Green, healthy, and not the usual tourist crapAre you visiting the New York City area and looking for a something cool to do? Or maybe you live in the area, and want to explore your hood from a new angle? The Get Up and Ride bike tour might be just what the doctor has prescribed for you! It doesn't pollute, it's a healthy does of exercise, and you get a tour guide to show you all the coolest corners of Brooklyn and the best views of the Manhattan skyline.
Get Up and Ride writes: "On the 4.5-hour 'Classic' bike tour of Brooklyn, the friendly local tour guide will share insider tips on the ins and outs of Brooklyn. Riding at a leisurely pace, the tour focuses on the sites off the beaten path; showcasing local art and culture, urban marketplaces, beautiful parks, great food and interesting history. While riding comfy and retro-style bikes, guests are able to hear their guide through individual walkie-talkie earpieces. Stops include sites such as the Brooklyn Grange, the largest rooftop farm in the world, Best Pizza, the local favorite in Williamsburg, and finally a ride on the East River Ferry, known for its skyline views."
Designed for small groups of no more than 10, their bike tours are currently given every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 11 AM to 3:30 PM.
Via Get Up and Ride