Santa Cruz is the county headquarters and largest city in Northern California’s Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz is a prominent tourist destination on the northern side of Monterey Bay, because of its beaches, surf culture, and historic landmarks.
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, which opened in 1907, cemented the city’s reputation as a coastal vacation town, while the University of California, Santa Cruz, opened in 1965, ushered in the city’s rise as a college town.
Top Airports to land in Santa Cruz California
San Francisco (SFO)
San Jose (SJC)
There are currently no direct flights to Santa Cruz.
Most popular attractions in Santa Cruz California
Wilder Ranch State Park is a short distance from the maritime center and offers a diverse range of scenery, scenery, and environment. The park’s valleys and coastal cliffs are just 10 minutes’ drive west of the town, making it a popular and scenic spot to visit.