Guided tour

Portsmouth NH: Adventure to the Island & Harbor Guided Bike

Activity provider: PortCity Bike Tours

Portsmouth NH: Adventure to the Island & Harbor Guided Bike

Activity provider: PortCity Bike Tours

From US$ 54 per person

All of our bike tours are centered around the Piscataqua River and Atlantic Ocean. We’ll make our way to New Castle stopping en route. On this tour you’ll visit stop at the “must see sites”.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 6 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Join us on our “must see” of highlights of Portsmouth and New Castle Island
  • We’ll stop en route to see the main sites in Portsmouth and New Castle Island
  • Explore the city's nautical and colonial past as you listen to your expert guide
  • See highlights like Prescott Park, the Fort Tree Island, and more
  • Visit the city's Historic South End and see beautifully preserved architecture
Full description

This tour is centered around the Piscataqua River and Atlantic Ocean where our early 1600s settlers became very rich, trading fish. We’ll explore both Portsmouth and New Castle stopping at sites like the famous Prescott Park, Four Tree and Pierce Islands, through the historic South End to New Castle Island. You will be in awe by the beautiful preserved historic houses and the pride that comes along with living in a historic city. Spend time outdoors and explore Portsmouth and New Castle New Hampshire, a dynamic port city at the mouth of the Piscataqua River and Bike to the former fishing village of New Castle Island New Hampshire. Hop onto your bike and follow your guide to dive into Portsmouth's colonial and nautical past.

Meet your guide at the John Paul Jones Historic House 30 minutes prior to your tour departure time and get fitted for a 21-speed hybrid comfort bike. Then, get ready to set out on your tour of Portsmouth and New Castles' landmarks, monuments, and memorials.#

Bike at an easy to moderate pace over relatively flat terrain. Stop en route to hear interesting facts about each of the places that you visit, including Prescott Park, Four Tree Island, Historic South End, Wentworth by the Sea, Fort Stark, and Great Island Common.

Learn about the these two remarkably preserved city and town with features of historic homes as you bike your way through Prescott Park, Four Tree Island, Pierce Island, the Historic South End, and make our way out to New Castle Island. We’ll stop along the way to admire the beautifully preserved architecture of Georgian, Federal, and Colonial-style homes. We’ll stop in parks, forts, the Great Island Common and Fort Stark.

Includes
  • Guided tour of Portsmouth NH by bicycle
  • Export guide
  • High-end 21-speed city bike
  • Helmet and safety vest
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Look for the "John Paul Jones House" and come into the garden. Your guide will be wearing a yellow vest.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place in most weather conditions and will only be cancelled in heavy downpours or if there is lightnigh
  • You will cover between 8 and 12 miles at an easy to moderate pace
Customer reviews

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The biking was not at all strenuous. None of us had been on a bike in years. Great tour. Learned some history, saw beautiful views, got some exercise outdoors, and had a wonderful time.

May 6, 2022

Product ID: 291945