Biking is the best way to get around Southern California. The weather can’t be beat, the scenery is stunning and it’s a great workout. Try one of these five bike paths this month, and you might discover a new favorite way to spend a day alone or with your family.
Huntington Beach Bike Trail
Explore two of California’s prettiest beaches and enjoy access to all the amenities, shops and restaurants offered on the piers along the Huntington Beach Bike Trail for a relaxing day trip your whole family will love. Pick the trail up in Newport Beach, where you can also rent a cruiser bike to avoid having to pack your own bike in the car. Learn more about navigating this bike trail at http://www.everytrail.com/guide/huntington-beach-bike-trail.
Get out into the fresh air while exploring San Diego on the 24-mile Bayshore Bikeway, which draws tourists from all over California. While traveling along the trail you will pass through a variety of towns like Coronado and Chula Vista as well as through wildlife preserves. The terrain of this path isn’t difficult, so your whole family can bike together. Discover more information at https://www.portofsandiego.org/recreation/bike-san-diego-bay.html.
Ojai Valley Trail and Ventura River Trail
The Ojai Valley Trial is around 10 miles long, starting north of Ventura in Foster Park and ends in Ojai. The Ojai Valley Trail is around 10 miles long, but you can stay on the trail as it joins the Ventura River Trail, which adds an additional six miles and takes you to the beach where you can enjoy a picnic or a swim. Find out how to best bike these two trails at http://www.traillink.com/trail/ojai-valley-trail.aspx.
South Bay Bicycle Trail
Cars are central to life in Los Angeles, so finding a good bike trail is great incentive to make sure that you have time to enjoy pedaling outdoors. The South Bay Bicycle Trail is so picturesque that it has been featured in many TV shows and movies, traveling through iconic sights like the Venice Boardwalk. Will Rodgers State Beach is a great place to start the trail, and you can find out more information about navigating it at http://www.traillink.com/trail/santa-monica-beach-and-south-bay-bike-path.aspx.
Long Beach Bike Trails
If you live near Long Beach or have been interested in visiting, biking is one of the best ways to explore the area. This trail is perfect for families to bike together because of the convenient facilities that are spread throughout. You can find a map of all the bike paths at http://www.bikelongbeach.org/welcome/maps.
Make plans to try one of these bike paths this month, whether you are exploring a new area or just looking to spend quality time with your family in your community.
This article is presented by Glenn E. Thomas Dodge Chrysler Jeep in Signal Hill, California.