Waterside Rides

The wind in your hair, the scent of the sea, the thirst-quenching beers … who’s ready for a waterside bike ride? These beginner-friendly pedals range from a national park seashore to an island in the sea, with a riverside cruiser to beers in between. Roll call for summer!

Week 07.21.2021
Regions Northern CA

Excellent Point

Do a Beginner Friendly Mountain Bike Ride to Drakes Head in Point Reyes National Seashore

mountain biker Point Reyes Estero Trail to Drakes Head
Mountain bikers at Drakes Head Point Reyes
Mountain biker Estero Trail in Point Reyes
Point Reyes National Seashore has several mountain bike–friendly trails that are itching to be explored. For a fantastic ride with sweeping views of Drakes Estero and southern Point Reyes, make the 4.3-mile (one-way) ride out to Drakes Head.
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Anchor Yourself in Anchorage

Best Summer Adventures in Anchorage Alaska

Ptarmigan Portage Glacier Boat Ride near Anchorage
Portage Pass glacier hike near Anchorage Alaska
When it comes to the ultimate adventure basecamp, set your anchor in Anchorage. Located at the base of the Chugach Mountains, Anchorage gets you easy access to 60 glaciers to see, paddle up to, hike, fly over, or climb.
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Napa Smoothie

Bike the Napa Valley Vine Trail & Grab Beers at Stone Brewing

Beer in wine country? It all goes down nice and smooth when you pair your craft brew après with a paved, car-free bike trail paralleling the Napa River.
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Soul Cycle

Bicycle Angel Island's Perimeter Road with a Break at Perles Beach

A bicycle is a fantastic way to take in the 360-degree panoramas you get on Angel Island. The straightforward Perimeter Road is a car-free route that circumnavigates the island. Stop along the way at a hidden beach.
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