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  • PortCity Bike Tours Opening for their Third Season

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    April 07, 2017
    PortCity Bike Tours in Portsmouth is offering guided Historic, Island, Neighborhood and Coastal bicycle tours for our third season. 

    We offer a perfect way to get acquainted with our beautiful city and surrounding coastal towns!  Starting May 2017, PortCity Bike Tours will continue to offer daily tours that include a professional guide, 21-speed custom-fit bicycle, helmet, water and a snack.  Our self-guided tours include a 21-speed custom-fit bicycle, planned routes and smart-phone assist, helmet, water and a snack.

    Dawn Przychodzien, owner and operator of PortCity Bike Tours, LLC, has enjoyed living and biking in Portsmouth for more than 15 years.  Dawn and her team are based at the John Paul Jones Carriage House in downtown Portsmouth and will introduce new and returning visitors, and even long-time residents of the Seacoast to the history, folklore and beauty of this hidden-gem of a city and nearby coastal towns. 
    Our tour groups are small (up to 6 riders) and will offer options for young families including ‘tag-a-long’ bike attachment and infant seat.  Private and large group tours are individually prearranged with a custom routes, lunch options, or a Land&Sea option, combining a bike ride with a harbor cruise aboard the 58 foot yacht Stella Di Mare.  

    Daily tour options include: 

    A 7-mile, 90 minute, Neighborhood easy paced tour, beginning downtown and meandering through the South End, West End, Victorian Row and North End, with stops at the African Burying Memorial, Prescott and Haven Parks and Brewery Lane. 

    A 12-mile, 3 hour Historic tour, set at a leisurely pace, covering downtown, the South End, the North End and New Castle Island, with a stops along the way and plenty of time to take photographs or even ask for advice on restaurants, shops and local events.  
    A 15-mile, 2 hour, Island tour, moderately-paced and includes Badgers Island, Prescott Park, Four Tree Island, Peirce Island, New Castle Island, and Jeffery’s Point with stops along the way to touch on the historical impact of the Piscataqua Region’s ship building, historic homes and famous residents and seven area forts.   
    A 25-mile, 3 hour, Coastal tour which is moderately-paced, starting  in historic downtown Portsmouth, continuing through the oceanside  and country roads of Rye, North Hampton and New Castle,  with  scenic stops with commentary along the way.