Daycations - Oceanside By Bike

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  • Oceanside is the perfect destination to bring your bike and enjoy an easy beach cruise, explore the historic pier area, or use it as a launching point for an extended ride to explore sights such as Mission San Luis Rey. We have several suggestions for a day of fun on two wheels.

    Cruising around town

    Oceanside's picturesque location is reason enough to throw your beach cruiser on board and go exploring. If you just want to enjoy a casual ride along the strand, you can rent a Surry from Wheel Fun Rentals or fat tire scooter from Ride Oside!

    Bike Rentals & Shops (Pier location)
    Wheel Fun Rentals
    Alan's Bike Shop
    Ride Oside

    Getting here
    All shops listed are within a half-mile from the station.

    Easy rides

    Cruising around town is fun, but there are some cool destinations just beyond downtown. We have three rides ranging from 4 to 14 miles with riding directions thanks to our friends at

    Three easy rides
    Bike to Oceanside Harbor
    4.2 miles from Pier
    Ride Details

    Bike to Mission San Luis Rey
    13.9 miles from Oceanside Pier
    Ride Details

    Bike to Carlsbad Village
    7 miles
    Ride Details

    Challenging rides

    The Oceanside area offers challenging and technical rides for serious cyclists. Here are three options ranging from 24 to 45 miles round trip. Many have some hills to climb. We've included links to riding details thanks to

    Three challenging rides
    Bike to Encinitas
    24 miles from Pier
    Ride Details

    Bike to Sleeping Indian
    34 miles from Pier
    Ride Details

    Bike to Torrey Pines
    45 miles from Pier
    Ride Details

    Bike Oceanside Map

    For more cycling ideas and details download the Bike Oceanside Map.

    Train schedules

    When planning your Daycation to Oceanside we recommend checking the Metrolink train schedule. There are special bike cars if you want to bring your bike.

How to Get There

Everything you need to know, including train schedules and tips on buying tickets and riding Metrolink trains. Easy!

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