City View Tour
10AM 2PM | 2.5-3 Hours | Our Flagship Tour!
The City View Tour covers the best of Boston and many of its famous neighborhoods and sights.
City View Tour: The Best of Boston by Bike
This tour takes you through six different neighborhoods, as we cycle past countless historical and cultural sites throughout the city.
All of our Boston tours include an individually-fitted bicycle, helmet, water, and of course, a friendly and knowledgeable guide who leads you on your travels. 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!
Want an extra boost? E-bike upgrades are available for this tour! You’ll have the option to upgrade during the booking process for just $35. Please note you must be at least 16 to ride an electric bike.
- Daily: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
- 2.5 – 3 hours long
- 10-12 miles
Highlights of this Boston bike tour:
- The North End – Boston’s Italian and oldest residential neighborhood, with views of Charlestown
- The Charles River Esplanade, with views of Cambridge and MIT
- Boston University Campus and Kenmore Square
- Historic Fenway Park
- The Christian Science Center
- Copley Square, home of the John Hancock Building and the finish line of the Boston Marathon
- The beautiful brownstones in Back Bay and the South End
- Boston Common
- The Rose Kennedy Greenway – Boston’s newest public park
- The Long Wharf, with views of South and East Boston
- This tour is not recommended for those who are uncomfortable cycling on city streets. We welcome families with children who are comfortable cyclists and at least 10 years old. Younger riders and those less comfortable on two wheels are encouraged to take our Tour de Boston. We do not allow tandem bikes, burley trailers, or trail-a-bikes on this tour. The tour is roughly 25% on bike paths and 75% city-riding.
Please call us at 617-670-0637 for more information.
- Is this tour good for beginner riders and young children?
No. This tour rides about 75% on city streets. Cyclists 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.
- Do you offer private tours for families or groups?
Yes! Please refer to our Private Tours page for more details. Minimum orders and additional fees will apply.
- Does this tour follow the Freedom Trail?
Not exactly. The tour does cover some Freedom Trail items, such as the North End, the USS Constitution, Bunker Hill, and the Boston Common, but the tour does not follow the Freedom Trail in its entirety as the trail is completely on sidewalks.