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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.
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Restaurant
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Natural Feature
“20 minutes walk from home. Great place to relax and enjoy the nice weather.”
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Marijuana Dispensary
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“watch dolphins as you drink your warm cup of tea or coffee. Watch the sunset or sunrise, too.”
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Liquor Store
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Restaurant
“Indian food. Buffet may be available. Plan to be flexible. Service may be flexible too :-)”
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Point of Interest
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Point of Interest
“Best local dance classes and dj'd events, performance, theatre. Conscious and ecstatic dances, Mon Eve, Wed Eve, Sat and Sunday Morning! Five Rhythms, Contact Jam.”
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Point of Interest
“Park with large BBQ areas and kids play areas far from busy streets. Public pool and nostalgic old Santa Cruz train themed relics”
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Health
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Spa
“Get a GREAT inexpensive massage here - ask for the older more experienced therapists or Sabrina . .”
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Street Address
“Black's Beach Entrance, Right @ the end of 14th ave. Nice beach! Connects to Twin Lakes Beach”
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Route
“Pick up the the best local,organic fruits and veggies on the central coast here from 1:30-6:30Wednesday afternoons.fantastic food vendors, indian,tacos roast chicken, penny ice cream, sauerkraut, fish”
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Outdoor Sculpture
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