Biking around is an excellent way to explore the city and when I was planning my trip to SFO, it was number one on my bucket list. While I was there in SFO I found so many Bike rentals on the streets but I wanted to choose one, which is affordable and can also offer me a child seat for my little one. After googling few and reading so many reviews I Choose Bay City Bike . It was not only affordable but was also just 1 mile away from my Hotel.
They have Guided tours, Bike rentals and other Activities (including Alcatraz Island).
Alcatraz Island is one of the Must visit places in San Francisco. You can’t leave the City without visiting Alcatraz, They also have packages including Alcatraz Island to National Parks to wine tastings to GPS-guided tours!
Guided Tours :
In guided tours they have , Golden gate bridge tour, Streets of SFO tour , Golden gate park tour and sunset tour . Their professional guides can take you to explore San Francisco up close and personal. If you are in SFO for a short period of time and want to see and learn about the popular attractions, then I would recommend this guided tour.
Self-Guided Tours :
Here you can rent the bikes, they offer the largest selection of adult bikes, kids bike’s, and specialty equipment which can satisfy anyone’s biking needs.
I would recommend this self-guided tour if you have perfectly planned your trip and want to take your own time at each and every attraction. I had my trip perfectly planned and I din’t want to make any changes to it and so I took 2 bikes with Child seat.
First of all I must say the bikes were very comfortable for us and for our lil one as well (he had lots of fun while biking around) which come with a rear rack, front camera bags, locks, water holder, helmets, and maps.They will also explain you the routes on a map before you start your adventure.
If you want to rent the bikes for morethan 1 day, you can either drop the bikes back at their place and collect it the other day or park the bikes at the hotel you stay. Usually most of the hotels do have a special indoor parking area for bikes.Check with your Hotel if they have one.
We rented these bikes for 2 days for 2 different locations and thankfully my hotel had an indoor parking place only for bikes.
They have Five locations which are convenient to the public
- 501 bay st
- 2661 taylor street
- 2830 jones street
- 2800 Leavenworth Street
- 1669 Haight St.
website : BayCityBike.com
Facebook : @BayCityBike
Instagram : @baycitybike
San Francisco is a Hilly city and for a non-biker It might sometimes make riding rather difficult. If you have plans to roam around only in the bikes then I would suggest you to take Electronic bikes so that you can climb the hills with ease.
San Francisco is totally a Bike Friendly City with Bike lanes everywhere which makes you feel safe everytime you are on the road so I would highly recommend Bay City Bike Rentals.
My Next Blog will be the places I visited on my Bike in San Francisco