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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Cruz: Pacific Grove (Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Asilomar State Beach, & more), Carmel (Point Lobos, Carmel River State Beach, & more) and Monterey (Monterey Bay Aquarium, 17-Mile Drive, & more). Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at Pinnacles National Park. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at West Cliff Drive, take in the waterfront at Santa Cruz Wharf, get in on the family fun at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and do a tasting at MJA Vineyards.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Santa Cruz route maker app .

December in Santa Cruz sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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