Casual bike rides are the best way to relax, explore and enjoy the outdoors. Bike rides by the beach? Even better. But whether you’re rolling along the east or west coast, or somewhere in between, you want to have the right bike to make the most of your experience.
Made for easy rolling, beach cruisers are essential to the best beach bike rides. Their spacious frames and large padded seats guarantee comfort on long adventures. Plus, baskets, coolers or even drink holders can make these bikes as convenient as they are stylish.
Don’t know where to bring your beach cruiser? We’ve gathered some of the best coastal bike trails for relaxed riding.
Cabrillo Bike Path - Santa Barbara, CA
What could be better for coastal cruising than stunning views, paved paths, and a mild climate? Santa Barbara’s Cabrillo Bike Path offers all that and more. Perfectly built for relaxing rides on your beach cruiser, the 4.5 mile path sits right up against the Pacific Ocean and takes you to Butterfly Beach—home to a picture-perfect shoreline loved by locals and visitors alike.
Overseas Heritage Trail - Florida Keys, FL
This uniquely positioned bike trail is surrounded by water on both sides for the ultimate scenic biking experience. More than just an alternative transportation corridor between the Florida Keys, this 106 mile long bike trail is broken into smaller sections with endless places to explore. To make the most of your bike ride, pack up your beach cruiser and spend the day biking to the wildlife refuges and state and national parks.
Mission Beach - San Diego, CA
Mission Beach is another ideal location for casual beach cruising. The 12 miles of flat, scenic, and vehicle-free pathways lead visitors to 10 public parks and two wildlife reserves. If 12 miles just isn’t enough, take your beach cruiser over to the bike-friendly boardwalk for the perfect Southern California beach experience.
Island Line Trail - Burlington, VT
The Overseas Heritage Trail for lake lovers, Vermont’s Island Line Trail takes you along the southern waterfront and out onto the trail bridge. Make sure to fill your beach cruiser basket or cooler with your favorite food and beverages; this 14-mile stretch is full of stopping points for enjoying the beach, wildlife, and stunning views of the Adirondeck and Green Mountain ranges.
In Need of a New Ride?
Beach bike rides are all about comfort, adventure and enjoyment, and we take that combination to the next level with Panama Jack Beach Cruisers. Our wide variety of cruisers for men, women and children come in both single and 6-speed models. Complete with a handlebar basket or cooler, beverage holder and a rear carrying rack, these bikes are sure to make your next beach ride unforgettable.
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