3 days in Santa Cruz Itinerary

3 days in Santa Cruz Itinerary

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Santa Cruz

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Santa Cruz side-trips: Monterey (17-Mile Drive, Monterey Bay Aquarium, & more), Carmel (Fairy Tale Cottages of Hugh Comstock & Point Lobos) and Pacific Grove (Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market & Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Santa Cruz online tour planner .

August in Santa Cruz sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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