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1. San Lorenzo Park
Ocean Street, Santa Cruz
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137 Dakota Ave
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1. San Lorenzo Park
Ocean Street, Santa Cruz
137 Dakota Ave
2. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Beach Flats, Santa Cruz
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Trending
Trending
Always popular • Group go-to
400 Beach St
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2. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Beach Flats, Santa Cruz
Trending
Trending
Always popular • Group go-to
400 Beach St
3. Abbott Square Fountain
Downtown, Santa Cruz
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Loved by locals
Loved by locals
118 Cooper St
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3. Abbott Square Fountain
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Loved by locals
Loved by locals
118 Cooper St
4. Seascape Beach Resort
Aptos
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1 Seascape Resort Dr
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4. Seascape Beach Resort
Aptos
1 Seascape Resort Dr
5. Seabright State Beach
Beach Flats, Santa Cruz
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E Cliff Dr
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5. Seabright State Beach
Beach Flats, Santa Cruz
E Cliff Dr
6. Porter Circle
UCSC, Santa Cruz
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Loved by visitors
Loved by visitors
300 heath st
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6. Porter Circle
UCSC, Santa Cruz
Loved by visitors
Loved by visitors
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300 heath st
7. Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Santa Cruz
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Loved by visitors
Loved by visitors
100 Shaffer Rd
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7. Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Santa Cruz
Loved by visitors
Loved by visitors
100 Shaffer Rd
8. Mystery Spot
Santa Cruz
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465 Mystery Spot Rd
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8. Mystery Spot
Santa Cruz
465 Mystery Spot Rd
9. Harvey West Park
Harvey West, Santa Cruz
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326 Evergreen St
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9. Harvey West Park
Harvey West, Santa Cruz
326 Evergreen St
10. Lighthouse Field State Beach
Lighthouse, Santa Cruz
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701 W Cliff Dr
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10. Lighthouse Field State Beach
Lighthouse, Santa Cruz
701 W Cliff Dr
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Get to know nearby neighborhoods

Downtown

Downtown Santa Cruz offers locals and residents plenty of places to shop and dine, along with ample entertainment choices. Restaurants here offer visitors a chance to taste a variety of cuisines. A couple options include, Betty's Eat Inn, a diner that serves steaks, burgers, and alcohol-spiked milkshakes, and Little Shanghai, which offers traditional Asian cuisine. Shopping choices range from consignment stores to upscale boutiques.

Seabright

Santa Cruz's Seabright neighborhood is just blocks from the beach and serves as the gateway to Seabright Beach, a hip, happening place to hang out seaside. This laid-back neighborhood features a number of shops, bars and restaurants, which are mostly clustered at Seabright and Murray and make for a lively nightlife scene.

Beach Flats

The Beach Flats area of Santa Cruz spans roughly four acres of the city and is primarily residential, although it does have a few businesses. Located just north of the boardwalk of the Santa Cruz Main Beach, the Beach Flats is just a short walk away from downtown, and it's close to the University of California.

Eastside

Eastside, located in Santa Cruz, sits along the famous Monterey Bay. The area is home to residents as well as restaurants, shops, bed and breakfasts, hotels, beach rentals, surf shops, Cowell Beach and the Municipal Wharf. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk amusement park is in the area, as well as the Neary Lagoon Park.

Arana Gulch

Arana Gulch is a community that runs along the southeastern section of Santa Cruz, California. This neighborhood contains a vast array of wildlife and vegetation. One of the major attractions of Arana Gulch is a natural trail lined with oak trees, wild plantain, and wildflowers. Some of the favorite activities in this area include hiking, jogging, and bird watching.

Natural Bridges

Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz, California, is a state park that features a natural bridge that runs across a section of the beach. It hosts the Monarch Butterfly Natural Preserve that provides a sanctuary for approximately 150,000 monarch butterflies during the winter months. In Natural Bridges State Beach, you can enjoy swimming, surfing, nature walks, and hiking year-round. When the wind blows, you'll be able to fly kites and wind surf.

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