The New York “Historical” Route
[ August 12 – 23, 2020, 12 Days, 11 Nights ]

Starting in New York City, this route travels around the Northeastern part of the USA and visits many of the major historical sites along the path to women’s suffrage. Ride with our staff historian and combine great roads with women’s history for this unique way of experiencing the history of the suffrage movement. This is a 12-day route and goes through New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and straight to Washington, D.C. where this group will join in the D.C. experience.


  • Staten Island Museum Visit and Kickoff for SCMR2020 History Tour
  • Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (Hyde Park) SCMR2020-exclusive tour
  • Visiting Historic Seneca Falls and the Women’s Rights National Historical Park
  • A Special SCMR2020-exclusive Susan B. Anthony House tour with our SCMR2020 historian
  • An Alice Paul House visit with an exclusive presentation by an Alice Paul Institute staffer
  • SCMR2020 NY Route exclusive: we’ll be escorted into Washington as the first group to arrive
  • And more: this tour will pack in as much special historical visits as possible! (more experiences are in the works)

Our Day to Day agenda*

Night Option Start End Miles
1 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 ***** Staten Island, NY *****
2 Thursday, August 13, 2020 Staten Island, NY Poughkeepsie, NY 96
3 Friday, August 14, 2020 Poughkeepsie, NY Troy, NY 105
4 Saturday, August 15, 2020 Troy, NY Hamilton, NY 184
5 Sunday, August 16, 2020 Hamilton, NY Geneva/Seneca Falls, NY 83
6 Monday, August 17, 2020 Geneva/Seneca Falls, NY Geneva/Seneca Falls, NY 111
7 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 Geneva/Seneca Falls, NY Allentown, PA 247
8 Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Allentown, PA Philadelphia, PA 108
9 Thursday, August 20, 2020 Philadelphia, PA DC 145
10 Friday, August 21, 2020 ***** DC *****
11 Saturday, August 22, 2020 ***** DC *****
12 Sunday, August 23, 2020 SAY GOODBYE AND RIDE HOME ***** *****

Chose Your Registration Type

Fully-Guided Registration

Fully-Guided Registration: Ride, Relax, Enjoy!

A ‘done for you’ full-on touring/vacation experience. We’ve got you covered and handle all the details and travel hassles.

Fully-Guided Registration – What’s Included:

  • Event Fee
  • Start City Party
  • Accommodations (All hotel rooms throughout the course of the event)
  • All Breakfasts and Dinners (Except rest day dinners)
  • Professional Ride Guides who lead you and smooth over any and all obstacles – many are MSF instructors
  • Breakdown Assistance and Pickup
  • Daily Route Briefing with Route Leaders
  • Logistical Support
  • Chase Vehicle Support (We carry your luggage so you only have to ride with layers, a camera, and a bottle of water!)
  • Automatic Check-in at hotels (keys waiting for you)
  • Free Parking
  • Dinner with the main group
  • Free entry to all event activities
  • Free Museum Entries (exclusively on this Route all museum entries are free)
  • Roommate matching service
  • D.C. Experience – the entire 4 day/3 night event
  • SCMR2020 Keepsake
  • Special Surprises only for Fully-Guided Riders

Fully-Guided Registration – What’s NOT Included:

Gas, tips, tolls, incidentals at the hotels, alcoholic beverages, National Parks entry fees and the Knoxville to DC Experience (the New York Historical route goes straight to D.C. where you will be the first to arrive and welcome the cross-country riders.)

Your registration fee includes a $50 donation to Final Salute, Inc., our event charity which supports homeless women veterans.

Self-Guided Registration

Self-Guided Registration: The DIY Pay-As-You-Go Option

Sorry, there is no self-guided option for this route.

Self-Guided Registration – What’s Included:


Self-Guided Registration – What’s NOT Included:


Our first 200 SCMR2020 registrations get a custom-embroidered, limited-edition SCMR2020 Helmet Bag!

Do you have more questions you need answered before you can register? Be sure to check out our Event FAQ. Still confused? Email after reading the Event FAQ and we’ll get you sorted out!

Be sure to sign up for email updates because we’ll be adding more experiences and new ways to join and that’s where we’ll announce our live Q&A call-in sessions.