Pittsburgh Bike & Brewery Tour: Historic Exploration
6 Ratings
Explore Pittsburgh's historic districts by bike, visit 4 breweries, taste local beers, enjoy snacks, and learn about beer making. Join the fun!
Duration: 3 hours, 30 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Meet your local guide here and sample your first Pittsburgh beer!
  • Journey through the Cultural District en route to your initial brewery
  • Experience a hint of this formerly overwhelmingly German district
  • Sample your second local beer at this spot. Bottoms up!
  • Gain insight into the fascinating history of the town’s first craft brewery!
  • Were you aware that Heinz ketchup was born in Pittsburgh? Swing by the historic Heinz factory on your way to the river trail leading to Gristhouse!
  • Savor the river trails and the stunning view of Pittsburgh’s unmatched skyline while indulging in a mini picnic featuring local goodies
  • More beer sampling! Savor their signature brews like Camp Slap, Fire on the Hill, Gristly Bear Brown, or Hazedelic Juice IPA
  • Explore Millvale, a quaint neighborhood off the typical tourist routes, and find out the origin of its name (spoiler: It wasn’t the steel mills! :-)
  • Pedal across this bridge for a unique perspective of Pittsburgh’s cityscape (worth the bike ride!)
  • More beer tasting sessions introduce you to this quaint, family-owned establishment. A specialty corn dog will keep you energized for the last leg of this ride.
  • Cycle through the rising neighborhood of Lawrenceville, teeming with local stores, pubs, eateries - and breweries!
  • Witness the metamorphosis of the Strip District (no burlesque shows!) first hand, with its bustling market house, food stalls, eateries, bars, and souvenir shops (Go, Steelers!). Its vibrancy and aromatic richness will astound you. However, do NOT embark on this 3-hour bike tour on an empty stomach! :-)
  • Conclude your beer exploration with one final beverage!
What's Included
  • Bicycle rental included
What's Not Included
  • Bottled water
  • Dinner
Additional Information

Embark on a journey through the historic areas of Deutschtown, Millvale, Lawrenceville, and the Strip District, where we’ll be delving into four of our most-loved locally owned breweries. Gain insights into the past, present, and future of brewing in Pittsburgh, while understanding how beer plays a crucial role in the various local communities of the Steel City. Your tour will be brimming with tales about the different neighborhoods, beer production trivia, some edibles, and beer samples from all four stops. Remember, this is an adults-only program, so you must be 21 or above, and don’t forget your ID!
Included in your tour:

  • guided tours of four different breweries with a range of beer tasting opportunities
  • appetizers with local dips that have historical significance
  • locally-sourced meal from a food truck
  • attractive brewery souvenir
  • knowledgable and enthusiastic tour guide
  • bike and helmet for riding
  • loads of entertainment and excitement!
    To save $5, you can choose to bring your own bike. But ensure to bring a lock.
1049 Penn Ave
Penn Avenue
Our shop is located on the Penn Ave side of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on Downtown Pittsburgh (between 10th + 11th Street). Look for the white bike in the window.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
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Jun 9, 2024
The best of beer in the Burgh - Tons of fun and a brilliant way to get out of downtown and see a bit of the real Pittsburgh. Who knew there were so many breweries and so much good beer in one place?! :)
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Jun 4, 2024
Great tour! - The bike route and breweries were fantastic! We always felt safe on the roads we biked. There are a couple hills but really not bad and it was ok to go slow. We really enjoyed our tour guides Diane & Dan - they brought homemade pickles for us to snack on halfway through. They knew a bunch of history about Pittsburgh that even we didnt know as Pittsburgh residents. I would highly recommend this tour.
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Sep 6, 2022
Great tour to do in Pittsburgh - We loved the tour. Chuck our guide was excellent. He had a lot of knowledge on the various brewery visits and about Pittsburgh. We felt very comfortable riding around on the city streets and paths. We were very lucky to be the only ones on the tour so we had a very personal experience. Highly recommend this tour.
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Aug 14, 2022
Amazing experience! Will be coming again!! - We absolutely LOVED this experience! Chuck our guide so fantastic and knowledgeable. As someone who is not familiar with biking in a city environment, Chuck made me feel extremely comfortable and confident. Each brewery we stopped at was energetic, spacious, unique, and delicious! We will be doing the tour again with friends and are recommending to everyone we know!!
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Jul 24, 2022
Bike and Brewery Tour is Great! - Great balance between biking and brewery visits. Chuck was exceptional! Planning on repeating in the fall. Very fortunate as we were a small group -- and got plenty of special attention. Maybe try Sunday as we did. Strip district, traffic, and breweries a bit less busy. If you have bikes, park near History Center and take advantage of Pittsburgh bike lanes to meeting place.
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Jun 5, 2022
Amazing!!! - Our guide, Chuck was extremely knowledgeable and shared so much information about the city and was also very knowledgeable about the Brewery scene here in town
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up to 15 guests
1 Adult
July 2024