26-Mile Bike Path, Santa Monica

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A trail that follows the curve of Santa Monica Bay's shore, 26-Mile Bike Path surges with cyclists and rollerbladers throughout the year. The trail runs from Santa Monica Pier to Venice Beach, with bike and rollerblade rentals on either end. You'll share the road with motorists on portions of the path, so ride or skate carefully, and wear a helmet. Consider bringing a bottle of water, sunscreen, and a hat. You can stop to refuel at your choice of restaurants before heading back. 26-Mile Bike Path is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Santa Monica Edition.
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  • This path is a very nice way to enjoy the beach and the shoreline. I rented a motorized scooter and was able to travel a couple of miles in a short period of time and got to see lots of beach, people,...  more »
  • The bike path is beautiful! The city keeps the path and the beach very well maintained and clean; however, homeless people are everywhere! And at least 3 homeless men were aggressive to my family and ...  more »
  • We rented an RV and stayed lots of places on the coast but our day in Santa Monica was a highlight. We rode our bikes to Venice beach on the 6 mile path and surfed with our kids. great ride and not to...  more »
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