Plan Your Visit to Where Surfing Began! Santa Cruz County, the birthplace of mainland surfing, is the quintessential California beach town.
Although the Official Santa Cruz County Traveler’s Guide production is currently suspended, you will find all the information you need online to plan a visit.
Visit Santa Cruz County provides timely and useful destination information on coastal redwoods, 29 miles of exquisite beaches, boutique wineries, farm-to-table fare, 14 state parks and beaches, a vibrant arts and culture scene, heritage tourism hot spots, and thrilling attractions. Find the perfect hotel, quaint bed and breakfast inn, vacation rental for the family, or a rustic campground to round out your stay.