Bicycling, Tours, and Bike Rentals in New Orleans

Bicycling and Bike Rentals in New Orleans

Riding bike can be one of the quickest ways to get around New Orleans. The streets are typically packed, parking is a nightmare, and the stress of driving can quickly take the fun out of your trip. Riding bikes and bike rentals are a smart and quick alternative to navigating your way around Nola.


Blue Bicycles of New Orleans

This is my personal favorite way to snag a bike and roll through Nola!

Blue Bikes is a new way to navigate New Orleans. It is an affordable bike share program developed by the city of New Orleans to help tourist and locals navigate through the Greater New Orleans area.

These bikes are smart! No really, they are smart bikes that come with GPS tracking and built-in safety features! For those who are navigationally challenged this is the perfect way for you to bike confidently with a user friendly design. Blue Bikes are integrated with New Orlean's transit system and will help guide you to where you want to go! You can pre-book, pre-pay, and reserve!

How Blue Bikes Work

  1. You have to download and register on the app - Apple App | Google App

  2. Locate a Bike Pick Up Location on the App

  3. To unlock the bike and start strolling through Nola you will need to enter your account number and pin number you created on the app into the back of the bike you want to ride.

  4. Place the lock in the holster before you take off! Navigate and Ride!

  5. To make a quick stop, press the “HOLD” button and lock the bike to a rack.

  6. To end a ride, just lock your bike to any Blue Bikes station. Or, lock it at a public bike rack for a small additional fee.

Blue Bikes are easy, practical, user friendly, and a ton of fun! You can rent them by the minute, monthly, or annually. Prices start at 10 cents! All this info can be found in the app!