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Historic Bike Tour in Tucson

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Tucson, United States

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icon2 hours 15 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
More questions?
(888) 651-9785
More questions?
(888) 651-9785

Overview

Explore Tucson's colorful history and discover fun facts about bank robbers and its early Spanish settlers on a guided bike tour through the city. The relaxed pace and varied terrain—from quiet avenues to bustling university bike lanes—offers plenty of opportunities to discover the area's unique architecture and colorful alleyways.
  • Small-group bike tour through Tucson including equipment
  • Ride over the 28-foot-long Rattlesnake Bridge
  • Cycle thrugh Barrio Viejo and see colorful adobe homes and fascinating shrines
  • Get a great view of the Santa Cruz River as you cruise through Barrio Kroger Lane
  • Choose from a morning or afternoon departure
Meet your group at the meeting point for either a morning or afternoon departure. Get a bicycle appropriate for your height and a helmet, and listen to a short safety orientation led by your guide.

Your Tuscon adventure begins with a ride over to Rattlesnake Bridge, the 28-foot-long downtown bridge that was completed in 2002. The bridge is actually shaped like a real diamondback rattlesnake. Make sure to hold onto your handles as you bike through its body and your guide tells tales of bank robbers and outlaws that used to reside in the area.

Then, explore the historical streets of Barrio Viejo, and see colorful adobe homes and fascinating shrines. Cruise down Barrio Kroger Lane and get a closer look at the Santa Cruz River.

Then head back to the original departure point to conclude your tour.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Southern Arizona Transportation Museum
Historic Southern-Pacific train station
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block
Heart of El Presidio neighborhood.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Pima County Courthouse
Perhaps the most beautiful building in Tucson
Duration: 2 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
St. Augustine Cathedral
The spiritual hub of town.
Duration: 2 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
El Tiradito Shrine
Barrio Viejo landmark
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Mercado San Augustin
Fun, outdoor space.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Santa Cruz River Trail
Short ride on the 55 mile "the loop" bike path.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
University of Arizona
Beautiful and energetic campus.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Historic Bike Tour in Tucson?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Historic Bike Tour in Tucson.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Historic Bike Tour in Tucson?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Historic Bike Tour in Tucson.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Historic Bike Tour in Tucson?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Historic Bike Tour in Tucson.

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Fun way to exercise and learn history
Faith_B
, Feb 2020
Fun way to explore and learn history of downtown Tucson. Tour is well equipped and the leader congenial and knowledgeable. So much to see and appreciate in the hidden streets of downtown. I've done this tour twice and will do it again. I learn something every time. Thank you, Jimmy, for a fun ride.
icon Response from Host , Feb 2020
Good, that will force me to keep learning about Tucson. There are so many different rabbit holes to go down.
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Fun ride
TLH57
, Jan 2020
Easy ride around town with interesting information shared about Tucson's history. Really enjoyed seeing many artist's murals.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2020
I enjoy the murals as well.
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Tucson Bike Tour
Road48072335317
, Nov 2018
Jimmy was excellent at giving us a tour, the bikes were decent and in good operation. The tour covered much of historic Tucson. Most of the ride was flat, some mild hills to pedal. Even if you are not used to biking or physical activity, this was a 3 out of 10 on biking difficulty.
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Loved this!. One of the highlights...
Nancy B
, Jul 2017
Loved this!. One of the highlights of our two week tour of Italy. Our guide Alexa was wonderful! Tour of castle and wine cellar were great, the biking was hilly, but manageable had to walk part of a few hills, and the views were spectacular. Lunch and wine at the castle after were divine!! Highly recommend.
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Excellent tour. Highly recommend for...
Nancy H
, Mar 2017
Excellent tour. Highly recommend for all ages. Lots of great information and overview of the area. Fun way to spend three hours and well worth the price.
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Awesome! the best way really to see...
michael
, Jan 2017
Awesome! the best way really to see the city. Highly recommended ! Jimmy is such a fun guy to spend the time with. He will make sure you see it all. And there is a lot to see!
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A fun and informative ride ..great way...
Chryssie V
, Jan 2017
A fun and informative ride ..great way for newcomers to see Tucson.
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Excellent way to kick off a visit to...
Jennifer L
, Dec 2016
Excellent way to kick off a visit to Tuscon to get a good lay of the land- loved the tour and highly recommend.

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