Watch surfers, whales and seals on this beautiful drive on West Cliff. Get there early and find a parking spot to walk around and smell the clean, wonderful ocean air.
Not only is this a great way to spend an afternoon, but during the fall monarch butterflies migrate to this location by the thousands. Located at 2531 West Cliff Drive.
If you love to hike and mountain bike, this is your park. explore the barns or hike in for a peaceful time to yourself. One of our local gems.
Who doesn’t love trains!? If you have children, this is a must see. Ride the train all the way to the boardwalk with special holiday train rides during the winter. Located at 5401 Graham Hill Rd.. Call 831-335-4484 for more info.
An excellent location for the whole family, the Santa Cruz Wharf is not only where you can get on whale watching tours and enjoy a fantastic meal, it’s also the location of our wharf store! Come by and visit us!
While in Santa Cruz (and many other places) you are bound to see a black and yellow “Mystery Spot” bumper sticker. Make a day trip to this zone of optical illusions and some truly bizarre observations. Located at 465 Mystery Spot Road off Branciforte Dr. Call 831-423-8897
This recently built exploration center features state-of-the-art interactive exhibits highlighting our Monterey Bay’s remarkable environment. Open Wed-Sun from 10-5. And it’s FREE!!