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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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  • A long lovely path that runs to Playa del Rey is ruined by the homeless and crowds in Venice and Ocean Park who wander on to the path, not to mention speeding bike riders. You take your life in your h...  more »
  • I have ridden down the 26 mile path many many times. It's just quite fabulous to ride along by the beach and ocean, whether you ride all the way or just a few miles and turn around. You can equally wa...  more »
  • We rented bikes at Perry's on the beach with numerous locations down the boardwalk! the tandem was a blast!  more »