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BIKE TOURS

Third Sunday of every month, 10am

The best way to experience the ambiance of Coral Gables is on a leisurely bike ride down the famous tree-lined boulevards, past the public parks, plazas and fountains, and by the beautiful homes and gardens. Join us for fun, educational bicycle tours through The City Beautiful every 3rd Sunday of every month. Each tour offers a different theme and route!

Presented by Coral Gables Museum and Bike Walk Coral Gables. Bike rentals and helmets (required for children under 16) are available at No Boundaries (305-444-3206), conveniently located across the street from the Museum at 220 Aragon Avenue. Approximately 2 hrs.

$10; $5 for Museum members and children under 12.
Please RSVP to 305-603-8067.

Tour Dates:


Sunday, January 15: Sister Cities

Did you know that Coral Gables had sisters? Start with an exhibit tour of “Coral Gables’ Sister Cities: Partners in Peace,” then ride to explore and uncover the connections between Coral Gables and her sister cities: Aix-en-Provence, France; Cartagena, Colombia; Granada, Spain; La Antigua, Guatemala; and Pavia, Italy.


Sunday, February 19: Art Successes: Coral Gables’ Public Art Path

Take a ride through the history and variety of public artworks nestled within the City Beautiful’s commercial and residential districts. Notice what makes each piece exceptional and learn about their contributions to Coral Gables’ love of the arts.


Sunday, March 19: Plan Z

Meet architect Bernard Zyscovich, and learn about Plan Z, his proposal to convert Rickenbacker Causeway into Rickenbacker Park. Then ride to Alice Wainwright Park to view the causeway and experience its stunning views.  By reprogramming, re-imagining and expanding the capabilities of an existing structure and system in the city, Plan Z seeks out the untapped potential in existing urban landscapes. Because of the length of this ride, it is not recommended for children under 10 years old.


Sunday,  April 23 (4th Sunday): Fifth Annual Bike & BBQ

Work up an appetite on this group ride from the Museum through our lush city streets to Matheson Hammock Park, a 1930s New Deal development that remains as Coral Gables’ largest public park. Enjoy the historic coral rock buildings, nature trails and picnic pavilions where we will reward ourselves with delicious grilled hotdogs and burgers (included with tour price). This is a long ride – 12 miles! Because of the length of this ride, it is not recommended for children under 10 years old.


Sunday, May 21: Leading Ladies

Enjoy another Sunday with Mom, and take a ride together through women’s history! From the earliest days of Coral Gables, women have played a prominent role in shaping the community, including establishing many of our community institutions. This bike ride is open to all ages and genders.


Sunday, June 18: Bike Through Bahamian History 

Celebrate Father’s Day on two wheels as we explore the crucial role that Bahamian settlers had in the creation of Coral Gables and Coconut Grove. Learn about the history of the Bahamian immigrants in the MacFarlane Homestead Historic District and discover the beginnings of the neighborhood and the stories each building has to offer.