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26-Mile Bike Path

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Address: Santa Monica, CA
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Activities: Biking, Jogging, Inline skating
Description: Starting at the Santa Monica pier, this is a popular path for biking...
Starting at the Santa Monica pier, this is a popular path for biking, jogging and in-line skating along the Pacific Ocean.
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Dog's Crooked Smile

Bike rental just outside the hotel. Next morning rode my rental all the way to Venice. Had a dog's crooked smile on my face!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Bike rental just outside the hotel. Next morning rode my rental all the way to Venice. Had a dog's crooked smile on my face!!!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Worth hiring bikes and doing this iconic path. Lots of interesting people to watch. We saw some amazing skate park activity, plus a body building comp at Venice beach. Many interesting characters were seen.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Hired the bikes directly from the hotel and it was added to our bill. It is flat and easy to ride and the weather made it a very freeing experience all the way to Marina Del Ray where we had lunch and then cycled back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We rented bikes and rode up to Venice beach and back was an easy ride with a beautiful view. Some nice cafes along the beach to have breakfast, coffee or lunch.

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Lichfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Regularly biked from Marina Del Ray to Santa Monica. Lots of bike parking to lock up your bikes and have a look around. Bike paths can be busy with pedestrians walking along them (even though there are designated pedestrian area) and people walking buggies?strollers. Lots of public loos to use along the way. Enjoy the views - best way of... More 

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Regina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We rented bikes and did the stretch between Venice Beach and the entrance to Malibu. Trick is to make sure you take the lock, and slow down to lock up and enjoy the things you see along the way. Watch some pickup basketball at Venice and drive up the 5 blocks to Kinney to have breakfast. A great ride all... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Great windy bike path along the beach from Redondo Beach to Santa Monica. From Rosecrans in Manhattan Beach I rode north around Marina Del Rey to Washington Blvd and down to the start of Venice Beach, a nice 10 mile ride. Then from Washington Blvd north to Santa Monica is one of the most famous stretches of beach in the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We rented bikes and rode from Venice Beach to Santa Monica Pier and back. The trail is great, but dodging walkers, strollers, skateboarders, and other people who I don't think should be on this path was tricky for my daughter, who isn't a confident rider. I was also getting frustrated by one "serious cyclist" who was going back and forth... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Just do it. Can't think of a better way to explore and enjoy this bit of the LA coast. Bike hire is around $25 a day - make the most of it! Also, don't be afraid to lock your bike and take in some of the sights on foot.

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We hired bikes for the day and the bike path was great, although we certainly did not do 26 miles! We stayed in Santa Monica and biked towards Venice Beach and as far as just beyond the Marina

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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