Biking Tips for Santa Monica, CA

There are few places with attractions, great food, ocean views, and killer shopping in one bike-able area.

Santa Monica is one of those places. This mini-itinerary will give you a taste of Santa Monica by bicycle, and you're sure to find even more places to stop along the way as you bike around!

Start at: The Bike Center

There's so much to see and do in Santa Monica. The Bike Center is your source for bike rentals for the entire family. The Bike Center is an MCB-certified beginner friendly bike retailer and it's conveniently located at the Third Street Promenade.

The Bike Center at 1351 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Must-See: Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

Come and "meet the locals" face-to-face at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. The aquarium is Heal the Bay’s marine education facility where visitors can gain learn about the wildlife and conservation efforts in Southern California's coastal waters.

Must-Eat: Urth Caffe

Enjoy delicious farm-to-table fare and organic coffee and tea in the warm, intimate atmosphere of this SoCal staple.

Must-Do: Third Street Promenade

Walk the Third Street Promenade and visit its many shops, restaurants, and arts destinations. There's something for everyone and you're sure to be entertained!

Santa Monica, CA by bike...

Click on the icons and routes below for destinations and turn-by-turn bike directions.

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