Boston City view Bicycle Tour 134 reviews
 
Boston, United States

  • Refundable
  • Printed Voucher/E-Voucher
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Operates Seasonal: April - October
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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Activity Highlights
Itinerary
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Stop At: Urban AdvenTours, 103 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110-3702

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, Boston, MA 02109

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, Bldg 22 Charlestown Navy Yard Charlestown, Boston, MA 02129

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

Pass By: Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge, I-93, Boston, MA

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, 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114-1300

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

Pass By: Between Beacon St and Cambridge St Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02108

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

Stop At: Louisburg Square, Boston, MA 02108

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, Storrow Drive, Boston, MA 02114

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, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215-3409

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

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Back Bay, Boston, MA

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, 465 Huntington Ave Avenue of the Arts, Boston, MA 02115-5597

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, 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115-5538

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, 250 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-3501

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, Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02118

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

Stop At: Copley Square, 560 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-3603

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, 206 Boylston St Copley Square, Boston, MA 02116-3916

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

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St At Copley Sq., Boston, MA 02116-2813

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

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: John Hancock Tower, John Hancock Building 200 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116

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

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Boston Public Garden, 4 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-4602

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

Stop At: Boston Common, 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111-1318

We'll visit America's oldest park!

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Freedom Trail, 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111

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, Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

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

Pass By: Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108-4616

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

Pass By: Rose Kennedy Greenway, JFK Surface Road, Boston, MA 02111

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.

Activity Details
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 at Little Italy 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).
Departure & Return
Departure PointUrban AdvenTours, 103 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110, USA Departure Time10:00 AM
ReturnReturns to original departure point
What's Included
  • 2.5-3 Hour Guided Bicycle Tour of Boston
  • Choice of Hybrid Bike or E-bike
  • Explore 6 Boston neighborhoods including historic North End "Little Italy" and Back Bay
  • See top Boston attractions including Fenway Park, Boston Common, and Copley Square
  • Helmets Provided
  • Entry/Admission - Urban AdvenTours
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Fenway Park
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of Fine Arts
Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • You may participate on this tour on one of our comfort hybrid bikes OR one of our pedal-assist electric bikes! (option available at checkout)
  • Guests MUST be comfortable riding in the street: Recommended for those 12 years and older
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • If you are looking for a family friendly tour, please book our Tour de Boston bike tour
  • Tour company reserves the right to omit any guests from tour if they are intoxicated, under the influence of any substance, a danger / liability to the rest of the group
  • MUST be 16 years or older and at least 5 feet tall to tour on E-Bike.
  • Tours rebooked within 48 hours of your tour time are subject to a $20 rebooking fee (per person)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Traveler Reviews
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  • Incredible tour and fantastic guides! This is a perfect way to experience a lot of Boston’s sites! We will definitely recommend this company/group! Thank you! Our family loved it!

  • It was so much fun!! 3 great hours of bicycling around Boston,we thought we already covered the city, but we were happily surprised. Our tour guides were great as well!!

  • Had an awesome time touring Boston on a bicycle. I’m so glad we did this instead of a bus tour. The tour guides had a wealth of information about the city along with a fun sense of humor. Even my young teenagers enjoyed the adventure.

  • Excellent bike tour! The operator, Urban Adventours, has a polished operation from check in to bike sizing. Our guides, Charles and Mike were great. They knew their history and were enthusiastic in it's delivery. We didn't realize Boston was such a great biking city with plenty of parks and history around every corner.

  • WoW! We had an awesome time. As many return trips to Boston we never tried the bike tour. This year 2021 we did it and had so much fun. The guys took real good care of us..and taught us much more. This is a must do..

  • Great tour and our guide Lee was wonderful. We got lucky and had beautiful weather. A perfect way to see Boston. Highly recommend!

  • Excellent tour. Fun and easy riding. Greg and his partner were very informative. I only wish it was a smaller group isles than 8. Hard to hear guide sometimes

  • Had a great time! The guides were great and the weather was fantastic! I highly recommend taking this bike tour. Splurge for the E-Bikes they are so fun.

  • Very nice Bike tour. Charles (all all the staff) was an excellent guide, very knowledge about his own town, friendly and good person. I will 100% recommend this business

  • Greg was wonderful- knowledgeable, funny and a perfect guide! We only had time for one tour in Boston, and this was perfect. We saw a lot of the city, heard the history around the town and got some exercise! Fun day!

  • This was a great very professionally run bike tour which we enjoyed very much. I felt they had great safety supervision and bikes were in very good condition.

  • What a great way to see Boston. My friends and I booked 3 tours for a weekend in Boston. This was the last tour, and by far, the best one.

    We had a good group, and great guides. We saw areas of Boston that would have taken us days to see.

  • This was an excellent 3 hour bike tour. Per my Apple Watch we biked 10 miles and saw many sights in Boston. We are very glad we did this.

  • I would highly recommend this tour upon arriving to Boston, a great way to get a lay of the land and see the landmarks and neighborhoods so that you can chart out your visit. Guides were super friendly and really knowledgeable.

  • This 2.5-3 hour tour covers most of Boston's neighborhoods and historical areas, with frequent stops where the leaders bring its revolutionary and more recent history to life. A good value and very well done.

  • Pell and Chuck were outstanding great guides. Be er had a great time. Would recommend for sure!!!!! Thanks for a super Boston experience

  • Michelle led us through the streets of Boston in a way that was fun and informative. Would definitely go again!

  • Greg and Michelle took us on an amazing tour around the city. They were very knowledgable about the city and its history. They also did a wonderful job of navigating our group through the busy city without any difficulty. Very relaxed ride. A great way to enjoy a beautiful day in the city!

  • Very enjoyable! Would have liked a few more photo opportunities though. Would recommend this to others.

  • Great way to see Boston in a short amount of time! Highly recommend this tour to provide a nice bit of history - both old and current - of the city. Staff did an excellent job of keeping the group together and safe.

  • Did this tour on July 4th. Took about 2 1/2 hours. Bikes were nice. Even had electric assist for
    those who need it. Went all over Boston. Highly recommended.

  • This was a fun way to explore most of Boston city. Lots of biking which made it fun. Highly recommended. Funny tour guides and there were lots of groups simultaneously

  • Very well organized.

  • Amazing. Saw loads of sights we hadn't expected to see and learnt loads! We now look for guided bike tours everytime we travel!

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