- Size Guide
The Tidy Life
June 20, 2016|
The D.C. area’s annual Bike to Work Day may have come and gone, but with the warmer weather this summer there’s still plenty of time to enjoy some quality time on a bike ride. By now your bike should be out of storage, cleaned up and inspected and ready to hit some amazing bicycle trails in Baltimore and Washington D.C. Luckily, these areas offer no shortage of beautiful bike trails to check out on a solo trip, with a friend or even with the entire family.
If you have already hit the road in your car and taken an exciting one-day trip to some of the beautiful and historical locations nearby, summer is the perfect time to don the bike helmet, pump up the tires and head out to take in some closer attractions, all from two wheels. Here are just a few of the best bike trails Baltimore and Washington D.C. have to offer:
Baltimore & Annapolis (B&A) Trail
Part of the East Coast Greenway system, this bicycle trail starts in Baltimore and ends in Annapolis, featuring 15.5 miles through suburban and urban terrain. This eight foot wide asphalt bike trail is a part of a former railroad used to carry passengers between Baltimore and Annapolis over 125 years ago. It’s a great bike trail in Baltimore the whole family can enjoy.
Great Allegheny Passage
This bike trail begins in Cumberland, Maryland and stretches 159 miles all the way to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It’s a mostly flat trail to pedal along through the Appalachian Mountains and traces the paths of railroads that helped build our country.
Chesapeake & Ohio Towpath
The towpath is not just an ordinary bike trail winding through Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, but is actually one of the largest biking trails in the entire country, topping in at over 184 miles long! This mostly hard-packed dirt bike trail begins in Washington, D.C. and travels along the north bank of the Potomac River, ending in Cumberland, Maryland.
Mount Vernon Trail
This Washington DC bike trail includes river views and scenic nature. The Mount Vernon Trail runs along the Potomac River, allowing you to visit George Washington’s estate along the way. Round trip, the trail is a total of 36 miles and is located just across the river from Downtown Washington, D.C., following the Potomac’s Virginia shoreline from Theodore Roosevelt Island.
The Gwynns Falls
Trail Truly immerse yourself in this 15-mile Baltimore bike trail that connects to over 30 west and southwest neighborhoods throughout the city. The Gwynns Falls Trail is part of the Baltimore National Heritage Area and is a unique urban greenway that includes one of the largest woodland parks in the eastern United States.
Fort Washington Park
Experience history on this bicycle trail in Washington, D.C. through the 200-year-old stone fort built to protect our nation’s capital. You can take the trail around the artillery demonstrations and other reenactments taking place at the site.
ezStorage is a self-storage company with locations throughout the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. areas. We are ready to meet any of our household storage or business storage needs! Visit your nearest location today or contact us for more information.
ezStorage has storage facilities all throughout Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD and Northern Virginia. Find a location near you and reserve your unit from ezStorage today.View Our Storage Locations
1 Bedroom Apartment
2 Bedroom Apartment
2-3 Bedroom House
4+ Bedroom House
Single Dorm Room
Half the height of our standard 5' x 5', our lockers will hold personal items, clothes boxes, business records and sale rep materials. This is our smallest storage unit. Available at most locations.
How big is a 5x5? A 5x5 will hold personal items, clothes, boxes, small furniture items, business records and sales rep materials.
Will hold small amounts of furniture, boxspring and mattress, business records and other small items.
Will hold a 1 bedroom apartment w/major appliances, other furniture and supplies.
What will fit in a 10x15? This size storage-unit will hold contents of a 2 bedroom apartment or house including appliances and boxes, or commercial storage inventory.
Will hold contents of a 3 bedroom apartment or house plus major appliances and lots of boxes. Business storage, ideal for storage racks.
Will hold contents of a 4 to 5 bedroom house with major appliances and room for boxes. Business storage for files, equipment and permanent records.