Few suspension bridges boast National Landmark Status! The Brooklyn Bridge in New York City has become an internationally recognized icon - admired and graced by visitors and locals alike. Upon its completion in 1883, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world. On your 2-hour Brooklyn Bridge bike tour, you’ll see some of New York City's most notable sites!
You’ll begin your tour by climbing uphill into the City Hall area. You’ll make a stop at the Brooklyn-side tower of the bridge to take in this stunning vantage point, which encapsulates the entire New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Staten Island, and more! Descending into Brooklyn, you’ll see the Financial District, historic Brooklyn houses in the ‘Heights’, and return over the bridge to visit the South Street Seaport.
The unforgettable views of New York City’s iconic skyline from the Brooklyn Bridge outlook will prove to dazzle and delight! The Brooklyn Bridge has a wide pedestrian walkway – making it a haven for cyclists. Tours depart conveniently from the South Street Seaport area, which is within close proximity to public transit. Each bicycle rental includes a helmet, a lock, and a basket – so you’ll have all the materials you need for a safe, carefree day of New York City exploration.
The Brooklyn Bridge is a must-see when it comes to a trip to the Big Apple. Upon its completion it served not just its intended function as a bridge between Brooklyn and Manhattan, but also as a beacon of hope and optimism for the time. From these fruitful roots has grown a source of boundless inspiration for filmmakers, poets, artists, and engineers. Prepare to experience what has been the muse of many New Yorkers and visitors alike! Don't forget to bring your camera - there will be a bevy of stunning perspectives you'll want to capture!