Bicycle Tour Company ("BTC") day trips are for New Yorkers looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and for Big Apple visitors seeking a refreshing complement to city sight-seeing. Bicycles, support vehicle, tour guides, BTC T-shirts, and water-bottles are included. Just bring yourself and your friends!
NEW YORK CITY: A Historical/Cycling Tour of the Big Apple This unique tour of NYC offers rare views of the Big Apple. From Brooklyn Heights, through the Lower East Side, and up to Central Park, a city guide cycles with us while describing the history and events that shape the neighborhoods we pass. (basic route: 17 miles easy)
SHELTER ISLAND, NEW YORK: Sand Dunes and Sea-Scapes Bicycle Tour Company staff greets you at Shelter Islands North Ferry station. In the morning, we cycle to West Neck Point, where ocean views surround our ride along this one-lane peninsula bordered by sand dunes. For lunch, we stop at the Sunset Beach Restaurant -- an outdoor cafe overlooking the harbor. Our afternoon ride to Rams Island takes us through gorgeous countryside, past golf greens and fairways, and by a nature reserve. (basic route: 17 miles easy, extended route: 27 miles easy)
KENT, CONNECTICUT: Colonial New England
From our Kent, Connecticut headquarters, we offer bicycle rentals and self-guided routes that will lead you along the Housatonic River, scenic country roads, and covered bridges. (basic route: 15 miles easy/moderate, extended options: 37 miles moderate and 48 miles challenging). We're easy to get to by car. Click here for map.Easy Excursions
GREENWICH: 50 minute train ride by Metro-North from Grand Central Station. We meet at the Greenwich, Connecticut train station on the New Haven Line.
PRINCETON: 60 minute train ride by New Jersey transit from New York Penn Station. We meet at the Princeton station on the Northeast Corridor line.
CUSTOM TRIPS: BTC can work with groups interested in designing their own day-away excursion.
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