2 days in Santa Cruz Itinerary

2 days in Santa Cruz Itinerary

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Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then learn about winemaking at MJA Vineyards. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the architecture and history at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cannery Row.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Santa Cruz driving holiday planning tool.

In July, daytime highs in Santa Cruz are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Monterey, Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
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17-Mile Drive

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