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About Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County, known for its iconic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, a classic seaside amusement park with thrilling rides and nostalgic charm, offers miles of pristine sandy beaches ideal for sunbathing, surfing, and picnicking. Nature enthusiasts can explore the towering ancient redwoods of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, witness the mesmerizing Monarch butterfly migration at Natural Bridges State Beach, or hike along the scenic trails of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The lively downtown area is brimming with eclectic shops, art galleries, and farm-to-table restaurants, while the Santa Cruz Wharf beckons with fresh seafood dining and oceanfront views.