Small-Group Harlem's Best History Tour by Bike

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This is a fun tour offering fresh air and exercise and incomparable history for African American people. The birthplace of the Harlem Renaissance kicked off an unprecedented era of creativity, growth and triumph for black Americans.

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Stop At: Masjid Malcolm Shabazz Mosque, 102 W 116th St, New York City, NY 10026-2500

Masjid Malcolm Shabazz is where Malcolm X preached until he left it for Sunni Islam in 1964.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: A Great Day in Harlem Photo location, 17 E 126th St, New York, NY 10035, USA

Site of a world famous 1958 is a black-and-white photograph of 57 jazz musicians in Harlem, New York City. The picture was published in Esquire magazine's January 1959 issue.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Sylvia's, 328 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10027, USA

“The Queen of Soul Food”, was founded by Sylvia Woods, in 1962. Presidents, celebrities, and Harlemites alike call this iconic soul food restaurant home.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Mother African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 140 W 137th St # 6, New York City, NY 10030-2502

The oldest African-American church in New York. A vital part of the United States abolitionist movement, and was an "Underground Railway." Members included, Sojourner Truth. Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Paul Robeson, Langston Hughes and W. E. B. Du Bois.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Strivers' Row, Strivers' Row, New York City, New York

Historic district of housing. A failed effort to attract wealthy white New Yorkers, they became symbolic of success for those found the greatest success during the Harlem Renaissance, the Strivers of Harlem.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Apollo Theater, 253 W 125th St, New York City, NY 10027-4408

The 1,506 seat theater, opened in 1914 as Hurtig and Seamon's New Burlesque Theater, but did not reach success until 1934 when it began to offer entertainment for, by and about black people. Launching pad for countless African American entertainers, it is estimated that 1.3 million people visit the Apollo every year.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cotton Club, 656 W 125th St, New York City, NY 10027-2302

The Cotton Club was a New York City nightclub from 1923 to 1940. The club launched or featured stars such as Fletcher Henderson, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Cab Calloway, Bessie Smith, the Dandridge Sisters, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, and more.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Frederick Douglass Circle, Frederick Douglass Cir, New York, NY 10026, USA

A traffic circle is named for the American abolitionist, women’s suffragist, editor, orator, author, statesman, and reformer Frederick Douglass. The plaza connects the New York City neighborhoods of Harlem with the Upper West Side. Harlem.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Central Park, Central Park, New York City, New York

Time permitting, we'll take a spin through Central Park's Harlem Meers area.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Tour guide completed Pfizer vaccine on April 12, 2021.
  • Use of bicycle
  • Helmet is optional and free

Departure Point
111 W 110th St, New York, NY 10026, USA

Departure Time
1:00 PM

2 to 3 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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