Best Places To See and Visit In Santa Cruz, CA – Continental Inn

Santa Cruz, California [USA]

SANTA CRUZ ATTRACTIONS NEAR THE CONTINENTAL INN

Santa Cruz is home to world-class dining, iconic amusement parks, and breathtaking ocean scapes. Adventure awaits with 29-miles of coastline. Guests can enjoy an opportunity to explore marine life up close with a guided kayak tour or spend the day on the Wharf or at the Beach Boardwalk. The Natural History Museum and Surfing Museum offer visitors a deeper understanding of the area. A short drive from the hotel guests will find attractions like the Natural Bridges State Beach and the Mystery Spot. Other nearby points of interest include the Pacific Garden Mall, the Landmark Nickelodeon Theater, the McPherson Center, as well as the Museum of Art and History, and the Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse. The charming area of nearby Downtown Santa Cruz offers guests specialty shops like the Bookshop Santa Cruz which regularly hosts authors, and live music events and the Vino Prima Wine Bar is a local favorite. Other hotspots for live music are Moe’s Alley which hosts Jazz artists, The Crepe Place which regularly offers Indi-Rock, and Kuumbwa Jazz.

Continental Inn

414 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, California, 95060

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Museum of Art and History

705 Front Street, Santa Cruz, California, 95060

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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, California, 95060

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Santa Cruz Wharf

Beach Street, Santa Cruz, California, 95060

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Santa Cruz Surfing Museum

701 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, California, 95060

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MJA Vineyards

328 Ingalis Street, Santa Cruz, California, 95060

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Pasatiempo Golf Course

20 Clubhouse Rd, Santa Cruz, California, 95060

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Natural Bridges State Beach

2531 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, California, 95060

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University of California at Santa Cruz

1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, California, 95064

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The Mystery Spot

465 Mystery Spot Road, Santa Cruz, California, 95065

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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

101 N Big Trees Park Rd, Felton, California, 95018

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Wilder Ranch State Park

1401 Coast Rd, Santa Cruz, California, 95060

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New Brighton Beach State Park

1500 Park Ave, Capitola, California, 95010

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Manresa State Beach

1445 San Andreas Rd, Watsonville, California, 95076

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Castro Adobe State Historic Park

184 Old Adobe Rd, Watsonville, California, 95076

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Sunset State Beach

Sunset Beach Rd, Watsonville, California, 95076

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Pinto Lake City Park

451 Green Valley Rd, Watsonville, California, 95076

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Pajaro Valley Arts

37 Sudden St, Watsonville, California, 95076

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Watsonville City Plaza

358 Main St, Watsonville, California, 95076

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Agricultural History Project Center and Museum

2601 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, California, 95076