Bike Taxi go by many names. Some call them a cycle rickshaw, others call them a trishaw. Additional names can include velocab, velotaxi, pedicab, bike cab, beca and many others. No matter what you care to call it, bike taxi are a unique and memorable way to get around Central Park which makes use of a 3-person capsule being pulled by a bicycle. It’s a slower pace than a regular taxi, but it can be more fun than walking. It’s also a great option for those who simply want to try something they have never done before. A benefit to taking Central Park bike taxi tours is that you can customize your own tour and tell the driver exactly where you want to go or you can chose set itineraries.
Dress Appropriately for the Weather
Many Central Park bike taxi tours are available year round, so of course you will want to be sure to dress properly for the weather of that day. The New York City area could bring along warm temperatures, rain, winds, chilly breezes, or snow. The city does have its different charms with the changing of the weather, however. Around Christmastime you may be able to see some stunning decorations, lights and more. Enjoying this from a bike taxi is a great way to feel up close and personal without having to worry with the hassle of getting there on your own. This ends up being a great option for those who are unfamiliar or new to the city, or who may be afraid of getting lost in Central Park.
Don’t Forget a Drink and your Camera
Bringing along a beverage could be a nice option for you in hot or cold day. Since the pedicab is a unique way to travel, be sure to bring along a camera. Your driver will be happy to take some photos of you and your friends throughout the tour, but you may also want to get shots of the scenery, local buildings, sightseeing, art installations and more as well.
Cruise around the area at your own pace with friends and family on one of the Central Park velotaxi tours offered by Peter Pen Tours.