The Town With No Roads - Giethoorn in Holland is a beautiful and quiet little village unique in that you will not find a single road in the entire town. Rather, it is connected by waterways and paths and some biking trails. Visitors are always welcomed and encouraged to rent an electric and noiseless "Whisper Boat" to explore this little piece of heaven on earth.
These rusting railroads have found second lives as trails for hiking, biking, and even horseback riding.
Best Coastal Bike Trails: From the simple, sandy shores of Nantucket to the volcanic paths in Maui, these bike trails range from easy to exhilarating, but all reward with sweeping views of the water. Cape Cod Rail Trail, Massachusetts: The Cape Cod Rail Trail in southeastern Massachusetts is the ultimate New England experience. As you ride the 22-mile rail-trail through villages from South Dennis to South Wellfleet, you’ll roll past cranberry bogs, beaches, and plenty of places to “pahk” and...
MUST SEE- 10 Best US Rail Trails Several in East; has links to websites for each. Includes Virginia Creeper Trail: Virginia Island Rail Line: Minuteman: Boston area Pinellas: Florida Bizz Johnson: John Wayne: Ghost Town Trail: Pennsylvania
Empire Bluffs Trail. Sleeping Bear Dunes, Michigan. Empire sits at the heart of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore--a national park with 35 miles of Lake Michigan coastline, 400-foot dunes, hiking trails, scenic overlooks and some of the best beaches in the state. The low-key bike paths and self-guided road trips make this area easy to navigate.