See the City

Get a glimpse of Santa Cruz, CA by clicking on the arrows in the photo rotator, then take a deeper look by exploring the galleries below.

Ahhh California
A couple walks along the beach in Santa Cruz, California. Santa Cruz is known for its idyllic beaches and Coastal Redwoods and is a popular resort community.
Cowell Beach
Cowell Beach is noted as a perfect place for beginning surfers.
Cyclist on Cowell Beach
Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse
The Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse houses the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum.
Historic Clock Tower
The historic clock tower was completed in 1900 and moved to its current location in the 1970s.
Cowell Beach in Santa Cruz, CA
Sightseers watch the waves roll in at Cowell Beach.
Surfer Statue in Santa Cruz, CA
"To Honor Surfing" was sculpted by Brian Curtis and Thomas Marsh.
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
With amusement park rides, arcades, mini golf and much more, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is the city's hottest attraction.
Historic Building in Downtown Santa Cruz