Outdoor Activities: Hubway is a bike share service with various locations throughout the city. An excellent way to get exercise, and see Boston's best sites, Hubway's bike rental stations are splattered throughout the city for easy use. Discounted rides can b found for regular riders who will benefit from a membership. Options range from a single day membership, 3 day membership or full-year membership. Those seeking to hold on the bike for the entire day beware: costs rapidly increase once you reach the 30 minute ride mark. However, as long as you check your bike into any Hubway location every half hour, you keep your costs down. A little prep work in needed to ensure that your use of Hubway will be an economical alternative to the MBTA, taxi or parking costs.
Local Expert Jessica Polizzotti Says:
Outdoor Activities: "Boston's bike share is a bit ahead of the bike lanes; riders should feel comfortable riding on busy city streets."
Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Hubway is an activity and mode of transportation; use the bikes to get from place to place and return when you arrive at your destination.