Meetings &   Retreats

Pajaro Dunes Company

Five conference rooms in a private park-like area.

Seascape Beach Resort - Monterey Bay

A perfect location for corporate events, retreats.

UCSC Conference Services

UCSC handles every detail of your meeting needs

View Santa Cruz County CVC on the Cvent Supplier Network

Getting Here

Santa Cruz meeting and conference attendees will experience an easy drive to California's favorite seaside destination. Choose Highway 17 through the Santa Cruz Mountains, or California's scenic Highway 1 south of the San Francisco area. The nearest major airport is Mineta-San Jose International Airport, 30 miles northeast of Santa Cruz. San Francisco International Airport is approximately 60 miles north of Santa Cruz. The nearest train depot is located in San Jose, and bus service is available to Santa Cruz County as well. Rental cars and a comfortable public transportation system provided by the Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District make your adventures in the county a little more accessible. Cruz511 is a service of the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission designed to be a one-stop shop for transportation users as well as a go-to place for information about emergencies that impact the transportation system. Travelers will find information on best routes, places to lock your bike, even places to charge your electric car!

Santa Cruz - San Francisco map

Click here to download a printable version of the map. (pdf)
Click here to download a Santa Cruz County map. (pdf)

San Francisco International Airport
Phone: 800.435.9736
806 South Airport Boulevard
San Francisco, CA 94128
Driving Directions

SFO is your airport of choice when visiting the Bay Area or when you want to make easy connections to Europe, South America, the Pacific Rim and great cities throughout North America. SFO. Good to go. Open 24/7.

San Jose Mineta-San Jose International Airport (SJC)
Phone: 408.392.3600
1701 Airport Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95110
Driving Directions

Airport Shuttle Service
Early Bird Airport Shuttle
4525 Portola Drive, Santa Cruz
Phone: 831.462.3933
Fax: 831.462.6946
Private door-to-door airport transportation. Exclusive, reliable, professional and safe. Operates 24 hours a day! Internet Wi-fi. Open daily, 9am - 8pm

Parking Information
City of Santa Cruz parking information, electric car charging, bike lockers and more...

Local Bus Service
Highway 17 Express: San Jose to Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley
Catch the Santa Cruz Metro's Highway 17 Express at San Jose's Diridion Station. Leaves numerous times daily. For bus schedules, visit:

Road Conditions
For current road conditions, call the CalTrans (California Department of Transportation), (800) 427-ROAD. Or visit:

Highway 1
Highway 9
Highway 17
Highway 129
Highway 152

Weather and Road Information
National Weather Service/Monterey
(831) 475-3033

303 Water Street, Suite 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
800.833.3494 or 831.425.1234