22 days in Santa Cruz & Atlanta Itinerary

22 days in Santa Cruz & Atlanta Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Santa Cruz
— 9 nights
2
Atlanta
— 12 nights

9
nights
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Cruz: Monterey (The Cannery Row Monument, Monterey Bay Aquarium, &more), Carmel (Carmel River State Beach, Point Lobos, &more) and Pacific Grove (Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, &more). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the natural beauty at UCSC Arboretum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Waddell Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Cruz Harbor Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Santa Cruz trip itinerary builder.

San Francisco to Santa Cruz is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Santa Cruz are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Atlanta.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Felton
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

12
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Explore Atlanta's surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Ducktown), Humble Pie Boutique (in Blue Ridge) and Hills & Dales Estate (in LaGrange). There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, admire the masterpieces at Booth Western Art Museum, steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Atlanta attractions planner.

You can fly from Santa Cruz to Atlanta in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In July, Atlanta is somewhat warmer than Santa Cruz - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Six Flags Over Georgia, Wildman's Civil War Surplus, Atlanta Range and Ordnance, Arches Brewing
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
River Rafting & Tubing
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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