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“Fabulous year-round bike/walkway” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Shining Sea Bikeway

Shining Sea Bikeway
Falmouth, MA
508 548 7611
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Ranked #1 of 43 things to do in Falmouth
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Cape Cod
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56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Fabulous year-round bike/walkway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

The scenery is spectacular -- marshes, shore birds, ocean, historic homes, easy access to services at several points. Friendly neighborhoods.

Visited June 2013
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Teaticket, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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“God Bless America”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Spectacular views
Some sections felt secluded at times if alone
Safe for walking with toddlers, strollers if you pay attention to bicycle riders
A real taste of Falmouth and The Cape

Visited June 2013
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East Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great for walking or biking”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Great for a easy stroll through marsh, coast or back yards. This is a must if you are in the area for any length of time

Visited March 2013
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New York
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“A nice scenic bike tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We rode this bikeway twice: we parked at the parking lot and instead of taking the bus to the Woods Hole ferry, we rode our bicycles there (about 3 miles down).

The second time, we rode the whole way. It is very pleasant. I recommend that you bring a snack and stop and sit and watch the waves at the beach. If it is summer, and you can secure your bicycle, take a dip. It will be worth it. In the morning, it is nice and cool and you can greet everyone along the way, who will treat you like locals.

At the end, in Woods Hole, we found a spot to grab a snack and then we rode back. It's about 11 miles each way, few slopes, good for kids and inexperienced cyclists.

If you are hardcore, this will be very light, but please be aware that this is used by many families, the elderly and people with dogs. Tour de France folks should slow down!

Visited May 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Shining sea bikeway excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

A trail that is separate from car lanes. Goes along the ocean. Awesome view.Stop and swi on the way. Visit Woods Hole and eat or shop.
Easy for kids to ride. Great famly fun.

Visited May 2013
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