Chocolate Tour

Sat August 5, 2023
Event: Chocolate Tour
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Event: 100 Mile Ride
105.9-Mile Riders: This route consists of riding the Orange Route, Yellow Route and White Route

ROUTE MARKED ORANGE. The 50-mile Orange Route (for Hershey, home of the Hershey Chocolate Factory) meanders through Amish farmlands, forests and past a lake. The ride passes through the picturesque town of Mt. Gretna, which is a major landmark and favorite cycling area. This route traverses’ areas with a lot of rivers, Amish farms and TWO covered bridges. This route is very scenic, and you will pass some of the prettiest farms in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties. You will likely see Amish buggies on the roads. While the ride does not pass through the town of Hershey, there is a free ride at Chocolate World in Hershey, which is worth doing if you are staying overnight.
ROUTE MARKED YELLOW. The 30.3-mile Yellow Route (for Elizabethtown, home of M&M Mars Candies) is the flattest route and includes THREE covered bridges, one of which is the longest in the world. The route passes through the Kreider Farms farmstead and then past the famous Kreider Farms Tower. Tours of the Kreider Dairy Farm and Tower are available if you have time (cost $15). Amazing views of Lancaster county’s Amish country can be seen from the top of the tower. Kreider Farms are providing ice-cream and chocolate milk for the 2022 event. Amazing Pennsylvania farm country scenery will be seen on this route.
ROUTE MARKED WHITE. The 25.6-mile White Route (for Lititz, home of the Cargill Wilbur Chocolate Factory). This route passes through THREE covered bridges in Amish farm country. One of the bridges (the Erb’s Mill Covered Bridge) is known as the most picturesque in the Central Pennsylvania so stop and take a picture. You will likely see Amish buggies parked at the farmsteads or on the roads. The ride also passes through side-streets in Lititz (one of the prettiest towns in the area). If you have time, you can bike into the town (visiting the central park area) and stop at the Wilbur Chocolate Factory store. Just ride-down route 501 to the store (on the left) when passing 501 in the town.

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/40088268

Start Time: 8:00am EDT
End Time: 4:00pm EDT
Price: $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends August 5, 2023 at 4:00pm EDT
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January 1, 2023, 12:00am EST August 5, 2023, 4:00pm EDT $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Event: 75 Mile Ride
75.6-Mile Riders: This route consists of riding the Orange Route and White Route

ROUTE MARKED ORANGE. The 50-mile Orange Route (for Hershey, home of the Hershey Chocolate Factory) meanders through Amish farmlands, forests and past a lake. The ride passes through the picturesque town of Mt. Gretna, which is a major landmark and favorite cycling area. This route traverses’ areas with a lot of rivers, Amish farms and TWO covered bridges. This route is very scenic, and you will pass some of the prettiest farms in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties. You will likely see Amish buggies on the roads. While the ride does not pass through the town of Hershey, there is a free ride at Chocolate World in Hershey, which is worth doing if you are staying overnight.
ROUTE MARKED WHITE. The 25.6-mile White Route (for Lititz, home of the Cargill Wilbur Chocolate Factory). This route passes through THREE covered bridges in Amish farm country. One of the bridges (the Erb’s Mill Covered Bridge) is known as the most picturesque in the Central Pennsylvania so stop and take a picture. You will likely see Amish buggies parked at the farmsteads or on the roads. The ride also passes through side-streets in Lititz (one of the prettiest towns in the area).
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/40088308
Start Time: 8:00am EDT
End Time: 4:00pm EDT
Price: $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends August 5, 2023 at 4:00pm EDT
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January 1, 2023, 12:00am EST August 5, 2023, 4:00pm EDT $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Event: 50 Mile Ride - Orange Route
50-Mile Riders: This route consists of riding the Orange Route

ROUTE MARKED ORANGE. The 50.1-mile Orange Route (for Hershey, home of the Hershey Chocolate Factory) meanders through Amish farmlands, forests and past a lake. The ride passes through the picturesque town of Mt. Gretna, which is a major landmark and favorite cycling area. This route traverses’ areas with a lot of rivers, Amish farms and TWO covered bridges. This route is very scenic, and you will pass some of the prettiest farms in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties. You will likely see Amish buggies on the roads. While the ride does not pass through the town of Hershey, there is a free ride at Chocolate World in Hershey, which is worth doing if your are staying overnight.

