By Kristin Butcher
The Active Times

Ever had one of those days when you couldn't decide whether to head for the horizon on your road bike or hit the trails with your mountain bike? Now imagine a bike vacation where every day is like that. Yeah, it sounds pretty awesome to us, too.

Don't get us wrong; we love us a good bike beer-cation or foreign road tour as well as long trips to the trails, but give us both and we couldn't be happier.

From the big, mountainous western destinations you probably know -- Durango, Jackson Hole and Sedona -- to a few that might be new to you (we're talking about you, Raystown Lake and St. Charles), we've rounded up 10 vacation destinations across the country where the best bike to bring is, well, both!

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