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Around The Peninsula Bike Tour - Photo Credit: Joseph Brunette Photography

Around The Peninsula Bike Tour

Discover the rich history and stunning architecture of the Portland peninsula. Only 3.5 miles long and 3/4 miles wide the Portland peninsula is packed full of food, history and culture. This 2.5-hour tour will show you the best of the peninsula.

Events > Around The Peninsula Bike Tour
Summer Feet Cycling
6 Commercial St
Portland, Maine 04104 United States
About the Event
Presented by
Summer Feet Cycling
(866) 857-9544
Monday, April 12 – Sunday, October 31

Tours daily weather permitting from Mid-April through October. Reservations can be made at www.summerfeet.net of by calling 866.857.9544. Tours depart from the Portland Encyclepedia at 6 Commercial Street.

The trip begins with an easy ride along the Eastern Promenade bike path. We will stop along the path to learn the history of Casco Bay and the Calander Islands as well as the life story of George Cleeve, Portland’s lawsuit-happy co-founder.

Next stop is Back Cove and Portland’s Deering neighborhood. Created in the 19 Century by wealthy residents angry about Portland’s rising property taxes.

From Back Cove you cycle into the Portland’s West End. Historically, the swanky part of town, the West End features broad tree-lined streets and beautiful homes from Victorian to Shingle Style.

Your last stop is the Old Port where your guide will share some of their favorite eating and drinking spots with you.

Participants must be 12 or older and should be comfortable cycling 8 to 10 miles on mostly flat terrain. Please wear athletic clothing.