Emerald Necklace Tour

The Urban Adventours Emerald Necklace and Fall Foliage tour is a great way to experience Boston’s Green spaces in a ‘green’ way. Discover Frederick Law Olmsted’s famous system of parks on this bicycle tour of the historic Emerald Necklace. From the shaded boulevard on Commonwealth Avenue to the popular shores of Jamaica Pond to the winding paths of the Arnold Arboretum, this chain of gardens, reserves, and open space displays some of the most colorful flora as the fall sets in. Come enjoy a route that’s a favorite among locals and the best way to see the green side of Boston. The Parks are gorgeous any time of the year, but the foliage peaks in color between mid October and early November.
Girls forest hills
This tour covers many hidden gems in Boston, including:

  • The Boston Common and Public Garden
  • The famous Charles River Esplanade
  • The Museum of Fine Arts and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
  • The Rose Kennedy Greenway – Boston’s newest public park
  • The Arnold Arboretum
  • And many more exciting sights!

The Emerald Necklace tour includes an individually-fitted bike, helmet, water, and, of course, a friendly and knowledgeable guide who will lead you on your travels.

This tour is 3 hours long and covers at least 15 miles, with several hills. Riders must be comfortable spending that much time on a bike and covering that distance.

This tour is regularly offered from September onward, but can be scheduled as a private tour any time of the year. Contact us for more details!


Can’t make the tour? Follow the route on a Garmin Edge!

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Meeting Location
103 Atlantic Ave, North End (Boston, MA)

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