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PortCity Bike Tours

Portsmouth, NH, USA
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About PortCity Bike Tours
Our tours are not just about riding around! We'll get you off the main streets and beaten track, and into the tucked away places. We'll see historic sites, gardens, parks, river and ocean views. On ALL of our tours, we limit our groups to 6-8 riders. Why? We want you to experience the one-on-one attention and service. On all of our tours, you'll encounter the City’s historic charm, see the beautiful seacoast, see the historic landmarks, observe our hip artsy culture and leave feeling like you want more. Let us be your expert guide. We're locally owned and independent. Our guides are members of the community. Our bike tours are all inclusive and we strive to provide the most historically accurate, unique, and extensive tours in Portsmouth and the surrounding area. We believe that the best way to see this city is from the seat of a bicycle. Our guides are Portsmouth residents, experts on local history, lovers of architecture, geeks, and most importantly, have a love for our city!
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Get Off The Beaten Path 2hr. Islands and Harbor Adventure Bike Tour
Come see & hear the history of the area from our fish monger settlers to our maritime ship building industry. This charming historic hidden gem will leave you wanting to come back for more!!! A perfect way to explore the city to see &experience the charm is by bicycle. What a better way to see the hidden historic sites, but by the seat of your bicycle. On this tour, we'll get you off the main streets & beaten track, & into the tucked away historic landmarks while we follow the River. We'll stop to see historic landmarks, gardens, parks, rivers edge & make our way to ocean for some spectacular views! On ALL of our tours, we limit our groups to 6 riders. Why? We want you to experience the one-on-one attention & service. On all of our tours,you'll encounter the City’s historic charm, see the beautiful seacoast, see the historic landmarks, observe our hip artsy culture& leave feeling like you want more. Let us be your expert guide to the Seacoast. Check out our 155+ Tripadvisor reviews!!!
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2 hours
from $46.00
Explore the Historic Sites, Memorials, Forts on this 3hr. Adventure Tour - Easy
Our tours are not just about riding around! We'll get you off the main streets and beaten track, and into the tucked away places. On this in depth tour, we`ll see historic sites, gardens, parks, river`s edge, ocean views and lighthouses.  On ALL of our tours, we limit our groups to 6 riders. Why? We want you to experience the one-on-one attention and service. On all of our tours, you'll encounter the City’s historic charm, see the beautiful seacoast, see the historic landmarks, observe our hip artsy culture and leave feeling like you want more.  

This tour offers the perfect in depth experience of the history and culture of both Portsmouth and New Castle NH. From our earliest settlements in 1623 to today's pop culture, you will certainly wish you had more time to stay in Portsmouth NH.

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3 hours
from $56.00
Tour De Portsmouth City View 90 Minute Tour
What a better way to see the sites, but by the seat of your bicycle. On this easy tour, we'll get you off the main streets and beaten track, and into the tucked away historic landmarks while we follow the Piscataqua River. We'll stop to see historic sites, gardens, parks, river edge and make our way to ocean for some spectacular views.  On ALL of our tours, we limit our groups to 6-8 riders. Why? We want you to experience the one-on-one attention and service. On all of our tours, you'll encounter the City’s historic charm, see the beautiful seacoast, see the historic landmarks, observe our hip artsy culture and leave feeling like you want more.  

Let us be your expert guide!    
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $34.00
New England Experience Coastal Bike Tour
This is a great way to enjoy the New Hampshire Seacoast and coastal towns. On this extensive extraordinary 18-25 mile tour of the coastline, your expert guide will take you along the beautiful seaside of NH or ME. 

Come and join us as we discover the area by bicycle. Take in the fresh air, a couple of historic sites, parks, forts and anything else that piques your interest! You will experience the first-class experience from our the moment you walk into our lovely John Paul Jones garden.  

 

On this tour of the seacoast, you'll discover Portsmouth and New Castle's rich history including a couple of historic landmarks, parks, forts, gardens, and the scenic NH or ME Seacoast. 



What to Expect

9:30am M-Sat and Sun 12 p.m 

3.5+ hours

18+ miles

$59 Adult

Moderate 

You must be comfortable on a bike



Tour Includes

Expert guide, high-end 21-speed city bike, safety equipment (helmet, bike & vest) and water.

