Boston City view Bicycle Tour

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  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 2.5 hr

Discover Boston’s famous sites and hidden treasures on this 2.5 to 3-hour guided bike tour – a perfect way to explore the city! Start in Boston’s North End and pass sites like Copley Square, Fenway Park and the Faneuil Hall marketplace. Cruise through Beacon Hill and admire the diverse neighborhoods as your knowledgeable guide provides insightful commentary on Boston’s unique history. You may also choose to do this tour on an e-bike (select e-bike option at checkout, but note: you must be 16 or older to select the E-bike option).

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Urban AdvenTours

Arrive at our shop 30 minutes prior to your tour time. You'll be asked to sign a waiver and be fitted on your bike. You guide will provide an overview of the ride, what to expect, as well as our safety tips and rules of the road.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: North End

Our ride will start in the North End, Boston's Italian neighborhood. You will likely smell the garlic as we roll through. At the end of your tour, you guide will be happy to recommend a restaurant or pastry shop (mmm...cannolis!)

Pass By: USS Constitution Museum

During one of our first stops, you'll see "Old Ironsides" from across the water.

Pass By: Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge

Curious to know the inspiration behind Boston's new(ish) bridge? Our guides will let you know a few fun facts behind the design...

Pass By: TD Garden

Along our route, we'll ride past TD Garden, home of the Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, and many a concert!

Pass By: Beacon Hill

Cycle through Beacon Hill, on of Boston's most famous - and photographed - neighborhoods.

Stop At: Louisburg Square

Louisburg Square is famously known as a literary square, with previous residents including Louisa May Alcott and Robert Frost.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Charles River Esplanade

Our route will take us along the river on the Esplanade, where we'll ride by the Hatch Shell, the outdoor concert stage which was made famous by the Boston Pops Orchestra, which performs during the Fourth of July fireworks.

Stop At: Fenway Park

We'll stop outside of Fenway Park, home of the World Champion Boston Red Sox.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Back Bay

We'll ride through the Back Bay Fens, one of the parks in the Emerald Necklace park system, which was designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. The Fens are home to Victory Gardens dating back to WWII, as well as two of Boston's art museums - the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts.

Stop At: Museum of Fine Arts

The MFA is a world class art museum. We'll stop to see one of their unique art installations outside of the museum. Banners outside will give you an idea of current exhibits, but the MFA is always worth a visit while you're in Boston.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

We'll pass by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum - we recommend planning a visit during your time in Boston!

Stop At: The Christian Science Plaza

We'll stop to admire the beauty of the Christian Science building and reflecting pool. (Guests have been known to run through the fountains on hot summer days!) Your guide will share about a stunning feature inside, which we encourage you to check out!

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: South End

Ride through the streets of the South End, home of Boston's famous brownstone townhouses and cast iron details.

Stop At: Copley Square

Copley Plaza is the heart of the Back Bay neighborhood. The John Hancock building, Trinity Church, and the Boston Public Library surround the square. Copley Plaza also marks the finish line for the Boston Marathon.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Trinity Church

You'll see Trinity Church when we stop in Copley Plaza.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Boston Public Library

You'll see the Boston Public Library when we stop in Copley Square.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: John Hancock Tower

See the John Hancock Tower during our stop at Copley Plaza.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Boston Public Garden

Ride along the Boston Public Garden, home to the famous Swan Boats and Make Way for Ducklings sculptures.

Stop At: Boston Common

We'll visit America's oldest park!

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Freedom Trail

Many people ask if we will ride the Freedom Trail on tour. While it's not possible to follow the entire route on bike, we'll cross over the Freedom Trail multiple times along our tour.

Pass By: Downtown Crossing

We'll ride through Downtown Crossing, the original shopping district in Boston.

Pass By: Old South Meeting House

As we ride through Downtown Crossing, you'll see the Old South Meeting House.

Pass By: Rose Kennedy Greenway

One of the city's newest parks, created during "the Big Dig". Rose Kennedy Greenway is the home of many unique art installations, gardens, splash fountains, and farmer's markets.
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