Just a 20-minute ferry ride from the bustling heart of Portland, Peaks Island is an enchanting place of quiet, offering breathtaking scenery that captures the essence of traditional island life. Engulfed in the tranquil beauty of Maine, the island boasts some of the most picturesque scenery in the entire state.
Enjoy a fully guided exploration of Peaks Island, unveiling its dramatic coastal scenery and fascinating history.
Discover the Island’s crucial role during World War II, offering an intriguing look into the past. The journey also includes a delightful culinary stop for a lobster roll, a delicious embodiment of Maine’s iconic seafood culture.
(Looking for a longer tour? Explore our Week-Long Bike Trips in Maine.)
Tours depart at 9.45am from the Portland Encyclepedia at 6 Commercial Street and return usually around 2:45 pm.
Daily from May through Mid-October for groups of 4 or more
Price: $179.00 per person
Guides will meet you at the Portland Encyclepedia for a bike fitting. Enjoy great views of downtown Portland and Casco Bay on the short ferry ride to Peaks.
A few small hills will get us onto the road around the island. We will stop to visit the 5th Maine Museum and Battery Steele to learn how this small island played a vital role in two wars.
We will cycle the island’s coast for stunning views of the Ram Island Ledge Light – unmissable Maine coastal scenery.
Our ride leaves us time to enjoy a lobster roll and poke around town before we queue for the ferry (part of the island experience) and return to Portland on the 2:45 ferry.
Total cycling: six miles.
If you have any questions, please get in touch.