Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The popular seaside amusement park is also a State Historic Landmark. Admission is free.
The Boardwalk's state-of-the-art bowling center is a fun place for family play time, year-round.
Monterey Bay Sanctuary Exploration Center
A free visitor center showcases the unique environment of Monterey Bay, a National Marine Sanctuary. Located near the Santa Cruz Wharf.
Santa Cruz Wharf
Stroll the longest wooden pier in the United States. Watch the large sea lions, go kayaking, enjoy a meal or shop for souvenirs.
Downtown Santa Cruz
Shops, restaurants, movie theaters, and cafes line friendly Pacfic Avenue.
Sailing on the Chardonnay
The Chardonnay offers many options for a relaxing, affordable sail on Monterey Bay.
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