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Santa Cruz Main Beach Santa Cruz 1.5 km away
#11 of 53 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
its October mid week and plenty' of places open on the beach easy parking close to restaurant bars Warf clean well maintained beaches was and enjoyable time
The beach as such is very busy with people all around and it's strictly advisable for those who like crowded beaches and also would like to have your foot drenched in the beach waters for a walk.
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Sunset State Beach
#1 of 5 Outdoor Activities in Watsonville
Can be chilly at times like most NorCal beaches but on a lovely day it cannot be beat.
This is one of my favorite beaches anywhere.
Moss Landing State Beach Moss Landing 10.9 km away
#6 of 13 Outdoor Activities in Moss Landing
Add to that dunes and a wild beach and it was wildlife heaven, and having lunch in a restaurant overlooking it all was, forgive the pun "the icing on the cake" An absolute must for anyone who is planning to be in...
Best of all, you can enjoy a great meal at Phil's Fish Market after your beach adventure!
Palm Beach State Park
#4 of 5 Outdoor Activities in Watsonville
There are two distinct sides to this area: the sandy beach on one side of the dunes and the park on the other side.
Manresa State Beach Aptos 9.7 km away
#2 of 4 Outdoor Activities in Aptos
It's a little more out of the way, but it's worth it for the views and much more expansive amount of beach than the more popular nearby beaches can provide.
Great local beach which is fantastic for surfing and just relaxing.
Zmudowski State Beach Moss Landing 9.4 km away
#13 of 13 Outdoor Activities in Moss Landing
Seacliff State Beach Aptos 15.8 km away
#1 of 4 Outdoor Activities in Aptos
Jog south 10+ miles to Pajaro Dunes or north ~1mi to Pot Belly and New Brighton beaches.
This is one of my favorite beaches between Santa Cruz and Monterey.
Rio Del Mar State Beach Aptos 14.8 km away
#3 of 4 Outdoor Activities in Aptos
Such a gorgeous coastline that it is worth stopping here as well as going to other beaches nearby.
One of the finest beaches I have ever visited