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Beautiful coastal walk!

Spent several days in Santa Cruz before the holidays. This was my "must do" almost everyday. Beautiful views, loved the turn-outs with benches. Perfect place to watch the sunset.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent several days in Santa Cruz before the holidays. This was my "must do" almost everyday. Beautiful views, loved the turn-outs with benches. Perfect place to watch the sunset.

Scotts Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We take our dogs to lighthouse beach nearby. Parking can be a little difficult. But its always beautiful. I

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Watched surfers, chilled on the beach and walked the wharf. Lots of walkable sidewalks and potent of benches to sit on when you get tired. Food is all down by the wharf, so make sure you end up there at lunch time.

Puyallup
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit Santa Cruz quite often to surf. We have had the opportunity to walk, jog, or drive along the scenic road many times. It is beautiful. At one end are the surfing areas (Cowell's Beach, Steamer Lane, etc.), at the other end is Natural Bridges State Beach, and - in between - are great views of the ocean.

Medford, Oregon
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70 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great path to run/jog - (about 6miles return) or drive. Fun to watch the surfers and enjoy the views

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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent place to enjoy Santa Cruz and its ocean. We loved smelling the ocean air and enjoying the ocean breeze.

carmel highlands ca
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

West Cliff Drive is a great attraction. Beautiful views of the ocean, great walking area. Good for couples or families to enjoy

Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

West Cliff Drive never disappoints. It is magnificent no matter where you start your walk. (assuming you're walking) I live off West Cliff, so I hop on about Fair Avenue. I often walk to Natural Bridges State Park, which is a whole different story, but very easy to walk to as well. The sights are unbelievable at this time of... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a beautiful walk or bike ride after a surf at Steamer Lane for those who know the scene. If not, act like a visitor and don't be pushy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a gorgeous walk or drive along classic California coastal cliffs. You'll get to see surfers, a blowhole (if the waves are big enough), and if you're lucky some dolphins or seals. The pathway is flat and well-paved, suitable for walking, running, biking, stroller pushing, and wheelchairs. There are many places to stop and park.

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