Shop at leisure

Browse chic boutiques and specialty stores

Outdoor adventure

Make a game plan to take in Santa Cruz County's great outdoors

Walking tours

Enjoy downtown Santa Cruz’s self-guided SculpTour of public artwork

Things To Do

Looking for things to do in Santa Cruz County? With 29 miles of sun-drenched coastline, Santa Cruz County offers some of California's best beaches, perfect for surfing or volleyball. But the fun only starts at the beach! Visit a beach boardwalk or a museum or art gallery, go winetasting, ride a steam train, view redwoods or attend a local event. Many fun things to see and do in Santa Cruz County are absolutely free!

 

Hotel Paradox

Brand new, upscale boutique hotel.

Shadowbrook Restaurant

Combines fine food with Old-World charm & grace.

Pajaro Dunes Company

Unique beachfront rental homes and condos.

Hilton Santa Cruz / Scotts Valley

Mountain setting - 10 minutes to Beach/Boardwalk.


Top 12 Free Things to Do!

Fun things to do in Santa Cruz this spring/summer - and they are free!



 

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Explore Food & Wine!

Play a round at Delaveaga Golf Course

Visit the Seymour Marine Discovery Center

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