Portsmouth Islands & Harbor Bike Tour

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    Rider Level: Leisure
    5/5 (1)

    Rider Level: Leisure

    2.5 hours | 10 miles
    From $65 USD
    Portsmouth, NH

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    • A peaceful pedal along the Piscataqua to Portsmouth’s idyllic islands

      Pedal to the incandescent islands of Portsmouth on a breathtakingly scenic bike tour offering abundant stunning photo opportunities and the ease and convenience of bike rental. This idyllic day tour takes you for a peaceful pedal along the Piscataqua River to the islands of New Castle, Shoals, Four Tree, and Pierce, with impressive stops at the Great Island Common, Fort Stark, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, and Prescott Park along the way.

      Your bicycle tour to the best of Portsmouth begins with a ride along the Piscataqua River to New Castle Island, where you’ll explore the village’s downtown and the gorgeous Great Island Common. Here, listen to your guide’s intriguing commentary about the Isle of Shoals and the region’s lovely lighthouses.

      Follow your guide onwards to Fort Stark for a full understanding of the fascinating New Hampshire state motto - “Live Free or Die”. All will become clear!

      Then, your guided bike tour pedals towards the Four Tree and Pierce Islands for a deeper understanding of the incredible heritage of Portsmouth’s Naval Shipyard. As with many other points on this picturesque tour, you’ll find sublime photo opportunities here!

      Finally, pedal into peaceful Prescott Park and learn about the sister park’s transformation from a dramatic combat zone to a tranquil waterside haven.

      Portsmouth is full of fascinating history and beautiful scenery to match!

      • Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA. Domenico Convertini@Flickr
      • Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA. Doug Kerr@Flickr
      • Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA. Doug Kerr@Flickr

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      Days Start Finish
      Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am ~12:30 pm


      Rate USD
      Adult · For online travel agencies only $65
      X-Small Bike · Rider Height 4'10" - 5'2" $65
      Small Bike · Rider Height 5'2" - 5'4" $65
      Medium Bike · Rider Height 5'4" - 5'10" $65
      Large Bike · Rider Height 5'10" - 6'2" $65
      X-Large Bike · Rider Height 6'2" - 6'6" $65

      Ebike upgrade for an additional cost of $50.00.


      Portsmouth, Piscataqua River, New Castle Island & Village, Great Island Common, Isle of Shoals, Fort Stark, Four Tree Island, Pierce Island, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Prescott Park

      What’s included

      • High-end 21-speed bike rental
      • Safety equipment (helmet & vest)
      • English-speaking guide

      Meeting place & directions

      John Paul Jones Carriage House - 43 Middle Street Portsmouth, NH 03801

      • Shauna Holt 3 days ago

        Fun way to explore Portsmouth!

        · Portsmouth Islands & Harbor Bike Tour

        What a great way to spend a couple of hours and see Portsmouth! Our tour guide Paul, was fantastic - what a great storyteller! The tour was a leisurely 10 mile bike ride, visiting multiple scenic locations, colored with tidbits of history and information about the city. Paul was very entertaining, well spoken and a pleasure to ride with. I highly recommend this tour if you want to explore Portsmouth from a different viewpoint!

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