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Shining Sea Bikeway

Falmouth, MA
508 548 7611
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Ranked #1 of 22 Attractions in Falmouth
Type: Biking Trails
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York Beach, Maine
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148 reviews 148 reviews
42 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This ride was about ten miles each way.The ocean views during most of the ride are beautiful. Pth seemed a little narrower than many but was well worth the ride.

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Maryland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
13 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

One of my favorite things to do on the Cape is bike the Shining Sea Bikeway. The trail is very well maintained and is safe for bicyclists of any age. The views of the beaches in Falmouth and the Sippiwissett Marsh are fantastic. We like to ride into Woods Hole, where we get a sandwich or snack and then visit... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

The path went from Woods Hole for 10.7 miles. It's flat and goes through beautiful areas. There were benches to rest. You could get off at many places to explore new areas. Easy ride.

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Eldersburg, MD
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Rent your bikes at Corner Cycle and hop right on the trail. Very nice paved bike trail from Falmouth to Wood's Hole. Plenty of places to stop and take photos along the way and in wood's Hole.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Well maintained bicycle trail with scenic views. All other bikers and walkers were courteous. The flat terrain made it a fun event for all of us.

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Canandaigua, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a fairly flat, easy path from Falmouth to Wood's Hole. It hugs the coast and provides stunning view of Martha's Vineyard in the distance. We rented bikes at Corner Cycle--come early in August!--and brought our own locks. This allowed us to wander around Wood's Hole and examine the various shops as well as WHOI. It makes for a... More

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Orchard Park, New York
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Many vacation rentals in the area provide bikes to use in order to take advantage of this amazing bike path that stretches for 12 miles along the sea. It is picturesque, partially shaded, flat, and easy to navigate for people 2-102. We rode from Falmouth to Woods Hole and back which was 4 miles round trip.

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Erin
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The trail is absolutely beautiful. Riding along the shoreline was amazing. The views are breathtaking. We rented bikes at Corner Cycle and rode down to Woods Hole. The beaches are very rocky so we didn't spend much time at them but enjoyed the view!!

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Bourne, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I bicycled the entire length of the Shining Sea Bike path last Friday & have to say that it is the cleanest bike path I have ever traveled - there was (almost) no litter or garbage along the path to take away from the natural beauty of the space. My thanks go out to those volunteers who take the time... More

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Easton, Massachusetts
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

the bike way can get crowded with bikers and walkers, becarefull not to run into anyone, but there are lot's of places to stop and take a brake , go swimming or read a book, there was a lot of people but not distracting

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