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Bike Friendly Coastal Santa Barbara

The Bike Path along Carrillo and the Coastal shoreline was very well used NYE weekend, despite the crummy weather. The lane was quite wide, very well marked and provided plenty... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Singleonceonce
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bike Path along Carrillo and the Coastal shoreline was very well used NYE weekend, despite the crummy weather. The lane was quite wide, very well marked and provided plenty of room for cars to navigate around the cyclists w/o disrupting the flow of traffic. OFF the coastal path was another story. VERY little shoulder, sometimes stone walls, lots of... More 

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Santa Barbara, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bike paths on Santa Barbara coastline are beautiful and the Cabrillo path is the best. If traffic concerns you this might bother you, but I have ridden it many times with no problems.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect way of site seeing. The bike path was great.. it's nicely paved, easily to follow, and never too crowded. It's right by the ocean, so as you ride you get the most gorgeous views on both sides- mountains, and ocean. It's such a relaxing ride, and a great way to see the different Santa Barbara sites along the water!... More 

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Sonoma, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful well maintained walk with easy access to beach and pier. Stay on beach side of road as inland side does not have continuous sidewalk. Light at night is adequate for seeing your way.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walk, run, or bike - this path is a must do while in Santa Barbara. Allow time to enjoy regardless of how you are experiencing this path.

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Santa Barbara, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Right by the ocean, so the term "bike path" doesn't signify anything of the sort for some. They walk dogs, push strollers, walkers or wheelchairs on it instead of the sidewalk about 25 yards away. (And then there are those double-wide bike cum surrey-with-the-fringe-on-top things. Fun for a family or couples, but do they ever screw up bike traffic!) In... More 

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

When I think about staying in Santa Barbara, riding the bike path on a beach cruiser is at the top of my list for activities. Can't wait to do it again.

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San Luis Obispo County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

A wonderful ocean front location to enjoy bike rides, rollerblading or just walking. Goes from the south end of Santa Barbara to the harbor. Occasional art shows make it a really fun place to visit.

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vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Biking is the best way to tour SB and the other hamlets. Drivers are patient and respectful and the bike lanes are scenic. One sees a lot more on 2 wheels, and it is easy to stop, wander and to soak up the sun and the scenery.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This was across from our hotel and makes for a great before or after meal exercise experience. Beach view without the sand in your shoes.

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