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/39886326

Start Time: 8:00am EDT
End Time: 4:00pm EDT
Price: $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends August 5, 2023 at 4:00pm EDT
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January 1, 2023, 12:00am EST August 5, 2023, 4:00pm EDT $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Event: 30 mile - Yellow Route
ROUTE MARKED YELLOW. The 31-mile Yellow Route (for Elizabethtown, home of M&M Mars Candies) is the flattest route and includes THREE covered bridges, one of which is the longest in the world. The route passes through the Kreider Farms farmstead and then past the famous Kreider Farms Tower. Tours of the Kreider Dairy Farm and Tower are available if you have time (cost $15). Amazing views of Lancaster county’s Amish country can be seen from the top of the tower. Kreider Farms are providing ice-cream and chocolate milk for the 2022 event. Amazing Pennsylvania farm country scenery will be seen on this route.

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/39890031

Start Time: 9:00am EDT
End Time: 4:00pm EDT
Price: $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends August 5, 2023 at 4:00pm EDT
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January 1, 2023, 12:29pm EST August 5, 2023, 4:00pm EDT $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Event: 25 Mile Ride - White Route
25.6- This route consists of riding either the White Route Route

ROUTE MARKED WHITE. The 25.6-mile White Route (for Lititz, home of the Cargill Wilbur Chocolate Factory). This route passes through THREE covered bridges in Amish farm country. One of the bridges (the Erb’s Mill Covered Bridge) is known as the most picturesque in the Central Pennsylvania so stop and take a picture. You will likely see Amish buggies parked at the farmsteads or on the roads. The ride also passes through side-streets in Lititz (one of the prettiest towns in the area). If you have time, you can bike into the town (visiting the central park area) and stop at the Wilbur Chocolate Factory store. Just ride-down route 501 to the store (on the left) when passing over the road.

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/3988996
Start Time: 8:00am EDT
End Time: 4:00pm EDT
Price: $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends August 5, 2023 at 4:00pm EDT
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January 1, 2023, 12:00am EST August 5, 2023, 4:00pm EDT $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Event: 10 Mile Ride - Green Route
ROUTE MARKED GREEN. The 10.2-mile Green Route is a flat picturesque route in Central Pennsylvania’s Amish farm country. The route passes through the Kreider Farms farmstead and then past the famous Kreider Farms Tower. Tours of the Kreider Dairy Farm and Tower are available if you have time (cost $15). Amazing views of Lancaster county’s Amish country can be seen from the top of the tower. Kreider Farms are providing ice-cream and chocolate milk for the 2022 event. There is ONE covered bridge on this route.

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36467487


Start Time: 8:00am EDT
End Time: 4:00pm EDT
Price: $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends August 5, 2023 at 4:00pm EDT
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January 1, 2023, 12:00am EST August 5, 2023, 4:00pm EDT $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Event: Virtual Chocolate Tour Bike Ride
Can't attend the Chocolate Tour in person? Join us virtually by signing up, picking your favorite route and riding anytime between 8/6 and 8/8 and enjoy the scenery. Please post any ride pictures on social media and don't forget to use #22choctour
Price: $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends August 5, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT
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January 1, 2023, 11:36am EST August 5, 2023, 11:59pm EDT $45.00 Ride Fee + $3.70 SignUp Fee
Event: Chocolate Tour Fun Walk to Support Cancer Research
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Event: Fun Walk
Support cancer research by joining us for this year’s Chocolate Tour 2-mile Fun Walk at the Manheim Farm Show Complex beginning at 9 am.
Start Time: 9:00am EDT
End Time: 4:00pm EDT
Price: $30.00 Ride Fee + $2.80 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends August 5, 2023 at 4:00pm EDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
January 1, 2023, 12:00am EST August 5, 2023, 4:00pm EDT $30.00 Ride Fee + $2.80 SignUp Fee
Event: Virtual Chocolate Tour Fun Walk to Support Cancer Research
Can't attend the Chocolate Tour in person? Join us virtually by signing up, picking your favorite route and run/walk anytime between 8/6 and 8/8 and enjoy the scenery. Please post any pictures on social media and don't forget to use #22choctour
Price: $30.00 Ride Fee + $2.80 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends August 5, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
January 1, 2023, 11:55am EST August 5, 2023, 11:59pm EDT $30.00 Ride Fee + $2.80 SignUp Fee

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