Put a whole new spin on Myrtle Beach Bike Week this spring and summer by hitting some of these suggested bicycle trails and paths that wind along the Grand Strand.
1400 Outrigger Road, North Myrtle Beach
1/4-mile paved walking/bicycle path
93 Oak Drive, North Myrtle Beach
1/2-mile paved walking/bicycle path with fitness trail
Huntington Beach State Park
16148 Ocean Highway, Murrells Inlet
Cycle through 2,500 acres of oceanfront forests and lagoons, historic Atalaya castle and bird sanctuaries.
Grand Park at Market Common
Farrow Parkway, Myrtle Beach
2-mile paved walking/bicycle path surrounding lake with fitness trail
boardwalk and paved path winds along the Waccamaw River, marina and park
Pawleys Island Nature Park, Pawleys Island
31/2 miles past views of the marsh along the causeways and Myrtle Avenue. Visit the Web site for details on the route.
And check out these Web sites for local and statewide bicycle routes ...
www.pccsc.net (Palmetto Cycling Coalition): Shares upcoming cycling events, South Carolina bicycle laws, safety and more.
www.bikely.com: Visitors share good bicycle routes and reviews on paths anywhere in the country.
www.scgreatoutdoors.com/hb-bicycling: Breakdown of routes and rides across the state.