Santa Cruz

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Hotels in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Accommodations (26)
Dream Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel Santa Cruz

Dream Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel Santa Cruz

4.50 1220 reviews

175 W. Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, United States

Hilton Santa Cruz / Scotts Valley

Hilton Santa Cruz / Scotts Valley

4.00 178 reviews

6001 la Madrona Drive, Santa Cruz, United States

Days Inn and Suites Santa Cruz

Days Inn and Suites Santa Cruz

3.00 643 reviews

600 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, United States

Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz

Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz

4.00 486 reviews

1410 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, United States

Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Travel Blogs (416)
The Hillbillies Arrive in California, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

The Hillbillies Arrive in California

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... month so we couldn't get some anticipated maintenance done. But we needn't have worried. A little further up the coast in Santa Cruz - surfing capital of the world - our problems were solved. Frank Condelli - our Vanagon guru from Almonte who prepared ...

Dearth Faders!, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Dearth Faders!

A travel blog entry by thelees

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Santa Cruz. No relation to Santa Claus. This fun little town had an amusement park right on the beach with all the usual rides and carnival foods. Traffic was terrible on this Sunday afternoon with everyone probably scrambling to get back home after their ...

Early stop for brunch, then dinner with Clint, Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Early stop for brunch, then dinner with Clint

A travel blog entry by woggley

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... .  I was in no rush so stopped for brunch, then kicked on down to the 9 which winds about but brings you out down at Santa Cruz. It had been hot, but was getting real cloudy and looked like it might rain. Thing is, this ride down, you want sunshine ...

Santa Cruz (US&C), Santa Cruz, United States travel blog

Santa Cruz (US&C)

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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... we liked to go. I always enjoyed seeing the free spirits that still roamed the area too. You'd think it was still the 60's or early 70's. Hippies abounded. I haven't been to Santa Cruz in quite some time; I suspect it has not changed though. I hope ...

Attractions in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Attractions (27)
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

4.00

Beach Street, Santa Cruz, California, United States

Roller coasters, arcade games and fast food abound on this lively and popular beachfront boardwalk.

Stagnaro Fishing Charters & Whale Watching Cruises

Stagnaro Fishing Charters & Whale Watching Cruises

4.50

32 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, California, United States

Santa Cruz Main Beach

Santa Cruz Main Beach

4.00

Along Beach St. west from San Lorenzo River, Santa Cruz, California, United States

This popular beach, with killer waves, is known as one of the top surfing spots in the world.

Natural Bridges State Park

Natural Bridges State Park

4.50

2531 West Cliff Drive near Swanton Blvd., Santa Cruz, California, United States

A refuge for wintering Monarch Butterflies, this park boasts a sandy cove, tidepools, a nature trail through the Butterfly Preserve, and several hiking trails. There is also a bicycle path around the perimeter of the park.