Albert Einstein once said "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." As a wise wanderer, you understand this innately, as you're forever seeking new destinations and new experiences to keep your spirit satisfied. Choose hotels near Davis, CA in your next quest for balance and interpret Einstein's ethos literally, for this college town is considered one of the most bicycle-friendly places in the nation. Even if you haven't hopped on a bike since childhood, in Davis, you'll be inspired to do as the locals do: explore the city's downtown, greenbelts, and tree-filled UC Davis campus on two wheels. That way, you'll fully enjoy the beauty of balance.
Some Davis hotels have loaner bikes for their guests, and rentals are easily available through the city's numerous bike shops, which will also provide you with bike path maps and recommend scenic routes. With a network of more than 100 miles of paved bike lanes, plus an entirely flat and calf muscle-friendly topography, you could also just start pedaling and see where your borrowed wheels take you. After all, being your own guide has never failed you. Under the year-round California sunshine, relive the easy, breezy days of childhood, when a bicycle represented freedom and gained you access to every nook and cranny of the neighborhood. Ride your way to the UC Davis Arboretum and cruise along avenues lined by a thousand trees and through the shaded majesty of a redwood grove. End your loop downtown at a microbrewery, take an outside table, and raise a frosty glass to your trusty two-wheeled ride. When you're ready to continue your adventures in nearby Sacramento, arrange rental cars in Davis and give your legs a well-earned rest. Settle in at one of the finest hotels in Sacramento, but don't sit around for too long—remember, you must keep moving!
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