Spinning through History: Ipswich Land and Sea


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Course Code: IPBT-fa22 Category: Tag:


Please Note the Cost of this Bike Tour has increased to $65
If you love history, architecture, and cycling along scenic rural roads with outstanding coastal vistas, Ipswich is the perfect day trip destination. Our tour starts at the Riverwalk Mural beside the Ipswich River in downton Ipswich. We take beautiful Argilla Road to Crane Beach, with a short climb to Crane Castle, and beautiful views looking across Plum Island to the Atlantic. We loop back to downtown Ipswich on scenic rural roads and through historic neighborhoods of 17th and 18th Century houses. After a lunch break, we’ll ride out to Jeffreys Neck across the Great Salt Marsh, with a couple of scenic climbs on Little Neck and Great Neck. At the end of our day, we ride back into town through the greatest collection of “First Period” houses in America. Your guide Gordon Harris is the Ipswich town historian, and shares information about the area’s historic and natural highlights. This ride has a total of about 1000 ft. of climb over 26 miles. (* the route can be viewed at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/39149974)
Starting point for the ride will be Ipswich Riverwalk Mural at 4 Union Street, Ipswich MA 01938


Start Date: 10/1/2022,
Class Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Day of Week: Saturday
Location: Ipswich
Instructor: Ciclismo Classico Staff
Status: Running/Openings