Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

With its amusement park attractions, games, and rides, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk offers traditional summertime entertainment.

Main Beach &  Cowell Beach

Sand courts are plentiful on both sides of the pier, where volleyball is a well-liked sport. When the conditions are appropriate, surfing is also well-liked.

Santa Cruz Wharf

The Santa Cruz Wharf was constructed in 1914 to accommodate deep-water boats, but it is now utilised as a fishing pier and vantage point for tourism.

West Cliff Drive & the Surfing Museum

A museum dedicated to preserving the history of surfing was founded in May 1986 as the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum.

Natural Bridges State Beach

The mudstone cliffs' fissures are what gave rise to the magnificent sea arch that adorns this beach.

Roaring Camp Railroads

Get on a vintage train in the Santa Cruz Mountains for a change of pace and to explore the region from a distinctive angle.

Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruises

36 marine animal species and 525 fish species have habitat in this protected maritime area, which stretches for 276 miles along the coast.

Santa Cruz Harbor

Two sizable marinas are housed at the Santa Cruz Harbor, which also offers boat access to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

Mystery Spot

The Mystery Spot is a well-liked tourist destination that became famous for being a "gravity box" or "tilted home" on the side of the road.

Downtown Santa Cruz

The central section of Santa Cruz is nice, with wonderful lanes covered by trees that are ideal for an afternoon stroll.

Seymour Marine Discovery Center

The Seymour Aquatic Discovery Center, located next to Natural Bridges State Park, immerses guests in the fascinating world of marine life.

Santa Cruz Shakespeare

Theater enthusiasts may have a memorable evening in a redwood glen while being entertained by outstanding Shakespearean performers.

Santa Cruz Mission

The Santa Cruz Mission is located on Mission Hill in a State Historic Park, just a short stroll from the heart of Santa Cruz.

Seaside Town and Beach of Capitola

The town was established in the late 1800s, initially as a port for timber and then as a resort. The annual Begonia Festival is held at Soquel Creek River.

Wilder Ranch State Park

With 35 miles of trails spread across 7,000 acres, Wilder Ranch State Park is a beautiful place to go hiking, biking, and horseback riding.