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CT Bike Tours.Com

67 Park St., Guilford, CT 06473
203-856-7263
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Ranked #3 of 10 attractions in Guilford
Type: Tours
Owner description: The Connecticut Shoreline Bike & Boat Tour is a leisurely guided bike ride that combines the beautiful rocky shoreline of Connecticut with a narrated... more » Owner description: The Connecticut Shoreline Bike & Boat Tour is a leisurely guided bike ride that combines the beautiful rocky shoreline of Connecticut with a narrated boat tour of the Thimble Islands in the Long Island Sound. We provide the bikes, helmets, boat excursion, guide, snacks and beverage. We start at the historic Guilford Green and meander quiet country roads with views of the Connecticut shoreline to the village of Stony Creek. Allow 4 hours for the full tour totaling 19 leisurely miles and the 45 minute boat tour. « less
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I purchased this bike tour for my boyfriend's birthday after reading all of the positive reviews, and I am happy to report the tour not only lived up to, but exceeded my expectations. The bike tour itself takes you on a gorgeous path along the CT shoreline with amazing views along the way. We also stopped at various points along... More

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

My husband and I did a bike/boat tour with Mark and Marianne last weekend--a gorgeous Saturday in October--and had a really wonderful time. We have been cyclists for about 5 years and had done some riding in the area but Mark and Marianne definitely know some excellent, less traveled and absolutely gorgeous routes!! We were riding with a couple of... More

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I purchased this bike tour for my dad as a Father's Day gift since he's an avid biker. We had an excellent time! The pace was leisurely and the ride was absolutely beautiful. Mark and Maryanne couldn't have been nicer and knew tons about the area we toured. They'll bike as fast or as slow as you'd like, so it's... More

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Rockville, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Great trip, so glad I did this! So this is where all of those quaint towns situated on the CT shoreline can be found! Loved the scenery, the ride was just right--some rolling hills to keep things a bit challenging, but nothing too strenuous. The boat ride to and through the Thimble Island homes was the 'icing on the cake.'... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

I can't think of a better way to experience CT's coastline!

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

i can't think of anything i would change about yesterday's excursion with CTBikeTours. Marianne and Mark are wonderful guides/hosts/coaches/people and really look out for each rider. and the trip itself! guilford is gorgeous and i still can't believe the thimble islands even exist... just amazing. the bikes we were provided with were great, and already set up for us (Mark... More

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2011

We took a tour of the Connecticut shoreline near Guilford CT. We started in the center of town at the historic Guilford green and wound along quiet streets to beautiful shoreline vistas. Our guides Mark and Maryanne were very attentive to our cycling abilities and adjusted the trip to match us perfectly. The stunning scenery and perfect weather relieved us... More

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

What a fantastic bike ride to the Thimble Islands. Marianne and Mark are fantastic guides. They could not have been nicer or more patient with the slowest rider of the group (Me!). Mark took the time to teach me how to correctly shift gears. It was a joyful ride that stayed with me for days! Highly recommend to anyone that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011 via mobile

Perfect way to spend a Saturday morning! The couple that run this excursion do a wonderful job from top to bottom! They make sure everyone has fun while making sure everyone is safe. Wether you are an expert or a novice, you'll enjoy this tour. From sightseeing and learning local history while biking some of the great coastal roads of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

As a novice biker I had never done a bike tour before this, but I'll definitely do this again! It was a blast. The twenty miles was actually relaxing. The gentle hills of the coast were so picturesque, as were the flat lands of the marshes. We took several rest stops along the way where Mark, one of the guides... More

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