Seacliff Pier

Home to the SS Palo Alto – “the cement ship”

Forest of Nisene Marks

The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park offers 30 miles of hiking trails

Seacliff State Beach

The perfect spot for a seaside picnic

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Aptos

The quaint town of Aptos combines the redwoods and the sea in one idyllic setting, from Nisene Marks State Park to Seacliff State Beach. Historic Aptos Village boasts boutiques, restaurants, and antique shops. For a seaside stroll, Seacliff State Beach is the perfect spot for a picnic or barbecue, where the S.S. Palo Alto, "the cement ship", an experimental concrete vessel, is docked at the end of a fishing pier. Aptos is also home to golf, hotels and resorts, and Cabrillo College. Read more...

Kayak Connection

Kayak tours & rentals daily, beginners welcome!

Edgewater Beach Inn & Suites

Across from beach & wharf, beautiful gardens.

Comfort Inn - Santa Cruz

Stained glass windows & over-sized spas available.

Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria

Delicious desserts, pastries, salads, sandwiches & more


Hiking, Beaches, Local Veggies and Sunsets

Last Installment of the "Two Miles Down Highway 1" Road Trip




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Aptos

303 Water Street, Suite 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
800.833.3494 or 831.425.1234
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