Maximize your ride time with  our fly and ride options

I prefer to ride the backroads rather than super highways, so my trips always include towns along the way. I figure on riding 300 miles a day, so I choose to fly from central Florida to an area I want to ride. It lets me try out other bikes and saves mileage on my Vulcan 1600, which already gets 10,000 miles added to the odometer each year. This page is full of places you can fly to and rent a bike nearby. 



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Manchester, NH is 50 miles south of Laconia, and 95 miles to the Kancamagus Scenic Byway in Conway. EagleRider is just 4 miles from the airport and rents Harley, Honda, Indian, Victory and more. The Killington Classic event in August is just 2 hours from the airport. Consider riding western Massachusetts and eastern NY also.


Fly in to Allentown, PA

and rent a bike in Parryville, 22 miles north. See our PA rides page.


Hannum's HD rents bikes 19 miles from Philadelphia International Airport. See map.

Rocky Mountains

Mile High Harley Davidson
Mile High Harley Davidson

Rent a Harley in Denver just 12 miles from the airport or from EagleRider 24 miles away. Colorado is a vast playground for any motorcycle rider.


The Aspens usually turn color mid to late September. Here's a 5 day loop of 970 miles that includes Aspen, and Arches National Park in Utah.

Pacific Coast

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San Francisco, California gives you a choice of a Harley dealer only 4 miles from the airport, and EagleRider, who rents Harleys and a variety of other makes.

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Or fly into Oakland, California and rent a Harley just 2 miles from the airport. Stockton is 70 miles east and makes a good home base for lots of riding including this 250 mile loop, which is also easy to ride from Reno, Nevada.


Chester's Harley-Davidson in Reno, Nevada is less than 2 miles from Reno-Tahoe International Airport. There are plenty of great rides in northern California and Oregon.

Seattle is another fly and ride choice, with the Seattle airport 4 miles from EagleRider in Burien and 7 miles from Lawless HD of Renton.


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Grand Teton National Park is a day's ride north of Salt Lake City Utah International Airport. Rent from Eagle Rider or Harley Davidson. Eagle Rider has Goldwings, Indians, CanAm, Triumph, and Harleys available, but many with mileage fees. Here's the area map.


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Detroit, Michigan offers Harley rentals 18 miles north of the airport. The Lake Michigan coast is especially pleasant, rolling country.

Southwest flies to Columbus, Ohio and EagleRider is just 10 miles north at Iron Pony in Westerville. Head south to great riding in West Virginia or Kentucky, or east to the Amish country. The ride along the Ohio River is another favorite.

Appleton, Wisconsin, near Green Bay has a regional airport and Harley rentals. Michigan's Upper Peninsula is 80 miles north. Wisconsin and Minnesota have plenty of rural getaways to enjoy.

60 miles NW of Chicago's busy  O'Hare airport, fly into Rockford, IL on Allegiant and rent a Harley just 9 miles away. Then head for LeClaire, Iowa and ride our Mississippi River ride north.

Central US

Smoky Mountain Harley Davidson, Maryville TN is less than 10 miles from McGhee Tyson Airport in Alcoa TN.


Harley-Davidson of Knoxville has two locations. The west store is 17 miles from McGhee Tyson airport.


 The Tail of the Dragon on US 129 is just 30 miles south. Continue south on Moonshiner 28 for more great riding. Clemson, SC is just 160 miles. See map with directions.

Tail of the Dragon on US129
Tail of the Dragon on US129

Another don't miss ride is the nearby Cherohala Skyway from Tellico Plains, TN to Robbinsville, NC.

 The mountains of NE Georgia are also worth checking out.

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, near Bentonville, is 15 miles from Pig Trail Harley Davidson in Rogers, Arkansas.











EagleRider Orlando, Florida is six miles from Orlando International Airport, just off Hwy 528, or it's 14 miles to Orlando Harley-Davidson, off I-4. Don't overlook riding Lake County 455 just 30 miles north, and the hills between Brooksville and Dade City, a 75 mile ride west.

Punta Gorda's Charlotte County Airport gives you access to SW Florida and the Florida Keys on Allegiant. In nearby Port Charlotte, Black Widow HD can supply a bike.

Harley-Davidson of Charlotte has great rates (2015) $85/day or $750/wk. Fly in to Charlotte Douglas International 17 miles across town.


Caliente Harley Davidson, San Antonio, Texas

The Texas hill country is 50 miles northwest of San Antonio. Caliente Harley-Davidson is 14 miles from the airport, with great rental rates. Rent an Electra Glide Ultra 2 days in April 2014 for under $150/day, including insurance.

LasVegas, Nevada. Rent a Harley just 6 miles from McCarran International Airport. Eaglerider offers Harley's, Honda's, and more at their 3 Las Vegas locations.


Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon NP in southern Utah are well worth the 265 mile ride from Vegas. The Grand Canyon and Monument Valley in northeast Arizona are farther away.

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Phoenix, Arizona has EagleRider, as well as multiple Harley dealers who rent. The Phoenix airport is central to all of them.