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Overview
Explore this bike-friendly city on two wheels without having to supply your own cycling equipment. This historic Tucson bike tour provides a helmet, bike, and guide so you can zoom around the city at a comfortable pace and learn the history and culture of Tucson. Plus, this tour takes you across Rattlesnake Bridge—one of Tucson’s most popular sites.
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215 N Hoff Ave
215 N Hoff Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705, USAWe are located between 8th and 9th streets on Hoff Ave. Hoff is an ALLEY one block east of 4th Ave. We share a parking lot with Ermanos restaurant. The lot is small. Additional parking can usually be found along Ironhorse Park (10th st & Hoff, check signs) or the $1/hr pay lot on 9th st & 4th Ave.
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    Southern Arizona Transportation Museum
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Pima County Courthouse
    Stop: 2 minutes -
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  • 4
    St. Augustine Cathedral
    Stop: 2 minutes -
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  • 5
    El Tiradito Shrine
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 6
    Mercado San Augustin
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Santa Cruz River Trail
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    University of Arizona
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
215 N Hoff Ave
215 N Hoff Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705, USAWe are located between 8th and 9th streets on Hoff Ave. Hoff is an ALLEY one block east of 4th Ave. We share a parking lot with Ermanos restaurant. The lot is small. Additional parking can usually be found along Ironhorse Park (10th st & Hoff, check signs) or the $1/hr pay lot on 9th st & 4th Ave.
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Highlights
  • Great bike tour for first-time visitors—pass Tucson’s most popular areas
  • A guide keeps your group riding at a comfortable pace
  • Learn about the history and culture of this Arizona city as you go 
  • All equipment and bottled water included with this Tucson bike tour
What to Expect
Meet for this bike tour of Tucson near the Fourth Avenue Shopping District. Upon arrival, your guide helps fit you with a bike and helmet. Listen to a short safety instruction, and get ready to hit the streets. Your tour takes you through varied Tucson terrain, including quiet avenues and bustling university bike lanes. Hear stories about Tucson’s past and present as you go, including stories about a historical bank robbery and the city’s early Spanish settlers. Pass through Armory Park, see the Santa Cruz River, and ride across Rattlesnake Bridge. Your Tucson bike tour ends back the original meeting spot.
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Important Information
Departure Point
215 N Hoff Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705, USA
Duration
2h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Use of bicycle & helmet
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Meals and snacks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking
  • Riders must be 4'8" to 6'6" tall (142-198cm). 5' and over recommended.
  • All passenger heights must be provided at time of booking
  • Basic bicycle riding skills required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Howard wrote a review 15 Feb
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Our guide, Jim, was very knowledgeable about local history and had planned the route to minimize conflicts with traffic. He was very responsive to a mechanical problem that we had with one of our bikes during the tour, allowing us to complete the tour with our group. Later
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Date of experience: February 2020
Inspire411918 wrote a review 15 Feb
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Wonderful overview of the core downtown area plus the university of AZ. Great tips from the guide that we noted to do at a future time. Bikes were well cared for and well suited to the mostly flat surfaces we peddled (one gear but easy enough to get up the few small inclines).
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Judy K wrote a review 15 Feb
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Excellent bike experience! Jimmy was great in getting bikes/equipment ready to go. He kept everyone safe on the tour. Showed us many of Tucson's historic sites plus deliver information in an important but comedic way. This is a must tour for your experiences in Tucson! That you
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Date of experience: February 2020
Bill T wrote a review 11 Feb
140 contributions45 helpful votes
This is a nice leisurely, very enjoyable, 2.5 hour, flat bike ride through Tucson. There's very little vehicle traffic, and Jimmy, the owner, does an excellent job of ensuring a safe and enjoyable ride. We toured many areas, including the Presidio District and the U of Arizona
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Date of experience: February 2020
Susan611 wrote a review 9 Feb
190 contributions24 helpful votes
Bike tours are our favorite way to meet and experience a city. Trip advisor has led us to many in cities across the world and once again we were so pleased! Big Jim is a knowledgeable adopted son of Tuscon who has a thorough grasp of its history and beauty. We learned about the
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Jimmy B, Owner at Historic Bike Tour in Tucson
Responded 1 week ago
Nicely written! Thanks!
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Howard
10
Excellent Introductory Tour
Our guide, Jim, was very knowledgeable about local history and had planned the route to minimize conflicts with
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Inspire411918
Vancouver, Canada
40
Biking Tuscon
Wonderful overview of the core downtown area plus the university of AZ. Great tips from the guide that we noted
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Judy K
10
Tucson bike tour
Excellent bike experience! Jimmy was great in getting bikes/equipment ready to go. He kept everyone safe on the
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Bill T
Minneapolis, Minnesota
14045
Ideal ride length and time
This is a nice leisurely, very enjoyable, 2.5 hour, flat bike ride through Tucson. There's very little vehicle
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Susan611
Cincinnati, Ohio
10124
Wonderful way to meet a city
Bike tours are our favorite way to meet and experience a city. Trip advisor has led us to many in cities across
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David C
10
Great tour!
Excellent time on the bike tour! I was the only person signed up for the afternoon tour, and usually the minimum
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Jeff C
10
Just right
Jimmy was very knowledgeable and led an excellent tour; always concerned about our safety. I felt it was just the
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Chuck W
10
Great Tucson overview
Very easy ride that gives you a great overview of the city. Nice way to get out of the downtown and see different
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Arthur W
50
Jimmy does a Great Tour.
He covers a lot of historic places in old historic Tucson, but at a moderate pace, on easy to ride surfaces,and on
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JeanS54_12
Milton, Florida
3810
Fantastic tour
This was our best tour in Tucson. The tour owner/guide not only was knowledgeable about interesting Tucson
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