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Beginner Surfing 1-Day - Santa Cruz
"Learn to Surf! This clinic was designed with the beginner in mind – we welcome complete newbies as well as people who have tried surfing on there own for a while and still need help. We will walk you through all the basics to get you started and catching wave breaks ocean conditions safety in and out of the water wave etiquette paddling push up and pop up techniques
From $99.00
 
Mountain Biking Clinic
"This course is geared towards people who want to learn the basics on their mountain bikes. The course consists of on- and off-the-bike instruction and riding. The morning hours of the clinic will consist of outdoor classroom lesson instruction and bike h Focus and BalancePedaling techniquesGearing/ShiftingBraking TechniquesClimbing TechniqueCornering Techniques on uphill downhill and switchbacksBike Handling DrillsTrail Repair fixing a flat and chain maintenance.Trail Etiquette and general discussion on bike “anatomy” hydration
From $90.00
 
Santa Cruz Lighthouse and Tide Pools Segway Tour
"Segway Santa Cruz is currently offering Segway tours for families with children ages 10 and up! Our Santa Cruz Lighthouse & Tide Pools Segway tour is specially designed for families to enjoy great ocean views while catching sights of mar barking sea lions sun bathing on Seal Rock and revel in dive-bombing pelicans and cormorants off Bird Rock on a glide out to Mitchell's Cove for hands-on tide pool explorations. The only thing better than this family Segway tour is sharing the joy of parents and grandparents as they watch their child or grandchild’s excitement as they experience the awesomeness of a Segway!""""This 1.5 hr Segway tour offers a wonderful adventure for ages 10 & up. Enjoy spotting a variety of ocean dwelling marine life such as little sea otters to large barking sea lions and surfers next to the historical Santa Cruz Lighthouse and Surf Museum on the way out to Mitchell's Cove tide pools. After your tour you are only moments away from enjoying the sandy beaches
From $69.00

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Great Public Transportation

The metro is a great way to get around in Santa Cruz. The city has one of the best public transportation systems I have ever seen. The bus has frequent buses on every route, which covers most of the...
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Ride a Bike

Almost everyone in Santa Cruz frequently rides a bike. It's healthy, better for the environment, and a great way to tour SC. It is an extremely bike friendly town, and relatively small. There are bike...
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Hiking in Henrey Cowell Redwoods State Park

We hiked in Cowell Redwoods' 15-20 miles of trails for about four hours one cloudy afternoon in September 2007. We started at the main visitors center off Rt 9 in Felton. We started at the wide, flat...
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You'll see some really interesting cars here

To say there are a few unusual cars here would be a great understatement. I've seen a car with hundreds of kid's tiny toys glued all over the top and hood. There were even a number of little "snow...
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Take the bus

When I stayed in Santa Cruz one summer we used to walk DOWN the big hill but we almost always took the bus UP the big hill. A lot of the locals and/or students would use their bicycles to go down...
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Santa Cruz Metro

Santa Cruz County has a very efficient bus system, the Santa Cruz Metro, which serves the city and all its surrounding communities. In Santa Cruz itself, routes and frequent stops make sure that all...
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Scenic Drives Everywhere You Look!

Drive by car or motorcycle. Coming from San Francisco or Monterey on Hwy One, or driving from Silicon Valley on Hwy 17 or Hwy 9 are all beautiful drives. If you take Hwy 9, be prepared for a windy but...
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This is a picture of Hwy. 1...

This is a picture of Hwy. 1 along the coast. If you catch good weather you can see beautiful cliffs and a stunning blue ocean that just seems to go on and on. Not to mention there are some really...
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Santa Cruz sits along highway...

Santa Cruz sits along highway 1 and is accessible by bus, or car. You can also take a train or plane into San Jose and then take a shuttle or bus over the hill of Hwy.17 to Santa Cruz. However if you...
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1101 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, California, 95060, United States
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101 Main Street At Beach, Santa Cruz, California, 95060, United States
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Top Things to Do in Santa Cruz

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Boardwalk

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is so much fun. I've been going there since i've been a kid. Rides have been switched, but better one's are put in. I really recommend on going here. One of the only reason...
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Santa Cruz Wharf

The current Santa Cruz Wharf, built in 1914 is the 5th wharf to occupy this site. The wharf was originally built to ensure continued shipping operations as the bay was filling with silt. This wharf...
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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

This is an excellent park where you can easily see some of California's great giant redwoods. Most of the big trees in the state were cut down in the late 1800s, and in this part of California groves...
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West Cliff

This perhaps is one of the city's (and county's) most scenic strips of road. Starting near the Boardwalk and meandering next to the cliffs bordering the Monterey Bay, the road provides you with an...
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Downtown

What a shame! Here you have a beautiful city on the ocean that is just filled with drug addicts! How the Santa Cruz citizens and government officials put up with this nonsense is beyond me. It is...
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Seymour Marine Discovery Center

The laboratory includes a pilot reverse osmosis water treatment plant that takes sea water and converts it for fresh water irrigation and other purposes at the UC Campus and even for the city and...
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Top 5 Santa Cruz Writers

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atufft

"Best Beach Action in Northern California"
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Ewingjr98

"Santa Cruz - Beaches, Surfing and Pot"
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karenincalifornia

"Santa Cruz - An Eccentri - City"
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trvlrtom

"Santa Cruz Area"
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kazander

"Santa Cruz"
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