 
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $65.00
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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. As...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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PortCityBikeTours, Owner at PortCity Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for joining us on a tour! We are absolutely happy that you enjoyed your tour guide and your of the islands! Thank you for choosing Port City Bike Tours an hope to see you again!

Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

Our bike tour of Portsmouth and White Castle was one of the highlights of our New England vacation! Dawn was very knowledgeable and accommodating. Being around 60, and having not ridden bikes in a couple of years, we did not find it too strenuous. We’re...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Joy B
PortCityBikeTours, Owner at PortCity Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Port City Bike Tours! We are happy that you enjoyed your tour of Portsmouth and New Castle NH. That you for joining us and recommending our tours!

Reviewed September 30, 2019

This bike tour is FANTASTIC! A good healthy workout and what better way to see Portsmouth, Rye, NorthHampton and the coast??! Loved every minute!!!More

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Date of experience: September 2019
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PortCityBikeTours, Owner at PortCity Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2019

Thank you so much for your review. We are happy that you were able to include PortCity BIke Tours as part of your visit to this amazing city and including us in your plans. Thank you again. We are so excited that you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed September 30, 2019

Beth was a great guide and historian of the Portsmouth area. The route was interesting and a nice day out on the bike. Very comfortable hybrid bikes. Small zippered bag too to hold personal items. The water they provided was much appreciated. The local sites,...More

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Date of experience: September 2019
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PortCityBikeTours, Owner at PortCity Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2019

Thank you so much for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your Coastal Bike Tour with Beth!!! We are grateful that you included a bike your as part of your visit to this amazing city and we’re grateful that you includes us in...More

Reviewed September 29, 2019

We really enjoyed our cruise through Portsmouth and New Castle, NH with Dawn as our guide. Great to be outdoors getting a little exercise while learning about the the city. The ride was pretty easy and the roads weren't too busy. A++

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Date of experience: September 2019
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PortCityBikeTours, Owner at PortCity Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2019

Thank you for the review and joining us on a tour! We're grateful for your business and happy that you enjoyed your tour. We appreciate your review! Come and see us again!!!

Reviewed September 20, 2019

We had a lot of fun on this bike ride. Dawn was great - full of stories and historical information that was all very interesting. I highly recommend this ride.

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Date of experience: September 2019
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PortCityBikeTours, Owner at PortCity Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2019

Hello and thank you for choosing PortCity Bike Tours! We appreciate your review and we’re especially grateful that you join us on a bike tour!

Reviewed September 17, 2019

Having lived in the Portsmouth area for over 30 years, I didn't think that I would see or learn anything new about the city by taking the Port City Bike Tour, and I was also a bit hesitant about riding a bike in the local...More

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Date of experience: September 2019
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PortCityBikeTours, Owner at PortCity Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2019

Hello. Thank you for the excellent review and we’re grateful that for chose PortCity Bike Tours! We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Beth, enjoyed the scenic route and historic stops. Glad you had fun!!!

Reviewed September 10, 2019

Great bikes and great tour guide! Enjoyed the trips out to the surrounding islands. You arranged beautiful weather for us as well! Thanks!

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Date of experience: September 2019
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PortCityBikeTours, Owner at PortCity Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2019

Thank you for the terrific review ! We're happy and grateful that you toured with us! Thank you for choosing PortCity Bike Tours.

Reviewed September 10, 2019

Bike tours are the best way to see and enjoy an area and PortCity did a fun and safe job. We had a great time!

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Date of experience: September 2019
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PortCityBikeTours, Owner at PortCity Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2019

Thank you for the review ! We're happy and grateful that you toured with us. Thank you for joining us on one of our tours. Thank you again for choosing PortCity Bike Tours.

Reviewed September 3, 2019

Took the city and historical tour recently. Our tour guide, Dawn, was fantastic and provided us not only with some amazing sites, but also with some very interesting information about Portsmouth and the surrounding areas. Had no idea there was so much history associated with...More

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Date of experience: September 2019
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PortCityBikeTours, Owner at PortCity Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2019

Thank you for the Historic and Cultural Bike Tour review! We are grateful that you joined us on a tour and especially loving our hidden gem of a city. Thank you for choosing PortCity Bike Tours and we’re excited to see that you went to...More

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May 1st unless we have a demand to open earlier.
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We have tours from 90 minutes to 3.5-4 hours and every tour has stops in front of historic points of interest. Our age groups have ranged from 2 - 85 years old. Tours are tailored to the pace of the slowest rider. Most tours... More
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