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Things to do in Santa Cruz

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Pedestrian Plaza
400 Beach Streetbeachboardwalk.com
  • 331 locals recommend
American Restaurant
2218 East Cliff Drivewww.crowsnest-santacruz.com
  • 152 locals recommend
Beach
2531 West Cliff Drivewww.parks.ca.gov
  • 130 locals recommend
Park
1401 Coast Roadwww.parks.ca.gov
  • 106 locals recommend
Route
  • 93 locals recommend
Museum
705 Front Streetwww.santacruzmah.org
  • 72 locals recommend
Bakery
702 Soquel Avenuebutterybakery.com
  • 80 locals recommend
Bakery
402 Ingalls Streetwww.kellysfrenchbakery.com
  • 63 locals recommend
Bar
334 Ingalls Streetwww.westendtap.com
  • 67 locals recommend
Bar
1134 Soquel Avenuethecrepeplace.com
  • 74 locals recommend
Pier
21 Municipal Wharfwww.cityofsantacruz.com
  • 67 locals recommend
Restaurant
1148 Soquel Avenue
  • 57 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
101 Cooper Streetlailirestaurant.com
  • 59 locals recommend
Café
  • 50 locals recommend
Restaurant
1010 Fair Avenuebantam1010.com
  • 49 locals recommend
Route
  • 52 locals recommend

Top-rated experiences

Top restaurants

Pedestrian Plaza
400 Beach Streetbeachboardwalk.com
  • 331 locals recommend
American Restaurant
2218 East Cliff Drivewww.crowsnest-santacruz.com
  • 152 locals recommend
Bar
334 Ingalls Streetwww.westendtap.com
  • 67 locals recommend
Bar
1134 Soquel Avenuethecrepeplace.com
  • 74 locals recommend
Restaurant
1148 Soquel Avenue
  • 57 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
101 Cooper Streetlailirestaurant.com
  • 59 locals recommend
Café
  • 50 locals recommend
Restaurant
1010 Fair Avenuebantam1010.com
  • 49 locals recommend

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