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...
Nicholson Vineyards, Alfaro Family Vineyards, Windy Oaks Estate & Pleasant Valley Vineyards. Local treasures where family owned wineries welcome you to sample their estate vintages. Discover picturesque Corralitos and wander through our vineyards and olive groves.
A local outlet for farmers & local artists to present their goodies. Come enjoy the cozy community atmosphere.
Mountain bike adventures and shuttle service. Mountain bike down through the redwoods to the ocean. Spend all day enjoying the majestic redwood forest with incredible views of the Monterey Bay. With over 60 miles of trails and fire road, there's a ride for everyone.
Kayak tours & rentals daily, beginners welcome!
Delicious desserts, pastries, salads, sandwiches & more
Across from beach & wharf, beautiful gardens.
Stained glass windows & over-sized spas available.
Last Installment of the "Two Miles Down Highway 1" Road Trip