THE BROOKLYN WATERFRONT TOUR

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This is a late afternoon, light ride along the Brooklyn Waterfront, starting in Dumbo.

We pedal along the waterfront underneath the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge with stops at Jane’s Carousel and Anne’s Warehouse. Sometimes the water can splash on us - that’s just how close we are to the shoreline!

We head into Brooklyn Heights, the very first historically preserved neighborhood in the United States with stops at The Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims and the Brooklyn Heights Promenade with breathtaking views of lower Manhattan from across the East River.

This 5 mile, easy ride ends with a ride along Brooklyn Bridge Park with stops at Brooklyn Bridge Pier Park Five, Brooklyn Bridge Playground, and back into Dumbo.

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THE BRIDGES TOUR

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This tour starts in Dumbo, Brooklyn on the waterfront.

We head across the Manhattan Bridge on the North Side with sweeping views of Midtown Manhattan’s East Side, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and Wallabout Bay into Chinatown.

We travel under the FDR on a protected bike path and stop for a group photo with the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridges in the backdrop – a great picture for you to show how cool you really are!

The tour heads into the historic South Street Sea Port with reminders of a shipping industry gone. We head down Fulton Street with views of the Freedom Tower & One World Trade Center directly above.

We stop in City Hall Park which boasts views of The Woolworth Building, The Tweed Courthouse, The Municipal Building and Park Row.

We then head across the Brooklyn Bridge, the oldest suspension bridge in the US, with grand views of downtown Manhattan and The Statue of Liberty.

Into Downtown Brooklyn & Cadman Plaza introduces us to Brooklyn’s Court Houses. And then we travel into the first historically preserved neighborhood in the US, Brooklyn Heights, with stops at the Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims and Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

We are then off to Brooklyn Bridge Park on the waterfront, where you can celebrate the end of your tour in Dumbo, Brooklyn – great shopping, great waterfront parks, and awesome food options!

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THE BROOKLYN TOUR

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The most complete cycling tour of Brooklyn!

This tour starts in Dumbo, Brooklyn, under the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges on beautiful waterfront with sweeping views of downtown Manhattan from across the East River.

We pedal on comfortable, lightweight, high quality, hybrid bicycles; provided to you by Brooklyn Giro LLC bike tour company.

From Dumbo, we visit the historic and newly redeveloped Brooklyn Navy Yard, heading into the South Part of Williamsburg – a neighborhood of artists, graffiti, and some of the coolest Bars, Coffee Shops, and Breweries in NYC.

We head to Fort Green Park, North of Bustling Downtown Brooklyn- the landscape changes dramatically and one gets a view of the amazing diversity of Brooklyn! We pass by Barclay’s Center and Historically Preserved Government Buildings.

The next stop is Prospect Park’s Grand Army Plaza with views of the Park’s Arch and the Brooklyn Public Library.

Into Cobble Hill and Red Hook with Brownstone Lined Streets, Small Family Owned Restaurants, and reminders of a shipping industry long gone!

Next stop? Brooklyn Heights! With its’ tree lined blocks and diversity in architecture, this calm and serene part of the ride introduces you the very first historically preserved neighborhood in the United States.

Back through Dumbo and Brooklyn Bridge Park ends one of the most complete tours of Brooklyn you’ll find. Grab a post ride snack and enjoy the park! We’ll put away the bikes, make suggestions about our city, and hope you’ll be back riding with us soon!

CENTRAL PARK | MANHATTAN WATERFRONT

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This ride starts underneath the Manhattan Bridge in Lower Manhattan and travels along the EAST RIVER ESPLANADE with sweeping views of the EAST RIVER, BROOKLYN BRIDGE, AND MANHATTAN BRIDGE.

We head into SOUTHPORT SEAPORT to examine the history of the Shipping Industry and then into to BATTERY PARK with views of the STATUE OF LIBERTY.

This breathtaking waterfront ride continues along the HUDSON RIVER GREENWAY with views of the HUDSON RIVER, CHELSEA PIERS, THE INTREPID & RIVERSIDE PARK.

We explore the UPPERWEST SIDE OF MANHATTAN - LINCOLN CENTER, MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, BEACON THEATER & COLUMBUS CIRCLE.

There are plenty of lunch options on the UPPERWEST SIDE near LINCOLN CENTER! We will put the bikes away, and you will have 1 hour to relax and enjoy many of the food options before we explore CENTRAL PARK.

Then we bike through the most visited park in the United States - CENTRAL PARK. There is no better way to do the almost 6 mile loop than on a bicycle with breathtaking views of the GREAT LAWN, THE CENTRAL PARK LAKE, THE HARLEM MEER, THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART & STRAWBERRY FIELDS.

This one of kind ride around the Manhattan Waterfront finishes with a quick ride through Midtown Manhattan towards the EAST RIVER ESPLANADE.

There is no other tour available which covers as much of Mahattan. We throw in CENTRAL PARK simply as a bonus!