The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk = Warm Sand, Cool Surf, Hot Rides and Free Entertainment - The classic California experience!
The mother of all Santa Cruz tourist attractions, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk draws thousands to the shore every year. Don't miss the Giant Dipper wooden roller coaster. Going strong since 1924, the Giant Dipper is a National Historic Landmark with a major kick. The Boardwalk’s other rides range from historic, like the 1911 Looff Carousel, to ultra-modern, like the latest addition, Undertow, which is Northern California’s only spinning coaster. In the summer months, the Boardwalk famously hosts Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach.
Autumn is in full swing and even though the temperature is cooling down, that doesn’t mean your social life should. There is an abundance of events and activities in Santa Cruz this month, some fall-themed and others not, that you can enjoy with family and friends. We’ve collected a fun variety of plays, festivals and…
School’s out and so is the sun in this beautiful Santa Cruz summer. It’s the perfect time to head outdoors and enjoy the top summer family-friendly activities in Santa Cruz. With our picks for things to do in Santa Cruz, parents can reconnect with their children and families can have a season packed with unforgettable…
Like the old adage, the best things in life are free, Santa Cruz in the summer has a lot to offer those who want to save a bit of dough. While locals inwardly wish for rain during these drought-laden times, the weather is ridiculously gorgeous, warm and bright offering a perfect setting for long stays…