New Castle Common
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Prescott Park

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New Castles Common

$46 2+hrs. 

Our most popular tour! Enjoy the pristine views of the NH Seacoast. Come see and hear about the best of Portsmouth and New Castle Village as we stop at several historic landmarks along the way. Tours are led by an experienced guide who can point out all of the highlights and history. Join us on our flagship tour! Come and experience why this is our favorite tour! Six to eight guests. 10-12 Miles.

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$62 4-hrs.

 

On this extensive coastal tour of the NH coastline, we'll see and bike through the picturesque coastline, the small quaint seaside villages and pass by the mansions! Your experienced tour guide will take you along the beautiful seacoast stopping at a few main historic points of interest along the way. This is a tour for a moderate-experienced rider! Up to six guests. 20-25 Miles.

Prescott Park

$36 1.5 hrs.

Come and join us as we discover the character and uniqueness of each of the neighborhoods by bicycle. On this tour, your expert guide will share with you the transformation of each ethnic neighborhoods of Portsmouth, from the revitalization of the former Italian North End "Little Italy" to the Strawbery Banke's "Puddle Dock" neighborhood, to the new cheeky West End's "Brooklyn" or former Frank Jones Brewery neighborhood to the Creek Neighborhood or "Christian Shore".  You'll discover the real Portsmouth. This family-friendly offer an easy ride. Up to six guests. 6-8 Miles.

Tour and rental reservations can be refunded or changed within 30 days of the tour.

Most Popular

Fitz John Porter

$56 3-hrs. 

The Historic and Cultural bike tour is our comprehensive tour of the area's rich history. Once one of the nation's busiest ports and shipbuilding cities, Portsmouth expressed its wealth in fine architecture and boasts significant examples of Colonial, Georgian, and Federal style houses, most of which are now museums. ​This historic and cultural tour will take you through the most beautiful and interesting characteristics, architecture, and historically significant aspects of the city. Up to six guests. 10+ Miles.

Little Harbor

$48 3-hrs.

Pedal your way through the breathtaking Portsmouth and New Castle NH landscape – no tour guide necessary! Our self-guided tour is $48 for 3-hours and is the perfect way to see the sites, stop for pictures, take in lunch or coffee at the beach and make it back to the shop in enough time.  We also have a daily self-guided tour/rental at $96, please call.  Our self-guided tour includes a fitted bicycle, helmet and bike bag.

Family

$59+ 2+hrs. 

A bike tour is a great option for families, small groups, and small team gatherings. A private bike tour is a perfect way to make your NH Seacoast experience even more memorable! Our private tours are small, intimate and in two hours, we can provide you and your group with a memorable experience. Four to ten guests, and private. See our weekend edition private small group tours! Two to ten riders. 6+ Miles. 

Barbara O wrote a review Oct 21

Wonderful Bike Tour

My husband and I took this bike tour and absolutely loved it. I was a little nervous initially because I am not in great shape and was worried I wouldn't be able to keep up. Happy to report I had nothing to worry about.
 

GraKu Minneapolis, United States Oct 21

Nice overview of Portsmouth

My husband and I were on this bike tour with 5 other bikers. We were given a neon yellow vest, helmet, water bottle, and 21-speed bike in great condition. Vinnie was our guide and very knowledgeable about the area...

Katherine Ontario, Canada

Awesome! Awesome! Awesome!

Fantastic 2 hour Island & Harbor Bike Tour of Portsmouth.
Our guide, Dawn, was knowledgeable and super friendly. She led us through the historic district in Portsmouth and shared with us interesting facts about the history of the area....
 

Nick A wrote a review Jul 21

Great experience, tour guide, and way to see the city!

We had a tremendous time on our Bike tour. Our group consisted of 4 adults and one toddler (2.5 years old). Our tour guide, Dawn, had everything lined up and ready for us as soon ...

juliev101093 Fort Lauderdale, United States Jul 21

Active tour of the city was just the ticket for us

 

We took the 2 hour, Islands & Harbor bike tour. This stop and go, 10-12 mile tour with guides, Beth and Venera, was perfect, and just as advertised on this blistering hot day in June. To start, they fitted us with helmets...

jenj70 wrote a review Jul  21

Best part of our trip!

This was the perfect way to see the most beautiful parts of the area and learn about the history of Portsmouth. Our guide was absolutely amazing and knowledgeable and very conscientious while riding in a line ...

Things You Should Know About Our Bike Tours

Our small team of tour guides live locally and are experienced riders with a deep love of New Hampshire's history and historic preservation.  I'm sure when you take one of our tours, you'll experience the enthusiasm and excitement as we turn each corner! 

  • All of our bicycles, helmets, and vests are sanitized before and after each use.

  • Our tour guides and equipment are compliant with all CDC recommendations.

  • We have a contactless business, all of our stops are outdoors, and we are the only visitors in the immediate area.

  • We offer daily tours, but not every tour is offered every day. Check our calendar for availability

  • Tours are all-inclusive! You only need to bring yourself, some comfortable clothing, and we do the rest!

  • Tours run rain or shine unless the weather is too dangerous to ride in. If that happens, we’ll call you with rescheduling options.

What is Provided 

  • Expert tour guide

  • 21-speed high-end hybrid bicycle

  • Safety equipment (helmet & vest)

  • Water for Purchase 

  • Optional electric bike tour upgrade available for an additional $49 (limited supply)​
     

Sanitization of Equipment

  • All equipment, including bicycles and helmets, is sanitized between tours by our staff using disinfectant spray and wipes. 

Guest Waivers

All guests must sign a waiver and release form.

Safety and Peace of Mind

The health of our guests, tour guides, and community is a top priority here at PortCity Bike Tours.

  • We continue to follow CDC & NH health protocols and guidelines. 

  • Our business continues to conduct operations outside of our shop in the John Paul Jones Garden!

  • All of our bicycles and equipment are sanitized before and after each tour.

  • Our waiver process is online and contactless.

  • We have hand sanitizer and masks on hand at all times. All of our guides and staff have been vaccinated and continue to keep socially distanced.

Inclement Weather Policy

Our tours run rain or shine., but not when it's pouring. In Portsmouth, the weather can change within a few hours. In the event of extreme weather conditions such as lightning, hail, torrential rain, 20+ mph wind, etc. In some circumstances, tours may be canceled up to an hour before the start time of the event. The decision to cancel the tour is up to the sole discretion of PortCity Bike Tours and will be determined by the safety of the riders.

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Refund & Rescheduling Policy

  • We will contact you if there is an issue with your reservation. 

  • Tour and rental reservations can be refunded or changed within 30 days prior to the tour.

  • Reservations made within 48-hours of a scheduled event are final and cannot be changed. You have the option to request a gift certificate that's transferrable. 

  • Reservations may be rescheduled only once and are subject to availability. 

  • Rescheduling requests are processed at the sole discretion of the employee making the transaction.

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