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Santa Cruz - Sights & Landmarks

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Ranked #1 of 10 Sights & Landmarks in Santa Cruz
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #2 of 10 Sights & Landmarks in Santa Cruz
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
The Santa Cruz campus offers an attractive blend of notable architecture and panoramic views.
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Ranked #3 of 10 Sights & Landmarks in Santa Cruz
Category: Historic Sites; Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Amusement/ Theme Parks

 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk - Fun in the Sun The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk has been a popular destination for more than 100 years.  Boardwalk admission is free, ride tickets may... more »

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Ranked #4 of 10 Sights & Landmarks in Santa Cruz
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks

Santa Cruz Wharf is adjacent to the Boardwalk and Main beach. It is a very long pier with lots of restaurants, shops and  sea lions at the end of the pier, and on one of the boat... more »

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Ranked #5 of 10 Sights & Landmarks in Santa Cruz
Category: Mysterious Sites; Landmarks
This enigmatic place draws curious visitors who come to witness its gravity-defying properties.
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Ranked #6 of 10 Sights & Landmarks in Santa Cruz
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Beaches; Amusement/ Theme Parks
This popular beach, with killer waves, is known as one of the top surfing spots in the world.
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Ranked #7 of 10 Sights & Landmarks in Santa Cruz
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
This historic lighthouse, rebuilt in the 1960s, is a great place from which to check out the local surfing culture.
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Ranked #8 of 10 Sights & Landmarks in Santa Cruz
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #9 of 10 Sights & Landmarks in Santa Cruz
Category: Missions; State Parks
The park houses a replica of the mission founded in 1791.
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Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
This 1850s-era home rests at the top of a hill.
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