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Things to do in Santa Cruz

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Furniture Store
“Really inspiring fabric store with an amazing online store if you fall in love.”
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Train Station
“Kind of a requirement if you visit- one of the oldest wood roller coasters on the West Coast. Fun, cheap (compared to other parks) and "The Lost Boys" was filmed there. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Furniture Store
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“The well known importer of world crafted furnishings for office, home, getaway.”
  • 1 local recommends
Home Goods Store
  • 1 local recommends
Gas Station
Arts & Crafts Store
“This is the 'West Side' of Santa Cruz near UCSC. This area has a cool vibe and lots to do, see and taste. It can be a bit crowded on the weekends and traffic is a challenge during the summer. But totally worth it once you get there ”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
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Point of Interest
Laundry
  • 1 local recommends