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South Bay Bicycle Trail

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Address: Santa Monica, CA

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One of the best biking, running, walking paths in the World

Exqusite weather and unmatched views set the scene for out door nirvana. Health, beauty and creative visuals makes this a must do part of your trip, and experience

Reviewed 27 February 2017
TonyFi18
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Exqusite weather and unmatched views set the scene for out door nirvana. Health, beauty and creative visuals makes this a must do part of your trip, and experience

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Thank TonyFi18
Manchester, United Kingdom
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376 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We walked here most mornings whilst in Santa Monica, everyone is courteous whether walker, jogger, skater or cyclist..it goes on all the way to Venice...particularly good in the mornings

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Thank worldwide002
Calgary, Canada
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869 reviews
479 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 480 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This section of the bike trail is a lot quieter with less bike traffic than closer to Venice Beach. It was peaceful and scenic. Easy, flat and wide paved bike trail. Enjoyed it a lot!

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Thank seetheworld2014
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

To see the beaches from Venice to Malibu hiring bikes is a must. The tracks are wide and well organised and the bikes will cost about $20 per day. well worth it.

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Thank kwaterton
Koege, Denmark
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We took a bicycle trip with my class. Rented bicycles at the Pier and went to the Marina Del Rey. WONDERFUL.

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Thank Momofthreeboys71
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Very clean cycle paths and walk ways. Cycled from Marina Del Ray to Santa Monica. Then went into Santa Monica to do some shopping. Lots of places to lock your bike. Can be busy in parts when paths cross over. Not just bikes use the Trail, roller blades, and skateboards too. Great Fun and beautiful views.

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Thank Caroline O
Newton, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The provided picture shows separate, contiguous running and bicycle paths, scrupulously maintained. People obey the rules, too, so you can ambulate or ride in complete safety. There are many places nearby where you can rent a bike cheaply. Given the near perfect weather most everyday, I managed to get in a 4-6 mile walk/run each day we were there. And,... More 

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Thank Jonathan575
Wales, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

You must try the cycle trails. They are great for kids and traffic free. Lots of places to stop and have food.

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Thank Georgina G
Bel Air, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We loved this beach bike trail and how it just winds through Santa Monica, Venice Beach and Marina Del Ray. We drove for about 5 miles down and 5 miles back were easy to do. Lots of good sites to see people, places and things.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Having the Bike path right at the door step to our Hotel was a absolute blessing. Not only was it great to bike up to and beyond Venice Beach it was a great place to people watch. SoCal has such a diversely interesting population that you get a chance to meet some of the most colourful people on the planet,... More 

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