Its a north-south route that passes through the communities of Santa Monica Venice Marina Del Rey Playa Del Rey Manhattan Beach Hermosa Beach Redondo Beach and. If you have a choice take it during the week as it will be less crowded.
During a short business visit to Los Angeles accompanied by my trusty steed – the Brompton folding bicycle I managed to get a day off on the weekend to explore the LA River trail and then cycled to the coast to Venice beach and further to the Santa Monica Pier.
Bike trail from santa monica to venice beach. The Santa Monica and Venice Beach paths connect with the Santa Monica Bike Path and covers 3 miles while the Venice Bike Path covers 14 miles. The trip out is invigorating without being overwhelming climbing a total of around 400 ft 122 m over a series moderately strenuous inclines and long sustained descents. More about this trail.
It takes around 20 minutes to ride from Santa Monica to the heart of Venice Beach. Hitting the iconic Santa Monica beach bike path well explore the sites around this unmissable Los Angeles destination and take in some privileged views of the California coast before continuing our bike ride south towards Venice. Bike North through Venice and into Santa Monica if you want the sights and sounds of Southern California.
Youll wind your way through towering skinny palm trees and vividly colourful Art Deco style buildings. The bike trail in total is 22 miles but you have to remember thats going to be each way. Santa Monica Beach Bicycle lane on Washington Boulevard between north of Admiralty Way to Venice Beach The portion from 1st Avenue in Hermosa Beach to the southern end of the Redondo Beach.
Ive never been beyond Santa Monica Pier on the bike path but the Marvin Braude Bike Trail which is basically what youre taking the whole time does go all the way through to Will Rogers State Beach in Pacific Palisades. Cycling Nov 7 2018. Even walking its 30-45 minutes along the beach from the pier area of Santa Monica to the pier area of Venice.
East Coast First – Accion HQ. See Bikes in Santa Monica As luck would have it the secluded Point Dume sits at the end of a scenic stretch of cycling along the PCH giving riders a perfect excuse to saddle up and hit the asphalt. Plus the companys Legends Historic Bike Tour 59 adults 50 seniors students 30 kids under 12 explores both Santa Monica and Venice where surfing skateboarding and beach.
A good starting or meeting place to begin your beach path bike ride for sight seeing is the Santa Monica Pier. If you start at the Pier you will pass through Santa Monica and Venice Boardwalk and then continue on to Marina del Rey. Santa Monica says its Ocean Front Walk and beach bike path are both open.
You can get a map of The Strand bike path map here. Santa Monica to Redondo Beach is about a 17 mile ride on a scenic stretch of smooth concrete beach path with a few bike lanes along the way. If youre biking slowly probably a little less than that.
On one side of the path you have the beautiful wide sandy beaches of California some of the best in LA. And you can end at Venice Boardwalk or go further to Santa Monica Pier. Its a simple flat ride and easy to navigate along the ocean front bike path.
The communities listed below are popular hotspots for locals and tourists alike. Perrys Cafe has 12 locations that are next to the trail and most of them have bikes of all types for rent. There are a number of bike rental places that will also provide you with a helmet which is required.
That is a about a 7 mile trip one way. A coastal bike adventure from santa monica to venice beach Join us on a guided bike adventure through Santa Monica and the historical streets of Venice Beach California. Because the Braude trail goes through Venice and Santa Monica on its way to Pacific Palisades.
In between youll pedal through Venice Beach and Marina del Rey to the south. One of the most scenic biking paths in Santa Monica is along the 22-mile-long Marvin Braude beach trail from Will Rogers State Beach on the north to the southernmost point at Torrance County Beach.