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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. To visit 26-Mile Bike Path on your holiday in Santa Monica, and find out what else Santa Monica has to offer, use our Santa Monica trip builder.
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  • We have bike ride this path about a dozen times and it never gets old. Start birth at the volleyball courts gen ride south to Santa Monica pier then south to Venice beach and Venice area. It gets a li...  more »
  • We borrowed the bikes from our hotel (Le Meridian Santa Monica) and it was only a few blocks down the the bike path. The path is easily navigated from the pier down to Venice Beach where you have to g...  more »
  • Nice scenery and people watching, pleasant ocean breezes and flat terrain. I nice way to spend a few hours. Essentially no shade, so make sure you slather on the sunscreen.