Ride in the footsteps of Chicago’s favorite son, Barack Obama, and learn about our 44th President’s amazing journey to the White House.
Bike through the picturesque neighborhoods of Hyde Park and Kenwood for a glimpse of the President’s home. Visit the site where Barack and Michelle first kissed, and learn about the President’s life in Chicago. Top sights include the DuSable Museum of African American History, the Obama residence, Museum of Science and Industry, Osaka Japanese Garden, The Robie House by Frank Lloyd Wright, Muhammad Ali’s former home, Rockefeller Chapel, and the University of Chicago. This easy riding 2-3 hour bike tour is fun, educational, and inspiring.
TIMES AND LOCATIONS: The Presidential Bike Tour starts and ends at the 53rd St. Bicycle Center. Tours start at 10:30am but reservations are required so please be sure to book your tour today!
The 53rd St. Bicycle Center is located at:
1558 E. 53rd St.
Chicago, IL 60615
You can get there in one of the following ways:
BY BIKE: Pick up a bike from the Millennium Park Bike Station (239 E. Randolph St.) or any other Bike and Roll location and cycle the lakefront trail to the 53rd Street Bicycle Center.
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Take a taxi or the Metra Train to the 53rd St. Station. Please allow a minimum of 45 minutes for transportation to and from the 53rd St. Bicycle Center.
BY CAR: The 53rd Street Bicycle Center is just off Lake Shore Drive. There is free parking available around Harold Washington Park a few blocks to the east of our location.
All tour prices include bike & helmet.
Note: Tour may be cancelled if the weather makes for dangerous riding conditions. If we are unable to reschedule the tour, we will issue a full credit or refund.