Self-Guided Bike Tour

Electric Bike Tour

Explore Santa Barbara with ease on a new Electric Bike! Start and stop whenever you want with this self-guided electric bike tour included FREE with half-day and full-day rentals. Shop, eat, and play all you want. Map and points of interest are provided.

Enjoy an effortless e-bike ride through Santa Barbara, one of the West Coast’s most attractive beachfront cities. Our self-guided electric bike tour starts from our Downtown location on State Street and guides you to the coolest attractions, best restaurants and historic locations. Santa Barbara is a very bike-friendly community with plenty to offer, no matter what you’re looking for all are included FREE with half-day and full-day rentals

On your electric bike, you’ll be connected with nature as you glide through the Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens, or you can admire the architecture and history of the Santa Barbara Mission. Stearn’s Wharf is a popular eating and shopping destination because of the variety of options and the views, and you can learn the history of the famous Dolphin Fountain in downtown Santa Barbara.

Starting at $65.95

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Lobero Theater

California’s oldest, continuously-operating theater, featuring spacious, velvet-lined stadium seating and ornate architecture. Built in 1873 as an opera house, the theater has since hosted big-name jazz musicians, ballets, film festivals and private events.

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

For over 80 years, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art has 60,000 square feet of historic artwork from around the world, as well as a collection of fascinating rotating exhibits. There’s also a children’s exhibit filled with interactive pieces that keep children entertained while they learn!

De La Guerra Plaza

Nestled in the hustle and bustle of Downtown, this historic plaza is the home to Santa Barbara’s annual Fiesta Week – the festival celebrating the area’s Spanish, Mexican and American settlers who built the city. It’s also a gorgeous place to pause your tour and take a break any time of year!

Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens

Cruise your E-Bike through the flora and fauna of this remarkable park that hosts over 75 species of plants, flowers and trees! Wave to the koi fish, check out the sensory garden area, or enjoy some shade under the gazebo.

El Presidio State Park

Once a Spanish fortress for military protection, the 250-year-old site is now a historic landmark frequented by guests of all ages to learn more about Santa Barbara’s intriguing past. Take a moment to stroll through the El Cuartel, the second oldest surviving building in California – you won’t believe you’re in the middle of Downtown!

Moreton Bay Fig Tree

Stand in awe of this 80-foot tall fig tree, which a young local girl in the 1800’s grew from a seedling from Australia into the behemoth it is today. The canopy is known to be over 175 feet around!

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Included with this

Self-Guided Tour

  • Electric Bike
  • Helmet
  • Bike Lock

Gear up for the trip

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What to bring & wear

  • Bottle of water
  • layers of clothing appropriate for the day's expected weather
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • hat or visor
  • camera

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Tour FAQs

What's included on my tour?

Our self-guided tours include an electric bike, a route map with all the great points of interest and historic facts about the area, a helmet, bike bag or basket, and a bike lock. Plus, our rental clerks are happy to help you select the perfect bike for your adventure.

What do I need to bring?

We have your ride and route covered - so all you need to bring are comfortable clothes and shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and your camera. And don't forget to bring some cash for lunch or a snack along the way! Bike bags/baskets are provided on all electric bikes for easy storage of items.

How long is the tour?

While on one of our self-guided electric bike tours, you can expect to be out exploring for 3 to 4 hours. This includes approximately 2 hours of riding time and 1 to 2 hours for lunch, shopping, photo ops, and exploring the area.

I want to take the tour...

You've made a great choice! We have plenty of electric bikes available, so no need to call, just come by. When you arrive, mention the bike tour. Our fantastic staff will ensure that you have everything you need. We don't take reservations, so please stop by our location.