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26-Mile Bike Path

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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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We were there at the end of March. Rented 2 bikes and biked a good amount of the trail (but not all) its a great ride! You have the ocean on one side of you, and the life of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there at the end of March. Rented 2 bikes and biked a good amount of the trail (but not all) its a great ride! You have the ocean on one side of you, and the life of Venice and Santa Monica on the other side. Lots of places to stop and see. Whether it be the shops or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked to 3 miles from Vince Beach to the Santa Monica pier and back. We were tired for sure, but the margaritas at the end of the pier helped! There are so many different things to do, biking, roller blading, skate boarding, etc. I enjoyed my time here and I believe you can go from Malibu all the way... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rent a bike and travel along the bike path to get a real feel for the area. Rent a Hulu bike in Santa Monica, ride all the way into Venice. Eat in Venice and Uber back to Santa Monica. A good day of sightseeing - be careful of the sand that can accumulate on the bike path.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a fun bike path. lots to see and you get to bike along the beach. Just be sure to have water. It can get quite warm. There is a nice and reasonably priced bike shop near the pier.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Rented bikes to experience a bit of California weather and feel its' beach vibe so we rode from Santa Monica to Venice beach,though it was a Friday afternoon and there were throngs of tourists with a good contingent of locals as well we still found it enjoyable with one slight negative issue but I don't want to rate on that,that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Path covers Miles of the Most beautiful Beach areas in Southern California. If you can ride the whole thing and make a Day of it, I Highly refer it. If you want a stroll out in the fresh air and Beach area, have Lunch at a huge amount of Restaurants along the way its perfect. Many wonderful Ice Cream... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant way to spend a few hours but don't forget your sunscreen as the sea breeze can keep you cool but the sun is still hot !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great way to get around the coast and see/ hear/ smell/ experience everything along the stretch. Rent a bike from any bike rental places nearby (they should be pretty cheap, at about $8/h if I remember correctly) and cruise along the coast. It was one of my favourite activities - if there's one thing you need to do,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would guess I've racked up more than 20,000 miles on this path over the last 20 years! I LOVE this path! Whether you bike ride, rollerblade, walk with your dog or just come down and take a little stroll on your way to the beach for some sunbathing this is a great way to see the beautiful coast and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning views all along the bike path. Regularly rode from Marina Del Rey to Santa Monica, also cycling along Venice Beach. Be aware of people walking along the path, even though there is a designated walk ways, especially if pushing buggies. Great to just stop off along the path to visit different area.

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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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