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QUICK DETAILS

  • Duration: 1.5-2 Hours

  • Tour Time: Daily at 10 am & 2 pm 

  • $55 Per Rider

  • Distance: 6-8 miles

  • Easy  - Sounds Like Fun! 

Historic Neighborhoods
Bike Tour of Portsmouth

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Overview

Discover the charming neighborhoods and districts of Portsmouth. Your guide will take you through the city's five distinctive boroughs, making stops at historical landmarks and points of interest throughout the tour. See the city in a unique and interesting way while learning about its fascinating history. We guarantee that you will have a fun and empowering experience on this bike tour. 

Highlights:
 
  • Visit the former North End / Italian "Little Italy" to hear about the transformation of the area since the 1970s

  • Stop at The Hill to hear about Little Italy's preserved historic buildings, some dating back to the 1700s

  • Visit Little Harbor for a view of the secret cove and the back channel. Hop off your bike for a short walk to the river and hear about the Wentworth Coolidge Mansion and a former visit from George Washington (great place for photos!)

  • Visit Prescott Park to hear about the Prescott Sister's transformation of the area in the early 1900s (great place for photos!)

  • Visit the former Frank Jones Brewery Lane to hear about King of Ale

  • Visit the new sculpture garden at Bohenko Park to see the new Portsmouth 400th sculpture Endeavor and the steampunk art sculpture (great place for photos!)
     

What to Expect:

At your selected departure time, meet 30 minutes before your tour start time to get fitted for your bike. 

  • Offered at 10 AM and 2 PM

  • 1.5-2 hours

  • 6-8 miles

  • $55 bicycle
     

Tours Include:
 
  • Expert guide, high-end 21-speed city bike, and safety equipment (helmet & vest).

  • Upgrade to an ebike for an additional cost of $60.00. 

Tour Map

historic neighborhood tour

Reviews:

A Ride and Learn Tour Cynthia_L, May 2022 Dawn did an excellent job leading us around the beautiful neighborhood of Portsmouth. We learned a lot of history about the people and the beautiful historical sites. The tour was engaging and fun!

Even good for old people like me

Aug 2023 • Family

Outstanding tour. Really knowledgeable guide Marcus. Great pace. Lots of history. Highly recommend this bike tour!

Recommend!

Sep 2022 • Couples

We had a beautiful bike tour with Dawn. She was very fun, patient , and knowledgeable! The bikes were comfortable and we enjoyed the picture book that showed us what everything used to look like!

Best way to see the area!

Pamela_W, Jun 2023

I had a great experience! Paul, our tour guide, was very interactive and knowledgeable. He made the experience so much better. The pace was perfect.

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