Self-Guided Bike Tour

Philadelphia's Fairmount Park E-Bike Tour

Explore Fairmount Park without breaking a sweat on our Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour that is included FREE with half-day and full-day rentals! See the sights of Philadelphia as you fly on your e-bike to cool points of interest, such as the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Schuykill River Trail, Lloyd Hall, and so much more.

Fairmount Park is home to so many things to do and see, it’s hard to fit all of it into one trip! Luckily our Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour is the perfect way to cover the entire park and it’s countless landmarks while having a blast – on the seat of a battery-powered electric bike! The pedal-assist feature makes it easier than ever to go farther and faster. Begin at our Wheel Fun Rentals location at Boathouse Row near Kelly Drive before cruising alongside the Schuylkill River, discovering Fairmount Park’s 44 statues and eye-catching art installations. Participate in a tea ceremony at the Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, recreate the famous stair scene from the movie “Rocky,” or marvel at the Philadelphia skyline from the lawn of Lemon Hill Mansion. You can do it all with Wheel Fun Rental’s Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour, included FREE with half-day and full-day rentals.!

Starting at $49

Skill Level

Approx. Time

2 - 3 hours


15 miles
Rocky Statue and Steps

“All I wanna do is go the distance.” The famous steps where Rocky Balboa trained in the 1976 hit movie “Rocky” are an absolute must-see when touring Philadelphia. In 1982, prior to the release of “Rocky III,” Sylvester Stallone commissioned a bronze statue of his iconic character to be placed in front of this popular tourist attraction. You can’t miss getting a picture in the boxer’s classic pose!

Philadelphia Zoo

Back in 1859, it was the first official zoo to open in America – today it sits on a 42-acre Victorian Garden and hosts over 1300 animals, including rare species like the Mongoose Lemur and the Pied Tamarin. Take a moment to snap a picture with the impressive entrance art pieces before continuing your e-bike tour!

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Built in 1953 as a gift from Japan to American citizens that symbolized post-war peace and friendship, Japanese House and Garden offers tours of the historic building in addition to the beautiful landscaped gardens. Pause your e-bike tour to stroll beneath the trees or enjoy a snack while observing the koi fish.

The Wedges

Just one of the many fine art statues installed along the Schuylkill River, “the Wedges” by Robert Morris is comprised of eight pointed steel pieces that are arranged into a rounded square. Depending on the angle, the sculpture seems to defy gravity and float above ground.

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Included with this

Self-Guided Tour

  • Electric Bike
  • Route map with great points of interest and historical facts
  • A helmet
  • A bike lock
  • Basket/bike bag to hold belongings

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What to bring & wear

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Your camera
  • Snacks, or cash for lunch

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Tour FAQs

What's included on my tour?

Our self-guided tours includes 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.

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 bikes for easy storage of items.

How long is the tour?

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

I want to take the tour...

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

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