Santa Cruz is an amazing modern town that has surf, sun, sand, shopping, nature to explore, cultural activities, museums and diverse foods. A Santa Cruz vacation rental will put you close to downtown Santa Cruz, which is a year round recreation and tourist destination with over 300 days of sunshine per year. It has many shopping and entertainment activities for all interests. The pedestrian-friendly, tree-lined streets are filled with vibrant shops and galleries, outdoor bistros and sidewalk musicians--all in keeping with the city's offbeat personality.
Santa Cruz is the quintessential beach town. It was here that Hawaiian royalty first introduced surfing to the mainland--and locals and visitors alike have been riding the waves ever since. Not far from the surf break, calliope music and laughter fills the air at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the West Coast's last remaining seaside amusement park. The beaches are perfect for learning to surf, playing beach volleyball, or hiking along the coast. Your Santa Cruz vacation rental will have breathtaking views of the ocean at Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz may be known around the world as "Surf City", but it has much more activities than surfing. If there's an activity involving water, boards, wheels or feet, you can bet that there's a place for it in Santa Cruz. Kayaking, mountain biking, cycling, hiking, golfing, sailing, fishing, camping, and horseback riding are just some of the activities you can enjoy in Santa Cruz's great outdoors. One-of-a-kind items of character and personality make Santa Cruz County a den for shopping diversity. Galleries and shops are tucked into the appealing neighborhoods of Santa Cruz, Capitola, and antique havens populate Soquel and Aptos. With flower sellers and garden shops sprinkled throughout, it's easy to satisfy all the senses. There are more artists, musicians, historians and cultural event organizers in Santa Cruz than possibly anywhere else in the world.
You can experience the beauty of Santa Cruz by enjoying the ocean's activity from the peacefulness of breaking waves or the abundance of wildlife. All you need to do is find a Santa Cruz vacation rental
to come and experience Santa Cruz for yourself!
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