For an enjoyable Santa Cruz vacation, check out these must-see destinations.
- The Boardwalk: Families looking for a day (or two) of fun always find something to do at The Boardwalk. Just steps from downtown on Santa Cruz Beach, this iconic attraction features an amusement park, an arcade, miniature golf, and delicious carnival-style treats.
- Downtown Santa Cruz: The charming downtown area in Santa Cruz serves up scrumptious restaurant fare and lots of local shops, galleries, museums, and music venues. Creative types enjoy a trip to the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History.
- Seabright Beach: This long strip of beach extends between the boardwalk and the Santa Cruz Harbor. The area on and around the beach offers a lively nighttime scene, from beach bonfires to crowded bars and breweries.