The Best Bike Tours in Washington DC

Ready for some Five Star Fun? Book your bike tour today!

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5-Star Rating and #2 in Outdoor Activities on Trip Advisor

The Bike and Roll DC Experience

Bike and Roll DC offers exciting Bike and Segway tours of Washington DC as well as bike rentals and self-guided rides from Alexandria, Virginia to Mount Vernon.

We are the top-rated bike tour company on TripAdvisor and consistently referred to as “the highlight of our trip to Washington DC!”   Our comprehensive bike & Segway tours will allow you to see and explore the Lincoln Memorial, Monuments, Capitol Hill, Smithsonian Museums, the National Mall and more!

The perfect activity for families and travelers of all ages, Bike and Roll DC offers the most dynamic, unique and FUN way to see the sites.  Guided tours, self-guided rides, bike rentals and private/group tours are available.

Washington DC Tours Offered

 There is no better way to get up close and personal with all the great sites of Washington DC and Alexandria, VA than from the seat of a bike or a Segway. Come, explore with us!

Bike Tours

Tour through the nation’s capital on bike. Non-street riding tours perfect for all ages.

Group & Private Tours

No group too big or too small. Customize your private tour.

Segway Tours

Experience Washington DC’s history and culture by Segway.

Bike and Roll DC Locations

We offer four convenient locations in and around the Washington DC Metro Area.  We are in all the right spots to start your bike or Segway ride.

955 L’Enfant Plaza SW

Two blocks from the Smithsonian Institution Castle & Independence Avenue, on L’Enfant Plaza. Advance reservations recommended.

Old Town Alexandria

Self-guided rides, tour packages & rentals — Bike to (and/or from) Mount Vernon, explore the Estate and take a riverboat back to Alexandria or rent a bike and explore Old Town.

50 Massachusetts Ave NE

Located outside of Union Station in the shadows of the US Capitol building. Bike rentals for the entire family.

Smithsonian

Ride beside History with Smithsonian National Mall Tours or walk into history with our guided tour of the National Museum of American History. Advance reservations required.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some answers to our most frequently asked tour questions. Don’t hestitate to reach out with further questions.

Can I bring my kids on the bike tour?
We have individual bikes for children 4’6″ and taller; toddlers and smaller children can ride behind a parent or guardian in trailer carriers or trailer tandems that attach to adult bikes. Children must be able to operate hand brakes and be tall enough (typically 4’5″) to clear the cross bar in order to use their own bike. We reserve the right to switch a child rider to a trailer tandem if they are unable to safely operate their own bike.

What is included and what do I bring?
Bike tours include a comfort bike, helmet, a bottle of water, and a light snack. Segway tours include the Segway rental, helmet, bottle of water, and a light snack. Bring a camera, wear seasonally appropriate clothing (not too loose), and wear closed-toe shoes.

When should I arrive to the tour?
Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour time (20 minutes prior if you have booked a burley or trailer tandem). Participants arriving after the tour departure time risk forfeiture of their tour seats.

How safe are the bike tours?
Safety is our number one priority. Each bike tour begins with a safety and bike usage talk. The tour route takes place on paths, trails, and sidewalks. We provide helmets (which all tour participants must wear) as well as reflective vests and safety lights on our evening tours.

What if it rains?
We reserve the right to cancel tours for safety concerns such as high winds, thunderstorms, excessive heat/cold, or other severe conditions. For both bike and segway tours, we will provide rain ponchos and go out in light rain. Our Segways are completely waterproof. If we cancel your tour, you may reschedule or request a full refund.

What is your tour cancellation policy?
We reserve the right to cancel any tour. Reservations may be rescheduled at any time, depending on availability. Refunds for cancelled tours are available with 48 hours’ notice. Credit card refunds will be assessed a 10% service fee. Cancellations requested with less than 48 hours notice will be issued a full credit which is fully transferrable and never expires.