60 days in Santa Cruz Itinerary

60 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.
Explore Santa Cruz's surroundings by going to Pacific Grove (Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Asilomar State Beach, & more), Monterey (Monterey Bay Aquarium, 17-Mile Drive, & more) and Carmel (Point Lobos, Carmel River State Beach, & more). Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at Pinnacles National Park. There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of West Cliff Drive, find something for the whole family at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bridges State Beach, and look for gifts at Bookshop Santa Cruz.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz online road trip planner .

In December, daily temperatures in Santa Cruz can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

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Carmel, Monterey, Big Sur, Pacific Grove, Carmel Valley
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Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk ©
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

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