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Address: Santa Monica, CA
Activities: Biking

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Amazing bike path that stretches for miles, with wonderful views to enjoy whilst keeping fit and enjoying the sunshine. Incredibly popular, and rightly so.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Amazing bike path that stretches for miles, with wonderful views to enjoy whilst keeping fit and enjoying the sunshine. Incredibly popular, and rightly so.

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A must do! It's a great way to get exercise and see the different beaches. You can rent a bike at Santa Monica, Venice or Marina Del Rey. Here's a couple of links to help plan out your route. http://www.labikepaths.com/bike-paths/south-bay-along-the-beach/ https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?ie=UTF8&msa=0&z=11&mid=z17ciwecSJDk.k9Rm4MuN_9Vo

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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332 reviews 332 reviews
135 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Rent a bike and get on the trail to check out the sites. Best way to see everything from Venice to Santa Monica Pier. TIP: If you don't want to pay the high price for parking, park in Dock 52 (free) in Marina Del Rey, walk down to Fisherman's Village and rent a pedal cycle ($7 hr) and ride over... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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117 reviews 117 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The trail runs mostly along the marina and beaches in the South Bay. It is safe and very scenic. You can rent a bike in teh Fisherman's Village in Marina Del Rey.

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Palm Harbor, FL
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

trail was crowded, but clean and smooth ride, had a lot of stop sites with bathrooms, could be a little more cleaner, beautiful ride along the beach

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Torrance
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Even though the signage says "Bikes Only" the trail is crowded with scofflaw joggers, dog walkers with the leash draped across the trail, skate boarders, lackadaisical strollers. It is not safe for bicycles and a nuisance to dodge all the illegal traffic. Much better cycling up in Palos Verdes, both road and MTB.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a really long trail that is gives you a scenic easy ride. There are no real hills and dips so cycling along the trail is very easy breezy.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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234 reviews 234 reviews
51 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We cycled the whole route and hired our bikes for $8 an hour, we hired them for 2 hours twice and had a great time, there are lots of cafés on route so hire a bike chain, we can highly recommend doing this as it's also great fun.

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London
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Hired bikes with the kids and cycled to Venice. Only took ten to fifteen minutes and proved a great way to see the boardwalk and its eccentricities.

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Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I had just quit smoking. I was worried about taking a bike for a 15-20 minutes continuous ride. However, the bikes are extremely user friendly, that you don't feel you lost breath. The bikes we took were for $25/ 2 hrs. The view is nothing short of breathtaking & the entire ride is as smooth as Harvey Specter's hair.

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