Tour de Boston

The Urban AdvenTours Tour de Boston Bicycle Tour is our best family tour for those with young children or who would prefer to enjoy a more leisurely ride, staying mostly (~75%) on bike paths. On this tour you will ride along the banks of the Charles River, seeing the beautiful skylines and learning about the rich history of both Boston and Cambridge.

The Tour de Boston is one of our 2pm tours and is offered on a first-booked-first-served schedule with our other 2pm tours, the Tour de Cambridge and City View tours.

This relaxing tour includes:

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  • Gorgeous views of Boston and Cambridge
  • The famous Esplanade and Hatch shell
  • Rose Kennedy Greenway, site of the Big Dig
  • The Zakim Bridge
  • ‘Old Ironsides – the USS Constitution

The Tour de Boston 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. From the serene bike paths on the Charles River to the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, this family friendly tour is guaranteed to be a ‘wheely’ good time!

While water will be provided, you might consider bringing a sports drink or snack. In the summer months, sunscreen and sunglasses are highly recommended, as this tour is very exposed to sunlight.

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Can’t make the tour? You’re welcome to rent a bike and follow the route on your own.
Check it out below, on Strava, or Map My Ride. Paper maps are also available.

Check out a map of the tour route!


Please note: due to traffic, weather, or group abilities, the tour you attend may not follow this route exactly.

FAQ’s About the Tour de Boston

Q: Is this tour good for beginner riders and young children?
A: Yes! This tour rides about 75% on bike paths. However, guests should be comfortable riding in a bike lane alongside light traffic.

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 go into Harvard Square?
A: No. The tour will ride by Harvard’s campus on a bicycle path, but the tour will not enter Harvard Square due to the heavy traffic there.