The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is recognized as the best seaside park in the world. Our vibrant, bustling amusement park is renowned for its great rides, remarkable history, spectacular beach setting, and friendly attitude...
This the perfect place to spend an entire day! Take advantage of being on the beach and split your day between rides and play time in the sand.
The oldest wooden roller coaster in the US. Then walk to the boardwalk for some great seafood
If you want to experience the beach and the rush of carnival rides this it the place!
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is recognized as the best seaside park in the world. Our vibrant, bustling amusement park is renowned for its great rides, remarkable history, spectacular beach setting, and friendly attitude. The Boardwalk has been operating since 1907, and it hasn't missed a beat!…
Around 30 miles from San Jose. The traffic can be heavy during the weekend afternoons. Check google maps and starting before 1 PM and Starting the return drive after 7.30 PM will help to skip the peak traffic.
Beach and rollercoasters, hot dogs and ice cream! What are you waiting for? Check opening times.
“Nice beach, tide pools, nature center. Also is a monarch butterfly migration destination Oct-Feb each year.”
“Chart House style food in the yacht harbor ON the beach! Great steaks and seafood and a fantastic salad bar.Watch the sailboats!”
State / Provincial Park
“Such an easy and beautiful hike through some of the largest Redwood trees in California! ”
“The starting point for many of our amazing trails, Wilder Ranch leads you to the UCSC trails and offers endless options for epic riding.”
“Great hiking in nearby Aptos. Mountain biking trails in Nisene Marks are less arduous than the Demonstration Forest, and can also be accessed from the Demonstration Forest (which is the top of Nisene Marks).”