14 Best Things to Do in Santa Cruz (CA)

1. Visit the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

2. Spend a Day Outdoors at Wilder Ranch State Park

3. Satisfy Your Hunger at the Crow’s Nest Restaurant

4. Take a Historic Journey with Roaring Camp Railroads

5. Visit the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

6. Learn About the History of Surfing at The Santa Cruz Surfing Museum

7. Tee off at Delaveaga Golf Course

8. Stroll Along the Santa Cruz Wharf

9. Learn About Life Beneath the Waves at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center

10. Sample Local Craft Beer at Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing

11. U. C. Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden

12. Go Whale Watching in Monterey Bay

13. Dine on Authentic Italian Cuisine at Lillian’s Italian Kitchen

14. Explore Big Basin Redwoods State Park