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Travelers to Santa Cruz give high marks for the beaches, fun sporting events, and entertainment choices. This city also attracts tourists with its walkable location. Top sights in the city include Mystery Spot, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and Main Beach.
Cultural venues in the city include Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, and Museum of Art & History. Notable city landmarks like Mystery Spot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk might be worth a visit. The beaches and sunsets highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Main Beach, Natural Bridges State Park, and Felton Covered Bridge Park.
In Santa Cruz, you'll find 145 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here you'll find top ones based on our user reviews:
Popular places to visit in the area include Winchester Mystery House, located 19 mi (30.6 from the city center, and California's Great America, which is 23.4 mi (37.7 away.