Get outside and cruise the coast! What better way to get some exercise and fresh air than a long ride along our majestic coast line! You can take the bike path (Marvin Braude Bike Trail) all the way from Venice to Marina del Rey, Santa Monica, Playa del Rey, Pacific Palisades or Palos Verdes! The bike path, runs along the sand in Venice is 22 miles long and extends from Palos Verdes through Pacific Palisades, with a brief in-land detour. Its smooth concrete surface is great for bicycles, roller skates and skateboards alike. However, pedestrians are not allowed, so, if you want to walk then you should do it on sand. There is no better way to take in the scenery of the area beaches than a casual ride up and down the coast. And the best part is that there are no cars, so, you can enjoy your ride without risk or exhaust fumes. Embraced by tourists and locals alike, the bike path is one of the treasures of Venice and is not to be missed. TIPS: If you go north on the path you will head into Santa Monica and into Pacific Palisades. Go south, and you can ride all the way from Marina Del Rey to the Palos Verdes peninsula (Tip: Once in Marina Del Rey there is a slight inland detour. Here is a message from County of Los Angeles Beaches and Harbor. The beach bike path along LA County beaches is now open. If you plan to head to the beach this weekend, adhere to the beach RULES & keep moving. Very LIMITED parking in some public beach lots. View detailed beach rules and bike path map at beaches.lacounty.gov/rules. Check out this Marvin Braude Coastal Bike Trail Map. Map by County of Los Angeles Beaches and Harbor. Following photos taken Pre-Covid! We will take some photos this Memorial weekend, and share in the next feature! Check out this Marvin Braude Coastal Bike Trail Map by County of Los Angeles Beaches and Harbor. Need a bike, skateboard, e-scooter or beach rentals? Rent at Jay’s Rentals! Jay’s Rental has been assisting tourist and locals in Venice Beach since 1996. Located on the corner of Windward and Speedway, it’s the most recognizable shop having been in almost every movie filmed on Venice Beach. Celebrities blend in with the locals and can be spotted on a regular basis around the neighborhood. Bikes, Boards, Skates and all your beach needs can be found at Jay’s Rentals. In town for a couple hours or a LA local showing friends and family the town, Jay’s has what you need to experience the beach and boardwalk with no hassle and a guaranteed good time. Click here for more info! Follow Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors. twitter.com/lacdbh facebook.com/lacdbh/ instagram.com/lacdbh Website: beaches.lacounty.gov Here is where to buy non-medical face coverings in Venice. Hungry? Check out the best places to eat!