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Oceanview cycling on uncrowned footpaths

Our kids loved cycling on the flat wide paths overlooking the ocean. There is plenty to see and it... read more

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Mermaid Beach
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Gorgeous ocean view cycling

Peddle along the Pacific coast, past palm trees, lush gardens, a small lake and bird refuge. Bring... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
Santa Barbara, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids loved cycling on the flat wide paths overlooking the ocean. There is plenty to see and it is very safe. We were provided with complimentary bikes from our oceanside hotel, Hotel Milo, and I was initially worried about not having helmets. My concern...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ljfrawley
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Peddle along the Pacific coast, past palm trees, lush gardens, a small lake and bird refuge. Bring a bike lock and stop along the way to have a snack along Stern’s wharf or grab a meal at Brophy’s fish restaurant

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank catherinesmith135
Reviewed 1 December 2018

We rented bikes and rode for about three hours first south towards Montecito then back north up the Mesa and into Hope Ranch, returning via Modoc and Upper State Street. The bike path itself is quite easy as most of it is flat and offers...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank TSinParis
Reviewed 28 November 2018

The Cabrillo bike path is great for running. I run it twice-three times per week and it never gets old. There is enough space for two way traffic and is a wonderful way for locals to immerse themselves with the tourists during the summer.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kirsty K
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The bike path runs along the coast and is thus very flat. It is cool in temperature due to the proximity to the water, and offers much to see. Easy biking, but crowded around the wharf due to many others walking/biking. It goes for miles!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We hired bikes form our Hotel and set off south and had a very relaxing and interesting ride to Montecito where we spent some time on the lovely beach.Had intended to ride to Carpinteria but once you get passed Montecito and start to cycle the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Brian W
Reviewed 16 October 2018

I love this path, its so beautiful to take in the beach, the people watching, etc. You can ride pretty far either direction, stop for a bit or beverage a long the way, ride out on the warf. Absolute plus to living here in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Connie O
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I road from the Visitor's Center to Andree Clark Bird Refuge along the ocean and then across the street along the green space and the pond at the Refuge. The path has walkers and runners, so on a wknd in the summer it can get...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank gr8fish2017
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Definitely grab a couple of beach cruisers and take a ride. Stop off at Sambo's for breakfast of Breakwater at the harbor. Super easy and FUN!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank DreamtripperTexas
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We rented bikes at Samta Barbara Bike To Go. From there we biked south bound first then turn back and bike north bound. South bound goes into residential neighborhood plus Four Season. Not rtf bound goes into Stern Wharf. I enjoyed both ends of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 100christina
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4 July 2015|
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Response from rosie9855 | Reviewed this property |
I noticed several but unfortunately I don't recall which ones. There are bike rentals around. I'd check the hotels flanking Carrillo and in a couple blocks and cal or check web sites under "hotel amenities". Good luck. It's... More
2 February 2015|
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Response from oldfresno | Reviewed this property |
If you can se the previous answer, I concur. Wheels of fun is up State St. near the Cabrillo Blvd. area, which is the street running parallel to the beach near the wharf. It's wheely fun! 1.2 and 4 passenger bicycles... More