Shop at leisure

Browse chic boutiques and specialty stores

Outdoor adventure

Make a game plan to take in Santa Cruz County's great outdoors

Walking tours

Enjoy downtown Santa Cruz’s self-guided SculpTour of public artwork

Things To Do

Looking for things to do in Santa Cruz County? With 29 miles of sun-drenched coastline, Santa Cruz County offers some of California's best beaches, perfect for surfing or volleyball. But the fun only starts at the beach! Visit a beach boardwalk or a museum or art gallery, go winetasting, ride a steam train, view redwoods or attend a local event. Many fun things to see and do in Santa Cruz County are absolutely free!

 

Capitola Hotel

Steps to the beach, in heart of Capitola Village

Best Western Plus Capitola-By-the-Sea

Near beach, shops & quaint Capitola/Soquel Village

Chaminade Resort & Spa

Mission-style resort overlooking the Monterey Bay.


Top 12 Free Things to Do!

Fun things to do in Santa Cruz this fall/winter - and they are free!



 

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Visit the Seymour Marine Discovery Center

303 Water Street, Suite 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
800.833.3494 or 831.425.1234
prtips@santacruz.org