LONG BEACH START
Shoreline Aquatic Park
200 Aquarium Way (& Pierpoint Landing)
Long Beach, CA 90802
HUNTINGTON BEACH START
Zacks Too – at Bike Path
21579 Pacific Coast Highway (at Beach Blvd)
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
From Los Angeles/Ventura County Area to Long Beach:
Take I-5 to 710 toward Long Beach
Exit Shoreline Drive
Use Parking structure at Aquarium or the Pike on Aquarium Way.
Ride bike to start by leaving the parking structure on Aquarium Way, and take Golden Sands around the back of the aquarium to Shoreline Aquatic Park (look for the lighthouse!).
From Orange/San Bernardino/Riverside/San Diego County to Huntington Beach:
Take I-5 to 405 and exit Beach Blvd toward Huntington Beach
Use Parking structures at Hilton Hotel or State Beach Parking lot at Beach & PCH
Ride bike to start by leaving the parking structure the back of Zacks Too (look for the tents!).
By plane, fly in to Long Beach Airport (15 minutes away), John Wayne Airport (25 minutes away) or Los Angeles Airport (35-40 minutes away). Shuttle service is available from all airports (See AirportShuttles.com). By train, take the Metro Blue Line to Long Beach.
LONG BEACH: Hotel Maya (1-562-435-7676), Residence Inn, Westin, Hyatt are all located near the Long Beach start. Make your reservations up to 1 year in advance, as all of these hotels sell out the weekend of the ride. For the guestrooms at Hotel Maya, Beach Babe participants can call 1-800 HILTONS or our hotel directly, and request for “local rate P40″–this provides an automatic 15% discount off of the best available rate. You can also book online, entering p40 in the promotion code field, at www.hotelmayalongbeach.com
HUNTINGTON BEACH: Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa is right across the street from the Huntington Beach start location and Hilton Waterfront Resort is next door. Rates are high in the summertime, so book now! Make your reservations up to 1 year in advance, as all of these hotels sell out the weekend of the ride.
Our partner hotels listed above (Maya, Hyatt) rent cruiser-style bicycles. Be sure to check brakes, tires, and tool kit out before use. Pick them up the day before the event.