Sights & Attractions in Monterey Bay


Things to Do in Santa Cruz

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center
The interactive and multimedia exhibits at this...
Information Centers Santa Cruz
Mystery Spot
Hokey tourist trap or genuine scientific enigma?...
Local Interest–Sight Santa Cruz
Natural Bridges State Beach
At the end of West Cliff Drive lies this...
Nature Preserves Santa Cruz
Pacific Avenue
When you've had your fill of the city's beaches...
Neighborhoods / Streets Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Santa Cruz has been a seaside resort since the...
Promenades / Boardwalks Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park
On the northern fringes of downtown is the...
Historic Districts / Sites Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Mountains wineries
Highway 9 heads northeast from Santa Cruz into...
Scenic Drives Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf
Jutting half a mile into the ocean near one...
Marinas / Piers Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Surfing Museum
This museum inside the Mark Abbott Memorial...
Museums / Galleries Santa Cruz
Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Part of Long Marine Laboratory at UCSC's...
Zoos / Aquariums Santa Cruz
Surf City Vintners
A dozen tasting rooms of limited-production...
Wineries / Breweries Santa Cruz
Twin Lakes State Beach
Stretching a half-mile along the coast on both...
Beaches Santa Cruz
UC Santa Cruz
The 2,000-acre University of California Santa...
Educational Institutions Santa Cruz
A slick, contemporary tasting space near the...
Wineries / Breweries Santa Cruz
West Cliff Drive
The road that winds along an oceanfront bluff...
Scenic Drives Santa Cruz
Wilder Ranch State Park
In the park's Cultural Preserve you can visit the...
Parks Santa Cruz


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