The Urban AdvenTours Boston City View Bicycle Tour is our classic tour offering for those looking to get a great overall introduction to Boston. On this tour you will get to know the city and find sites and neighborhoods to explore in greater depth later. You will discover the unique character and charm of each community up close, in person, only possible by bicycle.
This comprehensive tour covers all of Boston’s best sites, including:
- Historic Fenway Park
- The Christian Science Center
- Boston Common
- The beautiful brownstones in Back Bay and the South End
- The Rose Kennedy Greenway – Boston’s newest public park
- The Charles River Esplanade
- The North End – Boston’s oldest residential, Italian neighborhood
- Copley Square, where you’ll see the Boston Public Library, Trinity Church, and the John Hancock building!
The City View tour is $55 per guest, and includes an individually-fitted bike, helmet, water, and of course, a friendly and knowledgeable guide who will lead you on your travels. The tour is 2.5-3 hours long and covers 10-12 miles. From the bustling streets of downtown, to the serene bike paths on the Charles River, this tour truly brings you the Best of Boston by Bicycle!
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FAQ’s About the City View Tour
Q: Is this tour good for beginner riders and young children?
A: No. This tour rides about 50/50 on bike paths and streets, and will ride with vehicle traffic. Riders should be comfortable riding on streets with light traffic. Guests looking for an easier tour with very little street riding should consider the Tour de Boston.
Q: Do you offer private tours for families or groups?
A: Yes! Please refer to our Private Tours page for more details. Minimum orders and additional fees will apply.
Q: Does this tour follow the Freedom Trail?
A: Not exactly. The tour does cover some Freedom Trail items, such as the North End, the USS Constitution, Bunker Hill, and the Boston Common, the tour does not follow the Freedom Trail in its entirety as the trail is completely on sidewalks.