Day Trip: 3 Best Bike Trails Near Our Marina
Looking for a scenic day trip idea? Just a short drive away from our marina are some of the best bike trails in all of Florida.
From breathtaking panoramic views to the changing, exciting terrain, it’s a no-brainer that the bike trails near our marina are some of the best that our sunshine state has to offer.
So when you’re yearning for a breath of fresh air, lace up your shoes, grab your water bottle, and head to three of the best bike trails near our marina.
Legacy Trail and Venetian Waterway Park
Beginning in Sarasota, enjoy an interruption-free ride (for 6 miles) along the Legacy Trail. This scenic trail dotted with waterways, forestry and parks continues into Venetian Waterway Park for a grand total of 21 miles. There are also access points to beaches, shops and restaurants, so there are a variety of places that will appeal to all interests. However, there is little shade, so you may prefer to go on a cloudier day.
Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail
Spanish moss and ancient live oaks are just a couple of the many reasons why trailblazers will surely enjoy riding along the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail. With an average of 70,000 visitors monthly, it’s a popular trail in the area spanning 47 miles. What’s great about this trail is that bikers can travel through some of the busiest parts of the city safely with the help of the over- and underpasses at trafficky intersections. Trail amenities include bike racks, rest stops, restaurants and much more.
Boca Grande Bike Path
For optimal views of the water, traverse the 6-mile, paved Boca Grande Bike Path. In your scenic ride, witness the Gasparilla Island and all of its beauty. See marinas, wave at passing boats, or just bask in the wonder of the white beaches. Should you decide to take a break from biking, grab a bucket to collect some gorgeous shells, admire the local waterfowl or take a dip in the water to cool off.