If you’re ready for sunshine, make sure you head out for a Miami bike ride to explore this vibrant city. Bikes are excellent to just cruise around as well as a great way to get some exercise in while you are on vacation. You can also avoid heavy and troublesome traffic by picking up a two-wheeler at any bike rental in Miami. Go ahead and cruise around funky stores, tasty restaurants, and of course the beach.
Bike trails range from 5 miles of paved trails for beginners to more advanced like 10+ miles of unpaved roads. Whatever your preferences are, below you’ll find some places you can discover by bike. There are plenty of bike rentals in Miami Beach and the surrounding areas depending on where you are heading to.
Miami Bike Ride: M Path Trail
If you’re looking to save a bit of cash on transportation, you’re in luck. There’s not much to see on this trail, but you can avoid US 1 traffic while heading to downtown Miami. You will definitely get exercise if you decide to use this route.
Oleta River State Recreational Park
This trail in North Miami is definitely for more serious mountain bikers. It opens at 10 a.m. daily and to get it in it costs $3 per person and $5 per vehicle. There are many options such as tight turns, single tracks, thick mud, deep sand and slick routes. You’ll even find routes that have you going up and down elevations of up to 5 feet. If you ever need a break from the hustle and bustle of South Beach, this is definitely the option to go.
This trail in Coconut Grove is not only scenic, but takes you to some tourist destinations. It weaves through South Miami Avenue, Douglas Road and Bayshore Drive. In between all that you’ll pass by Alice Wainwright Park, Kennedy Park, Peacock Park, Barnacle Historic State Park, and the Museum of Science (Planetarium Vizcava Museum)
South Beach Cement Promenade
If you’re not looking for something hardcore like some of the trails above, think about heading to South Beach for a stroll. Its cement promenade is a wonderful place to ride around and soak up the charm atmosphere and atmosphere that is South Beach. There are many bike rentals in South Beach where you can pick one up for cheap.
This is one of the only bike-able incline roads in all of Miami. There are gorgeous views of downtown and Miami waterways. You have the option of biking along beaches in Key Biscayne. Since you’re near the water, you can consider renting a boat to enjoy Miami from the water.
Miami Bike Ride: Old Cutler Trail
This is another beautiful trail, this time in Coral Gables. You’ll definitely enjoy the old charm of this neighborhood and how calm it is, riding under the Banyan trees. You’ll pass by Fairchild Tropical Garden, Matheson Hammock Park and The Deering Estate. If you happen to be there in Sundays during the summer months, you can head over to the farmer’s market in Pinecrest Gardens.
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