26-Mile Bike Path
26-Mile Bike Path
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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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Doug P
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
This is a “must-do” experience when visiting SoCal! Where else can you ride for miles and miles next to beautiful sandy beaches and the ocean without having to worry about car traffic? The piers at various beaches along the way were perfect stopping points, and Hermosa Beach had great restaurants and shops towards the end of the path to check out. When you get to the southern end at Torrance Beach, challenge yourself by riding up the steep ramp to a parking lot that provides a spectacular view of the coastline you just rode along . Five stars!
Written 30 December 2023
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Megan B
West Burlington, NY69 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Great way to see the area! We rented bikes and did about 8 miles of the path - beautiful easy ride with much to see! Busy but not overly crowded
Written 9 December 2023
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Jose S
Waalre, The Netherlands92 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Really great to cycle! A variety of things to do and to explore. The route is flat, so there is no need for an electric bike.
Written 30 August 2023
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Patti R
Phoenix, United States10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
I love the bike and walk patha. I appreciated that the bike and walk paths are separated. I have road bikes on other board walks and have been injured because it is hard to get around the walkers. Having them separated make both experiences more enjoyable.
Written 11 June 2023
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Jeremy
Davis, CA98 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
This is a must-do if you remember how to ride a bicycle. Didn't bring a bicycle on your trip? Rent one! There are several places along this bicycle highway to rent a two-wheeler for a few hours. Get all the sights, sounds, and smells easily and stop for some great photo ops with palm trees or lifeguard towers in the background.
Written 12 November 2022
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Dana Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA1,300 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
This is Santa Monica, baby! One of the favorite spots to people watch in the United States. Do not miss it.
Written 2 October 2022
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Cathy S
United States85 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
We rode bikes from Santa Monica to Venice Beach. The water is a beautiful blue and the beach sand was so pretty. The path made an easy ride without worrying about pedestrians.
Written 25 September 2022
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Keith J
Gaborone101 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
Hired a bicycle in Santa Monica and headed south along the cycle path. Passed by Venice Beach, Marina del Rey, under the LAX flight path and as far as Hermosa Beach. Could have gone further. Nice ride, flat, good surface, a bit crowded in places. Great views. Take sunscreen and water
Written 24 September 2022
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REYNA G
8 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
We rented scooters to goon bike path , they were not pricey and we even went to Venice beach on them. we shopped ate and played.
Written 2 September 2022
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Angela F
6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
We rented bikes from the hotel. The ride was very relaxing. The bkie path does get a litte crowd, you just need to be mindful
Written 15 August 2022
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