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Shining Sea Bikeway

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Address: Falmouth, MA
Phone Number: 508 548 7611
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Where else can you meander with water views on either side, beaches to cool off in and end up in Woods Hole with a cocktail or an ice cream and not worry about limited parking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Bridgewater MA
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Bridgewater MA
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80 reviews 80 reviews
34 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Where else can you meander with water views on either side, beaches to cool off in and end up in Woods Hole with a cocktail or an ice cream and not worry about limited parking. This is my go to bike trail and every year I think what a gorgeous ride.

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Cape Cod
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I was prompted to submit my praise of the SeaCrest Hotel because it is great to have such quality dining facilities close at hand. We have been there on Christmas Day, Easter and Mother's Day and on other times, as a couple and also with groups of our family.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Even better now that they have extended it into North Falmouth just wish if it was going to just end there would be a park or parking lot to go into.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This beautiful bike way runs from colorful Woods Hole to North Falmouth almost 11 miles. It passes along the words and seashore of Nantucket Sound and then goes by the Great Salt Marsh, Bourne Farm and by a cranberry bog.Entry can be by the Steamship Authority in Woods Hole, downtown Falmouth near the Bus Station ( old railway station) or... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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94 reviews 94 reviews
30 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Nice views. Can be busy weekends. No motorized vehicles. Extremely popular. Rental bikes and advice available

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Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Almost totally level bikeway, lots of free, safe parking, runs a long way along Vineyard Sound, and ends at the Steamship terminal and Pie in the Sky for a snack.

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South Shore, MA
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105 reviews 105 reviews
18 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A beautiful bike path that goes by bogs, bird sanctuaries, ponds, marshes, and your reward for biking that far...the ocean! You can start a number of places in Falmouth and ride as much as 10 miles from N Falmouth to Woods Hole and another 10 back! There are many places to stop and relax or exit and get a drink... More 

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Falmouth
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126 reviews 126 reviews
27 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Since I live on the Bikeway it's a year 'round treat. I can walk toward town and branch off for a coffee at Cape Cod Bagel or head downtown or I can walk toward N. Falmouth and see some of the magnificent marshland offered with Osprey and Geese. I believe the pathway is about 14 miles. Every section, and there... More 

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Raynham, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Beautiful, level bike path with part along the ocean! great family friendly path. Have been here several times

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Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Lovely views of the ocean, Martha's Vineyard, and ponds. Most of the path is smooth - some bumps on the older portion. There are a number of streets to cross, mostly easy, but caution is required. Can be quite crowded in summer.

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