From a hotel on the beach, to a quaint inn or bed and breakfast, to a vacation rental for the family or a rustic campground, you can rest easy in Santa Cruz County. Inspirational places to stay near beaches, redwood forests or in quaint seaside towns offer an array of choices when it comes to amenities and settings. Opt for a hip boutique property or a classic resort with a view. And don’t forget your dog: many properties are pet-friendly! With lots of things to do this season, including a robust lineup of fun events at the legendary Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk , you can find the perfect place to stay while you play!