Think of all the famous Americans keeping it cool on bikes. Pee-wee's lovingly cared-for shiny red bike that he chases on his Big Adventure. Poor Dorothy hides her dog from mean ol' Miss Gulch as she sternly rides her bicycle looking to abscond with Toto in The Wizard of Oz. Paul Newman coolly rode a brand-new bicycle in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. What can embody the spirit of earnest childlike fun, self-righteous progress, and effortless cool more than going for a bike ride in America?

For travelers looking to visit different cities or the countryside here in the states, seeing the sights by bike is a delightful way to get around and experience their destination. Below are some of the best locations to hop on a bike and take a tour through America the Beautiful.

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10 See The Washington DC Monuments On Bike

Take in the majestic sights of Washington DC while riding a hybrid comfort bike. This is one way to avoid the DC traffic while still giving yourself a chance to see all the incredible sights. This tour will take guests for close-up views of the Washington Monument, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and Jefferson Memorial. The lively and engaging tour guide will help participants navigate the bike lanes and provide informative background on the history of each location in Washington DC, long considered America's seat of power since the country celebrated its independence. For those interested, the key details are:

  • Price: $54 for the bike tour
  • Location: The meeting point starts and ends at the central location of 998 Maine Ave SW
  • What to see: At approximately 3 hours long, this is an active way to see the fascinating monuments of DC

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9 Experience San Francisco By Bike

Enjoy the magic of biking across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge on this 3-hour tour of one of the most memorable and unique city's in America. Starting out at the famous Fisherman's Wharf, this guided bike ride takes stops in Marina Green, Crissy Field, Fort Point, and Vista Point for plenty of opportunities to take in the scenic views and stop for photos. Once across the Golden Gate Bridge, participants will end the tour in the town of Sausalito, an eclectic, upscale town with gorgeous waterfront views. This adventure includes:

  • Tour: Full-day bike rental
  • Price: $65 for the guided 3-hour tour
  • What's included: Helmets are included with all bike rentals

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8 Enjoy The Charm Of Savannah

There's no place quite so charming and cozy as Savannah, Georgia, and this bike tour takes adventurers through many of its notable sights and delights. Bicyclists will take a leisurely ride to Forsyth Park, the popular City Market, and charming River Street. The tour guide provides historical background on such renowned sights as the Andrew Low House and the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. For those visiting Savannah who are interested in taking this tour, they can expect:

  • Tour: A 2-hour tour of the best of Savannah
  • Price: A low price of only $35 per person
  • What's included: All bike rentals include helmets and a bottle of water

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7 Hop On An Electric Trike For A Wine Tour In Sonoma

It is simply impossible to have a bad day in Sonoma. The rolling vineyards, the beautiful weather, and, let's not forget, the wine. Why not take it all in while cruising along on an electric trike? For travelers looking for a fun way to experience the beauty of Sonoma, zipping along the back roads and stopping at a few wineries will make for a delightfully memorable trip. This tour includes:

  • Tour: 3-hours of sightseeing of the vineyards of Sonoma
  • What's included: A stop at the historic site of General Vallejo's home, a winery, and a cheese company
  • Price: The cost of the tour is $155

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Visitors and locals alike will love this engaging bike tour of Chicago, which includes seeing the top sights in the Windy City. Depending on whether participants take the day or evening tour, guests will bike through Wrigleyville, Old Town, Lincoln Park, Gold Coast, Riverwalk, Millenium Park, Buckingham Fountain, and the Lakefront trail. Of course, this being Chicago, it includes stops to get the best of the local flavors here, like a slice of the city's famous deep-dish pizza, Chicago-style hot dogs, and cupcakes, and you can wash it all down with some craft brews. Details are as follows:

  • Tour: This renowned Windy City tour lasts for approximately 4-hours
  • Price: The tour cost is $89.99
  • What's included: Bike rentals, helmets, and possibly heartburn

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5 Pedal Around Portland

If "Keep Portland Weird" is the city's unofficial motto, then what better way to see it than by hopping on a bike and paying a visit to a few of its microbreweries? This tour takes you through downtown and includes jaunts through the lovely Pearl District. The engaging guide will point out local sights, and there are plenty of stops for a cold brew (or two!). For those interested in this tour:

  • Tour: The ride through eclectic Portland last about 3-hours
  • Price: The cost is $79
  • What's included: Plenty of microwbrewery samples!

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4 E-Bike Through Red Rock Canyon

For those visiting Las Vegas but looking to get outside to experience the beauty of Nevada, take this electric bike tour with jaw-dropping views of Red Rock Canyon. With transportation included from select Las Vegas hotels, guests only need to worry about sunblock and bringing their camera. And with the high temps, this desert can reach, cruising along on an e-bike without the need to pedal nonstop will be a huge relief. Participants can expect:

  • Tour: A 4-hour bike tour on wide trails that are 13 miles in length
  • Good to know: This tour can be self-guided, or guests have the option of a professional guide
  • Price: The cost is $119.99

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3 Take A Tour Of Central Park

Perhaps the most famous park in the world, New York's Central Park is a wonderland of greenery, history, and bustling sights. This guided tour feature will stop at Belvedere Castle, Bethesda Fountain, and Strawberry Fields, where guests can take pictures and learn about local points of interest from the knowledgeable tour guide. Tour includes:

  • Tour: A 2-hour tour through famous sites in majestic Central Park
  • Price: The cost is only $45
  • What's included: Bike rental, helmets, and a New York attitude

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2 An Exciting Biking Excursion Through Boston

Take a tour through the historical sites and beloved locations in Boston, from Copley Square to Fenway Park. Participants will see the Freedom Trail and bike through Back Bay, South End, and Boston's historic North End. The local guide provides an engaging and informative history lesson at each stop along the way, making this tour fun and interesting way to see Beantown. This tour will include:

  • Tour: A 2.5 to 3-hour guided bike ride
  • Price: The $68 fee
  • What's included: Bike rental, helmets, and a wicked smaht history lesson or two

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1 Say Goodnight With A Sunset Bike Tour In Florida

Florida's famed Siesta Key beach in Sarasota is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Hop on an e-bike for an easy ride to watch the gorgeous sunset views over the Gulf of Mexico. The e-bikes cruise along easily on the sand, so participants can move along at a leisurely pace and enjoy the close of another day of travel well spent. This tour features:

  • Tour: 2-hour guided tour
  • What to expect: Sunset tours are kept as a small group for a more personalized experience
  • Price: The cost is $66.15

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