Ithaca Bike Rental is a program of the Ithaca Youth Bureau, a public multi-service agency established 1948, provides a broad variety of recreation and youth development programs to promote the health, happiness, and well-being of all youth and families in the greater Ithaca area. We serve more than 7,500 youth annually, aged 0-20 years, through a wide array of programs.
Ithaca Bike Rental Guided Bike Tours are a unique way to experience the Ithaca area. Riding on a bicycle with a local through our city unlocks the rarer hidden treasures that may go unobserved in any other context. Your guide will tell you about the history of the trails you are riding.
Guided bike tours provide a fun, thoughtful, and physical experience which allow you to enjoy the beauty of the trail while discovering our amazing city. Our tours highlight areas around town that are designed for outdoor recreation, such as the Cayuga Waterfront Trail or local parks (Cass and Stewart) that provide their own opportunities for healthy outdoor recreation.
We offer two waterfront tours with six extension tours available. Since our mission at the Ithaca Youth Bureau includes offering opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to experience healthy leisure activities, the Ithaca Bike Rental is a pillar to tourism in the region, allowing visitors and locals to experience this special area like no way before.
Everyone who leaves our bicycle garage will do so feeling good, having learned something new, and with a smile on their face.
Standard Waterfront bike tour
Our Standard Waterfront Bike Tours are available on Saturdays from 11:30am - 1:30pm and 2pm - 4pm. Please arrive 30 minutes in advance to get set up for your tour. Tours have a minimum of 4 riders and a maximum of 8. Tour pricing begins at $25 per adult rider and $20 per youth rider, which includes: bike rental, helmet, lock, water bottle, and experienced guide. There is a $5 discount for advanced registrations.
Private Bike Tour
We also offer private tours for groups or as few as 2 riders.