Description: Rail Explorers, featuring pedal-powered rail bikes, began its Rhode Island operation with tours along 'The Northern Ramble' - a six mile exploration of the historic railroad between Portsmouth and the Sakonnet River on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Rail Explorers offers an unforgettable scenic ride along historic Aquidneck Island and spectacular Narragansett Bay on custom built pedal-powered vehicles. The eco-friendly business is all about rail bikes and aims to provide an amazing journey using existing railroad tracks. Available from April 8 through November, the tour takes approximately 90 minutes. Nervous about what to expect? Rail explorers are easy to pedal, the terrain is mostly flat and the ride is relaxing and enjoyable. From couples young and old and groups of friends to families of all ages and abilities, the pedal powered explorers provide a smooth and comfortable adventure suitable for all. The Rail Explorers: Rhode Island Division is presented by the Newport and Narragansett Bay Railroad.
Hours: 8 am to 6 pm, April thru November
April-November. Spring/ Fall: 4 tours a day, 4 days a week. Summer: 6 tours a day, 7 days a week.
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