston, Delaware County PA – 610-494-9725 – Small town, Friendly
Dead Dog Saloon  55 E. Hanover St. Bonneauville PA – 717-334-9555 
Pine Crest Inn  3000 Mauch Chunk Rd in Allentown, PA – (610) 799-3075 – Tavern/Food
Top Of The Town Cabaret  1077 Wyandotte St in Bethlehem, PA – (610) 867-4474 – Adult Night Club
King George Inn  1 Mill St in Bristol Boro, PA – (215) 785-6969 – Restaurant
Cabot Country Inn  519 Windfield Rd in Cabot, PA – (724) 352-4966 – Bar & Grill
Wicked Witches Bar & Grill  919 Freeport Rd in Cheswick, PA – (724) 275-7202 – Bar & Grill
Gravel Pike Inn  595 Gravel Pike Rt 29 in Collegeville, PA – (610) 489-9950 – Tavern
Magoo’s  631 Front St in Cresson, PA – (814) 886-4887 – Bar & Grill
Circle G Inn  1241 US Hwy 22/322 in Dauphin, PA – (717) 921-3316 – Tavern
Douglassville Hotel  8 Old Swede Rd in Douglassville, PA – (610) 385-3585 – Tavern
Otto’s Tavern  618 River Ave in Emlenton, PA – (724) 867-0952 – Tavern
Harleysville Hotel  496 Main St in Harleysville, PA – (215) 256-6244 – Tavern
Stroker Roadhouse  302 Jacksonville Rd in Hatboro, PA – (215) 441-9474 – Tavern
Double Visions  1138 Easton Rd in Horsham, PA – (215) 672-0185 – Tavern
Scooters  185 Tire Hill Rd in Johnstown, PA – (814) 288-5028 – Bar & Grill
Hollow Tavern  Rte 30 in Latrobe, PA – (724) 520-1210 – Bar & Grill
Marysville Inn  13 S Main St in Marysville, PA – (717) 957-9262 – Bar & Grill
Harley’s Bar & Grill  112 McKees Rocks Plz in McKees Rocks, PA – (412) 771-8990 – Bar & Grill
Royal Cafe  538 Midland Ave in Midland, PA 15059 – (724) 643-6508 – Tavern/Food
Log Cabin Inn  7044 Industrial Park Rd in Muncy, PA – Bar & Grill
Ranch  4628 Ellwood Rd in New Castle, PA – (724) 752-9700 – Bar & Grill
The Handle Bar  1102 Frankford Ave in Philadelphia, PA – (215) 425-8200 – Bar & Grill
Bourbon Street Lounge  400 2nd St in Pitcarin, PA – (412) 373-9410 – Adult Night Club
Big Daddy’s Wagon Wheel  Rt 313 in Quakertown, PA – (215) 536-9989 – Tavern
Vic’s Wayside Inn  2645 Lincoln Hwy E in Ronks, PA – (717) 687-9186 – Tavern
Old Post Inn  3337 Old Post Rd in Slatington, PA – (610) 767-5612 – Bar & Grill
St. Peters Inn  3471 St. Peters Rd in St Peters, PA – (610) 469-3809 – Tavern
Maggie’s Tavern  E Terrace Dr & Lake Rd in Saylorsburg, PA – (570) 992-9180 – Tavern
Quaker Steak & Lube  101 Chestnut Ave in Sharon, PA – (724) 981-3123 – Bar & Grill
Sparta Tavern  342 Main St in Spartansburg, PA – (814) 654-7821 – Tavern
Kling’s Main Tavern  145 N. Main St in Spring City, PA – Tavern
Kane’s Tavern  310 Arch St in Sunbury, PA – (570) 286-6458 – Tavern
Virginville Hotel  Main St in Virginville, PA – (610) 562-7072 – Tavern/Food
Lakeside Tavern  12774 Rt 19 S in Waterford, PA – (814) 796-4156 – Bar & Grill
Boot Scootin Saloon  PA State Route 136 in West Newton, PA – (724) 872-2000 – Bar & Grill
Yarmey’s   520 Main St in White Haven, PA – (570) 443-9044 – Tavern
Finish Line Cafe, The  2014 W 4th St in Williamsport, PA – (570) 322-6936 – Tavern